Part properties

From MusiCAD

The part properties menu for any part is to be reached from the score overview after selecting the desired part, but also by using [Part|Part properties].

part properties

Part name
the part name is used to keep track of voices. The part name is used internally.
Part title
the part title is the label to show with the first line in a score (to hide all part-headers deselect text type in [Options|Text|Part title])
a label to show near all other lines in a score. Layout: [Options|Text|Next part title]
an (optional) text to display in single-voice part-extractions when printing a part for transposing instruments.the label to show with the first line in a score (to hide all part-headers set text type
Chord diagrams
the instrument to display chord diagrams for as available in the chord diagrams file mcdiagrams
midi instrument to be used when playing
Top staff height
reserved extra whitespace above the staff.
Bottom staff height
reserved extra whitespace below the staff.
Nr-staff lines
Usually 5 lines. For percussion parts is will be set to 1.
Transposition is the number of semitones a part is played higher than written
The midi-channel a voice is assigned to. Note that percussion and drums need channel 10 to sound right.
MIDI-volume (0-127) a part should start with (will be different when using dynamic markers within the tune.)
Panning (balance) or position in a stereo sound.(0=left, 63=center, 127=right.) See mixer for an easy way to set.
Number of bars that will be used for automatic (drum-part) 0 to disable. Note: setting bar-continuation to anything other than 0 will overwrite all bars with a repeated copies of the first # bars (still full of bugs)
Fingering Above
Default position for fingering is above the staff
Fingering below
Default position for fingering is below the staff
Note letters
'Easynote' display; each note is drawn with a letter inside
Help letters
each note is drawn with a letter underneath/above - location determined in [Options|Music].

Let a voice be audible on playback
On playback give important notes extra accentuation (see playback dialog)
Hide a voice from a score.
Break bar lines
Stop bar lines from running from top of score to bottom.
Settings to group barlines with braces and/or curly braces.
Take voice into account for layout without being visible
Only text
Use text from voice without showing the voice's notes
Separate notes
Separate notes instead of clusterize (old fashioned typesetting of sung music)
No bar lines
Hide all bar lines in this voice.
No rest staffs
Whenever a voice contains only rests for one staff line, hide the staff within the score.
Cue-size part
Typeset entire voice with cue-size notes
Sync-rest visible
If a voice is has less bars than other voices MusiCAD will usually make complaints. In a score these 'missing' bars will be padded using special rests, to allow normal score rendering.