I’ve done this before by saving as many files as needed (for each variance of multi-measure rest) after completing everything else. Then just delete bars. It can be a smaller kludge than having to deal with bar numbers etc.
Steve P. On 8 Oct 2014, at 06:00, Robert Patterson <rob...@robertgpatterson.com> wrote: > For this piece I'm acting as editor rather than composer, so I don't feel > at liberty to change the meter from 7/4. (Were I the composer, I'd probably > just alternate between 3/4 and 4/4.) > > I though about using expressions for the dotted barlines, but the group > barlines for the keyboard part would be a challenge. Maybe no worse a > challenge than my workaround for the multimeas rests, though. There's also > the issue of note-spacing. I guess every solution requires extra manual > work. > > > On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Christopher Smith < > christopher.sm...@videotron.ca> wrote: > >> >> On Tue Oct 7, at TuesdayOct 7 6:52 PM, David H. Bailey wrote: >> >>> On 10/7/2014 6:28 PM, Robert Patterson wrote: >>>> I'm working on a piece in 7/4 that has dotted barlines showing the 4+3 >> or >>>> 3+4 subdivisions. So far the way I am handling it is to put in 2 "real" >>>> bars totaling 7/4 for each graphic bar, with dotted barlines on the odd >>>> real bars and "include in meas numbering" unchecked on the even real >> bars. >>>> Leaving aside the vagaries of unchecking "include in meas numbering", >> which >>>> like so many recent Finale features is only about 60% implemented >>>> throughout the program, the main issue I have is multimeas rest in the >>>> parts. The only solution I have come up with is to put real rest in, >> force >>>> create the multimeas rest (using my plugin for the purpose) and then >>>> manually add the multimeas rest with expressions. >>>> >>>> Does anyone have a better overall solution than this? >>>> >>> >>> I can't think of a better solution for 7/4 other than to suggest that if >>> it were converted to 7/8 it would be much easier to show the 3-4 and 4-3 >>> grouping via barring and you wouldn't need to mess around with measure >>> numbers or multi-rests. >>> >>> Another solution for 7/4 (not necessarily better, but different) would >>> be to leave them as 7/4 measures and create an articulation of a dotted >>> vertical line which you can then insert where you want in each measure >>> -- again no measure number messes and no multi-rest problems. >>> >>> >>> -- >>> David H. Bailey >> >> Your second paragraph is what I do, except I use the dotted barline >> expression that comes with Finale now for a few versions, and use a blank >> articulation if I need to open up more horizontal space. >> >> Christopher >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Finale mailing list >> Finale@shsu.edu >> https://lists.shsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/finale >> >> To unsubscribe from finale send a message to: >> finale-unsubscr...@shsu.edu >> > _______________________________________________ > Finale mailing list > Finale@shsu.edu > https://lists.shsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/finale > > To unsubscribe from finale send a message to: > finale-unsubscr...@shsu.edu _______________________________________________ Finale mailing list Finale@shsu.edu https://lists.shsu.edu/mailman/listinfo/finale To unsubscribe from finale send a message to: finale-unsubscr...@shsu.edu