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Patlemortel
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Insert note

Post by Patlemortel » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:19 pm

Hi !
Is it possible to insert a note between other ones (without to delete them !) with the simply entry tool ?
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Re: Insert note

Post by Peter Thomsen » Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:07 pm

Yes, it is possible.

With the Speedy Entry Tool you position the crosshair on the beat/scale step where you want the inserted note, hold down Shift, and hit the number key for the desired note value, e. g. the number 5 key for a quarter note.

With the Simple Entry Tool you can click the note in with the mouse.

Be aware, though, that the must be "room" in the measure for the note value, so that you don't "overfill" the measure.
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Re: Insert note

Post by Patlemortel » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:53 am

Errrr...
Are You sure it works on Songwriter ?
Thanks !
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Re: Insert note

Post by miker » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:24 pm

Yes. I just did it.

Simple entry, with a mouse. If you are trying to insert a note into a measure that is already filled, or if your note will overfill the measure, in the Simple menu, uncheck "Check for extra notes." Use the mouse to click in the new note. Then you can delete the extra beats.

If the measure is not filled, just click in the new note.
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Re: Insert note

Post by Patlemortel » Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:41 pm

Thanks !
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Re: Insert note

Post by rustyrazor » Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:24 pm

In Songwriter, is there any way for the extra notes to be bumped into the next measure?

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Re: Insert note

Post by miker » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:42 pm

Ron,
Using the full Finale and Speedy, can't you move the extra notes to the next measure?

(It doesn't work automatically, though, which is what I suspect the poster is asking.)
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Re: Insert note

Post by motet » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:26 pm

Speedy will do it "automatically" when you overfill a measure without cutting and pasting, but you must reply to a prompt in each measure.

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Re: Insert note

Post by miker » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:04 pm

That's what I meant. But IIRC, SongWriter does not have Speedy.
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