Hello, I figured a good personal learning project in Dorico would be this suite of Jean-Baptiste Lully orchestral movements. Sure enough, it mostly looks great in Dorico but I’m running into a few pesky things.
The short version of my question: when I hide a time signature in the score, it appears to not affect its visibility in the parts. Am I correct that the Dorico-authorized solution is to make me open up every part and hide the time signature there? In a big score filled with hidden time signatures, this is a ton of clicking. Is there a better solution?
Longer version: I’m in 6/4 (3+3 eighth-notes, which Dorico does fine), and of course right before the cadences, there’s a hemiola measure that is beamed 2+2+2. I’ve added a time sig of 3/2 for the bar, then restored the 6/4, and hidden both time signatures. It looks perfect and Dorico makes the beams perfect. But in all the parts, the time signatures are visible. I know I could use the “force duration” to make it look correct, but I thought the idea is to work with Dorico’s semantic system, which would mean telling it the time signatures and letting it beam correctly, right? I know I could use one of the interchangeable time signatures, but I really want to only display 6/4 at the beginning of the section, not “6/4 (3/2)”. Here’s an example of what I’m talking about.
Any ideas? Thanks!