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by MikeLyons
Thu May 06, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Sibelius First 2019.19
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Sibelius First 2019.19

You can downlaod Sibelius First from the avid website. AFAIK, 2021.2 will run quite happily on macos 10.x and upwards.
by MikeLyons
Thu May 06, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Unable to open Score File for Writing! Version 2021.2
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: Unable to open Score File for Writing! Version 2021.2

Installing and reinstalling rarely solves an issue like this. I have had this error when I have downloaded a sib file from a website and that file has been placed in a temporary files folder. Rather than use Save, you should Save as to a folder of your choosing - prteferably in your My Documents fol...
by MikeLyons
Wed May 05, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Sibelius First 2019.19
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Sibelius First 2019.19

There is no such version as 2019.19. The numbers after the dot represent the month of the year!

What is your OS? If you are on Big Sur, you will not be able to run any version of sib before 2020.6.

You candownload the latest version of Sibelius first from the Avid website.
by MikeLyons
Tue May 04, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

You are very welcome. I'm missing band practices too. I play in and help train two brass bands and I've gone from three reheals plus jobs a week to absolutely nothing.

Good luck and don't hesitate to ask if you need any more help.
by MikeLyons
Mon May 03, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

Quick theory lesson: Instruments like the clarinet, trumpet and horn are called transposing instruments because the notes they read on the page are not the notes they play! When a Bb instrument plays a written C, the sound that comes out is actually a Bb. To compensate for this, their part is writte...
by MikeLyons
Mon May 03, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Accidentals with bracket
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Re: Accidentals with bracket

These are not the brackets you are looking for. The ones you want are on the 5th keypad layoout.
bracket accidentals.png
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by MikeLyons
Mon May 03, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Sibelius 7.5 won't start when Focusrite Clarett is connected
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Sibelius 7.5 won't start when Focusrite Clarett is connected

I'm glad you got it sorted out. Sometimes updating the driver can be more trouble than it's worth - except when NOT upgrading the driver is more trouble than it's worth! :-D
by MikeLyons
Mon May 03, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

That's because you initially entered the notes from the Bb clarinet part into a non-transposing score. Note the top left where it shows Full Score in grey? So: Select all the music ([Ctrl]a) The whole of the music should have a purple box selection Go to the Note Input tab and choose Transpose From ...
by MikeLyons
Mon May 03, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Prefatory Staff Issue
Replies: 9
Views: 94

Re: Prefatory Staff Issue

OK. Sent.
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: keyboard malfunction
Replies: 3
Views: 47

Re: keyboard malfunction

That was going to be the next thing I suggested. If that is the case then you either have to upgrade your Sibelius to Ultimate 2021.2 or go to an earlier macos.
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

I would: 1. Create a new file, choosing Bb clarinet as the instrument and setting the key and TS in the create dialog (and title etc). When you click Create, you may be presented with a transposed score or you may not. So... 2. Check to see if this button is lit up or not. transposiing score button ...
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Prefatory Staff Issue
Replies: 9
Views: 94

Re: Prefatory Staff Issue

When you say Ultimate, exactly which version of ultimate? I'm on 2021.2. If yours is earlier than that I'll have to export it in that version.
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

No. When you press the Transposing Score button on the Home tab it changes the display between showing the transposition of instruments like the clarinet and concert pitch. Your comment makes me think you are looking at Note Input-->Transpose! Leave this alone. Did you start the score with a clarine...
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Creating a Template
Replies: 14
Views: 153

Re: Creating a Template

1. Why do you need to do this? Do you want to produce an EXACT copy of the original? If so, you will probably need to adjust the staff size slightly to make it fit the right number of bars on a line. I would avoid using the auto breaks/bars per system - you will struggle to get the staves to match. ...
by MikeLyons
Sun May 02, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: General Sibelius Help
Topic: Prefatory Staff Issue
Replies: 9
Views: 94

Re: Prefatory Staff Issue

That's because you put it on the Canto not on the Piano! Select each of the piano staves in turn and apply the empty clef to the first bar. prefatory bars.png You will still have to clean up the barline at the end of the prefaratory bar. If you let me have your email addy I can send you a file where...