Additional Information about PrintMusic 2010 for Windows
PrintMusic 2010 Read Me, August 2009 Copyright © 2009, MakeMusic, Inc. Congratulations on your purchase of PrintMusic 2010 for Windows! IMPORTANT: Read this document before you begin working with PrintMusic 2010 and print a copy of it to keep with your PrintMusic information. This file contains important information about PrintMusic 2010 not included in the User Manual as well as information about converting older files into the new version's format. Please note that PrintMusic 2010 files cannot be opened directly in previous versions of PrintMusic. However, PrintMusic does support export and import of MusicXML files, which are compatable with recent versions of PrintMusic. See Running older versions of PrintMusic and MusicXML below for details. This document is organized by each version's changes; those of you already familiar with earlier versions may wish to read only the new information. The Read Me contains the following sections: Running PrintMusic 2010 New features in PrintMusic 2010 You may also visit our web site, www.finalemusic.com, for updated information about PrintMusic and information on new releases.
Running PrintMusic 2010
System Requirements PrintMusic 2010 for Windows requires Windows XP/Vista 32-bit (64-bit compatible). A minimum of 256MB RAM, and 250MB of free hard drive space. CD-ROM drive. 800x600 minimum monitor resolution. Installing PrintMusic 2010 If any previous version of PrintMusic has been installed on the machine, PrintMusic 2010 recommends that you restart your computer and log on as System Administrator before installing. This will prevent erroneous font warnings. We always recommend that you install PrintMusic, and any other software, when logged in as System Administrator. If you encounter problems during installation, we recommend that you do the following: 1. Turn off any programs running in the background. Virus detectors can often prevent Finale from installing necessary files and updating the registry. Rest assured, your Finale CD does not contain any
viruses. 2. Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete, then click on Task Manager and then the the Process tab. In the Processes Tab, click on "User Name" to sort the running programs by user ID name. This lists every process that is running on the system. 3. Under the User Name column, look at all of the processes ("Image Name") with your account name. Click on each one, and then click "End Process" and select OK. Do this for every process assigned to your name except “taskmgr.exe”, “explorer.exe”, and “System Idle Process.” 4. Close the Task Manager. 5. Check your system tray (lower-right corner of the screen) to see if any programs are running. Right-click each of these and choose Close - especially antivirus software, which does interfere with programs
If you have already installed and authorized.' or 'The dynamic link library MSVCRT. and cause a longer installation process. Your copy of PrintMusic can now be authorized on a different computer. Interface Changes To see a list of all interface changes. including these files in an application installer could result in incorrect files being added in your system and subsequent problems. choose Authorize PrintMusic)..DLL could not be found in the specified path.
Authorizing PrintMusic 2010 Windows Vista Users. To access the User Manual.. click Authorize Now! to open the Authorization Wizard (or.. If the software is not "reminding" you to authorize when you run the program. More importantly.. as these files are constantly updated by Microsoft and are operating-system specific. Then follow the instructions to authorize your copy of PrintMusic via the Internet.. you will be prompted to authorize. and one of our representatives can clear the previous authorization from your account. and also verify that the correct serial number has been entered. Make sure that the Authorization Code is typed in using capital letters. 'The dynamic link library MSVCP60. 'The OCXTS. These redistributable files are normally already present on most systems and are not generally included in application setup/install scripts . Your copy of PrintMusic can be authorized on only one computer at a time. or mail.' If the files are out of date.properly
installing. To authorize a single copy of PrintMusic. from the Help menu. phone. Note that the User/Authorization Codes are computer specific.. in order to authorize you must open PrintMusic as the administrator. Here are some examples of the errors that could be reported: If the files are missing. you will need to contact Customer Service directly by phone. In this case an error will be reported when you start the program.microsoft.' If you see one of these messages. FAX or standard mail with your serial number and the location ID for the specific installation in question. from the Help Menu. visit www. Starting PrintMusic 2010 .
.5 MB to the size of the package. then you will need to re-authorize the installation. and will only work on the given computer installation. Simply choose Deauthorize PrintMusic from the Help Menu to open up a free slot. in order to work successfully on your system. but with an Internet connection. printing and saving are disabled until you choose to authorize. User Manual For full documentation on how to run PrintMusic 2010.EXE file is linked to missing export MFC42. Right-click the PrintMusic 2010 icon and choose “Run as Administrator” to do this.DLL:6880. If you choose not to authorize. the Microsoft redistributables. or installing a new operating system).DLL could not be found in the specified path.DLLs Most applications (including MakeMusic products) require a set of files. see “PrintMusic 2010 Interface Changes” in the PrintMusic 2010 User Manual. you will be prompted to do so each time you launch PrintMusic. If you do not register within thirty days.doing so would add about 1. In rare cases these files may be missing or out of date on your system. choose User Manual. see the User Manual.. then the registration/authorization has been successfully completed. authorization can be moved from one computer to another at will. The first time you launch PrintMusic. If you make a change to the computer (such as replacing the hard drive or motherboard.com for more information regarding these files and how to restore them..
com/reader." We recommend saving a newly converted document with a different name than the original file. Map column of the Instrument List.
New Features in PrintMusic 2010
• • • • • • Easier Percussion Entry.com/support. so you can click OK to rewrite over the old file. use the Perc. Improved Chord Input. Contacting Customer Support For customer support. Notes beneath chords can be edited autonomously. visit http://www.INI settings. Beat-attached Chord Symbols. reliable. If you want to use your old settings. Simply type "N.
. Entering percussion has been greatly simplified with on-screen feedback that displays the percussion instrument you are about to enter. Type-in and/or Play-in chords without changing modes. you can export the file to MusicXML format (under PrintMusic 2010’s File Menu) and then Import the MusicXML file in PrintMusic 2009. Changes to the score that apply to parts. such as changing pitches or moving linked expressions. Updating PrintMusic preferences settings PrintMusic 2010 can convert your old PrintMusic. This means all PrintMusic 2010 files posted on the Internet will be available for viewing on all machines. Automatic Rehearsal Marks. Improved Chord Playback. and ordering rehearsal marks is now simple and completely automatic. Percussion MIDI Maps. the linked parts can be viewed and edited as usual. Converting PrintMusic 2009 (and earlier) documents into PrintMusic 2010 documents PrintMusic 2010 will open and convert older versions' documents." (for no chord) to interrupt chord playback.INI file from your old PrintMusic directory into the new PrintMusic 2010 directory. or another online resource. Running older versions of PrintMusic and MusicXML PrintMusic 2009 (and earlier versions) for Windows or Macintosh cannot open any PrintMusic 2010 file. and no longer require a host note or rest.C. Adding. keeping the older unconverted file as a backup. When doing so. Sharing Finale Documents Online with Finale Reader Finale Reader provides a free. or to the next chord symbol.finalemusic. To share PrintMusic 2010 files with PrintMusic 2009. choose Save As from the File menu. Chord symbols now play for the duration of the measure. viewers now need to simply download the file to their local machine and then open it in Finale Reader. Chord symbols are now beat-attached. PrintMusic can. do apply to parts as they would if you were editing the score in Finale 2010.MUS. To assign the appropriate MIDI notes to your percussion parts automatically when you change the playback instrument. the linked parts are invisible and changes to broken (unlinked items) in parts are unavailable completely. If you do want to save the file using the same name. however. open any file created in Finale 2010 including those containing linked parts. easy way to view and playback PrintMusic documents downloaded from the Internet.Linked Parts Relationship in PrintMusic PrintMusic 2010 does not include the Linked Parts feature available in Finale 2010. copy the PrintMusic. When the PrintMusic file is saved and reopened in Finale 2010. deleting. To open a PrintMusic file available at Finale Showcase. PrintMusic displays the original file name. except Standard MIDI Files. Finale Reader is available for download free of charge at www. giving them the default title "UNTITLED.finalemusic.
PrintMusic's selection handles make it easy to move anything in your score with great accuracy. Improved Scanning/SmartScore Lite Enhancements. Not only is PrintMusic easier to use. PrintMusic 2010 includes the new Broadway Copyist music notation font. created by Robert Piechaud. Inspired by the golden era of handwritten Broadway scores. convenient User Manual welcome screen. ensuring transposing instruments are translated correctly. A new interface lets you specify the instrumentation of the scanned staves.
. Smoother On-Screen Appearance. and JPEG export. PrintMusic now supports more graphic file types for import. In PrintMusic 2010 we've made them transparent. so they never obscure what you're trying to edit. Powerful filters allow for targeted searches. Improved Help. Broadway Copyist Handwritten Music Notation Font. which allow you to eliminate clutter and quickly identify the content you need. Audio and Playback Enhancements (including support of VST/AU Effects Plug-ins). finding help when you need it is easier too! You will notice a cleaner Help Menu. PrintMusic's on-screen display now features anti-aliasing for smoother on-screen appearance (curves in particular) and more accurate on-screen representation of your final output. Transparent Handles. PrintMusic 2010 now supports VST/AU instrument plug-ins. PrintMusic now includes SmartScore Lite version 5. offering the best music scanning ever. designer of the esteemed November and Medieval music fonts.• •
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Improved Graphic Support. the Broadway Copyist font offers a lighter appearance. and improved topic organization.