Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video The default document (PC), part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
Templates can be used to speed up the process of creating scores for any…ensembles or situations for which you regularly compose or notate music.…Finale comes with several templates, but it's likely that you'll want to…customize those templates, or create new ones that better fit your needs.…So let's go ahead, and let's go up to the File menu, and let's create a new…Document From Template.…I'm going to go on to the General Templates folder, I am going to double-click, and…I'll choose Lead Sheet ( Handwritten), and click Open.…Now, when you get to the Document Setup Wizard, I want to click Cancel, because I…don't want to make changes to any of this information; I want to make changes to…things that are in the score, and then we'll save those as part of the template…that we can work off of.…
So I'll click Cancel, and then, just so we have an example, I am going to go up to…the Document menu, and then to Document Options.…I am going to change a couple of properties of what we see in this document.…
- 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
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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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