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by tisimst
18 Sep 2018, 07:51
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Dorico Pro 2 released
Replies: 79
Views: 6093

Re: Dorico Pro 2 released

Let me do some tests and I’ll report back.
by tisimst
16 Sep 2018, 09:56
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: From png to font type
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: From png to font type

If the PNG is sufficiently high resolution, I would use Inkscape’s image tracer to vectorize it, then you can either save as SVG or EPS and import those curves directly into FontForge into any character slot. Once you’ve got all the variants you need, then exporting as a font should be easy (or you ...
by tisimst
15 Sep 2018, 15:09
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Position of objects
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Position of objects

I’d say they are probably fine as is, but it might look better if they appear centered over their respective notes.
by tisimst
10 Sep 2018, 23:41
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Optical spacing
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: Optical spacing

Here are some surprising results...

Dorico 2.0:
dorico-2-default-grace-optical-spacing.png
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Sibelius 8.5:
sibelius-8.5-default-grace-optical-spacing.png
sibelius-8.5-default-grace-optical-spacing.png (55.26 KiB) Viewed 291 times
Musescore 2.3:
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by tisimst
10 Sep 2018, 11:46
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Optical spacing
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: Optical spacing

Unquestionably, the second grace note and the main note look too close together, but it should only need a small re-allocation of spacing to give it enough air on both sides.
by tisimst
09 Sep 2018, 18:14
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Piano octaving
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Piano octaving

Definitely agree with John.
by tisimst
07 Sep 2018, 16:22
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Dorico Pro 2 released
Replies: 79
Views: 6093

Re: Dorico Pro 2 released

Care to elaborate more specifically what things are so inflexible and/or not to your taste? I’m not saying you have to like it at all. Just trying to understand.
by tisimst
02 Sep 2018, 17:16
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Dorico Pro 2 released
Replies: 79
Views: 6093

Re: Dorico Pro 2 released

FWIW, the “optical” center for the dynamic letters is a human-decided horizontal position that is “embedded” into the corresponding metadata file of the chosen SMuFL font. Personally, I always thought that the optical centers in Bravura were a little off, as you’ve suggested, John. Because it’s part...
by tisimst
30 Aug 2018, 18:06
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Affinity Publisher Public Beta
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Affinity Publisher Public Beta

No problem, John. Thanks for confirming. Here’s a more direct link:

https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/publisher
by tisimst
30 Aug 2018, 17:07
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Affinity Publisher Public Beta
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Affinity Designer Public Beta

Designer is in public beta? I can only see Publisher in free public beta... Do you have a link?