Setting Local Keys

You can set a different key for the selected staff only. This is useful for instruments like oboe and English horn that change display transpose and therefore also the key.


Local Keys is only available if Key Changes for entire Project is activated in the Keys category of the Score Settings dialog (ProjectNotation Style page).


  1. Activate the staff for which you want to set a local key.
  2. Select the Staff tab, and open the Main tab.
  3. Activate Local Keys, and set the key.
  4. Click Apply.