AnthemScore 4.12 and Musescore 3.6.2 on Ubuntu 20.04

• Feb 26, 2021 - 19:04

When AnthemScore runs it creates a score in /tmp/Anthemxxxxx/somefile.xml
It then calls Musescore and passes that filename to open.

Musescore is generating a Load Error when presented with that filename on the call from AnthemScore.

If one attempts to manually navigate to the same file from within Musescore, nothing beneath the top level /tmp directory is visible (directories or files). The permissions on the /tmp directory are wide open.

Musescore is installed as a snap on the machine in question.

With previous installations of Musescore (non snap, if relevant) this did not occur; the hand off from AnthemScore was successful.

Any insights are welcome.


In reply to by kuwitt

The AppImage problems were related to HIDPI display issues. Large icons, tiny menu text. Even with the -D command line option it was unable to render a usable interface. The monitor (laptop) is 3840x2160. I run Ubuntu at 1920X1080. I could send you a screenshot if you're curious. The xml file loads fine outside of the /tmp directory.

In reply to by Kmiller

Try also setting the environment variable QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=1 (or 0, or explicitly unsettling it). This can also be relevant on some systems. Be sure also you didn't turn up the icon size in Edit / Preferences previously to workaround problems in the other versions you tried! One way or another there is definitely a solution. Might involve a combination the variable, command line, and preference settings. but normally finding the right one for your particular environment is all you need.

In reply to by Kmiller

FWIW, I've never encountered a system that required adjustment to icon or font sizes in addition to the environment variable and -D. Most systems require only one of these, a very few might require both the environment variable and "-D". I've never encountered one that required more than this.

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