Creating Your Own Song Templates

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Creating Your Own Song Templates

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You can use a song template to quickly apply page text to newly opened MIDI files or to reopened Notation .not files.. See the description of the Format Part Using Template command in the Format menu.

A song template is kept in a special directory, which is typically C:\Program Files\Notation\Musician\Templates.

prcarrow To create a song template:

1.Open a song file that has the formatting that you want to apply to other songs.
2.Add or modify any page text that you want to appear in songs that borrow from the template. For example, add your own name to the title page. See Adding and Editing Page Text and Specifying Page Text in Templates.
3.Save the song as a Notation (.not) file in the C:\Program Files\Notation\Templates directory.

prcarrow To edit an existing song template:

1.Use the Open command in the File menu, and choose a template (.not) file in the C:\Program Files\Notation\Templates directory.
2.Edit the page text in the template file.
3.Save the template (.not) file using the Save command in the File menu.