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  1. Noteflight Festival!!!!! :D

    Ok this isn't my idea but I definitely think it would be cool if there was a festival on noteflight! It should be on a voted topic (or the admin could pick it) every week or so and last for like a month. There could also be a tab on the browser page for it for the most favorites and newest.I think it would be cool because it could get newcomers noticed and it would be fun :D

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      9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • A tool to see if someone copied and pasted from your score

      I don't know about others, but this happens to me ALL the time. People copy and paste from my scores and I find replicas of my own score everywhere! I don't know if this could be possible, but it would be AWESOME if there was a tool that showed if a Noteflight user copied from your score. It would be so helpful and prevent copying others' works, especially when people present it as their own. Thanks and I hope you listen!

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        3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • have a spotlight

        A spotlight is something on a lot of music notation websites which allows you to put up a number of your works at the top of your Noteflight page. It helps you get more views on the scores you post on it. I am having trouble with getting feedback on Noteflight, because I would post something and it would get a number of views and favorites, and then it would just stop and fall dead. It would get almost no views and maybe get a favorite after a month. I think a spotlight would help me get more feedback on…

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          under review  ·  13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • add 5x7 or 5½x7 to the page size menu for flip folder pep and marching band

          PLEASE add this size for those of us that arrange for marching/pep band.

          currently this requires working in letter landscape then doing tricks with adobe .pdf

          it would be best if it could print in the center of the paper to ensure maximal use of the sheet [different printers have different margins] with a box drawn around the chart to size for easy cut-out

          nice-to-have would be 2 up on a page to save paper

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            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 44 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              If we understand correctly what you need, we already have this in our new editor. In the upper-right corner there is a keyboard icon – click it to show it below the score. Notes highlighted on one will also appear on the other.

              If that is not what you needed, let us know!

            • Easier switching between playback mode and note entry

              The old Notelfight allowed me to enter in notes, and then easily listen by hovering over the play button, pressing "p", or even selecting a track and just listening to it alone. Now, hovering doesn't make the play button appear (I have to actually click on the gray part above the staff, then hover), and when I do finally enter playback mode, I can't just hit the space bar to pause it and immediately edit notes. I have to either click "Edit", or press the escape button, but it takes just long enough to be annoying, and the fact that…

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                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We have made some speed improvements in the switchover between modes. That doesn’t address everything you said, and we are thinking about that too, but do you find that it’s a bit better since when you posted this?

              • Staff Size Control - Make Smaller Staff Option

                It would be usefule to have the ability to change the staff size independent of other staves. For example, to display a solo part in a smaller size while keeping the piano accompaniment large.

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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.

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                  • Make dotted slurs/ties

                    Basically, since you sometimes need to slur/tie across the beginning of repeats, but you don't always need to slur/tie at the end of the repeat section back to the first note, we need dotted slurs/ties so that you can show you don't do them the second time. If that makes any sense. I need them for a piece I'm doing, and Noteflight doesn't have them yet.

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                      under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Noteflight's guitars are very limited compared to actual guitars

                      There are many things missing under Noteflight's guitar to-do list but one thing I find slightly annoying is that distorted guitars don't sound very distorted; and it makes it harder to write music in a more metal style or harder rock. On top of that, Several effects are missing such as Pick scraping, and bend-releases, and those can be very vital in filling the emptier part of songs.

                      Another thing is that there should be a picked bass option to give a more rock feel to some of the pieces rather than the basic electric bass and the Rock-electric bass…

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                      • Improve score Demo options

                        I want to transpose a techno piece on my non-crescendo account. After I went through halfway, I want to save the notes on a free score in which I can use the same notes with the demo next time. However, the copyboard was broken/disabled for some reason. (It worked before) I don't know if these actions are considered 'cheating' through the cresendo subscription, but I hope that you would fix this issue/add it one more time.

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                        • Include instrument ranges

                          This would not be difficult, though it would be time consuming considering the number of instruments. It would be nice if the instrument ranges could be included in the programming so you don't have to worry about accidentally going out of range. Now this would be partially for people who work with lots of instruments and it's difficult to memorize every single range of every single instrument, partially for people who might accidentally go one or two below the range accidentally (and don't find out until it's difficult to change), and partially because sometimes I try to deselect and instead…

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                            under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • add longer note values

                            So... I'm a dude who enjoys choral composing and writes in 4/2 sort of often, but there is currently no breve option so I have no choice but to tie two whole notes together; it looks sort of unaesthetic.

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                              under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Handbells!

                              Noteflight Developers, please add handbells!

                              If you do add them, it will need to be quite a large update, as they need a score template for them, lots of new notation:

                              Ring - R
                              Let Vibrate - LV
                              Shake - SK or ~~~~~~~~
                              Thumb Damp - TD or +
                              Swing - SW and ↑ and ↓
                              Martellato - ▼
                              Martellato Lift - ↑
                              Echo - ⤴
                              Pluck - PL or .
                              Gyro - ↺

                              Oh, and they might as well add chimes too (please do!!!!!) which have these notations:

                              Finger Damp - .
                              Chimes - CH or usually denoted in…

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                              • Triangle sigh used for major seventh chord

                                my request is quite simple .. please add as soon as possible the triangle sigh used for major seventh chord. this is quite common in jazz music but also in other genres !

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                                • ADD FEATURES: Cover Page and Header/Footer Text

                                  Hope you can add these features:

                                  1. Cover page
                                  2, Head/Footer text

                                  Thanks...

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                                    under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • More Essential Clefs

                                    Hello!

                                    Over the past few months, I have really wanted to have a bigger selection of clefs. My suggestion would be, if you double click on any clef, it would bring you to a small screen (like the key signature one) that would have the following clefs:

                                    - Treble Clef
                                    - 8va Treble Clef
                                    - 15ma Treble Clef
                                    - Tenor Voice Clef
                                    - Bass Clef
                                    - Octave Bass Clef
                                    - 15ma Bass Clef
                                    - Octave (up) Bass Clef
                                    - Alto Clef
                                    - Tenor Clef
                                    - Soprano Clef
                                    - Mezzo-Soprano Clef
                                    - French Clef
                                    - Baritone Clef
                                    - Subbass Clef
                                    -…

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                                      under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add a reply feature to the comments

                                      Often, I get a vague suggestion like, 'add some slurs,' in the comments of my projects. it would be great if there was a feature that I could reply to these comments and the other party would be notified, so I could get a response that I can use to improve my work with.

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                                        under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Disable note playback while editing

                                        Besides the annoyingness and the uselessness (what composer in the world would not know how the notes he want will sound like?), it tentatively introduces a small yet bothering lag into the workflow.

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                                          under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • allow one to increase all note/rest lengths by some proportionate amount (adjusting for measures).

                                          There should be a function to increase or decrease the lengths of all notes/rests in a piece, or for some selected section, by a scaled amount. For example, in a section consisting of only sixteenth/quarter notes and rests, "2X" would double all these to eighth/half notes/rests. There should also be an adjustment for any necessary increase in measures.

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