Using this Documentation

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This Musician documentation is organized according to tasks that you can do, and will want to learn about, in Musician rather than "reference" documentation, which is organized according to the structure of the software program-- menus, toolbars, dialog boxes, etc. We hope this helps you get things done quicker.

prcarrow To learn how to accomplish a certain task:

In Help/User's Guide:

B8You will see the Table of Contents on the left side of the help window. Navigate through the Table Contents until you find the category and sub-category of documentation that is relevant to your need
-- OR --
B8(Better) Click on the Index or Search tab in the left side of the help window. If you are interested, for example, in help topics that specifically focus on preparing piano scores or parts, then look up "piano" in the Index, or use "piano" as the keyword for Search.

prcarrow To learn about a particular menu item:

B8While holding the mouse over the menu item, hit the F1 key. Musician will display this help window, presenting the topic that describes the situations in which you might want to use that menu command, and the overall procedures in which you would use that command.

prcarrow To learn about a button or control in the main toolbar, or a button in one of the palettes:

B8 While holding the mouse over the button or control, hit the F1 key.

prcarrow To learn about the details of a dialog box:

B8Click the Help button in the dialog box.

prcarrow To learn about keyboard shortcuts in Musician:

B8See Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.
B8You can find out what the keyboard shortcut for a command is by placing the mouse over the menu item or palette button, and Musician will display a tip describing the command and its keyboard shortcut.