I just want to set some canons and exercises with no specific player. Similarly I may want to make manuscript paper. I can’t see how to setup a score without having to actually create a player.
Are you supposed to pick any random instrument and not use the name and so on?
I know this is similar, but I still want to ask.
I guess I want player /dev/null.
That’s what the “Sketch” section is for in the add instrument dialog:
Is this just for printing? There are loads of MS paper resources on the internet. Here’s one:
Or it’s probably easiest just to draw 1 line in a drawing app; step-repeat it a set distance 4 times; then group, duplicate as many times as you need, and distribute evenly.
If you really want a Dorico project of MS paper, here’s one:
Manuscript paper.dorico (383.1 KB)
You can set individual music frames just to show empty staves, if needed.
@mducharme That’s brilliant. I never noticed Sketch before.
And thanks to all in this thread for your kind help. Just what I need.
That is so great, because I need sizes not necessarily available in pre-baked PDF’s.
The blank MS paper Dorico project is superb.