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Lyrics lines should be individually selectable and editable.

It's not possible to easily (with a filter) select a certain line of lyrics in a song that has repeats and thus more lines of lyrics. The programm can create up to 5 lines of lyrics under (or over) one line of notes, but it's impossible to select p.e. just the lyrics of the 2nd line. Now this can only be done by manually selecting every syllabe. This can be very frustrating for instance when you want to write out the ...more »

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Print with Enter key in Print dialog

Sibelius 7.5 doesn't use the Windows convention of allowing to use the Enter key in a print dialog to begin printing. In Sibelius 7.5, you have to click on the Print button to start printing instead. It might not seem to be such a big problem, but it's pretty annoying to me. I don't see a reason why Sibelius can't behave as other Windows applications do. Sibelius 5 allowed you to begin printing with the Enter key, ...more »

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Dashed lines between two notes

On the same manner that a simple tie keeps always his extremities between two notes, it should be a very useful option to have the possibility to write a dashed line between two notes of a melodic line who dumps from a staff to an other.

It's very useful for transcribers of polyphonic peaces to organ scores where artist like to follow the melodic line.

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Option to remove/not install the Application Manager

Honestly, the Application Manager is little more than a marketing tool to push notices and marketing info on users. One user already wants to disable it and another wants you to dump Java. How about just dumping the marketing tool all together? Notices for available upgrades already come from within Sibelius so there's absolutely no legitimate need for the Application Manager.

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Sibelius Proprietary Tablet

A proprietary tablet custom designed for professional musicians, and groups of musicians, in a local network using Sibelius as the engine. The tablet system would meet this criteria: 1) True 9x12 inch screen size matching that of traditional printed music sheets. 2) Two 9x12 inch screen tablets hinged together as a book to match common printed music form, and for portability. 3) Wifi connection with a master/sub ...more »

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Soundsets for GPO 5 needed - how to?

As I recently wrote I purchased Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, hoping to have the optimum of brass sounds - to my ears, they are realy good and sound very natural and powerful /when needed). But Sibelius 7.5 does not "recognize" there is GPO5 in my computer, although I did install the lates version of Aria player and Plogue engine. So I asked at "MakeMusic" about the issue, and this is what they answered me last night ...more »

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Plugins

1.-Please plugins for Viola d'amore and Viola pomposa (add musical instruments) 2.-Please request Plugin to divide the instruments present in a score, if the space of the musical parts of each instrument are joined one over the other, and a new orchestra with the musical instruments that are gathered in the score is necessary, without affecting The score that is composed; If orchestra requires a lot of musical instruments ...more »

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GPO5 (Garritan Personal Orchestra as VST instrument in Sib 7.5

Hi everyone. Purchased Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 (I alrady have GPO4, and Garritan J.A.B.B.) Now I find that sibelius does not "see" GPO5. It only offers me GPO4, and J.A.B.B. Now, in earlier times for the ensembles there were VSt.dll files which I had to copy and paste into the VSt folder. I did so with the most current Aria Player which I updated after installing GPO5, but that apparently is not enough. I had posted ...more »

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Using aax dsp plugins in Insert or as effects

Would be great to be able using aax dsp plugins in order to relieve cpu when playing or exporting the score.

Sibelius is an Avid products, so this is desheartening that axx plugins are ignored while only vst and audiounits are only proposed.

Also it would be great that all the plugins would be classified by categories or at least listed alphabetically.

Thanks for reading

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Sibelius Accessibility for Screen readers

The accessibility for Screen readers needs to be improved. In the last two years, blind users could use Sibelius by utilizing the screen reader NVDA. In the last year, I encountered, that Sibelius crashes, as soon as I have NVDA loaded. I would greatly appreciate an accessibility feature on Mac OS and the screen reader "Voiceover".

 

With kind regards

 

Stefan Albertshauser

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