Hi everyone! Is there a way to create similar functionality as Sibelius with regard to
box notation? I’m thinking of switching to Dorico from Sibelius but I use a lot of box notation in my scores.
Besides that I couldn’t ask for anything more from a notation software at this point, pretty amazing software with many tools. Thank you!
Welcome to the forum, Trevor. There’s no native support for frame notation in Dorico just yet, though it’s definitely something we are planning for future versions. However, in the meantime, you could check this out:
For the handful of composers who need a reliable way to make boxed notation:
[Aleatoric Boxes in Dorico 3.5]
I made an admittedly long-winded tutorial on one of my aleatoric workflows. The main goals were to make a box that would be attached to the rhythmic grid, easy to copy/paste, and that would propagate to parts with minimal adjustment. The main drawback is this method requires the line editor in version 3.5 but really, the update is worth it for granting access to Big Mango. …