Secondary toolbar (Write mode)

The secondary toolbar contains options that allow you to perform common operations when inputting and editing music, such as moving the caret, copying and pasting notes/items, and accessing the context menu. It is located at the top of the project window, below the toolbar.

In Write mode, the secondary toolbar contains the following options:

Navigate Left
Navigate Left button

During note input, allows you to move the caret to the left according to the current rhythmic grid resolution.

Outside of note input, allows you to move the selection to the previous item or note in the same voice.

Navigate Right
Navigate Right button

During note input, allows you to move the caret to the right according to the current rhythmic grid resolution.

Outside of note input, allows you to move the selection to the next item or note in the same voice.

Navigate Up
Navigate Up button

During note input, allows you to move the caret to the staff above.

Outside of note input, allows you to move the selection to the closest note above the current selection. This navigates to any existing notes on the same staff first, then to the lowest note/rest on the staff above. If a whole chord was selected, this leaves the bottom note in the chord selected.

Navigate Down
Navigate Down button

During note input, allows you to move the caret to the staff below.

Outside of note input, allows you to move the selection to the closest note below the current selection. This navigates to any existing notes on the same staff first, then to the highest note/rest on the staff below. If a whole chord was selected, this leaves the top note in the chord selected.

Rhythmic Grid
Rhythmic Grid button

Allows you to change the rhythmic grid resolution, which affects certain aspects of inputting and editing, such as the amount by which items move. The button updates to show the current rhythmic grid resolution.

Add to Selection
Add to Selection button

Allows you to select additional notes/items without deselecting any notes/items already selected. Equivalent to Ctrl/Cmd-clicking notes/items.

Extend Selection
Extend Selection button

Allows you to select everything between your first selection and subsequent selections. Equivalent to Shift-clicking notes/items.

Cut
Cut button

Copies the selected notes/items to your clipboard and deletes them from their original positions.

Copy
Copy button

Copies the selected notes/items to your clipboard.

Paste
Paste button

Pastes the notes/items on your clipboard to the selected position.

Repeat
Repeat button

Repeats the selected notes/items directly after themselves.

Delete
Delete button

Deletes the selected notes/items.

Context Menu
Context Menu button

Allows you to access the context menu, which contains different options depending on your current selection.

View Options
View Options button

Opens the View Options dialog, which allows you to change the transposition of the layout and hide/show visual elements.