Accent and tap dynamic contrast

Is there some way to adjust the dynamic contrast when accents are used. When I write a 16th note simple accent pattern for snares, tenors or bass I can barely hear a difference between the accented and unaccented notes. I'm looking for sound of the 12"; and 3"; stick heights.

Its funny, I have this problem with my actual drumline as well!

Thanks
Is there a way to change the accents permanently or do I have to do it everytime. And I have in the properties tab all 8 boxes checked do the need to be?
A good trick I use, is to use the Advanced Filter tool. Have it select all the accented or unaccented notes. Then while they are selected you can manually enter a velocity amount in the properties window under the playback tab.

It would be nice if Sibelius allowed you to globally set the velocity change for accents, but I've never found a way to do that.
Is there a way to bring just the accents up or just the taps down while the whole document is selected? I just went ahead and selected (command; select) every accent note and then applied the new velocity to everything at once. However, selecting the notes took forever and was too ";clicky"; for my taste :)

Thanks!

+1 karma for Gabe.  Probably the single best tip for added realism.
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Is there some way to adjust the dynamic contrast when accents are used. When I write a 16th note simple accent pattern for snares, tenors or bass I can barely hear a difference between the accented and unaccented notes. I'm looking for sound of the 12"; and 3"; stick heights.

Its funny, I have this problem with my actual drumline as well!

Thanks

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yes, you can customize you tap/accent height in Sibelius.

Shift+L will turn on your Live Playback.
View> View Live Playback Velocities.  You can customize how loud you want accented and non-accented notes.  To do a mass edit use your advance filter to select all accented/unaccented notes.  You can also use the Transform Live Playback feature.  Shoot me a PM tomorrow and I will walk you through it if you need.

Gabriel Cobas
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