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by jan
07 Mar 2017, 14:59
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Automatic Staff/System Spacing
Replies: 57
Views: 36007

Re: Automatic Staff/System Spacing

Ah ok, now I understand the sentence. Thanks!
by jan
07 Mar 2017, 14:04
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Automatic Staff/System Spacing
Replies: 57
Views: 36007

Re: Automatic Staff/System Spacing

Thanks, Knut, that's good input!

>That is to say, between the top/bottom of absolute outermost element and top/bottom of innermost element relative to the elements beyond the stafflines.
Taking the example from the video, do I understand this correct ?
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by jan
07 Mar 2017, 12:18
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Automatic Staff/System Spacing
Replies: 57
Views: 36007

Automatic Staff/System Spacing

I am currently experimenting with a plugin for automatic staff/system spacing (for Finale). Do you have any suggestions, rules, work processes, ideas of what you would like to see in such a feature ? Here is a short screencam video where 5 systems are spread out on a part's page taking into account ...
by jan
03 Jan 2017, 18:04
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 24497

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

Thanks a lot, Fred!
by jan
02 Jan 2017, 13:43
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 24497

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

>mmm, the link dosn't work anymore
It's a work in progress ... when I am updating things the link might not be working.
by jan
02 Jan 2017, 13:38
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: "Ten Music Notation Programs", including Dorico
Replies: 41
Views: 25199

Re: "Ten Music Notation Programs", including Dorico

>https://www.columbussoft.de/p1songsheet.php?lang=en Its PriMus font is included in the Music Font Comparison: https://elbsound.studio/music-font-comparison.php?font=PriMus&example=1 >http://debussy.music.ubc.ca/NoteAbility/index.html Its Scriabin font is also included: https://elbsound.studio/music...
by jan
28 Dec 2016, 21:27
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 24497

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

As I said above, it's not ANY available text font, but only those that I found in existing PDF scores, notation programs or threads on musical text fonts. But I will definitely make the list sortable in a few ways (Suggestions ? e.g. Serif/Sans, Handwritten/Classic, Text Font/Title Font/Lyrics Font/...
by jan
28 Dec 2016, 19:03
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 24497

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

Here is a tiny update: those fonts that are installed on the user's computer are now automatically shown with an example. https://elbsound.studio/text-fonts.php AFAIK "installed font" detection is not really supported by browsers, that's why the script I used shows the wrong font in some cases - and...
by jan
28 Dec 2016, 11:45
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 24497

Text fonts in musical scores

Every now and then I find threads about text, lyrics or dynamics fonts used in musical scores. For my Finale plugins I needed to compile lists of common music and text fonts in order to get the right semantics of the symbols used. While my music font list is more or less complete now, here is the li...
by jan
23 Dec 2016, 17:38
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Visual Music Font Comparison
Replies: 26
Views: 18039

Re: Music Font Comparison

I have updated the Music Font Comparison to v2.0 . New features are 50 new music font families (about 200 in total), a new contemporary notation example, improved rendering and engraving quality and direct linking (i.e. add ?font=FONTNAME&example=NUMBER to the url and you will get directly to the im...