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Posted By : mrblue - 12/31/2016 4:18 AM
hi there
it's a problem i've never been used to
i'm trying to delete one staff and everytime i do that finale delete the staff i want but also the one below

i selected the one i want to delete , everything is fine and then i chose from the menu delete and reposition , in the end the staff below is also deleted

i don't know what's happening here

please help!

Posted By : Dr. Wiggy - 12/31/2016 6:01 AM
Why not delete it from the Score Manager?

Are you sure it's not a two-stave instrument, like a piano?

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Posted By : mrblue - 12/31/2016 6:07 AM
man you are the best
i just deleted it from the score manager and it worked fine
the problem is that when you do that from the sm then the reposition is f.up everything is messed up after that , but at least i didn"t deleted the staff below
and no it's not a 2 stave instruments it's a tuba and the instrument below is timpani so not the same kind

thanks a 1000 times you saved me a lot of time

Posted By : michelp - 12/31/2016 12:54 PM
This has happened to me on several occasions (in the Staff Tool), and the disappearing staff was part of another group (like 1st violins).
At least, the ScoreManager works more reliably.

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