How to automatic avoid this?

• Feb 21, 2021 - 18:19

Hi, Gang!!!

I use MuseScore 3.6.2 Portable AppImage inside computers with Ubuntu Studio 20.04.2 LTS (64 bit Linux).

I wonder if there is some AUTOMATIC way to avoid the empty space at the end of the last system of the scores. (like the sample I'm adjusting).

Personally, I don't like it (even the fact it seems to be the "standard" way).

Blessings and Greetings from Chile.



In reply to by jotape1960

Any automatic is only as as good as it can get switched off...
What should sich a horizontal spread do then, work only on the last page (of a section), only on the last 2 systems, on tha last 2 pages? On the entire score? Only in absence of manual system andf page breakes, or ignoring those?

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Obviously, on the entire score. It is very rare in the general world of music scores to find anything that does not fill the last line. Actually I think the vast majority of scores are page-justified as well. Equally obviously, if justification is the default, then manual anything overrides it. (I can't understand your first sentence.)

In reply to by Imaginatorium

Not obvious at all. Not for example in presence of manual system and page breaks. To not fill the last line is what the 'Last system fill theshold' setting is about. Last system and last pages are quite often treated differently than others, layout-wise.
My 1st sentence means that if there where such an automation, there would need to be a way to disable it.

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Well, sorry, but it is obvious to me and I am sure to many others. Automatic justification obviously means that the default rendering produced by the program is such as to fill the last line, then obviously manual settings (just like anywhere else) set how you want it when the default is not appropriate. Now you have clarified your first sentence, it is just obviously wrong. You do not need to "disable" anything, you simply make whatever manual adjustments are required.

Are you speaking in some sense on behalf of the prorgramming team? Or is this just your personal opinion?

In reply to by Imaginatorium

It is obvious that you want the last system filled, but not obvious how, from where to take the additional measures that might be needed there, if any, I've outlined several possible options, none of which is an obvious choice, so any automatic would get it wrong more often than right, so it needs to be possible to disable it altogether.

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

You don't need to manually stretch measures to fill in a line completely, MuseScore does it for you.
Instead of doing that by line, MuseScore could stretch the measures between each manual line break to get balanced lines.
Score with measures where MuseScore is able to fit 5 of them by line.
Musically in that score line breaks makes sense every 6 measures, so you add them so
Current ugly result: lines with: 5 measures / 1 measure / 5 measures / 1 measure ...
Expected result: nicely balanced lines with about 3 measures each

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