Layouts

Layouts allow you to present the music in your project differently for different purposes. For example, part layouts only include the music that player needs to play whereas full score layouts contain all staves in the project.

Dorico provides three types of layouts:

Full score

A full score layout includes by default all players and all flows in your project. You can remove players and flows that you do not need.

Instrumental part

An instrumental part layout is automatically created when you add a player to your project. You can add further players to the instrumental part layout. You can also create empty instrumental part layouts and add players.

By default, instrumental part layouts contain all flows but you can exclude flows that you do not need. They are also transposing by default.

Custom score

A custom score layout initially does not contain any players or flows. This allows you to create your score manually and to add, for example, only one flow instead of all flows or only vocal and piano staves to create a condensed score for the chorus.