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To create invisible syllables when typing lyrics

  1. Click the Lyrics tool  image\Lyric_Tool.gif. The Lyrics menu appears.
  2. Choose Lyrics > Lyrics window. The Lyrics window appears. If you prefer, choose Type into Score. Type the lyrics in the usual way, up to the elision.
  3. Type the first syllable. Next type ALT+0160.To type an alt character, hold down the alt key, and while holding it down, type 0160 on the calculator keypad on the side of your computer keyboard. Finale inserts a hard space. Continue by typing the next syllable, which will be attached to the syllable before it. Complete the remaining lyrics.
  4. Click OK. When you enter these lyrics using the CONTROL+click Assignment method (see Lyrics), Finale distributes the syllables you just created to the corresponding notes of the melody, but treats the elision as a single syllable.



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