So often I want to copy only the notes AND rests from a bar, but with chord changes, dynamics, text, etc. I can only quickly select the notes. Often that's enough, but there are plenty of times when a phrase begins with a rest that if included in the selection would make pasting much quicker.
When using the term "reggae" as Tempo Text, playback results in notes either being cut off prematurely or not sounded at all, probably due to MIDI overlap. This only happens when two notes are the same pitch, as in bar 6 of the attached file. Removal of the Tempo Text results in normal playback.
If you input a note and tie as in Ex1 and then select the note and press R for repeat you get Ex2. If you select both notes in Ex3 and press R you get Ex3 you get Ex4. Clearly this is inconsistent and therefore one of these is a bug. These situations should not be confused with when the whole bar is selected when both situations result in the tie being copied. This is then consistent and I think correct (the tie is part ...more »
For grandstaff works requiring extra staves including those with ossia passages the CTRL+SHIFT+UP/DOWN command does not work properly. If the notes have been placed on a stave below the parent staff using this command does not return them to the parent staff but sends them instead to the top staff in the part. If that's an ossia staff or an additional higher keyboard staff, that's where the music goes to. It skips ...more »
New Comments with "staff capability". Maybe implementing this feature should be not a joke.. but I make a large use of both comments and ideas, and many times I miss the possibility to write music inside a comment.
A comment like "to do: creating a melody with these notes, or with this chord" and a small staff in which i can write the chord or the notes. Less complex than ideas, but a bit more than a text comment.
Adding an "Audition" feature is something most other Notators have. You keep your mouse on a note and by pressing SHIFT + Mouse click (listen to single current note sustained) or CTRL + Mouse click (ALL the notes running verticle up the score on that note's position sustained. This is extremeley needed troubleshooting finding a wrong note in a specific in the score. Maybe adding a "zooming" feature to this is a good idea...that ...more »
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Often the Arrange feature will place some notes 'out of range' (colored red) in one or more instruments. Presently, we can identify these one at a time by inspection, or with a current plug-in. However it would be ideal if all out of range notes could be identified in a selection. In this way, one could move them all up or down by an octave. Although further tweaks might be needed harmonically/ melodically, this would ...more »
When I place a crescendo (hairpin) over a note containing a tie across two measures, the sound volume abruptly drops when playback reaches the second measure. This problem has existed at least since Sibelius 7.0 and continues in Sibelius 7.5. I have encountered it with the flute instrument sample, but not with all instruments.
I sometimes wished Sibelius would allow me to overfill bars. It should be possible to enable/disable this function.
When entering notes I sometimes need to convert grace-notes afterwards. Otherwise somehow it stops my workflow. This is one thing I enjoyed to have in Finale.
Sometimes it would be reallly useful to be able to flip the direction of one of the end hooks independently (for instance in certain cross staff situations).