Inputting frames

You can input frames on pages manually, including on both individual pages and on master pages in the master page editor. You can input music frames, text frames, and graphics frames.


  1. In Engrave mode, do one of the following:
    • In the music area, open the layout in which you want to insert frames.

    • In the master page editor, open the master page in which you want to insert frames.

  2. In the Formatting panel, activate Frames.
  3. Choose one of the following types of frames:
    • Insert Music Frame

    • Insert Text Frame

    • Insert Graphics Frame

  4. Click and drag in the music area.

    You can draw a frame of any size and shape, as long as it fits within the page margins.

  5. Release the mouse button.


The type of frame you chose is input on the page.

After Completing This Task

You can change the size of the frame or define its constraints. If you inserted a music frame, you can determine which parts of your score you want to display in the frame. If you inserted a text frame, you can enter text. If you inserted a graphics frame, you can load a graphic file.