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by Capricorn
Thu May 28, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Lost pizzicato in viola, cello, and bass
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: Lost pizzicato in viola, cello, and bass

Thanks! It worked. I deleted the two measures with the trills and then put them in again and the pizz still worked. I wonder how that happened. I had put in the trills originally with the trill tool under shapes but didn't like the way it looked so I put the trill from the articulation tool and Fina...
by Capricorn
Thu May 28, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Lost pizzicato in viola, cello, and bass
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Lost pizzicato in viola, cello, and bass

I have Finale 25 on a High Sierra Mac. For some unknown reason, I suddenly lost the pizzicato sound on the bottom three string instruments after a particular measure in the piece. I can get it earlier and if I put the pizz. before the trouble spot, it continues, but if I try to initiate after measur...
by Capricorn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff

Oh Wow!! That was it. I never even knew there was a menu like that and I've been using Finale since it came out. You learn something every day! Thanks a million!!!
by Capricorn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff

It's me again. According to the instructions, I should have been able to do it with the note mover tool, which is much less cumbersome than highlighting the notes but when I try that, I get what was on the third measure of my sample. That is, all the notes are replaced by the one I clicked on to cro...
by Capricorn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff

I think I was trying to use the note mover tool. It looked like the cross staff tool from my former Finale (2009) I got it to work now by highlighting the note and pressing option and the arrow. Thanks.
by Capricorn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Cross staff seems just to replace the notes in the other staff

I've always been able to use cross staff to put notes from one staff into another and keep the notes in the other staff, but all of a sudden, it just replaces the other notes with rests. I'll attach a sample of what happens when I try it. I have Finale 25X on High Sierra.
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by Capricorn
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5

I just spent literally the whole day on the phone with Apple support trying to get back to my time machine from this morning before I made the fateful decision to upgrade simply because my apple bluetooth keyboard kept losing the connection and the technician said I should upgrade to fix it. After g...
by Capricorn
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5

I have my old system backed up on Time Machine which I disconnected before I put on Catalina, but so far I haven't had any Finale problems. I'm just worried that there's something I don't know about and suddenly all my Finale files that are new since I started Cataline will be hideously corrupted. I...
by Capricorn
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Catalina compatibility with Finale 25.5

I just upgraded to Catalina and then read the articles about how Finale 25.5 doesn't work with it, but I haven't had any problems as yet. It all seems exactly the same as before. Is there something anybody knows about that will emerge in time and maybe I should go back to High Sierra before I do too...
by Capricorn
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score

Well, I'll be darned. I just looked at my endings and text repeats in the staff tool and they weren't checked. Somehow I could have sworn that I checked them initially and they were checked but I just took another look and they weren't. So much time wasted, but as long as the problem was solved, I'm...
by Capricorn
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score

It ended up working if I clicked on the X and it turned into an F. I don't know what the F stands for but now it works.
by Capricorn
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score

It must be something about Finale X on a mac and Set-Up Wizard because I did have all the parts checked and I only get the little white squares on the other parts. Then I copied the whole thing and inserted it into a score I made from a default document and darned if the D.C.s didn't come up. Oh wel...
by Capricorn
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score

Yes, I did that. I also tried redoing the Groups and Brackets. And making a new list but nothing would make the D.C. appear on all the staffs. It did work when I set it up as a default document. I'll attach the file.
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by Capricorn
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score
Replies: 9
Views: 440

D.C. al Coda only appears on top line of the score

I have Finale 25 on a High Sierra Mac and I've been trying to put a D.C. al Coda in a score that will be in the parts as well but it only appears on the top line. I've checked "all staves," and tried again checking the staves individually but all I ever get is the D.C. al Coda on the top line of the...
by Capricorn
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Adding frames around text blocks globally
Replies: 28
Views: 2909

Re: Adding frames around text blocks globally

This is all pretty complicated. I was just hoping Finale had something that would work globally already in the program like in Utilities (Change) or Document preferences. I ended up doing each text block individually.
by Capricorn
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Adding frames around text blocks globally
Replies: 28
Views: 2909

Re: Adding frames around text blocks globally

I'll definitely look into this. My son-in-law is my computer guru so I'll run it by him. Thanks for the information.
Capricorn
by Capricorn
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Adding frames around text blocks globally
Replies: 28
Views: 2909

Adding frames around text blocks globally

I want to put frames around text blocks for a narrator to differentiate between his dialogue and the dialogue of the singers. I know how to do it with the Standard Frame in Text but is there a way it can be done globally so I don't have to put in the numbers every time? I have Finale 25 on High Sier...
by Capricorn
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X
Replies: 19
Views: 2683

Re: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X

Fantastic! It worked great. I'll have to clean it up a bit but I think that will be faster than recopying the whole thing.
by Capricorn
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X
Replies: 19
Views: 2683

Re: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X

Thanks. I'll try that next.
by Capricorn
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X
Replies: 19
Views: 2683

Re: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X

I tried it with my old Finale 2009 SmartScore lite (it doesn't seem to be in Finale 25X) but it came out musical gibberish! I just wanted to separate the lines of a Bach Two Part Invention and put them both in treble clef, putting the left hand line up an octave. I think the easiest way at this poin...
by Capricorn
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X
Replies: 19
Views: 2683

Converting scanned music to Finale in 25X

Is there a way to import a PDF file of music into Finale and have it open as a Finale file? I have Finale 25X on High Sierra.
by Capricorn
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Score Manager problems
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: Score Manager problems

Hi Zuill, I think the problem is fixed. Suddenly I lost sound altogether on my synthesizer when I tried to play it although I still had sound for playback. This synth has given me no end to problems for which I keep a journal since it's always taken hours to figure out how to fix them and I know the...
by Capricorn
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Score Manager problems
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: Score Manager problems

It's connected in the MIDI setup window and worked normally for a while but suddenly, the instrument sounds seem random. I assumed GM took care of matching the instrument sounds to the names of the instruments. For instance, I'll have it set for violin but an oboe sound comes out (if I'm lucky... a ...
by Capricorn
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Score Manager problems
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Score Manager problems

I have Finale 25X on High Sierra and I've run into a problem I've spent hours trying to figure out but I only seem to get in deeper. I set up the score with Setup Wizzard using my synthesizer, an old Alesis Quadresynth. When I play through Audio Units or Garriton, it's fine, but if I try to use the ...
by Capricorn
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Turn mysteriously sounding in music
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Turn mysteriously sounding in music

It seemed to be because I couldn't get rid of it until I followed Mike Rosen's advice and put in the T the right way. Since I went from Finale 2009 - 25 in one fell swoop, I missed the gradual instructions. I sure do like 25X, though (as long as I can stay on top of things).