Annotating Your Digital Sheet Music

Video Tutorial: Annotations in Newzik
Wed, 6 May, 2020 at 12:51 PM
Opening and Closing the Annotation Toolbar
In Newzik, you can annotate PDF and MusicXML Pieces using an extensive array of tools. There are three ways to open the annotation toolbar and enter annotation mode: From the top menu bar...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 4:16 PM
Dragging the Annotation Toolbar
If the annotation toolbar gets in the way of your music, you can drag it up and down the screen (iPad only). Swiping it up or down will send it quickly to the bottom or top of the screen.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 4:39 PM
Turning Pages in Annotation Mode
To turn your pages whilst in annotation mode, click on the left/right arrows on the right side of the annotation toolbar. If you use an Apple Pencil (or equivalent), you can turn pages normally, ...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 4:13 PM
Using Annotation Layers
You may create, use, and choose to hide or display several annotation layers in order to separate different kinds of annotations, have different versions of the same Piece, work collaboratively, e...
Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Annotation Tools in Newzik
The annotation toolbar comprises several tools. From left to right: Trash Click the trash icon to delete all annotations of the active Layer on the current page or on all pages. Und...
Thu, 24 Jun, 2021 at 3:32 PM
Deleting Annotations
There are several ways to delete annotations: Using the “undo” arrow to cancel an annotation you just made Using the annotation selection tool (“Lasso”) and clicking the trash icon Using the e...
Thu, 23 Apr, 2020 at 3:34 PM
Compatibility with the Apple Pencil
Newzik is compatible, and optimized for, the Apple Pencil (1st and 2nd generation). The Apple Pencil (and other equivalent styluses, see our comparative review article here) uses Palm Rejectio...
Thu, 7 May, 2020 at 11:50 AM
Apple Pencil Troubleshooting
If your Apple Pencil does not seem to work, it might not be paired with your iPad. You can check this in your iPad’s Settings, in “Bluetooth”. If the problem persists, try charging it for a c...
Thu, 23 Apr, 2020 at 3:35 PM
Annotation Bar Timeout
To avoid having to click on “Done” to close the annotation toolbar, you can activate the “Annotation Timeout” option in the General Settings of Newzik. Once this option is activated, the annotati...
Thu, 23 Apr, 2020 at 3:36 PM