> ...some suggestions for a better scorewriter:
> * MIDI support (organ, harpsichord sounds
You can hear other instrument sounds within MuseScore by downloading a
General MIDI SoundFont that covers all the instruments.
There are lots of SoundFonts to chose from online. The Magic Sound Font
v2.0 available at http://www.personalcopy.com/sfarkfonts1.htm works
well. Note that you will need to decompress this file with a special
sfArk decompressor (see the note at the top of the page)
Once you have downloaded and uncompressed a SoundFont you like go to
Edit > Preferences... and then click on the I/O tab. In the SoundFont
section browse to where you saved your new SoundFont.
From what I understand a full General MIDI SoundFont isn't included
with MuseScore because of copyright issues and the unclear origin of the
(1) Right click on an empty part of the measure you want to change.
(2) Select "Measure Properties..." from the context menu.
(3) Change the actual duration to desired length.
In the latest preview release the new score wizard lets you set the
first measure of the piece as an anacrusis/pickup measure.
> - I'm having troubles with cross staff beaming, dont work....
I've noticed that the display doesn't always update correctly after
cross staff beaming. Sometimes if I switch tabs and the come back to the
score I was working on then the display has corrected itself. I don't if
you are encountering the same problem or not.