Sibelius:Keyboard Shortcuts Part 3:Key Of The Day and A Cousin Named “Key Tips”

09.04.2012
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In part 1 of this series we looked at Sibelius‘s built in keyboard shortcuts, in part 2 we explored organizing, memorizing and creating your own keyboard shortcuts.  I’ve got just a few more thoughts on this subject so here we go with part 3! Key of the day There are so many features in Sibelius, […]

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Sibelius:Keyboard Shortcuts Part 2: Have A Plan, Why ‘W’ = ‘We’-duce and Finale Schema

09.03.2012
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In my last blog post, I talked about learning the keyboard shortcuts built into Sibelius and how this can boost your productivity.  In this post I’ll walk you through setting up your own user defined keyboard shortcuts in Sibelius.  But before you charge into setting up all those shortcuts it helps to have a plan.  Let’s look […]

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Sibelius:Keyboard Shortcuts Part 1:The Key To Productivity!

08.31.2012
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Weather it’s pulling down a menu in Sibelius 6 or pointing and clicking on the ribbon in Sibelius 7, using your mouse, track ball or trackpad is not the most efficient way to select what you need. If you a Mac user, when was the last time you went to the edit menu in any […]

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ProTools: Change Grand Staff to Single Staff in Score Editor

08.29.2012
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Well here’s a first, a blog post with a ProTools tip!  To be honest I don’t use ProTools a lot, Digital Performer is my DAW of choice.  But a lot people do use ProTools and I’m often sent Protools files by my clients.  Sometimes I am transcribing from audio or adding orchestration to existing tracks. […]

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The “Save Sibelius” Campaign

08.28.2012
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If you are a Sibelius user and spend any time looking around the internet, by now you know that there is a “Save Sibelius” campaign a foot.  There are a lot of things I could say about the situation at this point.  But I would just be rehashing the facts we know or conjecturing and […]

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AVID Closes Sibelius UK Office

07.14.2012
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If you read my blog it’s pretty clear what my notation software of choice is, Sibelius.  The big reason, it just works for me.  The way my mind views music notation and the thought process behind the creation of Sibelius are very much in sync.  The reason that Sibelius is so intuitive for me is […]

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Sibelius: Small Stave In Part Only

03.10.2012
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Here’s a quick tip that you might not use every day but could come in very handy. The situation is this:  You need to display a staff as a small staff in a particular part but in the score and perhaps another part the staff needs to still be the normal size. Sometimes what happens […]

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Sibelius tutorial: Installing Plugins in Sibelius 7

02.22.2012
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Yeah, there’s an easier way to install plugins With all these recent blog posts on plugins, I thought it might be a good time to talk about the new Install plug-ins feature in Sibelius 7.  I realize looking back at these posts that I’ve created links to Extra plugins for Sibelius download page but really that is […]

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Sibelius tutorial: “HEY, WHAT HAPPENED TO ALL MY PAGE TEXT!” or How to safely add or delete bars to the top of your score.

02.19.2012
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Yeah there’s a plugin for that: Move System Objects For Delete Bar plugin and Add Pickup Bar plugin Continuing with my series on plugins, let’s take a look at a common issue and a couple of plugins that can help you out.  But first here’s something you really need to know about Sibelius… ALL PAGE […]

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Sibelius: Yeah, there’s a plugin for that: Line Between Notes update!

02.15.2012
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In my previous blog post in this series I talked about the Line Between Notes plugin.  Shortly after that blog post, Bob Zawalich updated this great plugin and it is on the Sibelius website on the Extra Plugins For Sibelius page.  I want to show you some of the new features. Line Between Notes update When […]

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