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Posted By : mingus0 - 4/14/2002 12:07 PM
I have charts written in various previous
versions of Finale and have found some
difficulty in using simple note entry in
Finale 2002b to edit the duration of a
single note in some of these charts.
Sometimes it will, other times it won't and
will complain with a Mac alert 'beep'.
Is this a known bug or are there settings I
should be checking to make sure that it's
possible to edit the note?

Posted By : duser - 4/14/2002 1:33 PM
When you say 'edit the duration of a single note', do you mean the notated value (e.g, change a quarter into a dotted quarter), or do you mean the playback value (the length of time that the note is actually sounded)?

Posted By : Vdrummer - 4/16/2002 9:03 AM
Have you unchecked the menu item
"Check for extra notes"? Otherwise, you
may be trying to enter too many beats per
measure and getting the alert.


Posted By : mingus0 - 4/28/2002 12:54 PM
On 4/14/2002 5:33:00 PM, Anonymous
>When you say 'edit the
>duration of a single note', do
>you mean the notated value
>(e.g, change a quarter into a
>dotted quarter), or do you
>mean the playback value (the
>length of time that the note
>is actually sounded)?

I mean to change the notated value.
When I select an eighth note from the
simple palette and superimpose it over a
quarter note, it usually works fine but
occasionally will complain.
I assume this is not a documented bug
as no one else here seems to have
noticed it.

Posted By : duser - 4/28/2002 1:55 PM
I think Brad gave you your answer. There's a 'Check for Extra Notes' checkbox in both the Simple Entry Tool > Simple Menu and the Speedy Entry Tool > Speedy Menu.