Rosegarden assumes certain time signatures (like 6/8, 12/8, 9/4 etc) to be compound. What I would like to see is a feature that allows the user to override this behaviour when needed, so that for instance it is possible for a 9/8 measure to be expressed as 2+2+2+3 instead of just 3+3+3. It would be sufficient to be able to choose for the 9/8 to have nine quaver beats instead of three dotted crothcet beats. My suggestion is that this feature be offered to the user as an advanced option in the Tempo/Time Signature Editor when a time signature assumed to be compound is added. It could be as simple as unchecking a box.
(Of course, it would also be great to be able to define how one wants the beats to be grouped. (In Sibelius this is done by typing the number of beats one wants grouped together into a box in the time signature dialogue box, like for instance 2,2,2,3 in a 9/8 time signature.) The reason why there's a point in doing that is that this ensures that the notation interprets the right rhythm, and that it enables the playback to accent the right beats. But this probably belongs in a different and less urgent feature request.)
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