Fixes in Finale

For a list of new features in Finale, see What's New. For details on specific interface changes added in the most recent version of Finale, see Finale Interface Changes.

Fixed Defects in Finale version 26.3.1

  • Simple Entry. Stems maintain correct thickness at all zoom levels.
  • Chord Symbols. The Handwritten document style now uses consistent fonts for chord symbols, and chord symbols with flats are now recognized in Type Into Score mode.
  • NotePerformer. The playback cursor and NotePerformer VST audio is now synced properly during playback.
  • Printer Dialog Window. Fixed issues that caused the Score/Parts selection field to be blank.
  • Playback Controls. The Home button now returns the cursor back to measure 1 when Current Counter Setting is selected in the Playback Settings.
  • Launch. Running Finale as an administrator no longer displays an unknown developer warning.

Fixed Defects in Finale version 26.2

  • Click and Countoff dialog box. The Finale Click volume is now adjustable on a per-document basis for use during Playback and HyperScribe.

Fixed Defects in Finale version 26.2

  • Click and Countoff dialog box. The Finale Click volume is now adjustable on a per-document basis for use during Playback and HyperScribe.
  • Consolidate Rests Across Layers.
    • The Consolidate rests across layers option is correctly saved in the Document Options - Layers dialog box when the library is loaded.
    • Consolidate rests across layers is now included in FinaleScript's import layer options command.
  • Document Options - Multimeasure Rests dialog box. The Document Options - Multimeasure Rests dialog box updates correctly after clicking Load Library and selecting a file.
  • File Compatibility Warning dialog box. The File Compatibility Warning dialog box correctly reappears after choosing Show All Messages in the Preference - View dialog box.
  • Flag Type. Finale retains the Flag Type selection in the Document Options - Flags dialog box when the default music font is changed.
  • Heavy Line Thickness. The Heavy Line Thickness field in the Document Options - Repeat dialog box updates correctly when using the repeat heavy line thickness [#] [units] command in FinaleScript.
  • HiDPI. The Vertical Collision Remover Plug-In displays correctly on HiDPI monitors.
  • MusicXML.
    • Accent articulations in a text font are now exported as accents.
    • Default hyphen and beam distance are now correctly exported and imported.
    • Exact slur positions are now exported.
    • Hidden clefs now export as hidden.
    • Hidden Smart Shapes are no longer exported.
    • Hidden time signatures at the start of a part now export as senza misura.
    • Hyperlinks for measure-attached text blocks are now exported.
    • Metronome font information is now exported.
    • Numerals on 1-bar multimeasure rests are imported more accurately.
    • Parts with no visible clefs are now imported without clefs displaying.
    • Positions of text repeats at the end of multimeasure rests export more accurately.
    • Staff Style changes in the middle of the first measure are now exported.
    • Text in the JazzText, Broadway Copyist Text, and Finale Copyist Text fonts now exports more accurately, especially for codas, segnos, and metronome marks.
    • The Scale Expression with Attached Note setting found in the Expression Assignment dialog box is supported during export.
    • Unslashed flagged grace notes are imported more accurately.
  • Note Entry. Note entry input times for large scores and scores using NotePerformer now match 26.1.
  • Reset Panning. Finale no longer crashes when selecting MIDI/Audio > Reset Panning while in Studio View in some documents.
  • Shape Selection dialog box. The Shape Selection dialog box appears when clicking Select in the Multimeasure Rest dialog box.
  • Space Systems Plug-in. The description when hovering over the Space Systems Plug-in option in the Plug-in menu no longer contains a typo.

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