Finale 26 keyboard shortcuts

Finale 26

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
7 days ago
- Shortcuts
↑   Shift + -

Accidental: Double flat

↑   Shift + +

Accidental: Double sharp

-

Accidental: Flat

Num -

Accidental: Half step down

Num +

Accidental: Half step up

N

Accidental: Natural

P

Accidental: Paranthesize

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + -

Accidental: Show / Hide courtesy

2

Add interval: 2nd above

↑   Shift + 2

Add interval: 2nd below

3

Add interval: 3rd above

↑   Shift + 3

Add interval: 3rd below

4

Add interval: 4th above

↑   Shift + 4

Add interval: 4th below

5

Add interval: 5th above

↑   Shift + 5

Add interval: 5th below

6

Add interval: 6th above

↑   Shift + 6

Add interval: 6th below

7

Add interval: 7th above

↑   Shift + 7

Add interval: 7th below

8

Add interval: 8th (octave) above

↑   Shift + 8

Add interval: 8th (octave) below

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 9

Add interval: 9th above

↑   Shift + 9

Add interval: 9th below

1

Add interval: Unison

↑   Shift + A

Add pitch: A

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Add pitch: At caret pitch

↑   Shift + B

Add pitch: B

↑   Shift + C

Add pitch: C

↑   Shift + D

Add pitch: D

↑   Shift + E

Add pitch: E

↑   Shift + F

Add pitch: F

↑   Shift + G

Add pitch: G

Alt + A

Add / Change items: Articulation

or Alt + ↑   Shift + A
or Num *
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Add / Change items: Articulation - sticky

or Ctrl + Num *
Alt + C

Add / Change items: Clef

or Alt + ↑   Shift + C
Alt + X

Add / Change items: Expression

or X
Alt + K

Add / Change items: Key signature

or Alt + ↑   Shift + K
Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Add / Change items: Time signature

or Alt + T
Alt + ↑   Shift + ↓

Change pitch: Octave down diatonically

Alt + ↑   Shift + ↑

Change pitch: Octave up diatonically

Alt + ↓

Change pitch: Step down diatonically

Alt + ↑

Change pitch: Step up diatonically

Alt + 3

Duration: 16th

or Alt + Num 3
Alt + 2

Duration: 32nd

or Alt + Num 2
Alt + 1

Duration: 64th

or Alt + Num 1
Alt + "

Duration: 128th

or Alt + 0
or Alt + Num 0
.

Duration: Augmentation dot

or Num ,
Alt + 8

Duration: Double whole

or Alt + Num 8
Alt + 4

Duration: Eighth

or Alt + Num 4
Alt + 6

Duration: Half

or Alt + Num 6
Alt + 5

Duration: Quarter

or Alt + Num 5
9

Duration: Tuplet: Create default

or Num 9
Alt + 9

Duration: Tuplet: Create user-defined

or Alt + Num 9
Alt + 7

Duration: Whole

or Alt + Num 7
A

Enter note: A

⤶ Enter

Enter note: At caret pitch

B

Enter note: B

C

Enter note: C

D

Enter note: D

E

Enter note: E

F

Enter note: F

G

Enter note: G

0

Enter rest

or Alt + ⤶ Enter
or Num 0
or ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter
or â­¾ Tab
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Modify: Auto tie

,

Modify: Beam: Break

Alt + ,

Modify: Beam: Flat

↑   Shift + ,

Modify: Beam: Use default

Alt + E

Modify: Change spelling enharmonically

or .
S

Modify: Combine or split rest

Del

Modify: Delete

or ↑   Shift + ⬅ Backspace
Ctrl + F

Modify: Flip tie

Alt + G

Modify: Grace note

H

Modify: Show / Hide

L

Modify: Stem: Flip

↑   Shift + L

Modify: Stem: Use default

Num /

Modify: Tie to next note

or T
Ctrl + Num /

Modify: Tie to previous note

or ↑   Shift + T
R

Modify: Toggle note / rest

⬅ Backspace

Navigation: Caret / Selection: Clear

↑   Shift + ↓

Navigation: Caret: Octave down

↑   Shift + ↑

Navigation: Caret: Octave up

↓

Navigation: Caret: Step down

↑

Navigation: Caret: Step up

Ctrl + ↓

Navigation: Selection: Down

←

Navigation: Selection: One entry left

→

Navigation: Selection: One entry right

Ctrl + ←

Navigation: Selection: One measure left

Ctrl + →

Navigation: Selection: One measure right

Ctrl + A

Navigation: Selection: Select all

Ctrl + ↑

Navigation: Selection: Up

Alt + -

Tool: Accidental: Flat

Alt + N

Tool: Accidental: Natural

Alt + +

Tool: Accidental: Sharp

Ctrl + Num ,

Tool: Augmentation dot

or ↑   Shift + .
Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Tool: Eraser

or Alt + Del
Ctrl + G

Tool: Grace note

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 3

Tool: Note: 16th

or Num 3
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 2

Tool: Note: 32nd

or Num 2
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 1

Tool: Note: 64th

or Num 1
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 0

Tool: Note: 128th

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 8

Tool: Note: Double whole

or Num 8
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 4

Tool: Note: Eighth

or Num 4
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 6

Tool: Note: Half

or Num 6
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 5

Tool: Note: Quarter

or Num 5
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 7

Tool: Note: Whole

or Num 7
Ctrl + R

Tool: Repitch

or ↑   Shift + "
Ctrl + Num 3

Tool: Rest: 16th

Ctrl + Num 2

Tool: Rest: 32th

Ctrl + Num 1

Tool: Rest: 64th

Ctrl + Num 0

Tool: Rest: 128th

Ctrl + Num 8

Tool: Rest: Double whole

Ctrl + Num 4

Tool: Rest: Double eighth

Ctrl + Num 6

Tool: Rest: Half

Ctrl + Num 5

Tool: Rest: Quarter

Ctrl + Num 7

Tool: Rest: Whole

Alt + Num /

Tool: Tie

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T
Alt + R

Tool: Toggle note / rest

Ctrl + 9

Tool: Tuplet

or Ctrl + Num 9
Alt + 1

Add note on string: 1

Alt + 2

Add note on string: 2

Alt + 3

Add note on string: 3

Alt + 4

Add note on string: 4

Alt + 5

Add note on string: 5

Alt + 6

Add note on string: 6

Alt + 7

Add note on string: 7

Alt + 8

Add note on string: 8

Alt + 9

Add note on string: 9

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Add note on string: At caret string

Alt + A

Add / Change items: Articulation

or Alt + ↑   Shift + A
or Num *
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Add / Change items: Articulation - sticky

or Ctrl + Num *
Alt + C

Add / Change items: Clef

or Alt + ↑   Shift + C
Alt + X

Add / Change items: Expression

or X
Alt + K

Add / Change items: Key signature

or Alt + ↑   Shift + K
Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Add / Change items: Time signature

or Alt + T
-

Change pitch: Decrement fret number

or Num -
+

Change pitch: Increment fret number

or Num +
Alt + ↓

Change string: Down one

Alt + ↑

Change string: Up one

Alt + 0

Change to fret number: 0

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 0
Alt + Num 1

Change to fret number: 1

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1
Alt + Num 2

Change to fret number: 2

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 2
Alt + Num 3

Change to fret number: 3

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 3
Alt + Num 4

Change to fret number: 4

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 4
Alt + Num 5

Change to fret number: 5

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 5
Alt + Num 6

Change to fret number: 6

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6
Alt + Num 7

Change to fret number: 7

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 7
Alt + Num 8

Change to fret number: 8

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 8
Alt + Num 9

Change to fret number: 9

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 9
Ctrl + Alt + 3

Duration: 16th

Ctrl + Alt + 2

Duration: 32nd

Ctrl + Alt + 1

Duration: 64th

Ctrl + Alt + "

Duration: 128th

.

Duration: Augmentation dot

or Num ,
Ctrl + Alt + 8

Duration: Double whole

Ctrl + Alt + 4

Duration: Eigtht

Ctrl + Alt + 6

Duration: Half

Ctrl + Alt + 5

Duration: Quarter

Alt + 0

Duration: Tuplet: Create default

or Ctrl + Alt + 9
or Ctrl + Alt + Num 9
↑   Shift + 0

Duration: Tuplet: Create user defined

Ctrl + Alt + 7

Duration: Whole

A

Enter note on fret: 0

or Num 0
B

Enter note on fret: 1

or Num 1
C

Enter note on fret: 2

or Num 2
D

Enter note on fret: 3

or Num 3
E

Enter note on fret: 4

or Num 4
F

Enter note on fret: 5

or Num 5
G

Enter note on fret: 6

or Num 6
H

Enter note on fret: 7

or Num 7
I

Enter note on fret: 8

or Num 8
K

Enter note on fret: 9

or Num 9
Ctrl + Num 0

Enter note on fret: 10

or L
Ctrl + Num 1

Enter note on fret: 11

or M
Ctrl + Num 2

Enter note on fret: 12

or N
Ctrl + Num 3

Enter note on fret: 13

or O
Ctrl + Num 4

Enter note on fret: 14

or P
Ctrl + Num 5

Enter note on fret: 15

or Q
Ctrl + Num 6

Enter note on fret: 16

Ctrl + Num 7

Enter note on fret: 17

Ctrl + Num 8

Enter note on fret: 18

Ctrl + Num 9

Enter note on fret: 19

⤶ Enter

Enter note: At caret string

Alt + ⤶ Enter

Enter rest

or ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter
or â­¾ Tab
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Modify: Auto tie

S

Modify: Combine or split rest

Del

Modify: Delete

or ↑   Shift + ⬅ Backspace
Ctrl + F

Modify: Flip tie

Alt + G

Modify: Grace note

Ctrl + H

Modify: Show / Hide

Num /

Modify: Tie to next note

or T
Ctrl + Num /

Modify: Tie to previous note

or ↑   Shift + T
R

Modify: Toggle note / rest

⬅ Backspace

Navigation: Caret / Selection: Clear

1

Navigation: Caret: String 1

2

Navigation: Caret: String 2

3

Navigation: Caret: String 3

4

Navigation: Caret: String 4

5

Navigation: Caret: String 5

6

Navigation: Caret: String 6

7

Navigation: Caret: String 7

8

Navigation: Caret: String 8

9

Navigation: Caret: String 9

↓

Navigation: Caret: String down

↑

Navigation: Caret: String up

Ctrl + ↓

Navigation: Selection: Down

←

Navigation: Selection: One entry left

→

Navigation: Selection: One entry right

Ctrl + ←

Navigation: Selection: One measure left

Ctrl + →

Navigation: Selection: One measure right

Ctrl + A

Navigation: Selection: Select all

Ctrl + ↑

Navigation: Selection: Up

Ctrl + Num ,

Tool: Augmentation dot

or ↑   Shift + .
Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Tool: Eraser

or Alt + Del
Ctrl + G

Tool: Grace note

Ctrl + Alt + Num 3

Tool: Note: 16th

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 3
Ctrl + Alt + Num 2

Tool: Note: 32nd

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 2
Ctrl + Alt + Num 1

Tool: Note: 64th

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 1
Ctrl + Alt + Num 8

Tool: Note: Double whole

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 8
Ctrl + Alt + Num 4

Tool: Note: Eighth

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 4
Ctrl + Alt + Num 6

Tool: Note: Half

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 6
Ctrl + Alt + Num 5

Tool: Note: Quarter

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 5
Ctrl + Alt + Num 7

Tool: Note: Whole

or Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + 7
Ctrl + R

Tool: Repitch

or ↑   Shift + "
Alt + Num /

Tool: Tie

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T
Alt + R

Tool: Toggle note / rest

0

Tool: Tuplet

or Ctrl + Alt + Num 0
←

Navigation: previous note

→

Navigation: next note

Ctrl + ←

Navigation: move to first note or rest in measure

Ctrl + →

Navigation: move just beyond last note or rest in measure

[

Navigation: jump to previous measure

or ↑   Shift + ←
]

Navigation: jump to next measure

or ↑   Shift + →
↑   Shift + ↓

Navigation: move editing frame down a staff

↑   Shift + ↑

Navigation: move editing frame up a staff

'

Navigation: voice 1/2

↑   Shift + '

Navigation: move to next layer

↓

Navigation: crossbar down a step

↑

Navigation: crossbar up a step

0

Navigation: exit measure and redraw/re-enter measure

Insert

Toggle insert mode

or ↑   Shift + Num 0
Hold note and press 1-8, CTRL+0: Entry with MIDI: enter note
1

… to 8 then Ctrl + 0: Entry with MIDI: enter rest

1

… to 8 then Ctrl + 0: Entry with MIDI: change note/rest duration

Hold note and press 1-8, CTRL+0: Entry with MIDI (insert mode): insert note
1

… to 8: Entry with MIDI (insert mode): insert rest

Ctrl + 0

Entry with MIDI (insert mode): insert rest

Position crossbar and press 1-8, CTRL+0: Entry without MIDI: enter note
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

… to 7: Entry without MIDI: enter rest

1

… to 8: Entry without MIDI: change note/rest duration

Ctrl + 0

Entry without MIDI: change note/rest duration

Position crossbar and press 1-8, CTRL+0: Entry without MIDI (insert mode): insert note
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

… to 7: Entry without MIDI (insert mode): insert rest

1

… to 8: (and play note) Step-time entry with MIDI (caps lock): enter note

1

… to 8: (1-8 and play any cluster of three consecutive half-steps) Step-time entry with MIDI (caps lock): enter rest

Q

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): specify pitch, high C-B

or W
or E
or R
or T
or Y
or U
A

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): specify pitch, middle C-B

or S
or D
or F
or G
or H
or J
Step + time

entry without MIDI (caps lock): specify pitch, middle C-B

Z

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): specify pitch, low C-B

or X
or C
or V
or B
or N
or M
,

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): raise all pitch keys an octave

K

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): reset all pitch keys octave

I

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): lower all pitch keys an octave

1

… to 8: Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): enter note

Ctrl + 0

Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): enter note

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

… to 7: Step-time entry without MIDI (caps lock): enter rest

.

Edit: add augmentation dot

Ctrl + 2

… to 8: Edit: begin a tuplet (duplet–octuplet)

Ctrl + 1

Edit: define a tuplet

;

Edit: change to/from a grace note

or G
`

Edit: change to/from a slashed flagged grace note (Note: this requires that Always Slash Flagged Grace Notes is deselected in the Document Options - Grace Notes dialog box)

⤶ Enter

Edit: add a note to a chord at crossbar

⤶ Enter

Edit: change a rest to a note

⬅ Backspace

Edit: remove note from chord

⬅ Backspace

Edit: change single note to rest

R

Edit: change entry to rest

Del

Edit: remove note, rest or chord

O

Edit: hide/show note or rest

or H
X

Edit: double-sharp

S

Edit: sharp note

N

Edit: natural note

F

Edit: flat note

V

Edit: double-flat

+

Edit: raise by a half step

or ↑   Shift + S
-

Edit: lower by a half step

or ↑   Shift + F
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Num +

Edit: raise by a half step (and subsequent notes of this pitch in measure)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Num -

Edit: lower by a half step (and subsequent notes of this pitch in measure)

*

Edit: show/hide any accidental

↑   Shift + A

Edit: show/hide a courtesy accidental

Ctrl + *

Edit: restore courtesy accidental to optional status

9

Edit: change single note's pitch enharmonically

Ctrl + 9

(cursor on first note in measure) Edit: change pitch enharmonically throughout measure

P

Edit: add or remove accidental parentheses

L

Edit: flip stem in opposite direction

Ctrl + L

Edit: restore stem direction to “floating” status

/

Edit: break/join beam from previous note

or B
↑   Shift + B

Edit: restore default beaming

\

Edit: flatten a beam

or ↑   Shift + M
=

Edit: tie/untie to next note

or T
Ctrl + =

Edit: tie/untie to previous note

or ↑   Shift + T
Ctrl + F

Edit: flip a tie

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Edit: restore tie direction to automatic

↑   Shift +
+

Edit: constrain dragging a note/rest (horizontal/vertical)

*

Edit: return a rest to its default position

S

Edit: combine rest with or split rest from rests on the same beat in other layers

Ctrl +

(click any measure that contains music) Display the Edit Frame dialog box (when Speedy Entry cursor is not active)

Ctrl +

(click OK) OK to all open dialog boxes

Ctrl +

(click Cancel) Cancel all open dialog boxes

- then

(press hypen then click the score) "Add Again" Metatool (adds the previously added marking)

0 - 9 then

(press a number and click the score) Apply a Metatool

A - Z then

(press a letter and click the score) Apply a Metatool

↑   Shift + Letter

Program a Metatool

or ↑   Shift + A - Z
↑   Shift + F2

(… to F12) Program a keyboard equivalent for a tool

F2

(… to F12) Switch to a tool you’ve programmed

N

Select No in dialog boxes

Y

Select Yes in dialog boxes

Page Up

Move up a full screen (page view)

Page Down

Move down a full screen (page view)

Ctrl + Page Up

Move to previous page (page view)

Ctrl + Page Down

Move to next page (page view)

Alt + Page Up

Advance one increment up vertically

Alt + Page Down

Advance one increment down vertically

Home

Move left one screen (page view)

End

Move right one screen (page view)

Ctrl + Home

Move to beginning (page view)

Ctrl + End

Move to end (page view)

↑   Shift + Home

Move to the top/left of the leftmost viewable page

↑   Shift + End

Move to the bottom/right of the rightmost viewable page

Alt + Home

Advance one increment right horizontally (page view)

Alt + End

Advance one increment left horizontally (page view)

Ctrl + Page Down

Move forward screenful of measures (scroll view)

Ctrl + Page Up

Move backward screenful of measures (scroll view)

Home

Move to beginning of score (scroll view)

End

Move to end of score (scroll view)

↑   Shift + Alt + 1 - 9

(press layer number) Change layers

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + U

Unlink in all parts

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + L

Relink in all parts/relink to score

Alt + D then P

Begin/stop playing

or Alt + D then O
Space +

(click in a staff) Begin playing (Playback Controls closed) from the measure clicked

↑   Shift + Space +

(click in staff) Begin playing from the clicked measure in the clicked staff only

Space +

(click to the left of a staff system) Begin playing from measure one in all staves

Space + ↑   Shift +

(click to the left of staff) Begin playing from measure 1 for the clicked staff

Ctrl + Space

(and drag across music) “Scrub” onscreen music - all staves

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Space

(and drag across music) “Scrub” onscreen music - clicked staff only

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Launch window…

Ctrl + N

Document with setup wizard…

Ctrl + O

Open…

Ctrl + P

Print…

Alt + F4

Exit

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Undo / Redo lists…

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + I

Insert

Ctrl + V

Paste

Alt + Ctrl + V

Paste multiple…

Alt + Ctrl + F

Use filter

↑   Shift + Alt + Ctrl + F

Edit filter…

⬅ Backspace

Clear all items

Ctrl + F

SmartFind and Paint > Set SmartFind source

Ctrl + F

SmartFind and Paint > Deselect SmartFind source

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

SmartFind and Paint > Apple SmartFind and Paint…

Del

Delete measure stack

Ctrl + M

Fit measures…

Ctrl + ↑

Move to previous system

Ctrl + ↓

Move to next system

Ctrl + L

Lock systems

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L
Ctrl + 4

Music spacing > Apply note spacing to current part / score

Ctrl + 5

Music spacing > Apply beat spacing to current part / score

Ctrl + U

Update layout

Ctrl + E

Scroll view

Ctrl + E

Page view

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Studio view

Ctrl + =

Zoom > Zoom in

Ctrl + -

Zoom > Zoom out

Ctrl + ]

Zoom > Fit width

Ctrl + [

Zoom > Fit in window

Ctrl + 1

Zoom > Custom zoom 1

Ctrl + 2

Zoom > Custom zoom 2

Ctrl + 3

Zoom > Custom zoom 3

Ctrl + 0

Zoom > Other…

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Go to measure…

Ctrl + D

Redraw screen

Ctrl + Alt + .

Edit part > Next part

Ctrl + Alt + ,

Edit part > Previous part

Ctrl + Alt + /

Edit part > Last viewed part

↑   Shift + Alt + S

Show active layer only

Ctrl + Alt + A

Document options…

Ctrl + Alt + I

VST banks, effects…

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Alt + R

FinaleScript palette…

Ctrl + K

Show / Hide ScoreManager

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Open / Close mixer

Ctrl + â­¾ Tab

Switch between open windows

Esc

Switch to Selection tool

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

(with item selected) Select the appriorate tool to edit item

or ⤶ Enter
Ctrl + M

(in Page View only) Display the Fit Measures dialog box

Ctrl + L

Lock currently selected systems

L

(with the Selection tool selected) Lock currently selected systems

Ctrl + U

Unlock currently selected systems

U

(with the Selection tool selected) Unlock currently selected systems

↑   Shift

When selecting, to constrain to full measures, hold down SHIFT while drag-enclosing

Double-click the selected region to extend a partial measure selection to include only full measures

Ctrl + A

Select all (measure stack in all measures)

6

Transpose (programmable)

or 7
or 8
or 9
Ctrl + 6

(without the selection tool selected) Transpose (programmable)

or Ctrl + 7
or Ctrl + 8
or Ctrl + 9
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6

Program Transpositions

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 7
or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 8
or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 9
Ctrl + F

Select or deselect the SmartFind Source Region

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Display the Apply SmartFind and Paint dialog box

5

Respace notes, lyrics, and accidentals (Apply Beat Spacing command) using the settings in Document Options - Music Spacing

Ctrl + 5

(in all tools that allow regional selection) Respace notes, lyrics, and accidentals (Apply Beat Spacing command) using the settings in Document Options - Music Spacing