melismas frequently extending backward into the word instead of forward through the length of the tied notes

• Jan 17, 2019 - 02:19

I think the best way to show this is just with images:

This has been a problem that has happened in previous versions as well but it seems to be happening more frequently in version 3. Sometimes melismas just ...don't behave. They extend backward into the word they're starting at, and/or don't extend long enough, and/or overlap with the following word instead of being properly spaced out.

Is there a way to stop this from happening? Deleting the lyric and rewriting it results in the same glitch every time (even though not all melismas glitch like this)


In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

I've updated to 3.1, and I deleted the words in question, quit, and restarted musescore to make sure I was working in that version, and the problem was the same. I isolated a measure with the problem for you. I enter the word for the lyrics in the second voice, and then press underscore for a melisma. It gives a short melisma and then the entry box jumps underneath the second note of the 2 tied notes the lyric is for. I want the melisma to continue through the second note of the tie, to show that the word is held through until after the other voices enter, but when I press underscore a second time (which should extend the melisma through the end of the 2nd tied note), the melisma glitches, staying short and jumping backward through the word that it's extending.

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