Unable to insert a capital S in text fields

• Feb 18, 2012 - 23:15

Win7 x64
version 1.1 / build 4611

Bug Report

NOTE: I have not tested this in all the other text fields.

Unlike all other Shift-combinations (Shift-A, Shift-B, etc),
when trying to type a capital S in the song title, the
program responds with a popup saying
"command synth-control not valid in current state"

I was trying to type "Cherokee Shuffle", and the popup shows
up as soon as I get to Shift-S.

I went to
(Menu/Edit/Preferences/shortcuts-tab/synthesizer -- clear, ok)
and removed the Shift-S shortcut, but I continue to get this popup message.


In reply to by ChurchOrganist

From Menu/Create/Text/Title, whichever one that is.
Also same result Menu/Create/Text/Subtitle.

The original file was generated by converting from a midi file,
so it had no title to start.

Create new score window (Menu/File/New) field for title
does not have this problem. It allows capital "S".

In reply to by DougEdmunds

Weird. I've never seen that, and have had no problems entering S's myself, but one of my students ran into something where an S in the *subtitle* field displayed funny (I don't remember what was wrong, but it was obvious). That was on a Mac, and I always assumed that was why I could never reproduce it.

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Interesting bug! My MS didn't have the Synth shortcut defined so I went ahead and assigned it to Shift-S and the bug came up. After clearing and restarting MS the bug still exists. I would expect that I will have to do a factory reset to get rid of this bug. No shortcut should ever activate in text edit mode.

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Umm, that's not so easy under 1.2, apparently. I defined Shift-S, saved and quit/reloaded to confirm it was set. Now, selecting and saying Clear, along with saving and quit/reload shows the shortcut to still be defined so Clear doesn't seem to remove the definition. The only way I can clear it is to select it and press Reset to Default or a more complex method through Define.

Still, this definition should not be active during text entry.

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