Merge To Voice 1

Version 01.08.00
Added 04 Sep 2013 (last updated 07 Mar 2014)

For use with Sibelius 6, Sibelius 7.1, Sibelius 7.5, Sibelius 8.x and Sibelius 18.x

This plugin converts notes in selected bars to be in voice 1. Just selecting the notes and choosing 1 on the keypad does this, but not very well, so the plugin automates these steps, which tends to do a better job:

1. Filter and delete rests in voices other than voice 1.

2. Remove tuplets and any notes contained in tuplets from the selection (since tuplets do not merge when the voice is changed, but rather overwrite). Other objects like slurs and text that start within the range of a tuplet in the same voice are also removed.

3. Change the voice of other bar objects to voice 1.

4. Delete any duplicated text, symbols, or lines (such as slurs) that might result.

Plug-in written by Bob Zawalich.