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1.  Let me turn off the functionality of the "End" key.   I never, EVER want to jump to the end measure, but it's right next to the Delete button and I miss sometimes.

2.  If you insist on the End key jumping to the end of the score, at least jump to the last few measures where the end measure is on the right side of the screen.

3.  Let me turn off the "feature" that starts playback from the beginning if I spacebar-click on a time signature or key signature instead of perfectly within a measure.   It's really annoying.  Then I have to scroll through and find my place again.

Thank you!

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# 3 Yes!!

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For #3, I just use the Play From Leftmost Measure option.

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You may have noticed there is no single KEYSTROKE way to stop playback and immediately go back to the 'Leftmost Measure.' You have to use the mouse and click the square stop button. Finale is WAY behind the times on this, and someone should revisit those features. Sequencing programs, of course, have had for years all kinds of ways to 'cue up' play/stop start and end times, for a variety of scenarios.

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I use the end key (and the home key) constantly, to extend a selection forward or back. I have never used it for playback.

 

But of course, I use Finale as a notation app, and not as a wannabe DAW...

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Where I find this most annoying is in Speedy Entry.  I despise accidentally hitting end instead of delete and jumping out of the bar I am editing, all the way to the end, and then I have to scroll all the way back (or forward) to where I left off.  Please let me disable this!

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Mike, although I do often use "shift-end" to extend a highlighted selection through the final measure, I still hate that it is next to Delete and find it infuriating in Speedy Note.  I do appreciate that hitting it once "flashes" the last measure and gives you a chance to reconsider, but nonetheless I have often considered 3d printing an actual physical attachment to glue to my keyboard that just covers up the End key.

The lack of solutions to things like this is why I don't enthusiastically jump on every upgrade any more.

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I hope you will not find it snarky if I suggest you look at different keyboards. On my Windows keyboard (a standard keyboard from Dell) the End key is several keys removed from the Delete key (Although I notice that a newer Dell keyboard does have the two next to each other.

 

It is not that I am unaware that I am suggesting you spend extra money on a keyboard, but I have a hunch that in light of the cost/benefit ratio, the cost of a new keyboard is probably substantially less than hiring programmers to reprogram the delete key routine for the few users it bothers (at least form MakeMusic's perspective). Of course I could be wrong.

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Fair enough.  Yeah, I have that newer Dell keyboard.

I think I'll just 3d print a cap to block my clumsy fingers from touching the key.  

I guess I will stop complaining about this, and choose something else to gripe about instead. :)

Cheers

 

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