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  1. The music won't play with synced audio

    MAKE IT SO THAT IT WORKS!

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      • Marching Drums Update!

        The marching tenors and bass drums are incorrectly placed on the staff! The bottom note should be on the Treble clef F and the high note should be the G above the staff. PLEASE FIX ASAP!!!!!

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        • profile BASSOON

          When editing your profile, under "What instrument you play", bassoon is not listed under woodwinds :(

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          • Improve lyric entry

            When entering lyrics I've noticed that:
            a) when first typing them in for voice 2, they clash with notes/stave making them hard to read, then move down after moving to the next word
            b) "space" moves to the next *rest*, when it's almost never you'd need to put a lyric under a rest
            c) after typing _ to show an extender line, you can't put anything after it (like a period or close quote)
            d) extender lines in general don't seem to work properly when crossing multiple measures
            e) there appears to be no way to horizontally offset words if…

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            • have another a cappella arranging contest!

              You had an a cappella arranging contest in 2015. I would love to see it come back annually. If you were to do it again, could you have the judges give feedback on the score? I would have loved to know what I could do to improve my arranging.

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                • add 8th and 16th swing AT THE SAME TIME

                  This needs to be a thing. Every time I write a jazz song with 16th AND 8th swing it only lets me playback 8th swing at 50% and 16th swing at 0% or 8th swing at 0% and 16th swing at 50%. it is very hard to compose a piece with this rhythm if I do not have an option to play both at once. Thank you!!!

                  Please?

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                  • 4 votes
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                    • Offer a non-prescription price option for Premium

                      As a student, I have an unsteady income stream so prescription pricing doesn't really work for me. I love this product but I wish there were an option for a one time fee for premium (or even student pricing option) so as to fit my budget

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                      • 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.

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                        • Know How Many Staffs I'm Copying

                          The most annoying part of NoteFlight is that, when I'm copying multiple parts at once on multiple different staffs, I have to reselect them all before I paste. Sibelius & MuseScore simply know how many you copied and let you paste, or give you an error message if you copied too many and there's none left in the score. Would love this technology to make its way to Noteflight, so I don't have to reselect all the staffs every time.

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                          • support smarter MIDI import

                            Currently it only allows splitting by track or channel, with no ability to split by pitch range, nor any ability to specify a key signature (which I tried to set after importing, but the damage with the accidentals was already done apparently).

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                            • fix the tempo issues

                              When I change the tempo in a certain part of the song, the measure immediately after stays at the original tempo, so I have to change each measure. It is very annoying and time consuming. It would also be nice to be able to move the tempo marking over (horizontally), in a more convenient place. If there is a way to do this already, I am unaware, and I would like to know! Thanks

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                                Tempo is designed to affect all selected measures. So what you are describing if you have a specific measure, or an object in that measure, selected. To fix it, select all the measures you want to be at a given tempo. To apply a tempo to the whole score, de-select everything, or click Control-A to select the whole score.

                                We currently don’t have plans to allow moving the tempo marking horizontally, but we will consider it.

                              • 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…

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                                • Zoom entry instead of sliding bar

                                  When working on full concert band pieces it is very difficult to get the zoom bar right where I need. And to be honest, 5% variance is a lot, 50% is too small and 55% is too big.

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                                  • 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.

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                                    • ...start targeting the non-composers & non-musicians, the listeners.

                                      I write poetry, and when I was at poetry sites, I noticed that everyone there was a poet. It's like being a rock star on stage and your audience is nothing but rock stars.
                                      --all levels of music/composers, a feature for beginning composing (not everyone wants to learn from someone else),
                                      ...let's get society in here!

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                                      • Allow mordents turns and other ornaments to playback please!

                                        Yes this idea was already requested in 2011 on the forum, and your response was that this was tricky because ornaments are subject to different interpretations by players. However, hear me out please, I feel like it would actually be quite easy to program the most common interpretations of these ornaments (and I have never actually heard anyone play them differently than these interpretations). As they are described in the images I will link below, each ornament has a group of subdivided rhythms and steps. All you would have to do to make this feature available is make it so…

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