Strange Finale 2007 occurence

I have used Finale for circa 16 years...and I love the program.  Yesterday I ran into a really wierd situation.

I have a percussion ensemble playing.  I have my percussion 2 part on Channel 18, where in Kontakt 2 I have an instrument bank.  Guiro is in the second slot, orchestral tambourine in the first.

Under the staff, I have a percussion map setup.  It is set to use the sounds which are highlighted.  I input the notes, and I hear the playback on the instrument I am intending on hearing.  I play the score, and nothing.  I messed with this using both sounds.  Finally, I removed the percussion map, and the sounds began playing when I played back the score.  So in essence, the percussion map seems to be blocking me from having that sound playback.  I even tried muting all the other instruments and soloing perc 2.  I did everything.  It wasn't until I emoved the percussion map that things seem to work right.  This has never happened to me before, and I am wondering if anyone else has seen this happen?

Robby
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Check in the percussion map to see that you have ";checked"; the notes to used for playback. Select the notes with the playback setup and in the lower right corner of the form, select the ";highlighted note"; box and select the ";All named notes"; box. There should be an asterisk before the number in the ";MIDI pitch"; section of the map for the notes you want to hear. That's happened to me a few times.

Matt

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Also a very good suggestion.�� I was assuming that you had already done this.  Good suggestion Matt.  Never assume I guess  :)
Check in the percussion map to see that you have ";checked"; the notes to used for playback. Select the notes with the playback setup and in the lower right corner of the form, select the ";highlighted note"; box and select the ";All named notes"; box. There should be an asterisk before the number in the ";MIDI pitch"; section of the map for the notes you want to hear. That's happened to me a few times.

Matt
Robby,

In the percussion map itself, can you look at the MIDI PLAYBACK NOTE.�� There will be the number at the far left, and then there will be a PLAYBACK NOTE.�� Make sure this doesn't say 0, or a number that doesnt match anything.�� I have seen this a few times.

Am I correct in saying that when you have loaded that percussion map and activated it for use with that particular staff, you do not hear anything on that staff?�� Or, do you hear nothing at all?

Do you have any hidden expressions in that area that are assigned to do a Program Change?�� Is this sharing a channel with anything else?

If you want to, you can send the file to me and I will gladly look at it.
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