You can place text, in any font and size, anywhere in a Finale score. Different tools, however, are ideal for different kinds of text. The table below will help you find instructions for creating the kind of text you’re looking for.

To create these… Use this tool… …and see this entry
Lyrics Lyrics tool Lyrics tool
Page numbers Text tool Page numbers
Notes to the conductor Text tool Text blocks
Titles Text tool Titles
Copyright notices Text tool Copyright notices
Text expressions (arco, etc.) Expression tool Expressions
Explanatory text Text tool Text tool
Chord symbols Chord tool Chord symbols
(Running) headers and footers Text tool Headers and footers

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