Text

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    There are many different kinds of text objects in MuseScore (see tables below); text may also be found incorporated into lines. This chapter shows you how to create, format and edit text objects, and also includes information about the following types of text:

    Text type Uses
    Staff text General purpose text attached to a single staff: appearing only in that instrument part.
    System text General purpose text attached to a single staff: appearing in all instrument parts.
    Chord symbols Display the chords associated with a melody: usually above the staff.
    Fingering Numbers or letters attached to notes showing which fingers to use.
    Lyrics Create lyrics attached to a melody.
    Rehearsal marks Facilitate rehearsals, divide score into sections, bookmark passages etc.

    For other types of text available in MuseScore, follow the links below:

    Text type Uses
    Dynamics Indicate the loudness of a note or phrase.
    Figured bass Period notation for keyboarders.
    Frame text Title/composer/lyricist details at the start of a score; songsheet lyrics etc.
    Headers/Footers Page numbers, copyright info etc. at the top/bottom of a page.
    Instrument text Apply mid-staff instrument changes.
    Repeats and jumps Da Capo, Dal segno, Fine etc.
    Roman Numeral Analysis (RNA) A chord analysis system.
    Sticking Letters (L and R) attached to (drum) notes showing which hand or foot to use.
    Swing text Change from straight to swing time, and vice versa.
    Tempo marks Apply metronome and/or expression marks.
    Text-lines Voltas, ottavas, pedal lines, guitar barre lines etc.

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