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Drum scores - support for sticking marks

+19 votes
asked Sep 29, 2017 in Notion Feature Requests by timgillespie (300 points)

Hi. I use Notion 6 to score drum parts for teaching. Often this requires including left and right sticking guides (L, R, etc.), especially when teaching snare drum rudiments.

The problem I have is with notating flams, i.e. a grace note on one hand followed by a note on the other hand. This is commonly notated using a grace note with a slur mark to the "main" note:

Flam notation

Ideally the grace note sticking text should line up with the grace note as above; at present it is not possible to do this using the "Lyr-ics" or Text tools - it ignores the grace note and aligns under the main note.

Thanks for your attention,

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+3 votes
answered Oct 17, 2017 by Skip Jones (163,760 points)
selected Jun 18, 2018 by AlexTinsley
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answered Sep 24, 2018 by mrsmartin (240 points)
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answered Apr 4 by gregseale (150 points)
This is a huge issue for me as well. I'm getting into score editing and stickings are by far the most time consuming part of any transcription.
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answered Apr 15 by chrisrebellius (150 points)
Is this feature now available? CanĀ“t find it in the App.