Shortcuts Finale for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Finale for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 108 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New
Ctrl+O Open
Ctrl+W Close
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+P Print
Ctrl+Q/Alt+F4 Quit

Edit Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Y Redo
Ctrl+A Select All
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+Alt+F Use Filter
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F Edit Filter
Ctrl+I Insert
Ctrl+Shift+I Insert and Filter
Ctrl+Shift+V Paste and Filter
Ctrl+Alt+V Paste Multiple
Bkspace Clear All items
Del Delete Measure track

Utility Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+U Update alyout
Ctrl+L Lock System
Ctrl+Shift+L Unlock System
Ctrl+M Fit measures dialog box
Ctrl+4 Apply Note Spacing
Ctrl+5 Apply Beat Spacing
Ctrl+Up Arrow Move to Previous System
Ctrl+Down arrow Move to next system
Ctrl+6/Ctrl+7 Transpose down/up one step diatonically
Ctrl+8/Ctrl+9 Transpose down/up octave diatonically

View Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+E Switch Page/Scroll Views
Ctrl+Shift+E Studio View
Ctrl+=/Ctrl+- Zoom in/Zoom out
Ctrl+1 Custom zoom 1
Ctrl+2 Custom zoom 2
Ctrl+3 Custom zoom 3
Ctrl+0 View at x%
Ctrl+[ Fit to window
Ctrl+] Fit width
Shift+Alt+1..4 Change Layer

Windows Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+K show/hide Score Manager
Ctrl+Shift+M Show/hide Mixer
Ctrl+Tab Switch between windows

Playback and General Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+D+P Plat
Alt+D+O Stop Playback
Y Yes in dialog box
N No in dialog box
Esc Switch to selection tool
Shift+F2..F12 Define shortcut for tool
F2..F12 Choose defined tool
Ctrl+Alt+A Apply metatool
Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
PgUp Up Full screen
PgDn Down Full Screen
Home Left one screen
End Right One screen
Ctrl+Home First Page
Ctrl+End Last Page
Ctrl+Alt+, Previous part
Ctrl+Alt+. Next part
Ctrl+Alt+/ Last Viewed Part

Selection Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+Left arrow Previous beat
Shift+Right arrow Next beat
Shift+Ctrl+Left arrow Beginning of measure
Shift+Ctrl+Right Arrow End of measure
Shift+Home Beginning of score
Shift+End End of score
1 Implode Music
2 Explode Music

Smart Shape Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F Flip selected slur or bend direction
Alt+Shift+F Set selected slur or bend direction to automatic
Tab Move between primary/secondary handles
Esc Hide Secondary handles

Expression Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+Drag Move expression without changing attachment point
Ctrl+Up Arrow Add selected expression to staff above
Ctrl+Down arrow Add selected expression to staff belo
Ctrl+Home Add selected expression to all staves to top of system
Ctrl+End Add selected expression to all staves to bottom of system
Alt+Enter Add selected expression to all staves in system
Ctrl+Alt+Enter Add selected expression to specific staves

Lyrics Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Up Arrow Previous verse/chorus/Section
Down Arrow Next verse/chorus/section
Ctrl+[ Left justify
Ctrl+] Right Justify
Ctrl+' Center Justify
Ctrl+Shift+[ Align syllable to left
Ctrl+Shift+] align syllable to right
Ctrl+Shift+' align center syllable

Text Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+, Decrease font size
Ctrl+Shift+. Increase font size
Ctrl+Shift+M Custom Frame
Ctrl+Shift+F Flat
Ctrl+Shift+N Natural symbol
Ctrl+Shift+S Sharp symbol
Ctrl+Shift+P Insert Page Number
Ctrl+Shift+T Frame Attributes
Ctrl+Shift+L Line Spacing
Ctrl+Shift+= Center text block vertically
Ctrl+B Bold
Ctrl+I Italic
Ctrl+U Underline
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program