Finale 25, 26, 27, Patterson Plug-ins, JW Plug-ins, TG Tools, Perfect Layout Gold, Keyboard Maestro, Adobe CS6 - CC, MacOS Mojave through Monterey. NotePerformer 3, Dorico 4, Sibelius Ultimate.
Doug Bakkum commented, September 29, 2023 01:47
The "Copy Page Layout" plug-in from the Patterson Plug-ins set will do this. It will not replace existing text boxes, but will copy page attached text boxes from one document to another. There is n...
Doug Bakkum commented, September 20, 2023 16:10
Did we get a chatGPT created response in this thread? (no offense intended if not - Webert Iffeny)
Doug Bakkum commented, September 18, 2023 16:13
Interesting - mine defaults to month first:
Here is after changing the Mac OS date settings:
Mac OS Monterey
Could it be your user preferences for Location and Region? Check in your...
Doug Bakkum commented, September 01, 2023 20:50
Have you tried setting the Music Spacing option in Document Settings to "Incorporate"? If you are working with a document that you didn't create, or was created with a different version of Finale,...
Doug Bakkum commented, August 22, 2023 22:49
Another option is to use the Selection Tool.
Select the measure(s) you wish to change - right click and hold - mouse down to "Time Signature" - mouse right to see choices - mouse down to select e...
Doug Bakkum commented, July 27, 2023 16:03
If you lock all systems in the source part first, then temporarily break/remove any mm rests, then run JW Copy Part Layout, all systems in the target part should match measure for measure in each s...
Doug Bakkum commented, July 18, 2023 23:32
This feature is built into version 27.3 - go to Plug-ins > JW Tools > Copy Part Layout...
If you are using an older Finale version - download and install the JW Plugins set. It...
Doug Bakkum commented, July 02, 2023 02:48
When you are looking at the file information dialog... click on "Instrument List" at the top/middle of the dialog window. Those two "buttons" are very poorly designed tabs.
Doug Bakkum commented, June 29, 2023 16:45
Interesting - mine is control+spacebar. This has to be the default, as I've never changed it (Monterey).
Doug Bakkum commented, June 29, 2023 16:12
Glad you figured it out...
If you will be frequently switching back and forth between these two keyboard layouts, you could use the built in keyboard shortcut to do so - press control+...