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by benwiggy
02 Dec 2022, 15:06
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Finale 27.3 released
Replies: 4
Views: 55

Re: Finale 27.3 released

But surely it's a significant improvement that Jari's plug-ins finally are included in Finale. Well, it means that those who didn't know about the plug-ins get the benefit. To those who already use the plug-ins, it's "business as usual". Though by taking in the development in-house, the future of t...
by benwiggy
01 Dec 2022, 14:31
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Finale 27.3 released
Replies: 4
Views: 55

Re: Finale 27.3 released

Apropos of nothing, here's a table of Finale release dates and number of days between releases. This update comes 274 days after the previous one, which is significantly longer than any other recent update.
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by benwiggy
01 Dec 2022, 13:54
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Finale 27.3 released
Replies: 4
Views: 55

Finale 27.3 released

New in Finale version 27.3 JW Plug-Ins. Eight of Jari Williamson’s plug-ins now install natively with Finale, have been updated to work correctly with SMuFL-compliant fonts, and also contain fixes for several outstanding bugs and crashes. Voiced Linked Parts. Voiced linked parts now have correct gra...
by benwiggy
23 Nov 2022, 11:50
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Affinity Suite version 2
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: Affinity Suite version 2

Not sure. It seems to have some cross-referencing abilities, according to the help pages, based on fields.
by benwiggy
22 Nov 2022, 13:19
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Affinity Suite version 2
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: Affinity Suite version 2

What sort of thing?

It can do Indexes, ToC, and Foot/End/Sidenotes.
by benwiggy
15 Nov 2022, 10:07
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Dorico 4.3 released
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Dorico 4.3 released

Dorico 4.3 has just been released, with some nice new features. The headline is "Notes From Chords", in which harmony will be constructed across instruments from chord symbols! The revisions to the MIDI Editor have been completed, allowing MIDI data to be edited for multiple instruments, or multiple...
by benwiggy
14 Nov 2022, 17:36
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: OT: Sotoportego
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: OT: Sotoportego

tisimst wrote:
14 Nov 2022, 14:59
Great work, Ben!
I did try emailing you an advance copy for your consideration, but I got a bounce-back.
by benwiggy
14 Nov 2022, 13:34
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: OT: Sotoportego
Replies: 4
Views: 400

OT: Sotoportego

Not really relevant to music notation, but possibly of interest to the various people here: I've just completed a new text font, called Sotoportego, based on the street signage found in Venice.

It's available to download here:

https://github.com/benwiggy/sotoportego

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by benwiggy
14 Nov 2022, 13:32
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Riemann: an OpenType font for functional analysis
Replies: 22
Views: 20615

Re: Riemann: an OpenType font for functional analysis

I used FontForge version 20201107.
by benwiggy
11 Nov 2022, 16:10
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Affinity Suite version 2
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Affinity Suite version 2

Not strictly notation software, but many here use Affinity Suite to alter/add graphical elements to PDFs of notation; or to create prelim pages, etc. Serif have just released 'version 2' of their Affinity Suite. There's a major overhaul of the UI, and lots of new features -- for example Publisher no...