Making music with Copyist

How to move a single symbol

Choose the NSEW, the NS or the EW tool from the toolbar. Click on a symbol and drag it wherever you want on the page.

You can also move a symbol as follows: Choose the arrow tool in the toolbar. Select the symbol you want to move by double-clicking on it. Select Move from the Edit menu that appears. Now you can drag the symbol to where you want it on the screen. (Drag the symbol by holding down the left mouse button and moving the mouse.) When the symbol is where you want it, place it by pressing the ENTER key or by pressing the right mouse button. Press the ESCAPE key to cancel the move operation.

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