very important for publishers...!
Publishers and their engravers need more setting options for staff-sizes ie.
Choir 100%, Piano-part 76% and Strings 92%
This is a very common thing to highlight dif. voices in a score.
Although a lousy quality mp3 became a standard in the internet....
It's time to implement this as a possible export-format.
Add an option-field where user can select either wave or mp3 and depending on this selection a property-field will appear where one can set quality, bit-rate, etc....
Sibelius should automatically notify the user when one or more plug-ins are out-of-date, and then provide the user with the ability to see a list of out-of-date plug-ins, and the ability to select which ones to update to the latest version.
This has been much discussed in the forum - it would be terrific to be able to shrink staff size only on certain pages where the music gets crowded.
Yet another thing publishers and engravers are calling for is setting the distance between staves with numeric values in mm, inch or pixel. This is needed to keep the baseline on one page similar to the next. In german this is called "Registerhaltigkeit". When staff-rulers are enabled a doubleclick onto a distance-value could open a box where one can enter the needed value and choose the measurement (mm, inch.etc.) A ...more »
absolute important for engravers and publishers...! The major publishing houses estimated hundred (and more) years ago have to deal with reprinting, re-publishing their old music. In the romantic era it was quite common to write ie. 13 16th in time of a quarter. I have seen this too often to call it a minor effect... The best would be to give the user the possibility to to make a "this instead of that"-decision ie. ...more »
Glissando needs an improvement. When one adds a glissando to a note w/o a goal-note playback wont play the glissando. So a fall or gliss-down wont work.
It also would be great to set the startpoint and duration of a glissando.
When a glissando is added to a whole-note the duration of the glissando covers the complete note-duration, even when the gliss should be played at the very end of a note.