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|Posted By : Rudy B - 10/26/2009 1:12 PM|
|Hi, with using Finale, I wish that it would use the Smart Quotation Marks like Microsoft Word uses. I prefer the look of them so I manually change them in every song I typeset. It gets to be alot of work when I'm typesetting a 520 song songbook, but because it looks nicer I do it anyway. Is there any way that this could be added to Finale?|
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|Posted By : Dr. Wiggy - 10/28/2009 7:21 AM|
|On a Mac, you can access smart quote marks by <alt> [ and <alt><shift [ for double quotes. Use ] for single quotes.|
I presume there's an equivalent keyboard press in Windows.
You can of course copy and paste text from the Edit Lyrics window into a text editor, do a global replace to Smart Quotes, then copy and paste the text back into the Edit Lyrics box.
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|Posted By : Mike Rosen - 11/10/2009 8:31 PM|
|If you use Windows, get the free program AllChars for Windows at sourceforge.net/projects/allchars|
This will let you insert smart quotes easily. CTRL,',' gives you ” and CTRL,`,` gives you “
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|Posted By : watson.shane - 4/2/2010 3:17 AM|
|I accidentally missed out a note in my script so I proceeded to try and move all the music along to add it in but then of course, things beyond that just get deleted. Is there any way to add in a note so everything just moves along or do I have to do it manually, filling in notes as I go along?|
nice post ... jaron