Making music with Copyist

How to edit lyrics

To edit lyrics you have already entered, make sure the L button in the Object Type palette is selected and the pencil tool is selected in the toolbar. Click the left mouse button on the lyric you want to edit. You can also edit a lyic by clicking the right mouse button on the lyric with the arrow tool selected.

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

Move the lyric by dragging it with the right mouse button.

When you have finished editing your lyric, click the left mouse button outside the lyric, or press ENTER.

To align lyrics vertically, choose the arrow tool. Select the lyrics to be aligned by dragging over them with the mouse. (Click and hold down the left mouse button and move the mouse until you have encompassed all the lyrics to be aligned and then release the mouse button). The Range Edit menu will appear. Choose Move and then Align Lyrics from the submenu.

 

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

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