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XML import issues

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Hello everyone,

I’ve made a quick test file to illustrate a problem I’m having with OM’s
MusicXML import.

When I import a piano system, it all ends up on one line of a poly.
I’d like a right hand and a left hand, as separate lines/voices in the poly.

I have exported from Finale 25 and MuseScore. OM has the same problem with both
programmes. In Finale, it doesn’t matter also if I downgrade the XML version to 1.0, 1.1 or 2.0. Same problem.
I’m in OM 6.11 on mac.

I’ve attached:-

– the original testfile screenshot
– the xml testfile from musescore
– a screenshot of what POLY does to it.
The behaviour is the same if I use the importmusicxml object.

I’d be extremely grateful for your help! Perhaps it is something I’m doing wrong.


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March 20, 2017 at 18:37 #21954
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Dear Ambrose ,

This is because there is nothing such as a Piano staff in OM for the moment.
You need to split your piano voices in multiple staves, and then you will have a correct Poly.


March 20, 2017 at 19:27 #21968

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