Keyboard shortcuts

These shortcuts can be used in the editor to quickly input your music notation. Please note that they might change based on the device/OS you are using and potential customizations.

You can also see the list of current shortcuts available in the editor by pressing
Alt
+
?
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Audio

Toggle Play/Stop
Space
Play from the begining
Ctrl
+
Space

Cursor

Go to the next note
Go to the previous note
Go to the previous measure
Ctrl
+
Go to the next measure
Ctrl
+
Go to the part beginning
Home
Go to the part end
End
Go to the inputted measure number
Ctrl
+
G
Go to the previous staff
Ctrl
+
+
Go to the next staff
Ctrl
+
+
Next string
Previous string
Add the part above to the selection
+
Add the part under to the selection
+
Add the next note to the selection
+
Add the previous note to the selection
+
Next chord note head
Alt
+
Previous Chord note head
Alt
+
Select the complete current part
Ctrl
+
A
Select all displayed parts
Ctrl
+
+
A
Unselect everything
Esc
Duplicate
R
Toggle between voices
V
Use voice 2
+
V

Export

Print
Ctrl
+
P

Add note

Add a "A" note
A
Add a "B" note
B
Add a "C" note
C
Add a "D" note
D
Add a "E" note
E
Add a "F" note
F
Add a "G" note
G
Add a "A" note to the previous chord
+
A
Add a "B" note to the previous chord
+
B
Add a "C" note to the previous chord
+
C
Add a "D" note to the previous chord
+
D
Add a "E" note to the previous chord
+
E
Add a "F" note to the previous chord
+
F
Add a "G" note to the previous chord
+
G
Add a second above
Alt
+
2
Add a third above
Alt
+
3
Add a fourth above
Alt
+
4
Add a fifth above
Alt
+
5
Add a sixth above
Alt
+
6
Add a seventh above
Alt
+
7
Add a second under
+
Alt
+
2
Add a third under
+
Alt
+
3
Add a fourth under
+
Alt
+
4
Add a fifth under
+
Alt
+
5
Add a sixth under
+
Alt
+
6
Add a seventh under
+
Alt
+
7

Note duration

Whole
1
Half
2
Quarter
3
Eighth
4
Sixteenth
5
Thirty-second
6
Sixty-fourth
7
Shorten current duration
+
Alt
+
Lengthen current duration
+
Alt
+
Tie
,
Dot
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Tuplet

Add a duplet
+
2
Add a triplet
+
3
Add a quadruplet
+
4
Add a quintuplet
+
5
Add a sextuplet
+
6
Add a septuplet
+
7
Add a nonuplet
+
9

Accidentals

Flat
-
Flat the last note added
+
-
Sharp
=
Sharp the last note added
+
=
Natural
0
Set the last note added natural
+
0

Note Pitch

Increase pitch from a diatonic interval
Decrease pitch from a diatonic interval
Increase from an octave
Ctrl
+
Decrease from an octave
Ctrl
+

Tablature

Move note to lower string
Ctrl
+
Move note to upper string
Ctrl
+

Measure

Remove measure
Ctrl
+
System break
Ctrl
+
Left Repeat
[
Right Repeat
]

Articulations

Slurs
S
Staccato
1
Staccatissimo
2
Tenuto
3
Detached Legato
4
Strong Accent
5
Accent
6
Fermata
7

Playing techniques

Up bow
8
Down bow
9

Dynamics

Pianississimo
1
Pianissimo
2
Piano
3
Mezzo-piano
4
Mezzo-forte
5
Forte
6
Fortissimo
7
Fortississimo
8
Sforzando
9
Pedal
P
Crescendo
+
,
Diminuendo
+
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Remove an element

Remove an element
Delete
Remove an element then go left

Undo

Undo
Ctrl
+
Z
Redo
Ctrl
+
Y

Copy/Paste

Copy
Ctrl
+
C
Paste
Ctrl
+
V
Cut
Ctrl
+
X

User Interface

Display the "Document" toolbar
Ctrl
+
1
Display the "Note" toolbar
Ctrl
+
2
Display the "Articulation" toolbar
Ctrl
+
3
Display the "Ornament" toolbar
Ctrl
+
4
Display the "Dynamic" toolbar
Ctrl
+
5
Display the "Measure" toolbar
Ctrl
+
6
Display the "Text" toolbar
Ctrl
+
7
Lyrics
Ctrl
+
L
Annotation
Ctrl
+
E
Chord
Ctrl
+
K
Classic chord
Ctrl
+
+
K
Reset the zoom
Ctrl
+
0
Zoom in
Ctrl
+
=
Zoom out
Ctrl
+
-
Toggle fullscreen
Ctrl
+
+
F
Display Help
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Display keyboard shortcuts
Alt
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