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I use MuseScore on Ubuntu 15. In a couple of pieces I have an existing music as such

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In musescore, is there a way to automatically create a guitar or bass tab from these lines? Moreover is it possible to keep these the bass line and bass tab in sync? This is if I change one, will the other correspond?

Edit/Update: From the comments (upvoted), I just realized I was running an older copy. I've just updated to version 2.x.

  • Are you sure you are on Musescore 2.x? The tab feature is not in version 1.x. – Jamm Jun 5 '15 at 16:18
  • Well now that you mention it, I got 1.3. I installed via apt-get. Perhaps the Ubuntu repos are behind. – Rick Jun 5 '15 at 16:27
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As you pointed out, there are different ways to work with tabs in Musescore, which are listed here.

The one you are trying to implement is this one:

Instructions

It seems that you are using an older version of Musescore (1.x), in which the tab feature is not available. I'm on 2.0.1 and can see the advanced style properties menu:

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