Writing out a few jazz fake sheets, and ending with the old “repeat ad lib and fade”.
I’m using the repeat [n ] times feature (for both notation and playback), but choosing “neither” for Count location, and instead using the Text tool, in Write mode, for the actual “repeat ad lib and fade” instruction.
Is there a more direct or efficient way of achieving this?
If you are trying to avoid using the actual repeat structures (lines above measures) and only display repeat barlines, then I think you’ve got the best approach at the moment.
A slight improvement, perhaps, would be to create a custom playing technique with that instruction if it is something you use often, that way you can apply the text with a single click rather than re-typing it each time.
I’m a bit hesitant to make any changes to the repeat endings font, as that’s already in use, but changing the repeat ad lib and fade text via the Properties custom scale feature looks good!
I see that Daniel and Pianoleo have discussed creating a custom font style (within Playing Techniques) by entering the desired font as a glyph ( Just add a glyph from the font you want), but that is – so far – beyond my understanding.