Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video The Setup Wizard, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
Setting up a new score includes many details.…The Finale Document Setup Wizard organizes setup into a step by step process…that results in a score with the correct instrumentation, key, time…signature, title, and composer information, all formatted, and ready for you to enter your music.…You can get to the Setup Wizard several ways.…First of all, you can get to the Setup Wizard through the Launch Window, which…opens when you open Finale.…The Launch Window has several areas.…In the top area, you can create music in several ways.…
In the middle, area you can open existing music.…Down here at the bottom, you can access Program Options.…And over on the right, you can access help through the User Manual, and…the Tutorial Guide.…Now, if the Launch Window is closed, you can get to the Setup Wizard and the…Launch Window through the File menu.…Click Launch Window, and reopen that; we're back.…Or, you can go straight to the Setup Wizard by clicking the File menu, and…choosing New > Document with Setup Wizard, which as you see, there's a shortcut…
- 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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Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith RIAN SKYE G LEWIN3h 30m Intermediate
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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