Hiding staff lignes

Hi folks,
I’ve searched the tutorials and this forum but haven’t found an answer.
Here’s what I’d like to do does anyone have an idea?

Thank’s for any help.

This looks like a cut-out score to me… Not implemented yet, I’m afraid.

Yes, this has been done on another notation software that allows you to hide the staff lines WITHOUT hiding the whole staff

You can do instrument changes to single-line percussion instruments, but that’s not exactly the same as a cut-out score of course.

Thank you Lillie
Yes, it is. I could possibly do with it but is it possible to do it in the same line or do I have to wait for a page change to implement the change from 5 to one line?
Three more questions if I may:

  • I want to create a frame to make a kind of block and frame the notes to be repeated in a different tempo (as on the example). I haven’t figured out how to do this
  • I have a problem with a transposing instrument. I haven’t found an Eb clarinet and I would like to create one but I don’t know how to find the way to do it.
    To be honest I come from Sibelius and I find Dorico really well done to the point that I am considering changing.
    I’m still learning…
  • I want to hide the noteheads to create a playing space where the pitches are random and again I haven’t found the solution.
    Thanks in advance for any help.

Yes, instrument changes can happen mid-system, like in the example on the linked page.

Frame notation: this isn’t possible natively yet, but there are things you can do with lines that have long hooks (there have been discussions around this on the forum before) or using text frames with borders, but those are locked to the page rather than the music (they won’t move if the music moves).

Eb clarinet: Dorico has an E flat version in the instrument picker – search “clarinet” and pick the appropriate transposition in the right column.

Hiding noteheads: you could create an invisible notehead, or you could simply adjust note spacing to leave a gap. It depends on what feels better or makes most sense in context. Example for invisible notehead linked here – the relevant dialogs are the Edit Notehead Set dialog and then the individual Edit Notehead dialog.

Cher Laurent,
Lillie est en charge de toute la documentation de Dorico, donc les informations qu’elle apporte sont toujours de très grande qualité. D’autres contributeurs du forum (comme moi) ne sont que des utilisateurs, mais peuvent toutefois souvent aider.
Je suis surpris que vous n’ayez pas trouvé la clarinette en mi♭(petite clarinette?), je suis à peu près certain qu’elle se trouve dans le logiciel. Avant la version 4, il fallait parfois ruser pour trouver le bon instrument. Par exemple, flûte à bec n’était pas accessible dans la librairie des instruments, mais si j’écrivais rec(order), là, les flûtes à bec apparaissaient dans la liste.
Je viens de regarder, et on trouve deux clarinettes en mi♭ :

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Many thanks Lillie for your help. I’m going to figure it out now. A small suggestion for future updates, allowing music frames to be inserted would be really nice.
About the Eb clarinet, I found it when I went through the instrument selector but with the French name of the Eb clarinet in mind, which is called “petite clarinette”.
Merci également Marc pour le petit mot en français. Comme je viens de le dire à Lillie, j’avais en tête l’appellation française de “petite clarinette” sans avoir eu l’idée de chercher dans clarinette tout simplement. Pas très malin de ma part je l’avoue!

Well, I suppose it’s our fault, for not having sent some feedback about this. I suppose (I am nowhere a clarinet specialist) that sopranino clarinet in E flat is that “petite clarinette en Mi♭” we’re talking about.
By the way, Laurent, if you’re on Facebook, you can join the Groupe des utilisateurs francophones de Dorico, if you want to ask anything about Dorico in French, or share your experience with other users.

Don’t worry, the team is definitely aware of frame notation and that some users would really like to see it in Dorico!

Sorry for not being clearer, dear Lillie. I know the team knows about cut-out score needs, I was only talking about that “petite clarinette” thing in the instrument picker, when instruments are in French. — Or you were answering to Laurent, and simply forget about my post!

In fact the sopranino clarinet is not the Eb clarinet (or “small clarinet”) but I should have looked harder I had the solution just a click away…
Thanks for the invitation Marc but as strange as it may seem I am not on social networks. It takes too much time for me.
Thank you Lillie, I look forward to the arrival of the frames.

Lucky you, I totally understand!!!