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11.3.1 Undo (Ctrl +Z / Cmnd+Z)

Reverses the last action you performed. SmartScore has ninety-nine layers of Undo.

11.3.2 Redo (Ctrl +Y / Cmnd+Y)

image Reapplies the last action that has most recently been Undone.

11.3.3 Cut (Ctrl+X / Cmnd+X)

To view selected objects from the score and place them on the clip- board,


a. Hit “O” key or choose the Select tool from the Toolbar.


b. Click and drag a box with the cursor until objects you wish to cut (and store to the clipboard) are highlighted orange.

c. Press the Cut button in the Toolbar, hit Ctrl + X / Cmnd + X or select Cut from the menu.

11.3.4 Copy


To copy selected objects for pasting elsewhere in the score,

a. Activate the Select tool then click and drag a box to select a region of interest.

b. Press Ctrl +C / Cmnd+C or go to Copy.

a. To copy selected region of the page to the clipboard for pasting as a bitmap image into another program, activate the Select tool and drag a region with the

image right mouse button (Alt + click for Mac).

To copy a full page:

a. Ctrl + A / Cmnd + C (Select All) then Ctrl + C / Cmnd + C (Copy).

b. Open 3rd-party application, position cursor and Ctrl + V/Cmnd+ V (Paste).

11.3.5 Paste (Ctrl +V / Cmnd+V)

To paste the contents of the clipboard into an ENF file,


Select Paste (Ctrl +V / Cmnd+V) from the Edit menu and click anywhere in the score. The contents of the clipboard will be added to the score and will not replace any existing notes.

Paste Replace (Ctrl+R or Cmnd+R)

To paste the copied material into an ENF file and replace existing notation,

11.3.5a Paste Replace

Select Paste Replace from the Edit menu (Ctrl+R or Cmnd+R) and click anywhere in the score. Use Paste Replace to quickly replace a complex passage that was poorly recog- nized with an identical passage that is correct.

11.3.5b Merging and Inserting (Paste option)

A special paste mode becomes available after selecting and copying symbols or entire sys- tem segments. Clicking on the beginning barline of the section to be altered will open the following dialog box:.


FIGURE 11 - 3: Paste Option Dialog (Barline click)

Merge with existing bars: Copied symbols will be added to current measures.

Insert new bars: Copied measures will be inserted and follow-on measures will be rolled forward.

Replace existing barlines: This choice will replace existing measures (identical to Paste Replace).

• Delete

image In this mode, clicking on objects that are moused over (and highlight yellow) are deleted.

11.3.6 Select All (Ctrl+A or Cmnd+A)

To select all symbols on the current page for global editing functions such as split voices (Section 4.5.2), flip stems (Section 7.7.5) and ungluing joined voices (Section 7.5.7a):

Choose Select All from the Edit menu (Ctrl+A or Cmnd+A).

11.3.7 System Manager (Ctrl+M or Cmnd+M)

Refer to "System Manager", Section 7.4.

11.3.8 Score Properties

Refer to "Score Properties", Section 7.3

11.3.9 Score Structure

This special environment is used to perform useful functions such as creating a conduc- tor’s score from different parts and for isolating or joining parts and voices. For detailed discussion on using this powerful feature, turn to "Extracting parts in Score Structure", Section 6.5.2.

11.3.10 Format Score

Refer to "Edit > Format Score", Section 6.4

11.3.11 Staff Spacing

Refer to "Adjusting measures", Section 6.1.2 for details.

11.3.12 Text Styles

Refer to ".To modify font styles of text fields and lyric blocks,", Section for more details.

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

Many printed scores “collapse” or “optimize” systems to show only actively playing parts. Similarly, instruments that appear in one part may split into two or more parts anywhere in the score causing systems to “expand” in size. SmartScore automatically senses expand- ing systems when, for example, a piano solo introduction precedes a vocal/piano arrange- ment. Expanding and collapsing parts are easily linked or re-linked in a simple-to-use

environment called Part Linking. Part Linking is also used when merging staves with brackets that were cut off. Turn to "Re-linking parts", Section 4.14 for details on this fea- ture.

11.3.14 Instruments Templates

Refer to "Instrument Templates", Section 4.10.2.

11.3.15 Bracketing (Ctrl+B or Cmnd+B)

Refer to "Bracketing", Section 8.4.3.

11.3.16 Add Empty Pages


Use to add new pages. Also found in Status Bar (lower right corner).


FIGURE 11 - 4: Add Empty Page window

11.3.17 Unify Signatures (U)

Refer to "Unify Score (“U”)", Section 7.8.4.

11.3.18 Restore Default Voices (Ctrl + U)

Use this feature to revert a selected set of notes within a measure to their default voice / color assignment. Useful if voice / color assignments become confused after repeated over-riding of voices.

11.3.19 Score Header

Refer to "Score Header", Section 8.4.4.

11.3.20 Default Tempo

To set the default tempo,

a. Select desired Beats per Minute from the horizontal slider.

b. Choose a base note Tempo Value (4/4 default = quarter note).

c. Check the Metronome Mark Visibility box to display the Metronome Mark in the ENF document in the first measure.


FIGURE 11 - 5: Default Tempo window

Refer to "Tempo Markings", Section 7.6.5 for entering change-of-tempo (metronome) markings.

11.3.21 Automatic Drum Track

image Opens the “assign drum pattern” window. See "Add drum tracks", Section 4.10.5

for details on creating automatic drum tracks.

11.3.22 Guitar Chord Library

image The Guitar Chord library contains preset guitar chords and associated chord sym- bols. Add, change, delete and store any custom chords. Guitar frets and chord

symbols automatically transpose with key transposition. Refer to "Guitar Fret and Chord Symbols", Section 8.3.1 for details.

11.3.23 Transpose (Ctrl +T / CmndT)

Transpose your score by key or by clef. Limit to a part, a voice or select a range. Refer to "Transposition", Section 7.2 for details.

11.3.24 Edit Mode


Select tool (Ctrl+O / Cmnd+O)

Insert / Change - See "Insert mode", Section 5.2.5.

Delete - See "Deleting notes and symbols (X)", Section 7.1.3.

Vertical Alignment (Y) - See "Working with Contrapuntal Voices", Section 7.9.

Beam Notes (B) - See Convert a sequence of flagged notes into one beamed group under Section 7.1.5.

Split Voices (H) - See "Voice Splitting (Select + “H”)", Section 4.5.2.

Flip Stems (S) - See "Stem direction (S)", Section 7.7.5.

Delete Selected Ties/ Articulations (G) - See "Select tool (“O”)", Section 7.1.4.