MS4 - highlights, comments etc
Is there any way to add highlights, markers or comments to sheets in MS4?
If not, please add a simple kinda-overlay to the sheet where one can put custom notes, comments, marks etc. Just for the view in the app, doesnt have to be anything special. Like a second layer in the ui which one can toggle on-off and put text in or freehand drawings.
Reason I'm asking is, while composing with bigger sheets I miss the possibility to circle something I want to come back to later and have a hard time finding this particular position or just where I stopped.
On paper I would use a color-pencil or highlighter to find those spots I intend to work on, or to circle a part I'm not yet satisfied with and so on.
There is a plugin that may work with MS4. Some plugins do, some don't, some that didn't work with MS4 have been tweaked to make them work.
I tend to add staff text - keyboard shortcut CTRL+T or a rehearsal mark - keyboard shortcut CTRL+M. The rehearsal marks are easier to return to using the Find box - Keyboard shortcut CTRL+F followed by R and the rehearsal mark id (see https://musescore.org/en/handbook/3/viewing-and-navigation#find).
In reply to There is a plugin that may… by SteveBlower
Thanks, that will be a workaround for the time being. I would love a real solution though (colors and actual highlight), cant be the only one with that wish.
In reply to Thanks, that will be a… by TomPi
To add a highlight, create a line, change its thickness, colour and transparency to suit. You can then place this over sections of the score you want highlighted. Unfortunately, the transparency setting didn't get incorporated in version 4. Hopefully it will make it into the next update.
In reply to To add a highlight, create a… by SteveBlower
Thanks again, I appreciate your effort and the workarounds. But as said before, I'm hoping for a real solution - something that simple like a (colored) pencil-tool or brush-tool (with an eraser ofc, to remove it again) or whatever paint introduced 30 years ago.
MS4 is such a great app, it would be a shame if "we" wouldnt make it perfect.