[MacOS & Windows]
BOPMUSIC FONTS FOR DORICO & FINALE v27 FEATURE 1 MUSIC SMUFL COMPLIANT MUSIC FONT AND 11 JAZZY TEXT FONTS.
BopMusic fonts for Dorico & Finale v27 are now SMuFL compliant and feature more than 1300 music symbols and work as an alternative to Bravura, Petaluma fonts, Finale Maestro, Finale Jazz, or Finale Broadway font.
- Gershwin – Summertime
- Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
- Remote Control (Big Band Score) Torsten Kamps
- Guitar – Remote Control
- Trumpet 1 – Remote Control
INSTALLING BOPMUSIC FONTS
It’s very easy to install BopMusic fonts since they come with two installers, macOS and Windows.
APPLYING BOPMUSIC FONTS IN DORICO™ PRO
When running Dorico, it will find the new metadata file and will make an entry for the font in its list of available music fonts. However, to use the BopMusicSMFL font:
- Open a Dorico score,
- Go to Engrave mode (Ctrl+3 or Cmd+3), click on the Engrave > Music Font menu option,
- In the dialog window that appears, click on the name of the font in the list, then click the button “Change Music Font” and select BopMusicSMFL to apply the font to your open score project;
You can optionally check or uncheck the box to use the recommended engraving options; click “OK”, and you’ll notice that your score project is taking effect of the changes with the newly selected BopMusicSMFL font.
- You might also want to change the ‘Default text’ style in Engrave > Paragraph Styles but also the ‘Default text font’ font style in Engrave > Font Styles to BopMusic Alpha font and Engrave > Character Styles set Music Text to BopMusicSMFL Text font.
Making Enclosed, Underlined, and Overlined Text in Dorico (macOS ONLY!):
Changing the Music Font in Finale v27
Go to Document > Set Default Music Font… select BopMusicSMFL font and click OK.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Stems connections can be misaligned after converting the default music font to a SMuFL-based font, for more info on how to fix this issue click here.