108 Shortcuts for Finale (Windows)  [edit]

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minusplus1. File Menu
Ctrl+N New
Ctrl+O Open
Ctrl+W Close
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+P Print
Ctrl+Q/Alt+F4 Quit

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minusplus2. Edit Menu
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

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minusplus3. Utility Menu
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

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minusplus4. View Menu
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

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minusplus5. Windows Menu
Ctrl+K show/hide Score Manager
Ctrl+Shift+M Show/hide Mixer
Ctrl+Tab Switch between windows

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minusplus6. Playback and General Shortcuts
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

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minusplus7. Navigation Shortcuts
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

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minusplus8. Selection Tool
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

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minusplus9. Smart Shape Tool
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

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minusplus10. Expression Tool
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

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minusplus11. Lyrics Tool
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

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minusplus12. Text Tool
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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Uploaded by rank17, updated on 3/1/2017