|Feature||Toolbar||Icon||Default Keyboard shortcut|
|Lyrics||Text||Ctrl + L or ⌘ + L|
What are the lyrics?
Lyrics are words that make up a song usually consisting of verses and choruses. The writer of lyrics is a lyricist. On Flat, you can easily write lyrics under your notation using our Lyric tool, available in the Text toolbar.
Getting started with Lyrics on Flat
To start writing lyrics under your music notation, focus the note where you want to start adding your lyrics, then open the “Text” toolbar and click on the Lyrics icon.
You can input lyrics like regular text, pressing space will go to the next note or rest. To learn more about the keyboard shortcuts available, check out the list below.
Lyrics Keyboard Shortcuts
|Go to the next lyric||Space or ⇢ or Enter|
|Go to the previous lyric||⇠|
|Add a new verse / Go to the next verse||⇣|
|Go to the previous verse||⇡|
|Add a space within a lyric||⇧ + Space|
|Add a hyphen after the lyric||-|
|Exit the Lyrics mode||Esc|