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  1. 118 votes
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      planned  ·  14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add different historical temperaments

      It would be cool to be able to change the temperament to a pre-20th century tuning, to add a more authentic feel to some of the classical music composed on the platform.

      Some temperaments that could be added might be:
      -Pythegorian
      -Just
      -Mean-tone
      -Well

      561 votes
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        under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • add more comprehensive jazz articulations!

        This would include the following:

        -Trombone glissandos that function like the already implemented bend (used in context for guitars), but have a more recognizable squiggly line
        -Bends (the rounded "U" symbol above a note that indicates to lip the pitch down
        -Squiggly lines in general (used for falls)
        -Curved lines (for implied scoops, doits, and shorter falls)

        Of course, this need not be used only for jazz, but since these occur very commonly in jazz repertoire, I feel like this would be very useful!
        Apologies if there is an ongoing thread for this, but that only means many people want…

        2,829 votes
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          under review  ·  31 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add instrument mixing throughout songs.

          Basically, it's the mixer bar, but there's a way to make it change as the song plays. Maybe there's a pencil icon next to a setting (volume or channel) and it allows you to draw the setting on the music which changes up and down throughout notes and measure.

          Let's use an example: You click the pencil icon on "volume" and draw a line going left to right in the music, and you're able to move the line up and down, the higher the line is, the higher the volume, the lower the setting, the lower the volume. This is…

          564 votes
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          • Be able to edit the title in strip and flow layout

            It is a hassle to change the title and composer when started in strip or flow layout. What is currently required is to change to page mode (which usually takes a while and lags out) then select and type. It would be helpful for there to be a quicker way on strip or flow layout, for large pieces this is a hassle.

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              under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add a Better Glissando

              I really love being on Noteflight and I also love the limitless opportunities it provides.

              Unfortunately, I have discovered slight problems with the software. In some compositions I have recently made, I have repeatedly tried to use the glissando option with terrible results. Instead of sliding up and down the fingerboard or extending a slide, it only moves up or down the chromatic scale.

              Not only this problem, but I am also not able to shape them the way I would like them to. The glissando does not continue through different notes (for example if I were to place three…

              1,131 votes
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                7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please add auto-save!

                Please add auto-save! I work with classes of students, and they are forever forgetting to save and then losing their work! They are so used to using Google Drive that they don't think of it.

                21 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thank you for your message and I’m so sorry for the slow reply! We absolutely agree this is needed, and we are working toward this as quickly as we can. As I understand it, it’s a very different task to do this for music notation than for text as in Google Docs and other things, so it’s taking us a bit longer. But please stay tuned!

                • Printing Protections

                  Noteflight allows any user to print any other users score or individual parts without notification to the composer. This is allowed via terms of service, but is not secure because any one an print and play your music without any notification or permission. A second point to this being un useful is that when a composer does block the "export" function, which includes exporting a pdf or individual parts, any one can still print out the pdf, making this confusing to users. Notelfight should revise their terms of service to allow a composer the right to allow their scores to…

                  37 votes
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                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Braces/brackets for instrument groups

                    The piano has a brace. How about for instrument groups too ie. vocals, brass, strings and woodwind. It would look so much more professionally produced for printing scores.

                    165 votes
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                      under review  ·  22 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add actual jazz chord notation - not modified classical.

                      Slash Chords, use of the maj7th triangle and diminished * symbol. Also the invisible chords boxes should be overlays not opaque white boxes which obscures the staff in default positioning.

                      Overall, Noteflight is very weak for working with jazz charts and scores. It really needs improvement in this area.

                      150 votes
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                        under review  ·  15 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add and fix ALOT of things.

                        I love NoteFlight, I'm on it when I'm not on anything else (which is often). I like making music. I don't like limits to my music. That is the current situation and it is for the following reasons.

                        There are some instruments that I would really love to use in NoteFlight (and lots of other people too), so it would be AWESOME if you could add the following instruments (please):

                        Bowed Strings: Fiddle

                        Woodwinds: Harmonica, Recorder, Samba Whistle and Slide Whistle

                        Brass: Baritone/Euphonium and Flugelhorn

                        Keyboards: Accordion, Clavinet and Polysynth

                        Percussion: Agogo Bells, Bodhran, Brake Drum, Claves, Crotales, Electronic Drum,…

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                        • Exit Full Screen from iOS Browser

                          The overlay Menubar works fine on Android but not in iOS (iPad) browsers. Checked it on Safari & Chrome.

                          4 votes
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                            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Progressive Web App (PWA)

                            I've noticed several suggestions regards having a dedicated iOS / Android app. Perhaps can we able to migrate the web app as a PWA instead?

                            4 votes
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                            • You should make Noteflight Completely free for people who don't pay but how ever if you do pay you get the you get an exclusive Treatment

                              You should make Noteflight Completely free for people who don't pay but how ever if you do pay you get the you get an exclusive Treatment like updates coming out before other know about it and when the people thats dont pay know about it they get it like 3 or 4 later and if there an update every month so thats way it makes everyone happy the people who pay get the updates way before everyone else and the people thats dont want to pay still get to use it and get updates once and awhile and the people…

                              3 votes
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                              • create a 5-line percussion staff that includes instruments like triangle, tambourine, and shakers/maracas.

                                I'm working on a song for my band class and I'd like them to hear the actual sounds of a triangle and tambourine rather than a splash cymbal and a closed hi-hat. These are standard instruments and need to be added to a dedicated percussion staff. We also need to be able to have the snare and the bass drum playing different rhythms at the same time on the staff. This is how percussion parts are written.

                                40 votes
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                                • Make scores able to be edited by more than one person.

                                  Make noteflight like google docs so that more than one person can edit a score in live time and you can see each others edits in live time. I tried doing this in noteflight and it ended up discarding all edits that were made while we were both on and we couldn't see what the other person was doing causing confusion. Making scored edited by 1+ person in live time would be helpful for making colaborations on scores when people are at different locations.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Fix items in jazz font

                                    Jazz Font C minor chord symbol is problematic-- the minor dash gets swallowed up by the C letter, making it look like a G. You can work around by spelling Cmin7, but that is clunkier and takes up more space.

                                    13 votes
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                                    • 3 votes
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                                      • Add a Premium to Non-Premium instrument Feature

                                        every time a new premium instrument is added, the most used or voted Premium Instrument will become Non-Premium.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Fix the lag PLEASE!!!!

                                          I can barely get anything done due to some of the lag!!

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                                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            We are so sorry to hear this is happening! We have found that Chrome browser works the best – if you are using another browser, could you try the latest version of Chrome?

                                            If that doesn’t help, please write to support@noteflight.com and let us know the browsers you have tried, and the link to a score where this is happening.

                                            Thank you!

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