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 +====== Publish options ======
 +A number of [[publishing:​publishing_overview|publishing]] options are available to customise how a published score appears. Publishing options will only affect the published document; they do not change how the project appears in the [[basics:​user_interface|Music Editing Area]].
 +===== Changing Publish Options =====
 +[{{ :​publishing:​publishwindow_top.png?​nolink&​300|Change publish options in the //Publish Window//}}]
 +Publishing options are set in the //Publish Window// just before you publish. To change publish options
 +  - Launch the publish window. For instructions on how to do this, see the [[publishing:​publishing_overview#​how_to_publish|publishing overview]] or the [[basics:​first_score|Your First Score]] tutorial. ​
 +  - Change the options you wish
 +  - **Press Publish** to save your options and publish. Alternately,​ press **Save Options** to save your options, then **press Cancel** to close the window.
 +===== Available Options =====
 +==== Template ====
 +=== Template ===
 +Templates define the overall page layout of your published score. For more information,​ see [[publishing:​templates|Templates]]. To change the template:
 +  - If a busy animation is in progress, wait for it to cease
 +  - **Click Change**
 +  - In the window that appears, either **search for templates** or **click //Get All Templates//​**
 +  - **Browse** through the templates shown. You can press the preview button for a larger view of a template. While previewing a template, click the image to see the next page.
 +  - **Click a template**
 +  - **Click OK** to return to the publish window
 +=== Title Repositioning ===
 +Sometimes, a title may be so long that it goes off the edge of the page, or beyond the page margins. Title repositioning states whether to keep titles:
 +  * Within the Page, or
 +  * Within the Page Margins, or 
 +  * To not reposition titles that are large
 +Title repositioning only affects the horizontal position of a title. It does not affect the vertical placement of titles
 +=== Starting Page Number ===
 +Sets the starting page, and where page numbering starts counting from. Note that, if this is a value other than 1, templates with a special first page will not skip the special first page.
 +=== Stretch Bars To Fill Rows ===
 +Sets whether bars are stretched so that the full margin-width of the page is used. 
 +=== Stretch Bars Of Last Row ===
 +Sets whether the last row of each section is stretched to fill the full margin-width of the page. The //auto// setting of this will stretch the last row if it is over a certain width; very short rows will not be stretched.
 +==== Pre-Publish Processing ====
 +=== Multiple Measure Rests ===
 +[{{ :​publishing:​mmr_with_without.png?​nolink|A 6-bar sequence published with (bottom) and without (top) multi-measure rests}}]
 +Multiple-measure rests are created during publishing; they cannot be created manually in the music editing area.
  
 +The //Convert Empty Bars To Multiple Measure Rests// option sets whether empty bars are converted into a multiple-measure rest. When this option is on, you will be able to choose the minimum number of empty bars in a row before a multiple-measure rest is created.
 +
 +Multi-measure rests are only created in **bars that only contain auto (gray) rests** or bar numbers. Any bars containing confirmed (black/​red/​blue) rests, marks, text, or notes of any kind will not have a multiple-measure rest created in them. This means that you can stop a multiple-measure rest appearing in a specific bar by simply clicking one of the rests.
 +=== Convert Empty Bars To Whole-Note Rests ===
 +Sets whether Musink should automatically replace all rests in empty bars with a single whole-note rest. This only affects bars which have no notes and no confirmed (black/​red/​blue) rests. This function does not affect whether multiple-measure rests are created.
 +=== Simplify Rest Groupings ===
 +Sets whether auto (gray) rests in compound time signatures should be simplified to dotted durations, where appropriate.
 +=== Connect Barlines ===
 +Sets which staves should have their barlines connected vertically.
 +==== Template Fields ====
 +//Template Fields// are the titles that appear on the page. A variety of these are available, such as Title, Composer, Arranger, and Page Number. Each [[publishing:​templates|template]] makes different fields available; the fields you see in the //Publish Window// are those available to the template you have currently selected.
 +=== Where will they appear? ===
 +To see how fields are used in a template:
 +  - **Note the name** of your template
 +  - **Click the Change** button
 +  - **Search** for your template by name, or browse through all templates to find it
 +  - **Press Preview** to see a preview of your template. The fields in the preview will be visible
 +  - **Click the image to move to the next page**
 +  - When you have finished, **close the preview window**
 +  - Press Cancel in the **Change Template** window to return to the publish window
 +=== Which Should I Use? ===
 +You can use as many or few as you wish. If you do not use a field, publishing will generally try to use that space for music.
 +=== Page Numbers ===
 +Most templates will let you change how the bar numbers are formatted. You can write anything you wish in the Page Number field, but ensure you include a hash (#) to say where the page number appears. For example:
 +^ ^As Published^^
 +^In publish window^Page One^Page Two^
 +|-#​-|-1-|-2-|etc|
 +|Page #|Page 1|Page 2|etc|
 +|(#​)|(1)|(2)|etc|
 +|I # a worm|I 1 a worm|I 2 a worm|etc|
 +|etc|etc|etc|
 +==== Sections ====
 +=== Include Section ===
 +Specifies whether a section should be included in the published score.
 +=== Start On New Page ===
 +Specifies whether a section should start on a new page.
 +=== Show Stave Names ===
 +Sets how often to show stave names.
 +  * //Never//: Stave names will never be shown
 +  * //Every Row//: Stave names appear on every row
 +  * //Start Of Each Page//: Stave names will appear for the top row of each page
 +  * //Start Of Section//: Stave names will appear once for this section, at the start of the section
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