Tip: Key commands for starting playback

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/playback-key-commands_1080.mp4   Press Space to start and stop playback. Playback will start from the current position of the playhead. Use Shift+Space to play from the previous start position. Shift+Alt+Space...

Tip: Change Instrument

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Change-instrument_1080.mp4   It’s easy to change any instrument in your project, even when it has existing music already input. In Setup mode, expand the player card for the instrument in question, and...

Tip: The Select Button

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Select-button_1080.mp4   By default, Dorico has mouse input enabled, meaning you can select a note in the Notes panel and click in the score to enter music. While this can be very useful—and many people choose to...

Tip: Set the default text font for new projects

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Default-text-font_1080.mp4   The default font used for text in Dorico is Academico. This is the font that will be used by all paragraph styles that inherit from the default font, and also for text components of...

Tip: Show guide bar numbers and instrument labels

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Guide-bar-numbers_1080.mp4   When working on a large score with several instruments, it can be difficult to orientate yourself – especially when zoomed in. Show guide instrument labels and bar numbers by opening...

Tip: Swap music between voices or staves

https://blog.dorico.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Swap-Music_1080.mp4   Swap the contents of two voices by making a selection, right-clicking (or opening the Edit menu) and choosing Voices > Swap Voice Contents. Swap the music on two staves by making a...