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Valid Characters to denote a line containing Chords


StageDirector will allow any text to be entered on any line in the document. However, for the software to be able to transpose chords, certain rules have been applied to lines containing chords.  When transposing the software will read each line and will identify the notes to enable transposing.

The following are characters that are allowed on a line that indicate a chord line.

Valid Characters on a chord line:

Separators Tab, Space, . , -, | , %, /
Notes [ ]   eg. [play X2]
Chord A.B.C.D. E. F. G. can be followed by # or b and/or can be followed by

               dim, sus, add, maj, m, º ,0, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11,13,-, +

               Example Dbm11, Bbdim9, C7+5, Fadd4, etc.