Is it possible when editing playing technique to rotate a sign (a bit)? I added the Segno sign but want to tilt it a bit.
Don’t think so I’m afraid.
This could be incredibly handy at times…
Not sure about rotating a Segno, but you can rotate other text by using a line and adding text to it.
Thank you, although this is not really what I mean I am interested how you achieve this.
With the Line editor, create a new Line, with a new Line Body of zero Line width and with Hyphenated text (Default Music Font) and paste in the segno sign.
Then you can move one of the Line handle up/down in Engrave mood.
Thank you! Nice, I could reproduce it. But as said this is not what I meant.
This is what I want to achieve but indeed with some creativity there are several ways to do it:
You could then take a graphic slice of that turned Line, then import that back into the playing techniques editor as a new glyph.
Leo strikes again!
I suspect it’s only those of us that need spaceship playing techniques(!) that think of importing images.
I recommend exporting the graphic slice as an SVG. That way it should scale nicely
Very nice indeed. The right one is the standard Bravura segno, the left what I think is nicer, looks less ass a $ sign! What do you think?
Searching for the Segno signs (on the Web) I think the Bravura Segno sign is just wrong! @dspreadbury
That’s not the standard Bravura segno on the right - the standard one looks much like the one on the left There are settings within Engraving Options > Repeat Markers > Design. I suspect you have the “Japanese” setting.
Or if you’ve just grabbed it from the SMUFL website, you’ve grabbed the wrong one.
See Repeats · Standard Music Font Layout - the one in the main section is the one you want; the one in the Stylistic Alternatives section is clearly labelled (Japanese style, rotated).
Thanks a lot! It works now.