Chord entry by name

• Jul 30, 2011 - 04:28

It should be possible to enter chord by typing their name.

For example, in Note entry mode, maybe I can open a dialog box and I can type the chord name.

For example,

"Fm7" would give me an F minor 7th chord.
"Fm" would give me an F minor triad.

Of course you can also have augmented, diminshed and suspended chords.

Finally, similar to individual notes, you can use Ctrl + Up/Down Arrow to move the entire chord up or down an octave.


In reply to by turion

That gives you the chord name or chord symbol, but not the full set of notes forming that chord.
There's a file, chords.xml, which contains the notes forming these chords, but a) it is incomplete and not 100% correct and b) this part of it's information isn't used at all by MuseScore, nor is it available to the plugin framework.

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