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wiki:syntax: 19 Hits
mple markup language, which tries to make the datafiles to be as readable as possible. This page contain... is behavior can be enabled in the [[doku>config]] file. Hint: If DokuWiki is a link, then it's enabled. ... ning the syntax for links and [[#images_and_other_files|images]] (see below) like this: [[http://www.... ted in link names. The whole [[#images_and_other_files|image]] and [[#links|link]] syntax is supported 9 Hits
6, export the most recent version into a separate file and upload only that. * You can't upload MP3 files larger than around 6 MB. ===== How to use FTP to upload scores & parts to SibeliusMusic ===== u... lius website. Here is a small extract....\\ * Filenames are case sensitive. All the files relating t... t for Strings’: * The ‘Title’ column of the CVS file should contain ‘Quartet for Strings’, this tells
sync_strategies: 8 Hits
Whenever working with multiple copies of the same file, ALWAYS check whether or not you are editing the right file!\\ There is nothing worse than working on a remote copy of any file and then accidently o... ocation!\\ On Mac OS, you can Option-Click on the filename in the title bar to reveal the path. ===== S... n one computer you will probably want to edit sib-files on both of them.\\ As usual, if you only have a
contentareas:9.1_working_with_files: 7 Hits
rrent location of the scores folder go to:\\ * File>Preferences>Files. There you will see a place fo... location every x minutes. The will overwrite the file of the same name but is generally a good idea to keep on.\\ When you are not storing your .sib-files in the standard folder (which would be Documents... up feature to the new location - otherwise backup files will still be saved to this standard folder. Thi
contentareas:10.6_plug-in_authoring_for_dummies: 6 Hits
__Choice 2 - A text editor.__ \\ Since the *.plg files are basically text files in UTF-16-le coding, yo... xclusively to create your plug-ins. The internal file structure is a [[ racter has structural meaning to Sibelius (end of file). \\ \\ __Choice 3. Hybrid (Bob Z Method)__ \\ ... variable" \\ You can download a generic plug-in file that follows Bob's recommended structure here {{G
contentareas:7.4_extracting_parts: 4 Hits
er size. When I extract the parts into a separate file, the rehearsal marks are automatically increasing... In this case the rehearsal marks in the original file (score and parts) have different sizes, say 20pt ... ), extract all parts and DO NOT save the original file. This is easy and fast, and keeps the original file in tact.\\ 2. Edit the 'Score' value to be 14pt in one part, then export the house style from tha
contentareas:10.3_importing_from_lilypond_and_other_programs: 4 Hits
ferred choice. The steps are:\\ \\ 1) Print a PDF file from Nightingale, Lilypond or other program.\\ 2) Use PDFtoMusic Pro to convert the PDF file into a MusicXML file.\\ 3) Import the MusicXML file into
itunes_for_musicians: 4 Hits
e of iTunes is that you do not have to care about file structure. iTunes will manage the physical location of files on your hard disk. You can switch it off, but the whole concept of the application is de... ased on Tags, the information stored inside music files. iTunes does not care for file names. So when you throw untagged files at it, your library will be a mess. The more tags (song name, artist, compose
itunes_for_sibelius_users: 4 Hits
thin the application, you will have a wav or aiff file, depending on your OS. To convert them to mp3 or aac, just drag the files into iTunes (Other methods are discussed [[contentareas:9.10_exporting_audio_files|here]]). They will get imported. After choosing the desired format in the preferences, you w... context menu. iTunes then creates new transcoded files.\\ After encoding has finished, you can either k
contentareas:9.9_exporting_midi_files: 3 Hits
===== Editing MIDI files in other applications ===== When you export a midi file from Sibelius and want ... enters volume and panorama messages into the midi file. Therefore, whenever you start playing, your sequ... have problems getting good results with your MIDI files, the excellent tutorials by [[http://beat-kaufma... reat deal. There are tutorials for getting a MIDI file in your sequencer along with optimizing it for be
contentareas:8.17_edit_symbols: 2 Hits
ration program or whatever and save it as a .tiff file. Once it's saved as a tiff file you can import it
backup_strategies: 2 Hits
save on a PC. Modern computers will overwrite a file almost instantly with no slowdown in work, so a u... unexpected rewrite by a prancing cat. Sibelius files are automatically saved to a backup directory b... time.\\ ==== By Hand ==== If you have only a few files or folders to backup, you can do this the old-fashioned way: By Hand. Just burn the files to a CD or move them to an USB flash drive. Both methods a
contentareas:9.10_exporting_audio_files: 2 Hits
rmat ===== Sibelius can only output to a wav/aiff file.\\ To create MP3 files, open the wav (win)/aiff (mac) file created by Sibelius in a downloadable program like Reaper or Audacity (both Windows and Ma... dd tags easily and is great when you want to give files to clients that play good on any iPod because iT
contentareas:4.14_virtual_instruments_for_beginners: 2 Hits
matches the order of instruments in your Sibelius file - To load the instruments in Kontakt.... * Li... d/Save button at top...then navigate to the *.nki file ==== In Sibelius ==== - Play>Playback Devices