Creating metatools for articulations and expressions


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Creating metatools for articulations and expressions

Creating scores using a computer application is detail oriented and can be time consuming. The more things that can be done without changing tools or going through dialog boxes to make choices, the faster and easier the work is. In Finale many of those musical details are assigned to shortcuts called metatools. metatools are available with most Finale tools, including the Expression, Articulation, Smart Shape, and even the Selection tools. Let's review how to use a metatool and then we'll talk about how you can create your own. So if you would, please open the creating metatools file in the 8_03 folder, and let's just review a bit.

I'm going to choose the Expression tool--it looks like the mezzo forte sign. And I'm going to assign an expression by double-clicking the note. If I go up to the Show All category, we can see all of them. And just note that these numbers that we see in the upper right-hand corners, and sometimes letters, those are the metatool assignment. A...

Creating metatools for articulations and expressions
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Creating metatools for articulations and expressions provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Finale 2012 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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