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Set Duration dialog box

How to get there

This graphic palette of rhythmic values appears any time you’re asked to specify a rhythmic value by clicking (for example) a Set Duration button in a Finale dialog box.

What it does

The Set Duration dialog box is available almost any time Finale asks you to specify a rhythmic value for a note. You usually have the option of entering a number in a text box to specify the duration —in EDUs (1024 per quarter note)—but the dialog box provides a quicker and more visual method of selecting a rhythmic value. If you select a rhythmic value using this dialog box, Finale automatically enters the appropriate EDU value in the text box.

See Also:

Document Options-Music Spacings



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