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Could Finale please incorporate the overwhelmingly standard 3/4s flat accidental, that is, the conventional flat with the quartet-tone flat accidental added to the left-hand side (indicating a quarter tone below a flat)?  This sign was agreed upon at the ISCM in the early 90s and used widely by, as far as I'm aware, most composers and performers working in quartertones.  It should be available through the +1/2, -1/2 buttons on the simple entry palette.  If you apply a -1/2 to a note already flat, it should become a 3/4 flat.  

 

Thanks!

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Disclaimer:

If I misunderstand you, then I apologize.

 

… incorporate the overwhelmingly standard 3/4s flat accidental, that is, the conventional flat with the quartet-tone flat accidental added to the left-hand side (indicating a quarter tone below a flat) …

 

The following symbol is in the font Engraver Font Extras, in slot#73 (type an uppercase I).

 

… It should be available through the +1/2, -1/2 buttons on the simple entry palette.  If you apply a -1/2 to a note already flat, it should become a 3/4 flat …

 

As far As I Know, this is already possible if the key signature is set up correctly, namely as a key signature that divides the octave into 24 quarter-steps.

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Dear Peter,

 

Thanks for your reply.  I can get neither that symbol nor the 3/4 sharp symbol to come up.  It must be that somehow I haven't selected the right   That is not however the symbol.  I’ve never seen this symbol in an actual musical score.  Would you please let me know which composers use the symbol you’ve copied?  I would be interested to know if this is just a difference of “school” or compositional style.

 

The symbol I'm after is the one I've attached as an image. 

 

I have never managed to find this symbol in Finale.  Many thanks for your help!  

 

By the way, neither the symbol you attached nor the three-quarters sharp signs appear when I use the 1/2 up/1/2 down buttons.  There must be something wrong with how the quartertones are set up, as I'm adapting an old score from 2009.  There may be some issue with the old file.

 

 

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Sorry about the late reply.

The attached symbol can be found in the November font, in slot #143:

The November font is a third party font = it is not included with Finale; you can buy it separately.

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