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 The Lyric editor, available from **View → Open Lyric Editor**, allows you to edit all of the lyric events for a single staff at once, using a fairly rudimentary textual editing system. To use it, just activate the menu option, edit the lyric text in the resulting dialog, and then hit OK. The Lyric editor, available from **View → Open Lyric Editor**, allows you to edit all of the lyric events for a single staff at once, using a fairly rudimentary textual editing system. To use it, just activate the menu option, edit the lyric text in the resulting dialog, and then hit OK.
  
-The lyrics you enter should follow a particular format. Bar lines are vital to avoid the editor getting confused, and are represented with a slash “/​”. ​Within each bar the individual syllables are separated by at least one space (the editor ​doesn'​t care about any extra whitespace)Each syllable in turn will be attached to the next subsequent note or chord within ​that bar.+The lyrics you enter should follow a particular format. Bar lines are vital to avoid the editor getting confused, and are represented with a slash “/”. (Although at the moment ​the editor ​can get quite confused by chords that are not exact, i.e. that require smoothing or quantizing.)
  
- == Note ==+Within each bar the individual syllables are separated by at least one space (the editor doesn'​t care about any extra whitespace). Each syllable in turn will be attached to the next subsequent note or chord within that bar.
  
-although at the moment the editor can get quite confused by chords that are not exact, i.e. that require smoothing or quantizing. +If you want a note to have no syllable attached to it, you need to provide a dot “.” as the syllable for that note. <​sup>​[[[/#​ftn.id601696|7]]]</​sup> ​<​-FIXME ​Remember to separate the dots with spaces, so that they are clearly separate syllables.
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-If you want a note to have no syllable attached to it, you need to provide a dot “.” as the syllable for that note. <​sup>​[[[/#​ftn.id601696|7]]]</​sup>​ Remember to separate the dots with spaces, so that they are clearly separate syllables.+
  
 If you want more than one syllable on the same note, with a space between them, use a tilde “~” instead of the space. It will be shown as a space on the score. If you want more than one syllable on the same note, with a space between them, use a tilde “~” instead of the space. It will be shown as a space on the score.
 
 
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