Holds and Pauses panel

The Holds and Pauses panel allows you to input all the different types of holds and pauses available in Dorico Pro, including alternative versions of fermatas. It is located in the right zone in Write mode.

  • You can hide/show the Holds and Pauses panel by clicking Panels , then Holds and Pauses in the Notations toolbox.

    You can also hide/show the right zone by pressing Ctrl/Cmd-9.

The Holds and Pauses panel contains the following sections:

  • Fermatas

  • Breath Marks

  • Caesuras


Holds and pauses do not currently have an effect in playback, but this is planned for future versions.