Automatic Beaming Over Rests
My request is actually based on an experience I had a while ago with what was apparently a bug in an older version of MuseScore 3. The bug caused the "auto" beam option when used on rests to automatically beam over the rests.
My request is to have that exact feature be available as its own option. I've had pieces that have had specific syncopated rhythmic patterns that, for sight reading, would be aided immensely with extremely thorough beaming over rests. The issue is that, with how much beaming there is, it would waste probably an hour's worth of time to click each individual rest and to click a beaming option.
I put a screenshot below for an example. This is from a large ensemble piece I had been writing that had some polymetric ideas in different instruments against the primary quarter-note pulse in 5/4. The 5/4 I'm using I set to automatically beam only in quarter-note groups, so auto-beaming for a full measure of 16th notes would have 5 groups of 4 16th notes beamed together. I want a feature that can do this over rests as well. Since this was an accidental feature before, I would hope that it'd be possible to lift the code and reuse it as a separate beaming option, perhaps "auto-beam over rests" or something like that. If it helps, I know the version of MuseScore 3 that had this beaming feature was the version that was out around September 2019 since that's around the time I began writing this piece.
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