Selection tools

The status bar in Dorico Elements contains selection tools that you can use to select items and change the music shown within the music area.

Marquee Tool

Allows you to drag a rectangle to select multiple notes and notations.

Hand Tool

Allows you to move the view within the music area.

  • You can press Alt/Opt-H to switch between selection tools.

  • To use the other tool briefly without selecting it, Shift-drag with the mouse.

  • You can change the default selection tool for all future projects on the Note Input and Editing page in Preferences.