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  1. be smarter about which octave new notes go in

    When using computer keyboard to enter pictures probably 50% of the time Noteflight gets it right as to which octave a note should go on but with a bit more intelligence it could be close to 90% for most music:
    a) don't out of the range of the instrument you're writing for
    b) assume that if there's already that pitch in the measure, it should be at the same octave
    c) if upper voice then it should be higher than what's in lower voice (and vice versa)

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    • allow arpeggios across notes from different voices

      At the moment arpeggios can't seem to span notes across different voices. If I have a single upper voice note and a single lower voice note, I cannot apply an arpeggio to the two notes.

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        3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        This seems to be two related things:
        1. On any single note, whether one voice or two, you can’t add an arpeggio. This makes sense though perhaps there are situations you’d want one?
        2. An arpeggio can’t extend from one voice (with at least two notes in a chord) to another voice (also with at least two notes in a chord).

        It seems you are commenting primarily on the second factor?

      • Allow more variation in the denominator of the time signature

        In one of my pieces, i need a pickup measure to insert one note of a triplet. Sadly, there is no 1/3 time signature, and its impossible to write 1/3 as a/2^n where n is less than 7. This might not be much of problem at the beginning of scores, where a 1/4 measure can consist of 2 triplet rests and one note, but in the middle of a piece this doesn't work
        Triplets are used so often that they deserve their respective time signature denominators:3,9,and 27. I understand why irregular denominators are excluded, but 3 really isnt that irregular.

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          As far as we know, numbers like 3, 9, and 27 are extremely rare in the denominator. Could you share some examples where you’ve seen this? We don’t want to rule it out but we tend to avoid non-standard notation.

          Thank you!

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          • show view count without repeated views

            Hi, I haven't found any specification, but I guess currently the view count has some cool-down period, after which users who repeatedly view your score are counted once again. Can this be turned off? I'd like to see something like a "viewed-to-faved" ratio, which would be a useful metrics.

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            • Allow me to paste more staves than I have selected

              I get the error "The clipboard contains 2 staves but the selection contains only 1 staff" a lot because I'm used to other packages where you just need to select the start of where you want to paste. It seems unnecessary - as long as there's enough staves below where the selection is it should allow me to paste. If it writes over something already there I can always undo.

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              • Fix the lag PLEASE!!!!

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

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                  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!

                • have a nested group feature in the Learn edition.

                  For larger school districts, it would be great to have a "district" site, have school groups within that site, and then building/teacher created groups within each school. This would facilitate cross district collaboration. It would also allow a student to start a portfolio in elementary school and carry it with them to middle and high school just by reassigning their group memberships.

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                  • Allow us to close threads!

                    Sometimes we have a simple question, and when we get an answer, there is no point to continue a thread. Also, if you created a thread that nobody has commented on, it would be obvious to close it. So please add this option for more easier usage of the forums.

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                    • Print comments

                      I would like to have a printed copy of a student's score with the comments printed in order that I may evaluate both the composition and the comments that students are making on each other's work.

                      A hard copy seems the most efficient and effective way to do this rather than online.

                      Thanks.
                      Marc

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                      • Add score settings for individual parts

                        Whenever I finish a score, it's a struggle to set the score settings to where no part has an extra page with just one or a few lines. The score settings should be customizable for each individual part.

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                          • have consistent spacing

                            When I write a score, there are sometimes two systems on the last page. For some reason, these final two systems are spaced closer together than all other systems on previous pages. This happens regardless of whether I have automatic spacing on or off. Why is this?

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                            • Fix the printing font in the new HTML5 editor

                              When printing with the new HTML5 editor, it is first converted into a PDF file. This PDF file (as well as what's printed) uses a noticeably different font than what is displayed in Noteflight. Why is that? And will this be changed / fixed?

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                                under review  ·  Joe Berkovitz responded

                                There are many technical challenges when managing fonts in PDF. It is possible, though, and it’s definitely our goal to preserve the exact look of Noteflight in the printed PDFs. So we’ll keep working on this, but we can’t provide a date at this time.

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