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guitar tabbing program help? Answered

i am currently working on a program for guitar tabs. i can use excel to some degree. i am somewhat experianced in dos and visual basic.i need a way to get it to right a chord on a vertical line. then go back to the top of the next line. i need to be able to do that 32 times. so it would look something like this: |--3 that being the first 3 lines -3--|| |--2 then the program goes to -2--|| |--2 the top and types another chord -2--|| |--0 -0--|| |--1 -1--|| |--0 -0--||

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insanepotato

Best Answer 9 years ago

What language are you writing it in? How is it being drawn to the screen? Is this just as a programming exercise? Have you tried using PowerTab or GuitarPro? as general as i can be, i think you will need to have a loop inside a loop. The one on the outside will write accross and the one on the inside writes downward. Sorry if that was unhelpful.

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MrMystery96insanepotato

Answer 9 years ago

thanks. i was working on this to give to my dad because he hates typing tabs. i thin k ive solved the problem in excel, but i was wondering, are the programs you mentioned free? do they allow you to write your own tabs? or do you have to buy tabs from them?but again, thanks.

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insanepotatoMrMystery96

Answer 9 years ago

sorry for the tardy response, i was expecting an email from instructables when comments are posted. >_< PowerTab is free, but GuitarPro is not free for tabs go here ultimate-guitar.com

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maliyahinsanepotato

Answer 9 years ago

hey there um do u know how to play guitar at all?? if you do what songs can u play??