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Placing staccato wedges and ^ accents on staff lines

Postby John Ruggero » Thu May 17, 2018 2:54 pm

Is there any way to make Finale automatically place staccato wedges and other appropriate articulations so that they are bisected by the staff lines as recommended by Gould (page 120 example 3) when placed in the staff:
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Postby motet » Thu May 17, 2018 3:42 pm

It seems like you could achieve that with two sets of those articulations, one for notes on lines and one for notes on spaces. Not the most convenient thing in the world, though.
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Re: Placing staccato wedges and ^ accents on staff lines

Postby John Ruggero » Thu May 17, 2018 4:14 pm

Thanks for suggestion, motet. That would work. And I would need a third set for when the articulation is off the staff since the spacing is a little closer for that one. I might make this a feature request at MM if there is not way to do this automatically, though,
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Postby motet » Thu May 17, 2018 4:30 pm

"Off-staff" looks very close to "space" to me.
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Re: Placing staccato wedges and ^ accents on staff lines

Postby motet » Thu May 17, 2018 4:31 pm

Another alternative would be a JW Lua script to adjust them after placing.
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Postby John Ruggero » Thu May 17, 2018 10:56 pm

Maybe a Lua script writer would want to take this on?
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