My first impressions of MuseScore - Pasting across staves limitation
For the purposes of a) my own curiosity re. whether I am missing something with MuseScore's functionality, b) to feedback to any developers who might be reading, and c) to generate discussion, I feel compelled to give my first impressions of MuseScore.
Firstly, I have to confess this technically isn't my first impression. I first used the software many years ago as a student and had dismissed it as too limiting (perhaps ignorantly in hindsight), but recently (now as a music teacher, with students trying to convince me to give the software a go) I have been experimenting. I have to say there has been extraordinary improvement to the software, so congratulations to the developer.
However, something that is really hindering me using MS long term is some hiccups with editing over staves. I am amazed that I am unable to not easily c+p across multiple staves or perform operations such as a change the rhythms. I have done a few searches here and found that this is just how the software works. I have seen some proposed workarounds eg: using the 'Explode' function, but really shouldn't this be default operation? I have seen a quite a number of users express similar frustration and I just wanted to throw my hat into the ring re. this too.