Fermata Time stretch

• Mar 4, 2016 - 17:29

Using MuseScore 2.0.2 rev f52dc11 and Windows 7 Pro

just been re-typing an old song and came across an oddity with replay when using a fermata. Can't post the song as it's copyright but I've attached a file that shows the issue.

I have set a tempo to the music and at the end of bar 4 have placed a fermata for which the time stretch has been set to 3.
When the piece plays, it's fine and holds the fermata note as expected, but when it continues in bar 5, the tempo has become slower, certainly NOT the tempo of bars 1 to 4.

Is this expected?

To solve the problem, I reset time stretch to 1, then immediately reset to 3 and it plays fine.

Just puzzled.

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FWIW, this works as expected for me when I load your file. Does it for you if you close and reload the file?

I think I can guess what happened. You added the fermata *before* adding the tempo change, and there does seem to be a bug where this makes the tempo after the fermata not be updated properly until you either change the time stretch or else save/reload the file.

Could you file an official bug report to the issue tracker for this, listing those steps to reproduce the problem? You can use Help / Report a Bug from within MuseScore to get started.

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