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Old 01-14-2012, 12:59 PM
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Default Split point ?

I wondered if there is a global parameter to set for this, in the context of the split hands option ?
I have looked around in the Guide, and found the select/shift + up/down arrow adjustment. But it would be nice to do a score at a click, and just use the adjustment as a fine tune.

Background context is piano score prompt for playing in jazz styles. Often you can assume the bass is played by a bass, you're playing melody or solo in the treble, and 'shells' or close 3- or 4- part chords in the alto register with the left. I find I can pick these up most readily as bass clef and upper ledger lines, so would probably set a split point to the G or G# above middle C.

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Old 01-14-2012, 01:22 PM
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Default Re: Split point ?

Hi Ian,

There is not currently a "split at X note" command for the staff (it is on the "to do/wish list").

One "sneak technique" that has worked for this type of thing for organists (who split out such notes) is to use the "Staff/Split Drums" on the staff (yes, you read that correctly ) and then re-merge staves based on the note placement. Odd, but true.

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Old 01-14-2012, 03:35 PM
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Default Re: Split point ?

Yes, I can see that would work. Lateral thinking (the work-round) triumphs again. The mark of a truly skilled mind.........

Thanks, Sherry.

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