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What does a lower-case "a" next to the note head mean in guitar tablature?

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What does a lower-case "a" next to the note head mean in guitar tablature?

I'm curious that you didn't ask about the "m"s also. They are there for the same reason. Both are indications of which right hand finger the composer or editor suggests you use to play the ...
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Does a "-" on guitar tab mean "play that string open"?

The dashes represent lines. They are not meant to each be an individual symbol; they arise from trying to represent guitar tab using only typed symbols. Take a look at printed tablature: Image ...
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Tab. timing inaccuracies

While the other answer explains how timing information can be and is included tabs, I'd like to add a different point of view. Often the tabs are not used as the only source, but instead as an aid to ...
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Tab. timing inaccuracies

There are several problems I can think of off the top my my head with using dashes for 16th note counts like you say: Longer notes will have too many dashes to be able to identify clearly without ...
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