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Glossary


From A to Z

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A

Altered Chords
E.g. Bb7alt
Augmented Chords
E.g. C+

B

Double Bar Line
BARS
Indent Bars
Split Bars
Blank Chords
E.g. * */G
BPM (Beats per Minute)
Add an optional BPM value.
Page Break

C

Meta Characters
Cheatsheet
Everything on a single page
No Chord (N.C.)
CHORDS
Altered Chords
Augmented Chords
Blank Chords
Diminished Chords
Half diminished Chords
Major Chords
Minor Chords
Slash Chords
Suspended Chords
Coda Navigational Markers
Customizing User Settings

D

DaCapo Navigational Markers
DIMINISHED
Diminished Chords
E.g. Bbdim7
Half diminished Chords
Double Bar Line
Divide musical parts with a section title. Eg = Chorus.

E

Empty Bar Blank Chords
First and second Endings
EXAMPLE
Example Progressions
Example Songs

F

Fine Navigational Markers
First and second endings
E.g. (A B 1. C D 2. E F)
Page Footer

G

Grille Style
Customize the chart rendering.

H

Half diminished Chords
E.g. Bm7b5
Help Cheatsheet
Horizontal Page Layout

I

Indent Bars
E.g. X

L

Landscape Page Layout
Page Layout
LINE
Double Bar Line
Track Line Style
Lyrics
Not supported.

M

Major Chords
E.g. C
Navigational Markers
Meta Characters
Overview of all meta characters used.
Minor Chords
E.g. Dm
Multiple chords per bar Split Bars
Multiple Pages Page Break

N

Nashville Number System
How to use the NNS.
New Page Page Break
No Chord (N.C.)
E.g. N.C.

P

PAGE
Page Break
E.g. + or + Second Page Section Title to start a new page.
Page Layout
Use portrait or landscape orientation
Preferences User Settings
Example Progressions
Common blues and jazz progressions.
Public URL
How to make your sheets accessible to others

R

Reference Card Cheatsheet

S

First and Second endings
Section Titles
E.g. - just a text line, : text in a box.
Or = text in a box but also a delimiter between parts.
Segno Navigational Markers
User Settings
Time Signature
Slash Chords
E.g. D/F#
Example Songs
Some example song charts
Special Chars Meta Characters
Split Bars
E.g. Dm7_G7
Add multiple chords to a single bar.
STYLE
Grille Style
Track Line Style
Suspended Chords
E.g. Dsus2 Dsus4
Nashville Number System

T

Tempo BPM (Beats per Minute)
Time Signature
Add the songs time signature (optional).
Section Titles
Track Line Style
Customize the chart rendering.

U

Public URL
User Settings
Preferences to customize the chart rendering.

V

Vertical Page Layout

W

Whitespace