Tip: Input notes using the new Key Editor in Dorico for iPad


  1. Show the Key Editor in the Write mode lower zone, and enable the Draw tool to input notes.
  2. Tap to input notes. Hold and drag to enter notes with different durations.
  3. Drag notes up and down to change their pitch, and drag the end of a note to change its duration.
  4. Change the grid resolution to allow shorter durations.
  5. Select multiple notes with the Marquee tool.
  6. Drag to move position and pitch.
  7. Use the Erase tool to remove selected notes.

Tip: Working with voices in Dorico for iPad


  1. To input into a new voice, press the new button on the Notes toolbox.
  2. Now you have a second voice, the button switches between voices.
  3. The stem direction of the caret note indicates the nominal stem direction of the voice.
  4. If you need a third voice on a staff, long press to access the New Voice button.
  5. Use the key command V to switch between voices, and Shift+V to create a new voice.

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