Tip: Wish yourself a happy birthday in Dorico for iPad
- Start a new project using a template.
- Add a pick-up bar.
- Input your music, and add the lyrics.
- Share with your friends.
- Party the night away.
Tip: Input notes using the new Key Editor in Dorico for iPad
- Show the Key Editor in the Write mode lower zone, and enable the Draw tool to input notes.
- Tap to input notes. Hold and drag to enter notes with different durations.
- Drag notes up and down to change their pitch, and drag the end of a note to change its duration.
- Change the grid resolution to allow shorter durations.
- Select multiple notes with the Marquee tool.
- Drag to move position and pitch.
- Use the Erase tool to remove selected notes.
Tip: Using notation panels and popovers in Dorico for iPad
- With the toggle set to palettes the buttons open panels containing palettes of different notations.
- With an active selection, tap a music item to add it to the score.
- Switch the toggle to the keyboard to enable popovers.
- Tap a notation category, and type what you need into the popover.
Tip: Working with voices in Dorico for iPad
- To input into a new voice, press the new button on the Notes toolbox.
- Now you have a second voice, the button switches between voices.
- The stem direction of the caret note indicates the nominal stem direction of the voice.
- If you need a third voice on a staff, long press to access the New Voice button.
- Use the key command V to switch between voices, and Shift+V to create a new voice.
Tip: Using the Key Editor in Write mode on iPad
- The Key Editor is now available in Write mode.
- Make a selection in the notation and the Key Editor updates to show it.
- Edits to the notation are reflected in the Key Editor and vice versa.
- Switch the Key Editor to Played Durations to modify playback without affecting the notation.
- Tap the velocity lane to make edits to velocity.