Making music with Copyist

How to enter text

First, select the T button in the Object Type palette. Choose the pencil tool from the toolbar. Now click the left mouse button where you want the text to start, hold down the left mouse button and drag to create a box. Lift the left mouse button. You can now enter text into the box you have created.

You select the font for the text you are entering by selecting Text Font from the Character menu and choosing a font.

You change the size and shape of the text box you are entering by dragging one of the edges of the box. The cursor changes shape when you are in position to drag one of the edges.

You move the box by dragging the box with the right mouse button.

When you have finished entering your text, click the left mouse button outside the text box.

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