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by jsmcwilliam
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Temporary change of staff group
Replies: 1
Views: 2443

Temporary change of staff group

I am rewriting a part for 1st and 2nd clarinets. Most of the music is written on single staff systems using voices to depict the different clarinet parts. Some sections, however, are so different that it was found to be better to use a bracketed two staff system. These occur sporadically throughout ...
by jsmcwilliam
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Two titles on one page
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Re: Two titles on one page

Thanks that works great for me. I also had to repeat the proces for the time signature.
John McWilliam
by jsmcwilliam
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Coda on a new line
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Coda on a new line

Finale ver 26 under Windows 10. I have a solo piece ending with a "D.S. al Coda". No problem there, however: 1. I want to place my short Coda on a new line under the last line of the piece and I don't want the last line to streach to the right margin. 2. Alternatively, I want to end the staff and ha...
by jsmcwilliam
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Two titles on one page
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Two titles on one page

I run version 26 under Windows 10. I have two short clarinet pieces which I want to be contained on one page. The notes are already in finale with a space between the first and second pieces. My problem is: 1. How to introduce the second title, composer etc. 2. The second piece is in a different key...
by jsmcwilliam
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Splitting music into layers
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Splitting music into layers

Finale 25.5 Windows 10 I am working with an imported xml orchestral score and the flute parts 1 & 2 are on the same staff. Both are depicted in layer 1. Is there a quick way to move the second flute part into layer 2. For example a keyboard shortcut which allows me to click on the 2nd. Flute notes t...
by jsmcwilliam
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Multiple note corrections (editing)
Replies: 1
Views: 509

Multiple note corrections (editing)

Inserting multiple articulations can be done reasonably effectively using the drag/mark method, however, if I have a bar with 12 triplets: |Fb G Fb G Fb G....| (this is written of coarse as |Fb G F G..... | and want to change the flat to a sharp |F# G F# G...| (to give me |F# G F G.... | then have t...
by jsmcwilliam
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: add measures & the measures are way too big for the new page
Replies: 7
Views: 3765

Re: add measures & the measures are way too big for the new

Finale 25
Windows 10

I have had the same problem and followed the instructions given above. The final solution given worked for me.

John McWilliam
by jsmcwilliam
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Adding measures to a score
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Re: Adding measures to a score

Thanks for the input. It solved my problem

John McWilliam
by jsmcwilliam
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Adding measures to a score
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Adding measures to a score

Finale 25 WINDOWS 10 I have spent considerable time formatting a score with 28 parts. Having completed the first page I want to add measures and create page two.When I add measures, however, I seem to loose my initial formatting on the new page. The staves are enlarged and the space between the stav...
by jsmcwilliam
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Flipping existing articulations
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: Flipping existing articulations

I could not find that plugin in the dropdown list. Is this also an F26 function?

John
by jsmcwilliam
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Flipping existing articulations
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Flipping existing articulations

I run Finale 25 under windows 10 and want to flip existing articulations: 1. The manual tells me to mark the articulation and press F, however, doing this has no effect. In the attachment, the second beat, I want to move the dots on E and A to below the beam. Similarly, the third beat A & C and the ...