How to get there
- Choose File > Export > Classic SmartMusic.
- Complete the export procedure. If the file contains notation elements incompatible with classic SmartMusic, this dialog box appears.
What it does
Some aspects of notation that can be created in Finale are not fully compatible with classic SmartMusic. Some of these detract from assessment accuracy; others cause problems with navigation in classic SmartMusic; others are simply not supported by classic SmartMusic. If, while exporting a SmartMusic Accompaniment, your file includes any item not fully compatible with classic SmartMusic, this dialog box identifies the conflicts.
- Fixed • Tot. • Loc. • Fix Information Text. These areas list the problem elements that have been automatically corrected for you. These changes only apply to the exported SmartMusic Accompaniment; they are not applied to the Finale document itself.
- Reported • Tot. • Loc. • Report Text. All incompatible elements that could not be automatically fixed are listed in this area.
You have the option of saving the SmartMusic Accompaniment without resolving all conflicts. Review the SmartMusic Compatibility Guidelines or the description on the right side of this dialog box for details regarding the effects of each conflict.
- Font Swap. Click this button to display the Font Swap Table dialog box (see below), which contains a global list of fonts and any of their substitutes.
- Edit • Continue • Cancel. Click Edit to display the SmartMusic Accompaniment File Compatibility - Edit dialog box (see below), which lists every occurrence of a particular problem so that you can resolve them in the document window. Click Continue to save the SmartMusic file without resolving all conflicts. Click Cancel to return to the score without making changes.
SmartMusic Accompaniment File Compatibility - Edit dialog box
- Reported • Tot. • Loc. • Report Text. These areas list all occurrences of a single problem that could not be automatically fixed. While this dialog box is displayed, you can switch to the document window to address the reported problem(s).
- Check Again • Export to SmartMusic® • Done. Click Check Again to update the list of conflicts based on the current state of the document. Click Export to SmartMusic to once again start the export procedure. Click Done to return to the score, then choose File > Export > Classic SmartMusic again to save as a SmartMusic Accompaniment.
Font Swap Table dialog box
- [Font list]. This list displays all fonts used in the Finale document. Any unrecognized fonts are grouped under *Unmapped*.
- Move to. Highlight an entry in the *Unmapped* category and click this button to display the Move Font to dialog box (see below), where you can reassign the unrecognized font to a recognized font family for SmartMusic export. The choices you make here are saved in a global master file that applies to any document created in Finale.
- Path Info. Click this button to display the Configuration File Info dialog box (see below), which displays the location of the global master file listing font swap choices.
Done• Cancel. Click Doneto save your changes and return to the SmartMusic Accompaniment File Compatibility dialog box. Click Cancel to discard your changes.
Move Font to dialog box
- Mapped Font. Choose a font family from this
pop-upmenu to reassign the unrecognized font to a recognized font family for SmartMusic export. Any time the reassigned font is used in a document that is saved as a SmartMusic Accompaniment, it will be replaced by the font family you choose here. The change is not applied to the Finale document itself.
- OK • Cancel. Click OK to save your changes and return to the Font Swap Table dialog box. Click Cancel to discard your changes.
Configuration File Info dialog box
This informational dialog box displays the location of a text file which contains the font swapping choices you've made in Finale. Click OK to return to the Font Swap Table dialog box.