Good point - thanks. I even bought Keyboard Maestro a while back and haven’t 
managed to spend the time to get into it and program some of the macros I used 
to use all the time in QuicKeys. This is a perfect situation for a macro 
program.

Doug

> On Sep 21, 2016, at 10:33 AM, j...@thomastudios.com wrote:
> 
> This is another one of those really tedious workflows in Finale.  I get 
> around this by using a macro program called Keyboard Maestro.  It basically 
> solves the issue and only takes moment to program.  I’ve even taken this 
> approach when doing a specific editing routine for a client, even if it meant 
> just for that session.  It saves a bundle of time if you’re repeating this 
> over and over and I just delete the macro when I’m done.
> 
> Something to mull over, perhaps?
> 
> 
> ***************************
> J D Thomas
> ThomaStudios
> 
> 
> 
>> On Sep 21, 2016, at 10:29 AM, Doug Walter <dew...@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> 
>> I’ve always meant to ask this and it came up again . . .
>> 
>> When I add a text expression to reduced-size notes - cue notes, e.g. - if I 
>> don’t want the text reduced by the same percentage as the note heads, I have 
>> to Control-click the handle, select Edit Expression Assignment, then UNcheck 
>> the box in the next dialog that says “Scale Expression with Attached Note.” 
>> I’d just like to save all those keystrokes by making that (the unchecked 
>> box) the default state and I’ve never found a way to do it.
>> 
>> I know I could make each expression so it has a fixed font size, but I don’t 
>> want that either, because I may need to reduce the page or staff size and 
>> then the expression is way too big.
>> 
>> Thanks for any insights.
>> 
>> Doug
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