House Styles Do Not Appear

Article applies to:
  • Sibelius 5, 6, 7


The House Style file(s) do not appear in the list of House Styles in Sibelius.


Verify the installation of the House Style .lib file(s) is correct. This folder is frequently one that users must create during the installation process and a common mistake is to name the folder "House Style" (singular) rather than "House Styles" (plural). The House Style file(s) should be installed as follows:

Sibelius 5 / Sibelius 6 (Where "x" is the version number, 5 or 6)

Mac OS X:
Users/username/Library/Application Support/Sibelius Software/Sibelius [x]/House Styles/

Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Sibelius Software\Sibelius [x]\House Styles\

Windows Vista / Windows 7:
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Sibelius Software\Sibelius [x]\House Styles\

Sibelius 7

Mac OS X:
Users/username/Library/Application Support/Avid/Sibelius 7/House Styles/

Windows Vista / Windows 7:
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Avid\Sibelius 7\House Styles\

Last Modified: April 9, 2012