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Messages - rikbel

General Discussion / end on steff
I want the staff to end with a master repeat close  but it enter the repeat and then closes with a standard close  so both closes show up
General Discussion / Re: Transposing
Problem solved 
It was in the transposing setting in instrument change  I want to thank each of you gentlemen for your help
General Discussion / Re: Transposing
Steps1 & 2 are correct Of two 2 tones how can I chose the correct one  I created 2 new staffs and wrote the birthday song " happy birthday to you" both in the key of A and the separation still exist ???
General Discussion / Transposing
I Am trying to transpose a piece of music from C for an Eb instrument  ? I wrote the first staff in C then added a new staff and copied the first staff to the 2nd staff to transpose One problem is when I play both staffs in C I get 2 different tones even though they are in the same key.. when I transpose the 2nd staff to "A" it comes up with 3 sharp but at the lower tone of the 2nd staff What am I doing wrong

General Discussion / small staff
I started to enter a new tune on a new staff the problem was the new staff came up about 3/8 of an inch wide. the only way I could enlarge it was to go to a print option of about 45
Wha  Happened ?????
General Discussion / 2 questions
1 can I mark a topic read after reading it
2 how does one open the coded examples shown in responses
Thank You
General Discussion / *copying to the desktop
When I copy A piece for 1st 2nd and 3rd Violin on one screen then copy it on the desktop to separate the parts the copy comes on the desk top as a BAK file which I cannot open.  Am I doing something wrong ?
General Discussion / updates
I just downloaded the latest updates and saw changes in the discussion group page However as I was entering notes on a staff my computer went crazy with the pointer jumping all over the desktop and the staff went out of to the left The repair shop said it sounds like a software problem. I am asking to see if anyone had a problem Thanks
General Discussion / deleted music
Is there a way to have a deleted piece of music to be sent to the recycling bin instead of just disappearing.  Having accidently deteted a part of a score it would be nice if it could be restored                 Rik B
General Discussion / Re: disabling the color change key shorcut?
There was quite a lot of work and discussion some time back when it was being implemented.  IIRC particularly for those who write for bells.

I imagine it is also a very good tool to have for teaching small children.

Maybe the bell ringers would find the shortcut and the teaching of children useful but I would guess that the number of users that      are more inconvienced far exceeds the number of bell ringers or students. The feature would still be available for those who use it
  I also type in notes by sound and have to delete more than a few and start over
General Discussion / opening in NWC
When I use "select and then download" as in "Flurmy's pedal question.. it comes up as a text messages instead of opening in NWC showing a staff etc. Am I doing something wrong?       Dick B
General Discussion / "Silint Night" counter melody
Back in the 50's I remember hearing a counter melody to the Carol "Silent Night"
Do any of you know the Title of that piece as I would like to find it and enter the notation in NWC

                                Many thanks and Happy Holidays to all
General Discussion / Why Noteworthy
I just finished re-reading "Why do you use Noteworthy Composer"... Would'nt it be great if Eric shared his bio and about his startup days developing the program?

General Discussion / Re: Why do you use Noteworthy?
After having a stroke in 1998 I needed something for therapy and decided to learn to play an instrument for both dexterity and memory improvement. After 3 years of lessons my teacher got me involved in an orchestra made up of senior citizens

I couldn't read the old scores and someone suggested NWC so I started doing over the parts so I could read them easier.
Shortly after other members asked if I would do over their parts also The the director asked if I could seperate a piano score for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Violins etc .

Since I started I must avve 300 to 400 parts in my computer. This evening I just finished a 3 part Trombone piece
My musical background was as a vocalist
General Discussion / noteworthy player
Although I havn't user it in quite awhile I cannot seem to find noteworthy player. Is it a thing of the past and has something replaced it?      Rik
General Discussion / Re: Printing title of song
I agree that while having the song title appear on every page it does bring up the problem of instrument identification which is often necessary. for example '1st Violin pg2- 2nd violin pg 2- 3rd violin pg 2 Etc. which would require a text entry so adding the title is just another step
General Discussion / note colors
Is there a way to "lock" the default color of notes. When I accidently change the color it is rather a pain toget it back to default?
                                                                           Thanx   Rik
General Discussion / Re: Beamed notes
I have tried layering several different ways of layering but nothing changes. I went to nwc help and that was no help either. can you give me a step by step procedure on how to accomplish the beaming?              

                                  Thank you
General Discussion / Beamed notes
Say I have 3-4, 1/8 notes stems up and beamed and below them I have 3-4, 1/8 notes stems down. only 1 set can be beamed.  Is there a way to beam both upper and lower sets ?
                                                                           Thanx Rik
General Discussion / Re: many rests
I enter 1 whole rest and then and using the text expression feature enter the required number inserted it above the rest symbol
Version 1.75 Discussion / SEPERATING A FILE
One of my noteworthy folders contains over 700 songs with parts saved alphabetically. I would like to devide it into 2 files/folders A-l and M-Z.
Does anyone know a shortcut or way doing this besides deleting one song at a time ? Highlighting by groups does'nt work
General Discussion / Re: nwc clip
Hi Guys interesting conversation.....By the way... Can anybody tell me how to open a nwc clip?
General Discussion / Re: nwc 2
Clicking on the icon does in fact open nwc . It is when I click on the file within the program. {upper left on the screen} that the My Docs folder shows up
General Discussion / toolbars
Is there any way to increase the size of the toolbars? My age is catching up with me
Thank Dick
General Discussion / nwc 2
I purchased a new computer winh Windows 7 and sent for and received my nwc2 disc and installed it in win 7 the problem is that whenever i click on the nwc2 icon it opens the MY DOCS folder. Ihave been unable to correct it ...Any ideas. Fortunately i backed everything up and can access it through the backup file but cannot open nwc directly...Any ideas ?
Thanks Dick
General Discussion / deleting discussion group messages
I currently have 308 pages of comments in the discusssion group and I would like to delete at least half of them I tried the "mark all as read" at the bottom of the pages but nothing changed.

General Discussion / Password
Can I change my password in nwc
  THANX                        Rick
General Discussion / Instrument trees
Help!! Itried to enten different instruments to an arrangement for brass that I am working and found the list of instruments has disappeared. How can I recover it. It has been quiet awhile since I was in NWC. Has something changed?

General Discussion / possible bug
working with the treble clef I entered a dotted 1/8 note on "b" I then inserted quarter note on "a" as a chord member, when i did so the dot for the 1/8 note was showing  on the quarter note as a dotted quarter
Thanks rik
General Discussion / initiating new topic
First of all Thank You David for answering my question and again I apologise for cutting in on another persons topic.

My question is:
Whenever I bring up music which I entered into NWC and make a change in the score I receive a message that the piece was written on an older version of NWC and may not be playable after it is saved even though it was entered using NWC 2 which i have been using for a long time. Thanx Rik
General Discussion / reading examples
Since the new forum stsrted i have been unable to see examples sent in by other users. I create a staff in n.w.c and hilight the example acd try to copy and paste the example onto the staff but nothing happens. What changed ?
General Discussion / playing music copied onto disc
I backed my music files onto a cd and when i try to open it up i recieve a message stating that this music was notated on an older version  of nwc and are not playable. I have been on ver 2 for more than a year.??? help!