Document Options-Grace Notes dialog box
How to get there
Choose Document > Document
Options and select Grace Notes.
What it does
Use these options to globally modify the
size, spacing, thickness and playback duration of grace
notes throughout your document.
Note Size. The number in this text box specifies the size of grace
notes in your document, expressed as a percentage of normal-sized notes.
The default is 50%.
Grace Note Size. The number in this text box specifies the size
of grace notes in a tablature staff, expressed as a percentage of normal-sized
notes. The default is 50%.
Note Offset on Entry. This option controls the distance of the
first grace note from the note it is attached to, as well as the distance
between grace notes. Enter a value in the current measurement units.
Note Slash Thickness. This value controls the thickness of grace
Slash Flagged Grace Notes. It’s customary to place a small diagonal
slash through the flag of any grace note that’s not beamed to other notes.
Select this option if you want the slash to appear by default on all unbeamed
grace notes. If this option is on, the Simple Entry and Speedy Entry tools
will only toggle between slashed grace note and full note.
Duration _ EDUs • Set Duration. Enter a value in the EDUs text
box to specify the grace note duration (there are 1024 EDUs in one quarter
note), or click Set Duration. If you choose Set Duration, the Set Duration
dialog box appears and you can choose a duration value from the note palette.
Finale will automatically enter the corresponding EDU value in the text
box. Grace notes on any given note will play back according to the duration
that you specify.
Grace Notes plug-in