For Mac OS Catalina, have you any plans to provide a true Condense Score feature? Something more advanced and yet simpler than either a generic piano reduction feature or the already existing Implode feature, which is convoluted and tedious at best. Your competitor, Dorico, has something along these lines that seems just the ticket. Of course, since I use Finale and have no plans to change, that doesn't do me any good. Thank you.
You want Finale to do automatic analysis of phrases across two or more staves, and combine the music into separate voices or chords, depending on context, while preserving separate part layouts? (Plus automatic 'a 2' / 'unis' labelling.)
Given the lack of more basic things like automatic vertical spacing, collision avoidance, beam subdivision, etc, etc. I wouldn't hold my breath waiting.
Yes, it would appear to be a tall order though Dorico seems to have solved the problem. Not sure how the two programs differ under the hood. Not my expertise. Of course there are any number of ways to get this done in Finale, as I am sure you know, but I believe most would agree they are fiendishly tedious. Never hurts to ask.
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