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Music disappears when moving systems

Postby Greensill » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:24 pm

I had this trouble before with an earlier version....can't remember which one...but some how it was resolved. Now it's happening again since I upgraded to Mojave. I'm on finale 26. When using the staff tool to alter the distance between systems, in page view, all the music disappears.

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Postby N Grossingink » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:38 pm

To adjust space between systems, use the Page Layout Tool (Systems > Edit Margins). Could be whatever you're doing with the Staff Tool is causing the disappearing music.

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Postby michelp » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:36 pm

The D key refreshes the screen. In this case, it might help.
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Postby motet » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:01 pm

The staff tool can be used to adjust the space between systems (dragging the top staff of a system) but I agree the Page Layout tool is the better way to go. I don't know why music is disappearing, though. If you have hard page breaks it may have moved on to a future page. If you have Automatic Update Layout turned off, turn it on (and leave it on--it's worthless to turn it off).
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