MuseScore 3 keyboard shortcuts

MuseScore 3

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
6 months ago
- Shortcuts
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Home

Go to beginning of the score

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End

Go to end of the score

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Ctrl + F

Find / Go to

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Ctrl + Tab

Next score

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Tab

Previous score

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Ctrl + +

Zoom in

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or Ctrl +
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Ctrl + -

Zoom out

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or Ctrl +
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Page Down

Next page

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or ↑   Shift +
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Page Up

Previous page

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or ↑   Shift +
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Ctrl +

Next measure

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Ctrl +

Previous measure

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Next note

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Previous note

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Alt +

Note below (within a chord or on lower staff)

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Alt +

Note below (within a chord or on higher staff)

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Ctrl + Alt +

Top note in chord

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Ctrl + Alt +

Bottom note in chord

Note: In Ubuntu Linux, Ctrl + Alt + Up / Down is used for Workspaces.
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Alt +

Next element (accessibilty)

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Alt +

Previous element (accessibilty)

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N

Begin note input mode

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N

Leave note input mode

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or Esc
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1 - 9

Select a duration

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Q

Half duration of previous note

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W

Double duration of previous note

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↑   Shift + Q

Decrease duration by one dot

(e.g. a dotted quarter note becomes a quarter note; a quarter note becomes a dotted eighth note)
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↑   Shift + W

Increase duration by one dot

(e.g. an eighth note becomes a dotted eighth note; a dotted eighth note becomes a quarter note)
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Ctrl + Alt + 1

Voice 1

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Ctrl + Alt + 2

Voice 2

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Ctrl + Alt + 3

Voice 3

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Ctrl + Alt + 4

Voice 4

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Ctrl + Alt + 5

Voice 5

Pitches can be entered by their letter name (A-G), or via MIDI keyboard.
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R

Repeat previous note or chord

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R

Repeat selection

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Ctrl +

Raise pitch by octave

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Ctrl +

Lower pitch by octave

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Raise pitch by semi-tone (prefer sharp)

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Lower pitch by semi-tone (prefer flat)

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Raise pitch diatonically

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Lower pitch diatonically

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J

Change enharmonic spelling in both written and concert pitch views

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Ctrl + J

Change enharmonic spelling in current view only

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0

Rest

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Alt + 1 - 9

Add interval above current note

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X

Flip direction (stem, slur, tie, tuplet bracket, etc.)

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↑   Shift + X

Mirror note head

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}

Increase stretch of measure(s)

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{

Decrease stretch of measure(s)

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⤶ Enter

Line break on selected barline

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Page break on selected barline

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↑   Shift + S

Staccato

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↑   Shift + N

Tenuto

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↑   Shift + V

Sforzato (accent)

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↑   Shift + O

Marcato

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/

Grace note (acciaccatura)

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<

Crescendo

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>

Decrescendo

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Ctrl + T

Staff text

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

System text

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Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Tempo text

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Ctrl + M

Rehersal mark

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Ctrl + L

Enter lyrics on a note

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↑   Shift + Space

Previous lyric syllable

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-

Next lyric syllable (if the current and the next syllables are separated by a "-")

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Space

Next lyric syllable

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Move lyric syllable left by 0.1sp

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Move lyric syllable right by 0.1sp

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Ctrl +

Move lyric syllable left by 1sp

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Ctrl +

Move lyric syllable right by 1sp

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Alt +

Move lyric syllable left by 0.01sp

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Alt +

Move lyric syllable right by 0.01sp

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Ctrl +

Up to previous stanza

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Ctrl +

Down to next stanza

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Esc

Exit lyrics mode

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Ctrl + Space

Space character

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Ctrl + -

Hypen (-)

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or AltGr + -
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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Line feed

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or ⤶ Enter
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↑   Shift + _

Melisma

A melisma is a syllable or word that extends over two or more notes.
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F2

Special Characters palette

For more lyrics shortcuts and detailed information, take a look at this page.
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F12

Timeline

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F11

Play panel

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F10

Mixer

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F9

Palette

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F8

Inspector

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P

Piano keyboard

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F6

Selection filter

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Ctrl + U

Display full screen

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V

Toggle visibility on selected element(s)

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I

Show Instruments dialog

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M

Toggle multi-measure rests on or off

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Ctrl + R

Reset element to default location

Source: musescore.org

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Program information

Program name: MuseScore 3 MuseScore 3 (Productivity)

MuseScore is a scorewriting software with a wide support of file formats and input methods. MuseScore is released as a free and open-source software under GNU General Public License.

Web page: musescore.org

Last update: 30 October 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 82%

More information >>

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 10/30/2020 9:04:17 AM New program added.
10/30/2020 9:20:53 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 97

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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