Customizing Staff & Keyboard Display Settings

NOTE: This feature is only available with Little Musician Pro.

 

You can customize the Staff & Keyboard Display settings by clicking the Settings (Cog) button on the upper right part of the Staff/Keyboard Display panel to open the corresponding Settings window.

 

Staff Settings

Change how the Staff and notes appear in the Free Play Screen:

  • Icon - Change the icon used to represent notes on the Staff.
  • Label - Change the note labels to Note Names, Solfège syllables, or to leave notes unlabelled.
  • Note Color - Change the note icon color.
  • Note Stem - Show or hide the note stem.
  • Clef Type - Toggle the Treble Clef or Bass Clef, or choose to show both.
  • Note Accidentals - Choose to use Sharps or Flats to either raise or lower the pitch of the note by a semitone.
  • Highlight - Choose to highlight the Staff by filling in the background color (Grey Dim) or choose to highlight the line or space where the note sits on the Staff (Active Lines).
 
Keyboard Settings
Change how the Keyboard Display panel appears in the Free Play Screen:
  • Number of Octave - Change the number of octave shown on the keyboard.
  • *Left Shift* maps to - Select the note that will be played when pressing the Left Shift key on your computer keyboard. In turn, this will change the note assigned to each key on the computer keyboard. By default, the Left Shift key maps to "G3" and Z maps to "A3", etc.
  • Black Keys - Choose to use Sharps or Flats to either raise or lower the pitch of the note by a semitone.
  • Highlight - Highlights the key you play or press.
  • Show - Choose to display Note Names, Octave Numbers, Octave Borders, or Solfège Syllables in the Keyboard Display panel. You can also choose to show Rainbow Colors for each key in the Keyboard Display panel.

 

Located at the right side of the Settings button is the Window button, which will expand the window of the selected subpanel.

 

The scrollbar below the keyboard subpanel allows you to move around the musical keyboard. You can also specify how far you scroll by clicking on “1” on either side of the scrollbar, which will move the keyboard by one key, or by clicking on “8” on either side of the scrollbar, which will move the keyboard by one octave.

 

Related Article:

The Free Play Screen

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