Decrease Layout Stretch Fails

• Sep 12, 2020 - 19:18

So far it worked fine to get a measure back into the line like it is in a printed score.
However, this time it fails to do so. It even crashed MuseScore twice.
Does MuseScore create crash logs and if so, where?
Thanks for helping.

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I'm guessing you want mm15-18 on a system. If there are too many notes you will never get reduce stretch to work. There are two main options at this point. You can open Format->Page settings... and lower the scaling. The other option I sometimes use is select all of the measures, open the inspector (press F9) and click the Notes button. I then reduce the Leading Space field to something like -.20 or -.30 at the most. If it's much more than this it will make the notes overlap and you should lower the scaling.

As for the crash, I didn't have that problem so you'll have to figure out to recreate it reliably and post instructions.

I assume you're referring to m15-m18?
For me, MuseScore doesn't crash on reducing stretch there, but there is indeed too much content within the current style constraints to compress them enough to fit onto a single system.

Consider slightly reducing the scaling on the full score (Layout → Page Settings) instead.

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