Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting, copying and pasting, and transposing, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
Like other applications, using many of Finale's functions begins with making a selection.…Let's take a look at a variety of ways to select in Finale, and at some of the…functions you might use.…So please open the 4_04 Start file.…Now when you're ready, choose the Selection tool. You can do that by either…Click selecting it, or if another tool is selected, you can use the shortcut, and…just hit the Escape key.…Now, we are going to use this tool a lot, so that's a shortcut that you are going…to want to remember.…Now, one of the advantages of this tool is that we can select any other tool by…clicking something in the score.…
For example, if I need to edit the text in this title, if I double-click the…title, it will actually choose the Text tool; you can see that.…If I click out of there, and hit Escape twice to reselect the Select tool, this…time I will double-click a note, and notice that it selects the note, and also…selects the Simple Entry tool, so we are ready to edit that thing.…I'll hit Escape again;…
- Setting up the hardware and software
- Creating a Finale score document
- Importing files
- Viewing and navigating documents
- Entering and editing notes with the mouse, keyboard, and real or virtual instruments
- Understanding measuring basics and music spacing
- Adding lyrics
- Notating music on a grand staff
- Notating choral music with layers
- Notating for guitar, including tablature and Smart Shapes
- Recording in real time
- Adding expressions and articulations
- Formatting scores
- Printing scores
- Exporting documents
Skill Level Beginner
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Film Scoring with Pro Toolswith Christopher Brooks2h 38m Intermediate
1. Hardware and Software Setup
2. Creating a Finale Document/Score
3. Navigating and Viewing Documents
4. Creating Lead Sheets and Other Simple Documents
5. Notating Music on a Grand Staff
6. Notating Choral and Other Polyphonic Music
7. Recording Real-Time Notation
8. Working with Scores
9. Working with Scores, Part 2 (Medium Score with Rhythm Section)
10. Advanced Formatting
11. Notating Music for Guitar: Tab, Fretboards, and Smart Shapes
12. Exporting Document Regions or Pages as Graphic Files
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