SIP Newsletter #8
Brussels, February 13, 2003
- Control Center LIB warning
- Sibelius conversion
Dear SIP user,
This newsletter only announces a couple of recent quality improvements.
Control Center LIB warning
A user on a Windows XP system reports that he gets a warning message every time
he starts up SIP. The message is
"You have defined a LIB directory which does not exist: [name of folder].
Many SIP functions cannot run properly - you better fix this right away."
I do not know the reason for this as everything works fine in that environment and the
situation cannot be reproduced at my end.
As soon as the cause is known it will be fixed.
(1) A problem with Code1 Par14 for notes with a trill has been fixed.
(2) Whole rests were always centered until now but I was made aware by one user that this
symbol should not be centered when it occurs in measures such as 4/2 or 8/4. Since Score
does not know about that either a solution was suggested (thanks Peter) to replace such
whole rest by a half rest moved up 1.14 such that Score would not center it. You may suppress
this special treatment in the Score, rest tab.
The inconsistency report would signal a situation when the thickness of slurs and brackets
would be different. This of course makes no sense and the issue was fixed in SipXref 9.20
which is downloadable for licensed users.
When there is a file in the LIB directory with the .DRW extension but which is not a properly
formatted 'draw' file then the second phase of SipAnlib which generates the files with all
Score symbols (Code9 and Code11) happened to generate invalid Score items. This has been fixed.
Ask me for the update.
Long live SCORE
Jan de Kloe