Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

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Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by rustyrazor » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:36 pm

I'm using Songwriter 2012.

When I select Document > Hide Courtesy Items, the clef on the new line disappears as well. I only would like the new line clef to show.

Any advice?

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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by motet » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:04 am

I don't have Songwriter, but are you saying it hides the "real", non-courtesy clef?

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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by miker » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:05 am

It's working properly for me. Can you post the document where you're having the problem?

We don't need the whole thing. Just the first page, if the problem occurs there.
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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by rustyrazor » Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:15 am

OK, attached is the chart. The 6th line (shortest one) has a line that's bass clef. When I selected Hide Courtesy Clef, the real clef is hidden as well.

Any thoughts?
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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by miker » Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:10 am

For reasons know only to them, the Lead Sheet only shows a clef on the first line. And it's a setting you can't get to.

Solution: Set up a new doc with the Setup Wizard, and just choose blank staff. There is a clef on every line. Now, your bass clef is where it belongs, and you can still hide the courtesy clef.

You can't, however, show the bass clef in that one system, and not have the treble clef show in all the others. (Not that I can fathom why anybody would want to...)
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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by rustyrazor » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:41 pm

Hi Miker:

Thanks, but not sure how to select blank staff. My choices for a new doc are: setup wizard, lead sheet, and template. None of them offer an option for blank staff. If I select a lead sheet template, it produces a page full of blank staves with a clef only on the 1st line. Changing the clef 6 lines down, only shows the courtesy clef at the end of the previous line.

Any thoughts?

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Re: Hiding courtesy clef also hide clef on new line

Post by miker » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:26 am

Sure. Read what I said:
"Set up a new doc with the Setup Wizard..."
In the Setup Wizard first screen, choose Engraved Style. In the next screen, where you have the choice of instruments, choose Blank Staff.
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