Set Time and Key Signatures
Before adding the first notes on your score, it's best to set the correct time and key signatures.
The first concept to unerstand is that you can click on many of the existing elements to edit them directly in the score. So if you want to change the clef or existing time signature, click on it directly to make the modification:
These tools are also available in different toolbars. So for example, you can change the time signature from the Measure toolbar, as shown below. That's also a good way to insert a new time signature when there is no existing one.
To learn more about the time signature options, check out the dedicated help page.
By default, the score is in C major, so there is no key signature printed on the score. To insert a new key signature, either click on the grey placeholder or go to the Measure toolbar and choose the new key signature to use.
To learn more about the key signature options, check out the dedicated help page.
Now that your time signature and key signature are set, you can add your first notes.