Tip: How to add a border to text

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/02-Boxed-Text.mp4   Create some text and make sure it is selected. Open the Properties panel and enable the Border property. In Engrave mode there is an additional property to control the thickness of the...

Tip: How to erase the background of dynamics

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/01-Erase-Background.mp4   Select the dynamic, playing technique or text item. Switch to Engrave mode. Open the Properties panel at the bottom of the window (you can use the key command Ctrl/Cmd+8). Enable the...

Tip: Hold Alt when dragging to rotate a slur

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/10-Rotate-Slur.mp4   Switch to Engrave mode. Select the slur you wish to edit and its handle will become visible. Dragging one of the end handles will move only that point. However, if you hold down Alt while you...

Tip: How to add retakes to pedal lines

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/09-Pedal-Line-Retakes.mp4   Input a pedal line. Select a note at the rhythmic position that would like the pedal retake to occur. Type Shift+P to open the playing techniques popover. Enter ^ into the popover to...