[linux-audio-user] FINALE 2000 - WINE ???

juto aviten periclite at free.fr
Tue Mar 2 04:07:55 EST 2004


>sorry if this is slightly off-topic but to convert fully to linux audio
>i need to be able to use notation - i've seen some of the open source
>notation packages and none of them are up to the level of Finale yet.
>i'm trying out finale 2000 on the WINE emulator for Linux on Redhat9.
>I have put a copy of the maestro.ttf font into an X11 directory and
>pointed my .wine/config file to that directory so now i have the font
>showing up in finale.
>My problem is all the little buttons in the simple entry panel are black
>instead of showing up note/duration symbols - most of the other buttons
>in the other entry panels are showing up ok.  any linux/wine/finale
>users out there???
>are the symbols on these buttons connected to maestro.ttf?
>- reports of any experiences with using finale within WINE would be
>greatly appreciated especially with regards to getting the midi .dll
>side of things up and running.
>
>  
>
Hi Rob,
If you want to make a really step, there's plenty of notation softwares 
under gnu/linux :
ABC : http://www.gre.ac.uk/~c.walshaw/abc/
or look at this page : 
http://www.bright.net/~dlphilp/linuxsound/one-page.html#notation
or http://www.xdt.com/ar/linux-snd/

best

juto



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