Tip: Show clefs according to transposition of layout


    1. Some instruments use a different clef in concert pitch score layouts to the one used in transposed pitch instrument part layouts.
    2. If you need to change clef in one layout, you can choose whether in shows in other layouts.
    3. Open the properties panel and, with the clef selected, enable the Show for transposition property and choose Concert Pitch or Transposed Pitch.

Tip: Paste text as a line of lyrics


  1. Copy text from text frames, existing lyric lines, or even other applications and easily paste them as new lyrics lines using the Lyrics popover (Shift+L).
  2. Each word or syllable will be pasted as a lyric for each separate note; Dorico will automatically advance the lyric popover when it finds a Space or (hyphen).
  3. Press Space or (hyphen) to create any necessary melismas.

Tip: Create default part layouts


  1. Sometimes, when working on a complex project, some of your instrumental parts might end up being repurposed ore removed.
  2. In Setup mode, there is a menu item in the Setup menu, called Create Default Part Layouts. This will generate any instrumental part layouts that are missing.
  3. When invoked, this command will ensure there is a part for each player, with each flow attached.

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