You are viewing the included help system in NoteWorthy Composer Version 2.75a

Common Questions

All of the most common questions are included below. Simply click on the answer link to find out more about any question listed below.

Getting Started

  1. What is the best way to get started using NWC? Answer
  2. How do I create a MIDI File (*.mid)? Answer
  3. How do I enter more than one staff? Answer
  4. How do I hide one or more parts from some sections of the printout? Answer
  5. How do I force a boundary line to be shown on a single staff system? Answer
  6. How do I work with chords - notes aligned vertically? Answer
  7. What is the procedure to change notes to a new clef? Answer
  8. Is there an easy way to change the key of a song? Answer
  9. What does Preserve Width mean? Answer
  10. Why are my Beam and Triplet commands not available? Answer
  11. Is there a way to quickly edit symbols? Answer
  12. What is the fastest way to notate with NoteWorthy Composer? Answer
  13. How do I make more space between staves so the notes do not intersect? Answer
  14. How do I enter a multi-measure rest? Answer
  15. How do I Audit Bar Lines with a pick up note (anacrusis)? Answer
  16. How do I skip notes that I do not want to have lyrics? Answer
  17. Can you move a note instead of deleting and re-entering it? Answer
  18. Is there a way to put notes closer together on the staff? Answer
  19. How can an icon be forced to stay on, or active? Answer
  20. How do I create my own templates? Answer
  21. How does the Linear Sweep Contour in the MPC work? Answer

Play and Sound

  1. How do I disable the play back of notes on entry? Answer
  2. How can other people play back my .NWC files if they do not have NoteWorthy Composer? Answer
  3. How does the Multi-point Controller work? Answer
  4. Do I always have to start play back from the beginning? Answer
  5. Why does a note sometimes keep playing all through an entire song, as if it were stuck on? Answer
  6. How can I play back only one staff of my song? Answer

Recording

  1. How do I set up to use a MIDI keyboard with NWC? Answer
  2. How do I record live play from my MIDI keyboard? Answer
  3. How do I use my MIDI keyboard to select the pitch for notes I want to enter at my own pace, not live - step time? Answer

Import & Export

  1. What is imported when a MIDI file has lyrics? Answer
  2. Does NWC support karaoke (*.kar) files? Answer

Miscellaneous

  1. Is there a dictionary for the music terms in NWC? Answer
  2. Can I move the tool bars to be vertical on the side instead of across the top? Answer
  3. Do you have a chart mapping the American note duration names to the English? Answer
  4. Can I move my score to another application, like a word processor? Answer

Troubleshooting

  1. How do I get play back to work? Answer
  2. My system is cutting off notation symbols, is there a work around? Answer
  3. Why does the printed copy cut off the bottom copyright? Answer
  4. I am trying to run NoteWorthy Composer for the first time and it says I do not have enough memory. Why? Answer

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