Ornaments and ornament lines can be found in the Ornaments palette.

    Ornaments palette

    These include turns, trills, mordents and so on.

    Adding an ornament to your score

    Add an ordinary ornament

    To add an ordinary ornament to the score:

    1. Select one or more notes;
    2. Click on the desired ornament in the Ornaments palette;

    For a trill only, it is possible to use a custom shortcut instead at step 2.

    Add an ornament line

    The procedure for applying ornament lines is just like any other line, i.e.

    1. Select a start note;
    2. Press Shift and click on an end note;
    3. Click on an ornament line in the (Ornaments) palette

    If you subsequenly need to adjust the ornament's length, see Changing the range of a line.

    Adding accidentals to ornaments

    To apply an accidental to an existing ornament, such as a trill:

    1. Select the note to which the ornament is attached.
    2. Open the Master Palette (Shift+F2, or View→Master Palette).
    3. In the "Symbols" section, search using the terms "figured bass", and the name of the accidental.
    4. Click on the desired (small) accidental to apply it to the note. Close the Master palette.
    5. Drag the accidental into position (or reposition using keyboard arrows or the offsets in the Properties panel).

    Note, that accidentals added in this way do not affect playback.

    Ornament properties

    The following properties of selected ornaments can be edited from the Ornament section of the Properties panel:

    Performance: Choice of Standard or Baroque style of playback.
    Placement: Choose from Above staff, Below staff, Chord automatic, Above chord, Below chord.

    Ornament style

    Certain default properties for ornaments can be edited in FormatStyleArticulations, Ornaments.

    Ornaments style