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Post by gsailors » Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:25 am

Can staff styles be assigned to a layer?

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Re: Layers

Post by zuill » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:42 am

They can, but we probably need more details.

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Post by gsailors » Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:41 pm

I have a layer that is basically in the bass stave, but occasionally crosses into the treble stave. The notes are in handbell notation. In the treble stave there is also regular notation. When I select staff style for those measures it changes all the notes in those measures to handbell notation.

I need that layer to remain in handbell notation.


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Re: Layers

Post by zuill » Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:06 am

When you say crosses into the Treble staff, do you mean on the staff above, using the Cross Staff feature? Also, handbell notes look like regular notes. Maybe we need a sample.

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Re: Layers

Post by Nick Mazuk » Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:27 am

In the staff style definition, you can change which layers are affected.
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This only works for these alternative notations, though.

You can find the staff style definition with the staff tool in Staff > Define Staff Styles…
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Re: Layers

Post by gsailors » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:23 am

Nick,

I do not get that screen showing the staff definition and assigning it to layers.

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Post by gsailors » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:29 am

Nick,

This is the dialog box I get.
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Re: Layers

Post by Nick Mazuk » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:31 am

Sorry about the incomplete post. When you define a staff style, you should get this window.
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There is an option for "Alternate Notation". Select that and you should see the window I screenshotted earlier.
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