Slideshow: Use cursors

You can only use the cursors on the slideshow. They are used to create guides to follow the progression of the music on a score. Before adding a cursor, you must import a score (in image or PDF format) and an audio file.

Then, add the first image of score in the slide:

  1. Open property pannel by selecting the button in the toolbar.
  2. Select the first image of the score.

Use manual cursor

To add a cursor to the first staff:

  1. Move the playhead to the first cursor position.
  2. Click on left part of cursor button in the toolbar.
  3. Select the rectangle cursor.
  4. Enter the number of step (e.g. number of beat, notes, or measures).
  5. A cursor is added in the slide...
  6. ... and in the timeline.

To edit the cursor:

  1. Use exterior knobs to change the size and the position of the cursor.
  2. Move barline knobs to change graphical position of keyframes (e.g. on the beginning of each note).
  3. Move the barline knobs in the timeline to change the time position of keyframes.
  4. When a cursor is selected, use left part of the button in toolbar to add a new keyframe.
  5. Click on a keyframe with Control key to delete it.

Then, you can repeat it for the second staff and so on.

Use easy cursor

This feature is suitable for moderate tempo music. It allows you to edit the cursors page by page more quickly. The added cursor will automatically be of the rectangle type, it is not possible to use the other types with this feature.

  1. Click on right part of cursor button in the toolbar and select Start Easy Cursor.
  2. The icon of left part change to |, it means this is the first step.
  3. Click on the score to add green graphical positions. You can use CTRL + Z to undo previous adds.
  4. Click on the left part of the cursor toolbar button to switch to second step, icon turns ||
  5. Start playback.
  6. Click anywhere on the slide to add time position for each red graphical position. Next graphical position turns to large blue line.

After entering the last position, the lines on the score are transformed into cursors. Then, you can adjust keyframe positions on the slide or timeline.

Edit cursor properties

  • When you select a cursor, the frame of the global shape and key frames appears on the slide.
  • In the property panel, you can change the global settings.
  • There is no specific property for each keyframe.