Page Headers Help

Is there a way to change page headings globally? I typed “{@flowTitle@}, page {@page@}”, which gives me what I want, but that only changes the one page that I am on, and I really don’t want to have to do this individually for every page (especially when the total number of pages in the score could still change).

Relatedly, I want to remove the default page numbers in the corners, but I can also only do this on an individual basis - the hide page numbers layout setting also hides the {@page@} in my page headers.

Is there a way I can do either of these things as a global setting rather than changing every single page individually?

Thanks for the help! Still pretty new to Dorico and finding my way around. (this is on 4.0 pro).

Welcome to the forum, David.

Go into Engrave mode and in the right panel you’ll find the Page Templates, one of which is named “First” and the other of which is “Default”. Double-click either of them to open it in the Page Template Editor. If you type what you want (or edit what’s already) at the top of each Page Template (noting that each one is actually a separate right and left page), then Apply and Close, you should find that those changes are made globally, or at least globally within that layout.

By default there are actually two Page Template sets, one for score layouts and one for part layouts (though in reality you can have as few or many Page Template sets as you like).

The only likely complication is that by editing text frames locally, you’ve probably created page overrides. Until these are removed, your template tweaks won’t take effect on the overridden pages. Page overrides are indicated by red corners on overridden pages in the Pages section at the top of the right panel in Engrave mode. Right-click each affected page and click Remove Page Overrides - there’s also a Remove All Page Overrides button that clears them all (for that layout).

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Worked perfectly. Thanks for the help!

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