Changing the appearance/position of subito modifiers

You can change the appearance and/or position of individual subito modifiers, independently of your project-wide settings. For example, if you want to show subito modifiers as sub. on the left of dynamics or sub. dynamics as . You can do this for the current layout and frame chain only or for all layouts and frame chains.


  • If you are in Engrave mode, Graphic Editing is selected in the Engrave toolbox.

  • You have chosen the appropriate property scope for local properties.


  1. Select the dynamics whose subito modifier appearance and/or position you want to change. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate Subito style in the Dynamics group and choose one of the following options:
    • subito

    • sub.

  3. Optional: If you selected dynamics that include at least one , activate Subito forte style and choose one of the following options:
    • sub.

  4. Activate Subito position and choose one of the following options:
    • Left

    • Right


The appearance and/or position of the selected subito modifiers is changed. If the property scope was set to Locally, this change only takes effect in the current layout and frame chain.


You can change the default appearance of subito modifiers and their position relative to dynamics on the Dynamics page in Engrave > Engraving Options.