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8th note value on TuxGuitar

I am studying Les Claypool's bass style, and for this, I am making a single gp5 file with some of his most iconic bass riffs to study. So I got them all together and don't need to open a file for each ...
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Use TuxGuitars as VST

This is certainly an odd request, but I grew up learning guitar with tuxguitar. I am used to "synthetic" guitars sounding like crap, in particular, like TuxGuitars synths. Can I get them out ...
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Tuxguitar software and note length

I am using Tuxguitar for guitar and how can I have for example (4/4) with the bass (E for example) ringing all the first bar while followed by 7 "eight notes"? It's quite often to face this ...
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How to add quadruplets in Tuxguitar?

I am trying to add quadruplet notes in Tuxguitar, and while the sidebar has a button that adds triplets, quintuplets, etc., it doesn't seem to have the option to add quadruplets. Is it possible to add ...
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Using Chapman Stick tunings in TuxGuitar

I'm trying to use TuxGuitar with a Chapman Stick, which, for those who don't know, is a 10-string instrument played with two-handed tapping and with a quite unusual tuning (see here: http://stick.com/...
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Why does tuxguitar sound bad and what can be done about it?

I've used TuxGuitar for a while now and it's good enough for a free product. However, I recently downloaded the most recent version and noticed that when I play what I've typed into the TAB the ...
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Line breaks or page formatting in TuxGuitar

I'm trying to write bass tabs in TuxGuitar, but want to format the print layout. I can't figure out how to set the number of measures per line or how to add a line break in the tabs. Does anyone know ...
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Exporting tabs from TuxGuitar to Lilypond

I am writing tabs from TuxGuitar and then export it to lilypond (Because I find it easier to do it in TuxGuitar). Here before exporting it to lilypond everything seems nice: But when I export and ...
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Does anyone here use TuxGuitar and is by chance able to tell me how to adjust the volume of tracks seperately?

As stated in title I can not find any way to adjust the volume of each instrument in the instrument tabs. I would be quite delighted if someone could provide me with a way to do this. If you know how ...
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Add a new guitar tuning to TuxGuitar

I want to add Open D tuning to TuxGuitar. I go to Track > Properties and then click on the wrench next to tuning. + adds another note to EADGBE. I want to add an entire tuning - DADGAD. How do I do ...
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Tuxguitar's player mute

I'm trying to get Tuxguitar to play a tab. Player>Start does read the tab, but no sound coming out. Xporting to a mid file and playing through timidity does work, though. Based on these guidelines, I ...
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Is there a definitive notation for multiple repeats?

Is there a definitive notation for repeating a section more than twice? Say you want a section to be played four times. I have mostly seen this: x4 𝄆 .... 𝄇 meaning "play four times"...
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How can I add a Let Ring keyboard shortcut for TuxGuitar?

In the latest version of TuxGuitar (1.4), there's an option under Beat -> Effects for "Let Ring". However, this has to tediously be done for each note through the menu interface. Under Tools -> ...
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How do I enter Segno, Coda, D.S. al Coda into TuxGuitar?

I've figured out TuxGuitar for the most part, and although I can do simple repeats, I can't find where "D.S. al Coda", "To Coda", and the symbol buttons are. How do I enter Segno, Coda, D.S. al Coda ...
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TuxGuitar 1.4 Cannot Edit Volume

I know there were other posts about this but in my case selecting "V" will not let me edit the volume or anything at all in the new mixer. All of the faders are stationary. I can do 127, 27, and 0 but ...
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No Slider Bar for Show Instruments in Tuxguitar 1.4

I'm running Tuxguitar 1.4 on Mac OS Sierra. When I go to Show Instruments all of the sliders for balance, volume, reverb etc are stationary as in there is no bar to slide them. It goes to either 27% ...
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Guitar Tuning in Tux Guitar - For Dummies (Drummers)

Can anyone help me out with Tuning in Tux Guitar? I'm a drummer and can write a rythme for guitar parts but cannot for the life of me figure out the correct way to tune to Drop C straight from ...
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Can you change the volume of a specific track in TuxGuitar 1.3?

In old TuxGuitar versions, you could open the Mixer and adjust the volume for each track on it's own. In the current Windows version (1.3.2) the Mixer has been replaced with the "Instruments" dialog, ...
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Can't find the mixer in the new version of TuxGuitar (v1.3.2)

I just downloaded the new version of TuxGuitar and when I went to play one of my songs the levels of each track were all off. The drums are far too loud and the guitar is barely audible. The problem ...
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Is there a way to change the volume of sound or turn off sound completely in TuxGuitar?

In the guitar tabulature software TuxGuitar 1.2, is there a way to completely turn off sound or to adjust the loudness at which playback is done?
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Tuxguitar - entering verses

Is there a way to widen the measures in Tuxguitar, so that the words in my song verses don't get cut off or scrunched up?
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How to insert lyrics in TuxGuitar?

Currently I try to transcribe a song and I want to save the tab with TuxGuitar. For better orientation I want to display the lyrics of the song below the tab like in this image. Image from makeuseof. ...
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How do I make this beat fit in the measures evenly, time signature-wise?

In a program for tabbing (but I use with MIDI creation) called Tuxguitar, I've written out a drum beat on hihats, and I'm pretty sure the bpm is correct, and everything SOUNDS correct, but I can't get ...
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TuxGuitar Tuning?

I have started using TuxGuitar, and the tuning has left be confused. For example I have the option to select B1 to B9 tuning, instead of just B, is this an error or what are the difference between _1 ...
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