Finale Quick Tips: Grace Notes

Need to add a grace note? While it’s easy to select the Grace Note tool from the Simple Entry palette, it’s much faster to use a modifier key to quickly turn the Grace Note tool on or off. There’s a better way in Speedy Entry too:

Simple Entry:
Press Ctrl + G (Win) or Option + G (Mac) to indicate the next note will be a grace note. Use the same keystroke to switch back to “regular notes.”

Speedy Entry:
To change the previous note to a grace note, press G.

You can really speed up note entry with these and other shortcut keys. Do you have some favorite note entry shortcuts? Please share them by clicking on “Comments” below!

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