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Guitar bend editing

Postby campersand » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:57 pm

Is there a way to manually edit the text that Finale creates OR just enter it myself without having the text automatically created when creating a guitar bend? I'm trying to indicate a two-string 1/4 step bend and for some reason Finale insists on entering "1 1/2" on the lower string.
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Postby FwL » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:43 pm

I don't think there are many who notate for guitar hanging out here. I do quite a bit, but I don't usually deal with bends.

If you want to post a sample of what you're talking about, I'd take a look at it.
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Re: Guitar bend editing

Postby campersand » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:36 pm

FwL wrote:I don't think there are many who notate for guitar hanging out here. I do quite a bit, but I don't usually deal with bends.

If you want to post a sample of what you're talking about, I'd take a look at it.


Thanks FwL, here you go. It's on the bottom two staves of the 1st page. My workaround was just to move the one bend marking between the two notes, but I'd really rather have one for each note so that it's totally clear. Also, I'm using some custom staff styles so the whole piece might look a little janky on your end, just a warning.
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Re: Guitar bend editing

Postby zuill » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:03 pm

What happens if you hold Shift and Alt down while double-clicking?

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Re: Guitar bend editing

Postby FwL » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:03 am

I'm not having any luck.
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Re: Guitar bend editing

Postby campersand » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:10 am

zuill wrote:What happens if you hold Shift and Alt down while double-clicking?

Zuill


It works! Actually, just alt+double-click works. Thanks!
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Re: Guitar bend editing

Postby zuill » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:38 am

You're right. I thought I had tried that without success, so I tried combinations. Alt it is.

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Postby FwL » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:27 am

The manual says control double click is how to do it. I messed around quite a bit and couldn't get anything to work right. Good to know the correct combination.
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