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MusicXML import Sibelius crash

Sibelius crashes with a "division by zero" error when importing a MusicXML file if the MusicXML originated with a Finale score in which the Patterson plug-in "Beam over Barlines" had been used to split a beam over a barline which is also a system break or page break.

 

Sibelius should not crash, no matter how strange the MusicXML might be.

 

Attached is

(a) a sample Finale 2014 file with such a split beam over a system break;

(b) the resultant MusicXML export from Finale, which causes Sibelius to crash while importing.

 

The originating forum thread was:

http://www.sibelius.com/cgi-bin/helpcenter/chat/chat.pl?com=thread&start=666985&groupid=3

"Sibelius crashing upon XML import"

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