Finale 3.2 - 26, Sibelius 4 - 7, Dorico
Tobias Giesen's plugins, full version, Robert Patterson plugins, Jari's plugins
MacPro (2016) 16 GB, MacBookPro (2018) 16 GB
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, January 22, 2019 17:56
In Document Options/MM Rests, turn off Update Automatically.
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 31, 2018 21:28
I was skeptical, as I don't really need it (we have Garritan) and I didn't trust the superlatives in the advertising. I downloaded, tried it and immediately bought it. I don't understand how it's p...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 18, 2018 16:17
I would let Finale's own spacing algorithms do the trick: select all, unlock systems and then respace. If you fit music, you may be forcing Finale to put more or fewer measures in the system than w...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 18, 2018 16:12
You can reset them all in one go with the JW Change plugin. I know it shouldn't be necessary but it's certainly a lot easier and quicker than resetting each one manually.
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 15, 2018 11:31
I thought I'd follow up on this. I just noticed that QuickLook is now working on my laptop without my having to install Finale 25 (an action suggested by MM). I copied the qlgenerator file from wit...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 15, 2018 09:31
FWIW, here is a list of improvements MM has made in version 26, which I can recommend highly.
Mac performance enhancements
⦁ macOS 10.14. Finale has been updated to be fully compatible with macOS 1...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 13, 2018 02:44
The articulations don't necessarily get borked at all. Download the newest version of Finale and experiment with the settings when opening old files as to whether or not to update articulation posi...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 13, 2018 02:38
You're using Windows so I can't really comment but I've seldom had problems with Finale not recognising properly-installed fonts. I use a number of third party fonts for all sorts of projects and t...
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 13, 2018 02:32
Christopher beat me to the draw! I also second his advice that you acquaint yourself with Finale's basic functions.
VAUGHAN SCHLEPP commented, December 13, 2018 02:30
If you have two tied notes and you want to remove the tie, all you need to do is (in Simple Entry) to place the caret on the first note and press = or 't'.