Palette

Last updated 2014-10-07
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You can show, or hide the palette using the menu DisplayPalette (or use the shortcut F9).

Add symbols to your music

You can drag-and-drop palette symbols onto score elements.

Double clicking a palette symbol is equivalent to drag-and-dropping it to each of the selected elements on the score.

For example, you can quickly add tenuto marks to a group of notes:

  1. Select notes
  2. In the Articulations/Ornaments palette, double-click on the tenuto symbol.

Edit palettes

You can also add or remove palette symbols.

  1. Click on the palette title and hold your click down for one second.
  2. From the menu select Enable Editing.
  3. Drag symbols in the palette to add.
  4. Drag symbols out, or highlight it with a right click and select Delete Contents to delete it.
  5. When you finish editing the palette click and hold on the palette title and deselect Enable Editing to prevent accidental changes in the future.