Manual

Repeat preceding bars


... and simile marks

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Print simile marks

It is a common practise to use simile marks for repeated chords.
This simplifies the chord sheet and makes the actual chord changes more obvious.

%
Simile mark, playing instruction to repeat one preceding bar
%%
Simile mark, playing instruction to repeat the two preceding bars

Repeat preceding bars

Short cuts for the lazy ones to enter multiple bars of the same chords.

%1
Repeat the preceding bar
%2
Repeat two preceding bars
%4
Repeat four preceding bars
- Repeat a single bar
A B C %1

- Two repeat in a row
A B %1 %1

- Repeat two bars
A B %2

- Repeat 4 bars
A B C D
%4

- Simile marks
A B % %
E F %%