Making music with Copyist

How to enter a clef

Double click on the Symbol button in the object type palette in the Copyist Tools window to open the symbol palettes. Click on the Clefs palette. The Clefs palette will open, showing you all of Copyist's clefs.

Select the kind of clef you want by clicking on it. The clef you choose appears on the Symbol button.

Choose the pencil tool from the Toolbar. Now enter the clef symbol on your page. Do this by clicking and holding down the left mouse button. The clef will appear at the mouse cursor. As you continue to hold down left mouse button, you can move the mouse and the clef will follow, until you have positioned the clef where you want it on the page. When the clef is positioned where you want it, lift the left mouse button and the clef will be placed onto the page.

If you want to undo the clef entry operation, select Undo from the Edit menu.

You can move or edit the clef after you have entered it, by double clicking on the clef and selecting one of the edit operations from the edit menu that appears.

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