Sibelius 6 Quick Tip: erase background

Sibelius 6 Quick Tip 21 – Erase Background

In this quick tip I show you how to create a little white space around the dynamic text and fingerings. In Sibelius this is called Erase Background. If you flip through some music scores you will often see that there is a little white space around Expression text and Fingerings, looking like this:


This is done to make these elements better readable and gives a much clearer layout than for example this:


In Sibelius all you have to do to create this effect is turning on the option to Erase Background in the Text Style settings. Have a look at the video below and you will see how easy this is:

I hope you like this quick tip, please let me know if you have questions or ideas for other tips. To contact me or for  information about engraving scores, use the form below:

best regards,

André van Haren

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