March 3, 2020
MakeMusic today released a maintenance update; Finale 26.2.2. Select Check for Updates in your Finale menu if you have not already been notified. Here are a few of the fixes and improvements; notably in MusicXML.
(Windows only) Note entry input times for large scores and scores using NotePerformer now match 26.1.
(Mac only) Finale maintains the page layout when opening a file with the Automatic Update Layout option deselected from the Preferences – Edit dialog box.
Exact slur positions are now exported.
Hidden clefs now export as hidden.
Hidden Smart Shapes are no longer exported.
Hidden time signatures at the start of a part now export as senza misura.
Hyperlinks for measure-attached text blocks are now exported.
Metronome font information is now exported.
Parts with no visible clefs are now imported without clefs displaying.
Positions of text repeats at the end of multimeasure rests export more accurately.
Staff Style changes in the middle of the first measure are now exported.
Text in the JazzText, Broadway Copyist Text, and Finale Copyist Text fonts now exports more accurately, especially for codas, segnos, and metronome marks.
The Scale Expression with Attached Note setting found in the Expression Assignment dialog box is supported during export.