Finale Lua Scripts

JW Lua and RGP Lua scripts

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Insert Binding Guides

Adds non-printing graphic to show where 3 ring, spiral or Cerlox binding will

be in the margins of your document

Chord Kerner v1.0

A full function alternate editor to replace Finale’s own Chord Suffix Editor.

Easily change chord suffix elements (position, text style, characters, fonts etc)

Works directly in the score, at any magnification level.

Includes The Chord Librarian – create a printable reference file of all of your

chord suffixes with a single click.

(runs on JW Lua, but RGP Lua is required for full implementation)

***Currently only runs on Mac – Windows version coming soon***

Kudos for Chord Kerner

•Excellent. A must have.

•This product is FULLY endorsed by myself and Conquering Finale!! It’s amazing!

-Jason Loffredo (Conquering Finale)

•This is the most significant Finale plugin in recent years. The amount of time saved from now on is almost incalculable. You have achieved the impossible: I now WANT to edit my chord library!!

-Brad Cole (Music Director-Phil Collins)

•Chord Kerner is truly incredible! Get this now!

•I spent the last 3 days dealing with suffixes, playback, and fretboards and the Chord Kerner is what preserved my sanity.

•Wow! This is what the Finale chord suffix creator/editor should have been all along.

Convert Measurement Units

A handy calculator-like tool for converting Inches to Centimeters to Spaces to EVPUs etc.

(runs on JW Lua and RGP Lua)

Move Rest Up / Down / Off The Page

A simple script that moves rests up and down by a single space, ideally triggered with a keystroke.

Move rests off the page to hide them while keeping their spacing properties, and still showing ghosts of other hidden objects

Page Break – Every Page

Adds a Page Break to the first measure of every page in the current part to help lock page formatting.

Randomize Music

Use this when sharing a file for diagnostic reasons, but you don’t want to share your actual

musical content. This script will randomize the pitches within a user defined interval.

The music becomes unrecognizable, but the file’s settings remain the same.

(runs on both JW Lua and RGP Lua)

Replicate Music

Inspired by the ‘R’ key in Sibelius, this script will duplicate the selected music immediately

to it’s right. When added with a shortcut or hotkey, it makes fast work for repeated passages.

(runs on JW Lua or RGP Lua)

Reset Dynamics After Import **COMING SOON!!**

Importing an older Finale file or XML file can result in stray Dynamics and Text Expressions.

This script looks for any Dynamics Expressions that are not identified in your template file, and

instantly swaps them with the correct Dynamic Expression in the correct Category

(runs on JW Lua or RGP Lua)