Making music with Copyist

How to adjust notes within a beamed group

Choose the arrow tool in the toolbar. You can move notes within a beamed group, keeping the stems and beams intact by double clicking on a note within the beamed group and selecting Adjust Note from the Edit menu.

Now you can move a note within the beamed group with the keyboard cursor arrow keys or by holding down the left mouse button and dragging the note to a new position. You can select a new note within the beamed group by clicking on it with the left mouse button.

When you have positioned the note(s) as you want them, press ENTER or click the right mouse button to complete the operation. To cancel the operation, press ESCAPE.

How To

Enter Symbols

Enter a staff
Enter a bar line
Enter a clef
Enter a time signature
Enter a key signature
Enter a note head
Beam a group of notes
Beam a single note
Enter a crescendo
Enter a slur
Enter a guitar grid symbol
Enter a chord symbol
Create a user symbol
Enter a user symbol
Enter text
Enter lyrics

Edit Symbols

Edit text
Edit lyrics
Move a single symbol
Move a group of symbols
Adjust beams
Adjust notes within a beamed group
Adjust an adjustable symbol
Delete a symbol
Use the pasteboard

Manipulate Pages

Go to a new page
Create a new page
Insert a page
Erase a page