Easy Tremelo not rendering properly on screen. Shows large letters instead

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Easy Tremelo not rendering properly on screen. Shows large letters instead

Post by craigmday » Thu Aug 26, 2021 5:43 pm

Hi there,

I recently upgraded to version 27, and I am having an issue with the Easy Tremelo plugin.

When I try to add a tremelo between two half notes or whole notes, I get a couple of large "W"s on the screen, obscuring the notes. If I select quarter notes, I get "U"s on the screen. I've never seen this issue before and I am wondering if anyone else has encountered it. It seems like the font is not rendering correctly or something like that. Please see the attached screenshots.

Thank you,
Craig
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Re: Easy Tremelo not rendering properly on screen. Shows large letters instead

Post by motet » Thu Aug 26, 2021 5:47 pm

It's apparently due to the new SMuFL fonts. Can you switch back to the old Maestro font instead?

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Post by miker » Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:35 pm

What motet said. You can try changing them with the JW Change plugin.
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Post by motet » Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:59 pm

So, with v. 27, if you open a Maestro file you created with a previous version, does it automatically convert it to the SMuFl font?

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Post by miker » Thu Aug 26, 2021 7:12 pm

Haven’t tried it. I have 27 installed, but I’m using 26 until posts like this one stop.

But I did this in 27:
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Post by PeterF » Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:34 am

miker wrote:
Thu Aug 26, 2021 7:12 pm
Haven’t tried it. I have 27 installed, but I’m using 26 until posts like this one stop.
Haha Mike... you're funny.

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Post by motet » Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:09 am

Is there really any reason to upgrade? Are there symbols one must have that only SMuFL provides?

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Post by BuonTempi » Fri Aug 27, 2021 7:52 am

The Finale Maestro beta, over five years ago, came with Libraries and FinaleScripts to convert from SMuFL to non-SMuFL, so I have no idea why they enforced this apartheid between the formats.

They could have even produced a hybrid font, like November 2 (or Sebastian!) which contains both sets of glyphs. While that might have led to confusion about which set was being used, it would at least have provided some stability so that symbols would always be visually correct.

At the moment, we have a bunch of plugins that don’t add the correct symbols in new SMuFL documents, and no way of switch between the sets.

The new Maestro is a very impressive collection of symbols: microtonal accidentals, all kinds of performance techniques, noteheads, and others, all under one roof. But until MM improves the implementation, and uses the semantic benefits internally, the main advantage of the new Finale fonts is that they can be used in Dorico.

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Post by miker » Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:34 pm

motet wrote:
Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:09 am
Is there really any reason to upgrade? Are there symbols one must have that only SMuFL provides?
Not in my workflow. The only reason I've had to go there (or to fonts like Bravura) is to find things for other people.
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Re: Easy Tremelo not rendering properly on screen. Shows large letters instead

Post by craigmday » Mon Aug 30, 2021 4:34 pm

Thank you everyone! the JW Change plug-in worked like a charm. Appreciate all the quick responses.

Cheers,
Craig

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