By default 5 = eighth, 6 = quarter and so on. Unfortunately I’m pretty used to finale speedy entry tool in which 5 is a quarter note and 6 is an half note and so on. In there a way to change it? I couldn’t find it in the preferences but maybe I missed that.
Look in Preferences > Key Commands.
I’d recommend trying to see if you can get familiar enough with Dorico’s note durations for a bit first, though, as the logic is used elsewhere: in the entries for popovers like for tempo marks, in tuplet equations, etc.
Can you say what command I should look for? I looked for “eighth” but couldn’t find it
Ahhh they use the british names (obviously)
I was looking for “eighth”
1/8 is also a search term format to keep in mind.
In the second screen shot I just entered " 1/ " in the search field.
Yeah I noticed. I Just haven’t thought about it for some reason