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Guitar Pro is a tablature editor software for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments. Equipped with a powerful audio engine, it makes writing music easier, and it constitutes an essential tool for guitarists.

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Making a confusing sheet with 3 voices and triplets non-ambiguous

Context I've transcribed the Title Screen song from Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow for classical guitar and I am now polishing the sheet. Here are measures 15 and 16 of the direct transcription of the ...
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How to notate two nested repeat loops (||: and :||) that finish on the same repeat finish sign :||?

I have made a transcription of a song with the following structure: Intro, A, B, A, B, A, Coda The score that I created is the following (the content of the bars was replaced by whole notes for ...
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How do I pitch-shift +2 Oct in Guitar Pro 8?

I am trying to achieve a +2 Oct pitch shift effect like in the song Pantera - Becoming. I am aware that Guitar Pro has a Whammy Pitch shift effect, but this effect only goes up to +1 Oct (and has to ...
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Calculate note timestamps

I'm trying to develop an application that reads data from guitar pro file and then for each note in there, it gives me timestamps (with some other useful infos for sure). However, it isn't trivial to ...
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Is there a way to adjust the tab setting in guitar pro so that certain frets are not used when converting notes to tab?

For example in Sibelius I can control the lowest and highest frets I would like to be used when converting standard notation to tab. There doesn't seem to be anything like that in guitar pro. Thanks!
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Selecting multiple notes in Guitar Pro 8

In Guitar Pro 8 is it possible to select more than one note at the same time; i.e. random notes in different bars - to copy and paste into another instrument line?
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Dal Segno al Coda and repeats in Guitar Pro

Why do D.S. al Coda and Dal Segno with separate al Coda, work differently in Guitar Pro when al Coda is at the end of repeat? D.S. al Coda skips the last repeat. Here the performance is as thought. ...
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Ignored rest at the beginning of a section

I'm entering some fiddle music into Guitar Pro 7.5 and trying to handle a second section. At the beginning of the second section, the bar is short (only two eighth notes) just like an anacrusis, but ...
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Stem direction on voices in Guitar Pro 7

How do I keep the stem direction same on each different Voice on Guitar Pro 7, GP7? I have used GP7 moderately. I feel there is a setting to lock stem direction on each Voice. When I input notes on ...
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How to save custom accidentals after shut down Guitar Pro 7 [closed]

My pentagram looks fine in Guitar Pro 7 but after I save my .gp file and close it something went wrong when I reopen it. I find flat accidentals changed by sharps (e.g., Gb is replaced by F#). For ...
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Beam on top and beam at the bottom on a music sheet

I am new to sheet music. I am trying to recreate in Guitar Pro, corresponding to guitar strumming, the music sheet notation of the picture below. The timing is 4/4 and tempo is 120. I am unable to ...
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Guitar Pro 7.5 - add capo but keep notation

When specifying a Capo is it standard to have the notation change to the actual pitch? My understanding is that the addition of the capo should not change the notation When I add a capo in Guitar Pro ...
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How to insert only ONE bar Guitar PRo

I have a multitrack composition. I want to add a number of bars to only one track but GuitarPro insists on creating the bars in ALL of the tracks. I've tried creating content and then pasting that ...
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How to move or nudge notes in Guitar Pro 7?

I want to nudge some of the notes just a tiny bit for aesthetic reasons. For instance, I want to nudge the first eighth-notes: [g, f, e, f] just a little bit to the right, mostly because I don't want ...
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How to hide dynamics for only one voice channel in Guitar Pro 7?

How to hide dynamics, the mezzo-forte (mf), in my score sheet for specific voice channels in Guitar Pro 7? I know I can hide dynamics for all channels, but that's not what I want. In my score sheet, I ...
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How do I change which pickup a specific Guitar Pro 7.5 track uses?

I have a guitar part which uses the neck pickup. How do I switch the track to neck pickup so that it sounds more like the original track?
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How to manually change one note to be displayed as "e flat" instead of "d sharp" in Guitar Pro 7?

I want to change a single note to be displayed as "e flat" instead of "d sharp" in the score sheet below. Is it possible to adjust this in Guitar Pro 7 without changing the key ...
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How can i add 5 grace notes before a note, when only one grace note can fit in? (GuitarPRO)

Here's a part (measure 3) of "Tango En Skaï" (Roland Dyens) I am trying to write out. You can see there are 5 grace notes before the A, how would I add this in GuitarPRO? Here what it ...
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Transcribing a PDF to Guitar Pro

I am very new to Guitar Pro and music theory/notation in general. I have a pdf with some music that I want to input into Guitar Pro, but it seems like the time signature doesn't match with the notes ...
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Tips on how to make the strumming on guitar pro sound more like the guitar in the recording or is this the best it can be?

Here is the sound I'm going for I already have the tab down, I'm just trying to make it sound more like the original, soft and strummed. Not sure what the best ...
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What is the note division used for this fast up strum?

The strumming pattern is So far I have this, I just cant figure out how to add that up strum as a "transition strum" if you will. Sorry if this is a dumb question, I have no musical ...
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How do I make a Rallentando/Ritardando in Guitar Pro 7.5?

I'd like to slow down the tempo at the end of my song - how can I achieve this in Guitar Pro 7.5?
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How do I write long sustaining notes in Guitar Pro 7.5

When I'm writing a long sustaining guitar note in Guitar Pro 7.5, its volume decays after about 3 bars (this is in RSA mode). This seems to mimic the natural note decay that happens in real guitars, ...
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How to add rests on top of notes and finger roll notations in Guitar Pro 7?

Please help, i'm really lost and still learning the basics.
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Guitar Pro 5 tab not playing last bar

**I have a Guitar Pro 5 tab which only plays 17 bars then stops. Not just with Tux but all other players. How do I change GP5 so it plays all 18 bars?
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How to match the notes in the score with guitar tab when changing the tuning in Guitar Pro 6?

I realized that when changing the tuning in a tab, the score remains the same. Here's a example, when I tune 1 step down. The first chord is F, but the score is still telling me it is a G chord: Why ...
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Is it possible to calculate inversion and retrograde in guitar pro?

I want to select a portion out of a guitar pro tab and i want to modify that with the inversion and the retrograde of that specific selection. The inversion means that the order of the intervals ...
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GuitarPro Notes Displaying One Octave Too Low

I have been using the software GuitarPro, and the file I am working in has suddenly begin displaying the notes one octave too low. In short, it acts as if 8va is on, even though it isn't. Everything ...
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Make This Strumming Pattern

Is it posssible to make this strumming pattern in Guitar Pro 7? With "Bm" Each bar consists of 8 beats.(8/4) Thumb down stroke Silence (Let ring) Silence (Let ring) Thumb up stroke Palm mute ...
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Problems reading sheet music with visual disability

I'm not really sure if "visual disability" is correctly said since english is not my native language and had to use Google Translator. My worries are about reading sheet music. I'm trying to learn ...
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Can I put different note lengths on guitar pro (in one bar )

I want to put different note lengths in one bar above or below each other but when I change a note in guitar pro then other notes change too, so I have to use ties for other notes and that's very ...
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What is the shortcut for inverting stems in Guitar Pro 7?

I have figured out how to change notes, swapping voices, etc using shortcuts provided by Guitar Pro 7. Does anybody know a shortcut for inverting stems?
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GuitarPro: How to mass remove a certain percussion instrument using MusicXML

I've been modifying some drum tabs on Guitar Pro. The problem is, for a specific section I want to remove all the cabasa notes. (Instrument 69) Now of course, I can do it one note at a time. But I'll ...
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How to convert Guitar Pro files to MIDI in batch?

Guitar Pro allows to export GP files to MIDI. But I need to convert very many GP files to MIDI. So is there any tool to do it in batch?
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cannot change tuning to Eb in Guitar Pro 6

I don't seem to be able to change the tuning like I could in older versions of Guitar Pro. When I change the tuning from E to Eb in The Instrument Panel, the track immediately bounces back. It ...
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Not able to print more than one page with Guitar Pro 6

I can't print more than one page with Guitar Pro 6 on my Mac. Has anyone else seen this?
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How to merge multiple MIDI files into one?

I am working with Artificial Neural Networks, on a task regarding music generation. Given: a collection of MIDI files (converted from Guitar Pro 6) where ONLY three tracks are used (per MIDI file): ...
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In Guitar Pro, how do I specify fret numbers for a chord?

I'm using the notation software Guitar Pro to create and edit tablature, and I can't figure out how to specify the fret number that a chord should be played on. This is different than adding a capo ...
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Guitar Pro voicings limitation. Need Guitar Pro expert!

In a nutshell, I'm trying to move a rest, because Guitar Pro (perhaps rightly) sees a minor 3rd and won't allow them to be separate voicings. In the picture below you'll see the quarter rest should be ...
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Is it possible to add notes with inverted stems on the same beat in Guitar Pro 6

I am writing a drum-kit sheet and I would like to add two notes on the same beat with opposite stems like this and also And so far, I haven't found how to do it, I only get this kind of stuff :
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Bitwig doesn't have ties in the imported Midi file

When I create a MIDI file in Guitar Pro 6, and load it into Bitwig, everything is fine, except for the ties. For instance, I create this track on Guitar Pro: Export it as MIDI and load it onto Bitwig....
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Piece of music suddenly drops an octave in guitar pro 6; How can I have it one octave higher?

I downloaded a piece of music from the internet and whilst listening to it, after a slide, the lead guitar suddenly drops an octave lower. There are no signs on it saying why it's dropped there are ...
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Is it possible to add the same note with different accidentals in Guitar Pro 6?

I want to add (in a single stem) the same note with different accidentals. Like, in the following example, in the third stem I want to have both G sharp and G natural. Is there any way to do this in ...
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Ponticello notation in Guitar Pro 6

Is it possible to add a ponticello (near the bridge, bright sound) notation in Guitarpro 6 for Classical Guitar compositions?
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Making guitar pro usable on a 4k monitor

I recently got a new laptop with a 4k monitor and the picture is unbelievable! The only problem is a lot of programs I used to use before will not scale properly to the new screen resolution. Guitar ...
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Different note lengths on guitar pro 6

How can I have a rest above a note in guitar pro 6. For a classical guitar song I need the bass note a different length to the melody so I need to know how to split them. the picture explains what I ...
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Removing certain string from guitar pro 6

In guitar pro 6 I need to learn how to remove a specific string without damaging or altering the sheet music that the string is on. In a certain score of music, a guitar part does not have any notes ...
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Beginning a repeat with a tied note in guitar pro 6

I'm trying to tab out a song in guitar pro 6 and I have a section that repeats. The section begins with a tied note from the previous measure, then when it repeats I want the last note of the last ...
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Guitar pro 5 slash line to rest

Can someone tell what is that weird note? Not the tie between the 12 and 12, afterwards there a slash line that I can't recognize and it sounds similar to a slide but not exactly. It from "The ...
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Is it possible to write polyrhythm in Guitar Pro 6?

I want to create a polyrhythmic track on Guitar Pro 6. Let's say that I want the guitar to play 4/4 and the bass to play 6/4. Is it possible to write it on Guitar Pro? If yes, how? If I try to change ...
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