Making music with Copyist

How to enter lyrics

To enter lyrics, click on the L in the object type palette and then select the pencil from the toolbar. Click the left mouse button where you want to enter a lyric. The cursor will appear for you to enter your lyric. As you enter the lyric, it will automatically center on the position you have selected.

The lyric can be moved by dragging with the right mouse. To stop entering a lyric, click on a new position or else press the ESC key.

To change the font for the lyric you are entering, choose Text Font from the Character menu and select a new font from the Font dialog.

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