My eighth note flag is missing o_O

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My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by dazeymoon » Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:35 pm

Hello, I was messing around the the flag options through document options and now simple note entry is entering quarter notes on an eighth note. If I enter more than two of these eighth notes without flags it beams indicating it knows that they are eighth notes. My professor doesn't know what to do he is also not that helpful and I definitely do not want to start over. :x

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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by Peter Thomsen » Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:19 pm

Welcome to the forum!

I am sure you understand, that Document Options are document specific - not program specific.

From what template was your Finale document created?
You have not given us much information about the Finale document, so I can only give some general advice.

I would examine the document settings in the original template (that your Finale document was created from), and then use the very same settings in the “flagless” Finale document.

That should bring the flags back - if you have not been messing around with any other options than the flag options.
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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by motet » Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:43 pm

Compare (units are EVPUs):
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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by dazeymoon » Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:37 pm

motet wrote:
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:43 pm
Compare (units are EVPUs):
Thank you so much the units were in inches instead of EVPU. What is EVPU? Either way thank you so much !!!!!!!! :D

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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by Peter Thomsen » Thu Sep 23, 2021 6:24 pm

dazeymoon wrote:
Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:37 pm
… What is EVPU? …
The letters EVPU are short for Enigma Virtual Page Unit.
1 Point = 4 EVPUs
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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by motet » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:09 pm

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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by miker » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:40 pm

And being such small units, EVPUs allow much finer adjustments.
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Re: My eighth note flag is missing o_O

Post by motet » Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:17 pm

If you type in inches, centimeters, points, etc., you can use fractions, but they're converted to EVPUs internally and rounded to the nearest EVPU if necessary.

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