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Table of Contents 1


Introduction to SmartScore 23


How to use the SmartScore manual 23 What Edition symbols mean 23


Installation and Tutorial 24


SmartScore X2 Installation procedures 24 Tutorial - Recognition of Sample Files 25

System Report 25

Unify Key and Time 25 Tutorial - Editing Sample Files 26

What you will see first 26

Aria Player and Playback Console 26 Notation Editor 27

Editing Fandango 27 Tutorial - Editing Chorale 31 Editing Gluck 33

Tutorial - Editing Songbook 36 Editing Guitar 37

Extracting parts and voices 38 Extracting parts using Visibility 38 Extracting voices using Visibility 40

Macintosh / Windows shortcut conventions 40


Scanning and Recognition 41


Preparing to Scan Music 41 Scanner Drivers 41

Selecting your scanner driver in SmartScore (Windows only) 41 Choosing a scanner 42

Using the SmartScore Scanning Interface 42 Enhanced scanning functions 42 Scanner settings 43

Choosing an alternative scanning interface 44

Scanning in Macintosh® 44

Scanning Outside of SmartScore 44 Scanning Orchestral Scores 45

Processing PDF files for Recognition 45 Reordering the File List 47

Removing, replacing and re-saving scanned pages 47 Recognition Sequence 47

Recognition Options 48

Post-Recognition 51

Scanning Part Scores (Score-Parts) 52 Recognition Accuracy 53

Troubleshooting Scanning and Recognition 54 Image Editor 57

Opening files in the Image Editor 57 Image Editing Tools 57

Page Tools 58

Cut / Copy and Paste functions 61


Playback 62


Working with the Aria Player and Garritan sounds 62 Notes on working with the Aria player 63

Quick Playback Tricks 64

Playing back a selected section 64 Playback Console 65

Playback Console controls 66

Dynamics and Articulations 67 Tuplets and Slurs (Legatos) 67

Voices and Playback 68

Voice Visibility 68

Voice Splitting (Select + “H”) 68 Assigning instruments to voices 69 Changing instrument sounds on the fly 70 Correcting Vertical Alignment 70

Repeats 72

Repeated verses 72

Numbered Endings 73

Deleting numbered endings and barlines at the end of systems 74 Change of key/time and the double barline 75

Jumps 75

Working with the Coda 75 Working with the Segno 75

Working with the da Capo (D.C.), dal Segno (D.S.), and Fine signs 76

Playback Properties 77

Note Properties 77

Property Options (All Properties windows) 78 Slur (Legato) Properties 78

Tempo Marking Properties 79

Accelerando, Descelerando and Ritard Properties 79 Hairpin, Cresc. and Decresc. Properties 80

Trill Properties 80

Dynamic Marking Properties 81 Tuplet Properties 81

Multi-Measure Rest Properties 82

Barline Properties (Pickup measures and Codas) 82 Other Playback Options 84

Karaoke View 84

Instrument Templates 84

Transposed instruments 85

Adding instruments 86 Add drum tracks 86 Swing 86

ENF Graphical controllers 86

Velocity Controller 87

Tempo Controller 87

Normalize controllers 88

Working with Finale® and other scorewriters or programs. 89 Converting SmartScore files to other file types 89

Copying a SmartScore page for pasting into other programs 90 Maintaining playback continuity 90

Merging Systems 91

Restoring a missed or “invisible” staff line 91 Re-linking parts 93

3rd-party VST (Windows) and AU (Mac) audio setup 95

MIDI Setup 96

Audio MIDI Setup (Macintosh) 97


Basic Score Editing 98

Navigating Inside an ENF Document 98 Active staffline 98

Page View Display 98

Scan View Window 99 Zoom 100

Paging 100

Status Bar options 100 Editing the Music 100

Pitch shift (Nudge mode) 101 Rhythmic errors 101

Inserting Notation Symbols 102

Quick-select (Ctrl + Click): 102 Insert mode 103

Stem direction 103

Deleting objects 103 Undo / Redo 104 Editing note clusters 104

Inserting, changing and deleting beamed notes 105

Forming beam groups (Select + “B”) 106 Barlines 106

ENF Symbol Properties 106 Score Properties 106

Barline Properties 107

Note Properties 108 Transposition by Key and Clef 108

Printing and exporting your final score 109

Optimizing oversized and undersized scanned scores 110 Saving and Exporting ENF Files 111

Converting SmartScore files to other file types 111

Copying an ENF region to paste into non-music programs 111 Working with Finale® 112

Creating a New ENF Score from Scratch 113

New score 113

Using Built-in Templates 114

Real Time Recording 114 Step Time Recording 114


Reformatting, Part Extraction & Page Setup (Score Structure) 115


Reformatting scores in ENF view 115 Nudge Mode (Barlines) 115 Adjusting measures 115

Horizontal Reformatting 115

Vertical Reformatting (Line, staff and system spacing using tabs) 116

Changing line spacing and distances in the active system (Red

tabs) 116

Changing staff line spacing in the active (Blue tabs) 117 Document Page Setup 118

Page Centering 118

Changing default margins 119

Changing page orientation of an ENF score 119 Default Page Size and Type 120

Custom document layouts 120 Document Layout Defaults 121

Edit > Format Score 123

Using Score Structure to Extract & Join Parts 124 Structure and hierarchy 124

Extracting parts in Score Structure 124

Creating a conductor’s score from individual parts 125 Creating Part Scores from Ensemble Scores 126


Detailed ENF Editing 128


Quick Keys 128

Quick-select (Ctrl + Click) 128 Inserting and changing symbols (C) 128 Deleting notes and symbols (X) 128 Select tool (“O”) 129

Using the Select Tool (O) to edit selected objects 129

Transposition 130

Transposition Strategy 131

Limit Transposition 132

Score Properties 133

Line/staff spacing 134

Staff Properties 135

Bracketing: See "Bracketing", Section 8.4.3. 136

System Manager: See "System Manager", Section 7.4. 136 Part Linking: See "Re-linking parts", Section 4.14. 136 Add empty page 136

System > Insert above/Insert below/Remove 136 Staff / Part > Insert / Remove 136

Score-Part > Insert above/Insert below/Remove 136 Ossia 137

TAB 137

Go to. 137

System Manager 137

Part Names 138

Assigning MIDI Instruments to Voices (General MIDI Playback only) 138

Extracting Parts 139

Extracting Voices 139

Adding a new part to the score 140 Super System 141

Part Visibility 141

Deleting parts 142

Instrument Templates 142

Format Score 142

Applying changes in System Manager to the score 142

Nudge mode (Shift button) 143 Changing note pitches 143

Moving notes and rests horizontally 143

Resizing beam angles and note stems 143

Repositioning text fields linked to an active staffline. 143 Reshaping arcs and slurs 144

Repositioning measures using barlines 144 Special fixes possible with Nudge mode 145

Tool Palettes 146

Notes and Rests palette 147 Articulations palette 151

Dynamics Palette 157

Tempo Palette 159

Tempo Markings 160

Using the horizontal slider, select a new tempo for the mark. Choose whether to apply the change to just the single mark, all sim- ilar marks or permanently apply the change for that mark. 160

Change of tempo (metronome mark) 160

Metronome mark 161

Ritards, Accelerandos, Descelerandos 161 Tempo controller 161

Clefs and Signatures (Key and Time) palette 161 Barlines palette (I) 164

Text and tools palette 165 Keyboard Shortcuts 165

Unify (U) 165

Dots (D) 165

Ties (V) 166

Beam direction (A) 166 Stem direction (S) 166

Voice Splitting (Select + “H”) 167

Part Linking (Ctrl+L) 167 Navigator 168

Open (Ctrl+O / (Cmnd+M Mac) 168

Scan 168

Recognition 168 Unify Score (“U”) 168 Setup 170

Print Preview 170

Score 170

Record 170

Karaoke View 170

MIDI View (Ctrl + I / Cmnd + I for Mac) 170 Tiling 170

CD Burn 171

Auto-Beaming 172

Auto-Spacing 172

Working with Contrapuntal Voices 172 Voice color 172

Overriding voice color assignments 172 Checking vertical alignment of voices 174 Swap position of note heads (Select + “L”) 174 Cross-staff voicing 174

Cross-measure beaming 175 Overlapping or offset noteheads 176

Hidden Symbols 176 More ENF navigating 177

Split-screen and scan view reference views 177 Scrolling 179

Paging 179

Go To…(Ctrl +G or CmndG for Mac) 179

MIDI to ENF 179

Troubleshooting ENF Problems 182


Editing Text, Lyrics & Symbols 97


Lyrics 97

Dashes, spaces and underscores 98 Verifying vertically aligned voices 99

Text mode 99

Entering and editing text 99

Adding and changing styles of Text and Lyrics 100 Nudging text 101

Music Symbols 101

Guitar Fret and Chord Symbols 101

Choosing a fret / chord symbol from the library, 101 Changing Chord and Fret symbols 102

Creating a new chord symbol / fret configuration 104

Adding additional fret configurations to the library 104 Guitar Library file management 105

Chord Symbol Preferences 105

Editing chord and fret symbols in ENF 106 Non-musical Symbols 106

Using Text and symbols to mark up scores 106

Document Preferences 107

Bracketing 107

Score Header 109


Working with TAB & Drums 110


Converting staff line types 110 Working with tablature (TAB) parts 111

Tablature notation display in SmartScore 111 Change fingering configurations 112

Editing TAB symbols 112

Creating a guitar TAB staff below a melody line 113 Unifying TAB line distances and line spacing. 114

Editing and creating percussion parts 114

Editing a percussion part 114 Playback > Drumset 115

Creating a percussion staff from scratch 116 Automatic Drum Patterns 117

Play back with automatic drum pattern 117

Adding custom drum patterns from ENF 118 Virtual Drum Kit 119

Recording a virtual drum track 120 Defining Virtual Drum Kit 120


MIDI Editing and Sequencing 122


MIDI Views 122

Selecting MIDI views 122 MIDI Toolbar 123 Closing MIDI Views 123

Track Overview 123

Selecting tracks and MIDI events 123 Playback 124

Spacebar 124

Mini-Console 124

MIDI Devices 125

Playback Range 126

Piano Roll 126

Selecting MIDI tracks 126 Tiling ENF and MIDI views 128

Inserting program changes (Assign new MIDI instrument for

playback) 128

Velocity and Tempo Graphical Controllers 130 Shuttle Tool 130

MIDI Instrument settings 131

MIDI event selection 132

Changing MIDI event characteristics 133 Note Event window 134

Cut/Copy and Paste 135

Event List 136

Changing parameters of selected notes 137 Inserting note events 137

Editing Key, Time and Tempo 138 Inserting Non-Note Events 138

Playback Console 139

Adjusting Playback Console Settings 140 Display Controls 140

Time 140

Velocity 140

MIDI Recording 140

Recording Options 141

Metronome 141

Snap to 143

Recording New Tracks / Voices 143

External Timer 144

Setting Punch In and Punch Out points 144

Step Time Recording 144 Virtual Drum Kit 146

Playback Considerations after MIDI Editing 146

MIDI to ENF 146

Saving MIDI Files 146


Reference 148


Preferences 148

Document Preferences 148

Program Preferences 150 ENF EDITOR > FILE Menu 151

New ENF / New MID 151

Open (Ctrl +O Win / Cmnd+O) 151 Close (Cmnd+W) 151

Save (Ctrl +S / Cmnd+S for Mac) 151

Save As 151

Save & Open XML in Finale (Toolbar button) 152 Save as PDF 152

Scan Music 152

Recognize 152

Page Setup 152

Print Preview 152

CD Writer (Audio) 153

Most recently opened ENF files 154 Exit 154

ENF EDITOR > EDIT Menu 154

Undo (Ctrl +Z / Cmnd+Z) 154 Redo (Ctrl +Y / Cmnd+Y) 154 Cut (Ctrl+X / Cmnd+X) 154 Copy 155

Paste (Ctrl +V / Cmnd+V) 155 Select All (Ctrl+A or Cmnd+A) 157

System Manager (Ctrl+M or Cmnd+M) 157 Score Properties 157

Score Structure 157

Format Score 157

Staff Spacing 157

Text Styles 157

Part Linking (Ctrl+L or Cmnd+L) (Collapsing and expanding systems) 157

Instruments Templates 158

Bracketing (Ctrl+B or Cmnd+B) 158 Add Empty Pages 158

Unify Signatures (U) 158

Restore Default Voices (Ctrl + U) 158 Score Header 158

Default Tempo 158

Automatic Drum Track 159 Guitar Chord Library 159

Transpose (Ctrl +T / CmndT) 159 Edit Mode 159

ENF EDITOR > VIEW Menu 160

Toolbars 160

Palettes 160

Show 160

Associate Image Files 161 Image Information 162

View Mode 163

Zoom 163

ENF EDITOR > PLAYBACK Menu 163

Set Playback Range 163 Play / Stop / Rewind 163 Thru 163

Console 163

Mini Console 163

MIDI Devices 163

Swing 163

Play as written 163 Graphical Controller 163

ENF EDITOR > WINDOW Menu 163

Task Window (Ctrl + W) 164 Scan View 164

Clone Document 164

View Panes 164

Split Screen 164

Cascade 164

Tile 164

Split 165

Overview / Piano Roll / Event List 165 Karaoke 165

Reset Tools and Palettes (F1) 165

New MIDI View (Ctrl +I / Cmnd+I) 165 ENF EDITOR > HELP Menu 165

SmartScore Manual (PDF) 165 Online Help 165

Check for Updates 166

Registration 166

About SmartScore X2 166 MIDI EDITOR > FILE Menu 166

New 166

Open (Ctrl +O / Cmnd+O) 166 Close - (Cmnd+W Mac) 166 Save (Ctrl +S / Cmnd+S) 166 Save As 166

Show Task Window (Ctrl + W) 166

CD Writer 167

Recent (1,2,3, or 4) 167 Exit/ Quit- (Cmnd+Q) 167

MIDI EDITOR > EDIT Menu 167

Undo (Ctrl +Z / Cmnd+Z) 167 Redo (Ctrl +Y / Cmnd+Y) 167 Select 167

Select All (Ctrl +A / Cmnd+A) 167 Cut (Ctrl +X / Cmnd+X) 167

Copy (Ctrl +C Win / Cmnd+C Mac) 167 Paste (Ctrl +V / Cmnd+V) 167

Paste Special 167

Delete (Del) 167

Delete Track 168

Program Change (Piano Roll only) 168 Velocity/ Duration 168

Create Automatic Drum Pattern 168

Convert MIDI to ENF 168

MIDI EDITION > VIEW Menu 168

Navigator 168

Toolbar 168

Toolbar 168

Image Toolbar 168

Toolbar 168

Mini Console 168

MIDI Toolbar 169

Synchronize 169

Show Actual Playback 169

MIDI EDITION > OPTIONS Menu 169

Snap to (Quantization) 169 File Settings 169

Track (not in Overview) 169 MIDI Devices 169

Instrument Settings 169

Metronome Settings 170

Shuttle On 170

MIDI PLAYBACK Menu 170

Set Playback Range 170 Play/ Pause “Spacebar” 170 Stop 170

Rewind “,” (comma) 170 Record 170

External Timer 170

Synchro Start 170

Thru 170

Metronome 170

Playback Console (Ctrl + 9 / Cmnd+9) 171 MIDI WINDOW Menu 171

Image Realtime Menu 171 IMAGE EDITOR> FILE Menu 171

New 171

Open (Ctrl +O / Cmnd+O) 171 Save (Ctrl +S / Cmnd+T) 171 Save As 171

Save As PDF 171

Scan Music 171

Recognition 172

Print (Ctrl +P Win / Cmnd+P Mac) 172 CD Writer 172

Recent (1,2,3, or 4) 172

Exit/ Quit (Cmnd+Q Mac) 172 IMAGE EDITOR > EDIT Menu 172

Undo (Ctrl +Z / Cmnd+Z) 172 Redo (Ctrl +Y / Cmnd+Y 172 Cut (Ctrl +X / Cmnd+X) 172 Copy (Ctrl +C / Cmnd+C) 172 Paste (Ctrl +V / Cmnd+V) 172 Delete (Del) 172

Select All 172

Crop 173

Invert 173

Rotate 173

Delete Page 173

Selection 173

Line 173

Brush 173

Deskew 173

Selection Mode 173

Pen Color 173

IMAGE EDITOR > VIEW Menu 173

Navigator 174

Toolbar 174

Toolbar 174

Image Toolbar 174

Status Bar 174

Palettes 174

Image Information 174

Next Page 174

Previous Page 174

Go to Page (Ctrl +G Win / Cmnd+G Mac) 174

Zoom 174

Reset Tools and Palettes (F1) 174


Glossary 175


Score Formats 175

Score Components 176

MIDI Terms 177

SmartScore Terms 178


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Introduction to SmartScore X and Using SmartScore X; Written by Chris Newell. Edited by Brad Ranola

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