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Single Measure Repeats

Postby Dancingbear501 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:50 am

I'm relative new to Sibelius 7 but a long-time Finale user. I've found that when I enter a single-measure repeat sign from the note-pad, my cursor immediately changes to note-input. If I wish to immediately use the measure-repeat again i must first press "escape" then begin anew with the note pad. This method is "clunky" but Sibelius is so refined that I feel I must be doing something wrong.
Thanks for the help. :?
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Re: Single Measure Repeats

Postby KJ_Palmer » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:59 pm

Once you've selected the single measure repeat the cursor stays 'loaded' with that function (turns heavy blue), so you can simply click in another bar to apply the repeat bar function again. Escape will just 'unload' the cursor to turn it back to normal so you'd have to do it again from the keypad. Unless I've misunderstood what you're trying to do (quite possible)...
Sibelius 7.5, Windows 10
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Re: Single Measure Repeats

Postby MikeLyons » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:44 am

Two things you could try:

1 insert your first bar repeat. Press escape then select the repeat sign and use [alt]click to place other repeat signs.
2. for contiguous repeats, place the first, press escape, make sure it is selected and then press 'r' as many times as needed.
Sib 6.2, 7.5 and 8.5, Windows 10, 8MB RAM, 7TB 7200RPM Storage, Note Performer 2, EWQLSO, EWQLSC, Harmony Assistant and some others.
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Re: Single Measure Repeats

Postby Dancingbear501 » Thu May 04, 2017 6:24 pm

Thanks for the input from both of you. I found that Copy and Paste works very well.
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