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GuitarPro Notes Displaying One Octave Too Low

I figured out the answer to my own question. On the Track sidebar menu, a setting called "Transposition Tonality" needs to be set to "One Octave Lower" instead of "Same Octave". I don't actually know ...
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Making a confusing sheet with 3 voices and triplets non-ambiguous

TL;DR Step by step solution Following the standards laid out in Behind Bars, here is the process I went through.1 Step 1: MuseScore defaults for 3-voice entry There is plenty of awkwardness here: ...
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Guitar Pro 7.5 - add capo but keep notation

You can do this via File -> Stylesheet -> Systems and Staves and uncheck Capo and shifted tunings impact standard notation (thanks to this answer)
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cannot change tuning to Eb in Guitar Pro 6

When you move the tuning of the instrument you need to click on the check mark. The one I rounded with yellow: This way the Tab will stay the same with different tuning, and if you click on the left ...
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Problems reading sheet music with visual disability

you can save a screen print or an image copy img,pgn etc, a pdf and zoom it or enlarge it 200% or 400% with any foto programm or picture app as paint etc. I just did download a sheet with very small ...
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Piece of music suddenly drops an octave in guitar pro 6; How can I have it one octave higher?

Without the file, here are the reasons I can think of why GP's playback could switch to another octave without any change to the notes : The "play this an octave lower than written" symbol (8vb) is ...
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What is the note division used for this fast up strum?

The pattern should look like this: X:1 T:Rhythmic strumming pattern K:None M:4/4 L:1/8 BB BB BB BB/2B/2 The two notes at the end are "sixteenth notes". Each lasts half as long as the main ...
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How do I make a Rallentando/Ritardando in Guitar Pro 7.5?

Tempo Automation can be found in the lefthand sidebar or through Edit -> Automations -> "Insert Tempo Automation..." In the lefthand sidebar the icon looks like this: To gradually ...
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Beam on top and beam at the bottom on a music sheet

Beam meaning The top beam, attached to all of the Ds, indicates that those notes constitute one "voice". The notes (chords) attached to the bottom beams are additional "voices". ...
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Ignored rest at the beginning of a section

You can change the time signature for that single bar. Something along these lines:
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Making a confusing sheet with 3 voices and triplets non-ambiguous

First, a frame challenge: Why does the reader need to know the precise duration of every single note? Are they muting each note at the end of its duration? Are you muting each note when you play it? ...
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Is it possible to calculate inversion and retrograde in guitar pro?

No sorry, none of those features are available in Guitar Pro. There are not a lot of assistants to help creating tabs faster in GP, the only ones I found are for transposition (but only straight ones, ...
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Is it possible to add notes with inverted stems on the same beat in Guitar Pro 6

Yes, you can use the multi-voice feature. On each track, you can use up to 4 independent voices : the notes can have different duration and independent stem direction. Each number represent a ...
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Piece of music suddenly drops an octave in guitar pro 6; How can I have it one octave higher?

It's simple: Select the bars you want to transpose one octave higher, like so: and go to Tools>Transpose: Make sure to select "Selection" (So as to transpose only your selected bars). Select which ...
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How to move or nudge notes in Guitar Pro 7?

I searched through all instances of the words "move", "moving", "position", and "placement" in the manual (including words that contain those words), and none ...
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Can I put different note lengths on guitar pro (in one bar )

You should look into using multiple voices (find a similar article for your GP version) - but make sure it's still playable. If it isn't playable, you should look into using multiple instruments. To ...
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Is it possible to add the same note with different accidentals in Guitar Pro 6?

There is. I can think of two ways. The easiest way would be to write the note as the enharmonic equivalent (Ab) and then click on the change accidental button (icon is a sharp and flat symbol, 5th ...
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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?

I'm a novice Guitar Pro user, but it seems that at least in version 7.5, getting good sounding strumming playback requires you to manually tweak each strum's direction, speed and dynamics separately. ...
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Transcribing a PDF to Guitar Pro

The reason the notes and time signature seem not to match up is that there are two separate "voices" happening simultaneously. This idea is discussed in Too many notes in this measure and ...
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How can i add 5 grace notes before a note, when only one grace note can fit in? (GuitarPRO)

As of Guitar Pro 7.5, it is not possible to add multiple grace notes in this way. Grace-note before the beat: A Grace note is an ornamentation that consists in a very short note played before an ...
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How to insert only ONE bar Guitar PRo

Yes, it's the nature of such programs that every instrument has the same number of bars. I don't think Guitar Pro has a 'ripple edit' function. So you'll need to shift the data in one track along by ...
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Making guitar pro usable on a 4k monitor

I solved it by right clicking the guitarpro.exe, properties, compatibility tab. Then click the box next to override high DPI scalling behavior and select scalling done by: system. worked perfectly for ...
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Making guitar pro usable on a 4k monitor

I tried several methods found in the internet regarding bad scaling issues in other programs like photoshop. Unfortunatelly none of them solves the problem with Guitar Pro 6. Finally I installed ...
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In Guitar Pro, how do I specify fret numbers for a chord?

After some poking around I found the UI feature hidden in plain sight--a scroll bar to the right of the chord diagram. To adjust the fret range, click and drag the scroll bar to the right of the ...
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Guitar Pro voicings limitation. Need Guitar Pro expert!

Guitar Pro has a Let ring feature, which will essentially act as if you have held the note and is common in guitar tab. The limitations of this are the same as the limitations of writing a longer note ...
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GuitarPro: How to mass remove a certain percussion instrument using MusicXML

I was able to do this using search and replace in the MacOS TextEdit app. One thing you have to be able to do for this to work is be able to include wildcards in the search field, which I believe most ...
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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?

In the Track panel (shortcut: F6), there are a few options that changes the sound. You probably want to play with the "playing style" options, try "fingers". Also in the Track ...
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Problems reading sheet music with visual disability

I recommend you take two steps. One is to find a "Sheet music viewer" application, of which there are many. Grab one which supports a page-turn pedal. Next, either 1) use a PDF editor that can ...
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Coda, segno; How to repeat chorus 3 times?

D.S. al Coda is on the right track. Here is my recommendation: OR The chorus would be written separately from the rest of the tune — in the way a coda can be — with three endings: one returning to &...
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Make This Strumming Pattern

In Guitar Pro, if you want to use proper finger notation you'll have to assign each note to a finger. This is because finger labelling is typically reserved for fingerstyle guitar, not strumming. For ...
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