Sorry, I haven't used this forum much and searching appears to include everything no matter what I search for. I just installed Finale 27.2. I've never installed 27 before. A serious issue for me is that no matter what document I save, reopening shows that it has already been edited. That means that I can never open then close a Finale document without being prompted to save. Is this a known bug? Thanks.
This strange behavior has been around for many years
Yep. I don't recall when it began.
We’ve been told in the past that when a file is opened, Finale runs a file check on it, resulting in the requirement to save.
True? ¿Quién sabe?
True. Of course, Finale users know that Finale is the only app that does this. Likewise, Digital Performer users know that DP is the only app that exhibits this behavior. Well, there are other apps that do the same. Yes, really.
If you feel strongly about this, it's easily ignored—don't Save if you made no changes.
I was told Finale reads the date from the computer upon opening and of course even though you may have opened it only a few seconds before it would be seen as a change. Thus triggering the Save before exit. I have no idea if that is true or not.
Another odd behavior in this same vein is the re-opening of files upon close. Every once in a while Finale will restart itself even though nothing was wrong. No Finale isn't responding and will close screen. Regular closing out.
But we got file sharing! 😁
Every once in a while Finale will restart itself even though nothing was wrong. No Finale isn't responding and will close screen. Regular closing out.
Huh? In over 30 years, I’ve never seen this behavior—not once, not ever. I certainly don’t consider this normal behavior. You might want to diagnose the cause—could be a memory leak but doesn’t have to be caused by Finale.
Huh? In over 30 years, I’ve never seen this behavior—not once, not ever
Perhaps you are lucky. Doesn't mean it doesn't happen, though. I have seen it on a couple, at least three, different unrelated computers. So, unless all of them are faulty, I must think it to be a Finale issue. It seems so random and rare it isn't easy to tell how often it might happen or why.
No biggie just another annoyance like the Save thingy.
If you are opening 1 file per day it's not an issue, but if you are working every day on hundreds of small files, for educational books for instance, then it is annoying. Also when you are working with macro programs such as quickeys. What I'm missing in the comments is what is against it. Almost every problem in Finale is solvable, directly or indirectly, but what is the problem with making the program more effective?
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