Fingering on staff

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Fingering on staff

Post by OCTO » 11 Oct 2019, 10:42

Should fingering that is placed on staff have erased background?
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Re: Fingering on staff

Post by tisimst » 11 Oct 2019, 13:50

For a higher-contrast font such as you're using here (Old Standard TT Bold), then it may be useful because at these smaller sizes, the horizontal lines tend to fade away. A less contrasted font style with a bit more weight than the staff lines would be preferable so they stand out a little better if you intend to regularly put the fingering within the staff like this. Typically they're found outside the staff, but I realize there are reasons for doing it this way.
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Re: Fingering on staff

Post by John Ruggero » 12 Oct 2019, 01:35

Dorico also erases the background when the fingering is set to "inside staff". This must be somewhat new to engraving, and a excellent innovation for any font that you might use.
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Re: Fingering on staff

Post by OCTO » 13 Oct 2019, 18:41

tisimst wrote:
11 Oct 2019, 13:50
the horizontal lines tend to fade away.
A very good point, really I missed it! What other font do you recommend for fingerings? I prefer some older style.
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