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General Discussion / Re: HELP! - NWC File won't open
Last post by Flurmy -
As a very last resort, you can try Recuva and/or ChkDsk...
Good luck!
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AAs far as I remember, if you have your back up files folder the same as your autosave files folder, then it doesn't work.
For some reason they have to be different folders. Sorry, I know that doesn't help you.

Not sure that there is anything else I can suggest.

R.

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General Discussion / Re: HELP! - NWC File won't open
Last post by Garfield -
Thank you for your fast answer. I checked the settings and automatic saving was actually enabled, but the folder was empty. All I have is the .bak file.

In the meantime I tried opening my file with a HEX editor. It is completely blank. Hex00 from start to end. Same for the .bak file. Looks like there is nothing to be salvaged.

I feel like crying. Maybe I should write a song about it, har har...
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Hi Bernhard

First of all, check to see if you have Auto save/ Recovery switched on.

Do this by looking in the Tools/Options/File tab. Also check the frequency.

If you have, then look in the folders tab to see where your autosave files are.
In that folder, if you have it switched on, should be  copies of your file going back for some time (if the frequency is low). They will have a file extension of .asv.  You will need to change this to .nwc

If you don't have this switched on, then perhaps your only hope is the recycle bin although I don't hold out much hope there.

R.


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General Discussion / HELP! - NWC File won't open
Last post by Garfield -
Hi all,

I just spend several days writing a SATB score. This morning my Windows system crashed and I had to force my laptop to reboot. Now my file won't open anymore. Same with the backup file.

I get no messages from NWC to help me analyze the problem. It just sits there and ignores my request to open the file.

Other files (also self-made) open without problems.

Any ideas how I can analyze and/or repair the file? Anyone? Please!!!
I'm really in deep s**t here. I don't even have a hardcopy of the score!

Desperate in Germany

Bernhard
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User Tools / Re: ExportImportMeasures.og
Last post by Opagust -
Version 2.0 is now available (see original post).
It has been thorougly test by Horst H., thanks!

Apart from fixing some bugs, following modifications are added:
* Extending incomplete staves, not only before, but also after the import.
* Warning at the export stage for possible exceeding the maximum length for import.
* The medley title in the commnents section should be in the last line. This is now added in the help text.
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Thank you both SO much!!  This was incredibly helpful!  I love this forum!
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General Discussion / Re: Scriptorium Update
Last post by Richard Woodroffe -
Folks,
The Scriptorium has been updated with works submitted by :

John Hooper   Magnificat - a capella   (Scarlatti, D)
John Hooper   Magnificat - with backing   (Scarlatti, D)
Bertrand Vanbrabant   Wildfeuer - Polka fran├žaise, Op. 313   (Strauss, Johann II)
Mike Gibson   Hei mihi! Domine   (Donato)
Richard Woodroffe   Der J├╝ngling am Bache (The youth by the brook)   (Schubert)

If you would like to be notified every time the Scriptorium is updated, please send an e-mail  requesting Scriptorium Update
notification to scriptoman "at" tiscali "dot" co "dot" uk
https://nwc-scriptorium.org/whatsnew.php

Richard
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The graphism for the glissando has already been explained by Mike, but the acoustic result is very unsatisfactory.
In the vast majority of the cases you can have a better result by choosing "white keys".

If the pedal configuration is odd, then probably the only way to have a good result is to use a hidden staff with an arpeggio plugin, like here:
Code: (nwc) [Select · Download]
!NoteWorthyComposer(2.751)
|Editor|ActiveStaff:2|CaretIndex:1|CaretPos:-1
|SongInfo|Title:"Toccata"|Author:"Susann McDonald (1935)"|Lyricist:"(approssimazione per celtica)"|Copyright1:""|Copyright2:""
|PgSetup|StaffSize:16|Zoom:4|TitlePage:Y|JustifyVertically:Y|PrintSystemSepMark:N|ExtendLastSystem:N|DurationPadding:Y|PageNumbers:0|StaffLabels:None|BarNumbers:Plain|StartingBar:1
|Font|Style:StaffItalic|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:10|Bold:Y|Italic:Y|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:StaffBold|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:8|Bold:Y|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:StaffLyric|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:7|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:PageTitleText|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:24|Bold:Y|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:PageText|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:12|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:PageSmallText|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:8|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User1|Typeface:"MusikDingsSans"|Size:16|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User2|Typeface:"MusikTextEuroSans"|Size:10|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User3|Typeface:"MusikTextEuroSans"|Size:8|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User4|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:8|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User5|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:8|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|Font|Style:User6|Typeface:"Times New Roman"|Size:8|Bold:N|Italic:N|CharSet:0
|PgMargins|Left:1.27|Top:1.27|Right:1.27|Bottom:2.00|Mirror:N
|AddStaff|Name:"Extra 1"|Group:"Standard"
|StaffProperties|EndingBar:Open (hidden)|Visible:Y|BoundaryTop:15|BoundaryBottom:10|Lines:5|WithNextStaff:Brace,ConnectBars,Layer|Color:Default
|StaffProperties|Muted:N|Volume:127|StereoPan:64|Device:0|Channel:3
|StaffInstrument|Name:"Harp"|Patch:46|Trans:0|DynVel:10,30,45,60,75,92,108,127
|Clef|Type:Treble
|Key|Signature:Bb,Eb|Tonic:B
|TimeSig|Signature:2/4
|Dynamic|Style:mp|Pos:-9|Visibility:Never
|Rest|Dur:8th|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|Dir:down|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|Dir:down|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|Dir:down|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|Dir:down|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|User|Arpeggio.ms|Pos:-3|Rate:128|ForceArrow:Y|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-8,-7,-5,-4,-2,-1,0,2,3,5,6,7,9,10,12|Opts:Stem=Up,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar|SysBreak:Y
|AddStaff|Name:"Right hand"|Label:"Harp"|Group:"Standard"
|StaffProperties|EndingBar:Open (hidden)|Visible:Y|BoundaryTop:15|BoundaryBottom:10|Lines:5|WithNextStaff:Brace,ConnectBars|Color:Default
|StaffProperties|Muted:N|Volume:127|StereoPan:64|Device:0|Channel:1
|StaffInstrument|Name:"Harp"|Patch:46|Trans:0|DynVel:10,30,45,60,75,92,108,127
|Clef|Type:Treble
|Key|Signature:Bb,Eb|Tonic:B
|Tempo|Tempo:78|Pos:9.5
|TimeSig|Signature:2/4
|Dynamic|Style:f|Pos:-10
|Rest|Dur:8th
|Spacer|Width:175
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Text|Text:"(  )"|Font:PageText|Pos:11.5|Justify:Center|Placement:AtNextNote
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th,Grace|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Text|Text:"(  )"|Font:PageText|Pos:11.5|Justify:Center|Placement:AtNextNote
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th,Grace|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Text|Text:"(  )"|Font:PageText|Pos:11.5|Justify:Center|Placement:AtNextNote
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th,Grace|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:8th
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Text|Text:"(  )"|Font:PageText|Pos:11.5|Justify:Center|Placement:AtNextNote
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-9|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted
|Spacer|Width:300
|User|Glissando.ms|Pos:-10|Text:
|Note|Dur:8th,Grace|Pos:12|Opts:StemLength=0,Muted|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|AddStaff|Name:"Extra 2"|Group:"Standard"
|StaffProperties|EndingBar:Open (hidden)|Visible:Y|BoundaryTop:10|BoundaryBottom:13|Lines:5|WithNextStaff:Layer|Color:Default
|StaffProperties|Muted:N|Volume:127|StereoPan:64|Device:0|Channel:4
|StaffInstrument|Name:"Harp"|Patch:46|Trans:0|DynVel:10,30,45,60,75,92,108,127
|Clef|Type:Bass
|Key|Signature:Bb,Eb|Tonic:B
|TimeSig|Signature:2/4
|Dynamic|Style:f|Pos:-9|Visibility:Never
|Rest|Dur:Half|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:Half|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:Half|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|Rest|Dur:Half|Visibility:Never
|Bar
|AddStaff|Name:"Left hand"|Group:"Standard"
|StaffProperties|EndingBar:Open (hidden)|Visible:Y|BoundaryTop:10|BoundaryBottom:13|Lines:5|WithNextStaff:Brace,ConnectBars|Color:Default
|StaffProperties|Muted:N|Volume:127|StereoPan:64|Device:0|Channel:2
|StaffInstrument|Name:"Harp"|Patch:46|Trans:0|DynVel:10,30,45,60,75,92,108,127
|Clef|Type:Bass
|Key|Signature:Bb,Eb|Tonic:B
|TimeSig|Signature:2/4
|Dynamic|Style:f|Pos:-15|Visibility:Never
|Chord|Dur:4th|Pos:-11,-4|Opts:Stem=Up
|Rest|Dur:4th
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:4th|Pos:-7,0|Opts:Stem=Up
|Rest|Dur:4th
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:4th|Pos:-6,1|Opts:Stem=Up
|Rest|Dur:4th
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:4th|Pos:-7,0|Opts:Stem=Up
|Rest|Dur:4th
|Bar
!NoteWorthyComposer-End

Then there is this problem, too:

Regarding the cross-staff beams, you can look at this plugin
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Also, is there a way to connect notes in a staff?  For instance, the right and left hand each have notes that are part of one chord?  Thanks in advance!  :D
I forgot to address your second question.  If you have chords for the right and left hand that you want to show as a single cross staff chord, the easiest way to do this would be to lengthen the stems of the appropriate chord in the upper or lower staff (which one you lengthen depends on the stem directions).  If the note durations are half or quarter, you only need to extend the stems until they reach the closest notehead. If the notes are shorter duration, then you will want to extend them until the flags are aligned with the ones on the other staff.  Effective with version 2.75 of NWC, you can easily adjust the stem length by highlighting a note/chord and pressing Alt+up arrow or down arrow.