Bugs

Ties and slurs into N-th repeat bars do not engrave or playback

If the final note before a repeat ending has a tie or slur leading into the end-repeat bars, then only the first repeat bar sequence engraves or plays back the tie/slur correctly. The 2nd (and higher) repeat bar sequences do not display an inward tie/slur finishing in them, nor does the tie/slur play back correctly.

 

Reported against: Sibelius, all versions up to 7.1.3.

Submitted by (@robinwalker)

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Lyric ties required

It is a common convention that, if a singer should not pause or breathe between two notes, then that is indicated in the lyric line with a symbol resembling a musical tie, stretching between the lyric items attached to those two notes. At present, Sibelius cannot represent this lyric tie. The tie can be faked with a non-magnetic slur, but that slur is attached to the staff, not to the lyrics, and the slur does not adapt ...more »

Submitted by (@robinwalker)

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Ties for arpeggiated chords

Currently, Sibelius does not allow you to create ties between notes in an arpeggiated chord to the full blocked chord, as shown to the left. The Sibelius Reference Guide (excerpt in 2nd attachment) admits this can only be done by manually by resizing the ties. However, when the score is changed, Sibelius does not automatically resize or move the ties magnetically with the score. Arpeggiated chords are used extensively ...more »

Submitted by (@davidjcoombs)

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