Changing Chord Display

• Apr 9, 2024 - 17:02

I have an MusicXML chord sheet exported from iReal and I'm try to change chords from Absolute (eg Dm) to key relative (eg ii), but changing the style makes no difference. I select the chord and change style as you do for note headstyle for example. I've searched the UI

Looking through the docs I can only find info on entering, not changing.

I'm getting a horrid feeling that chords are just text with no data attached? But if so why the appropriate styles?


In reply to by msfp

Thanknfor confirming is just text.

My aim is to display relative (roman) chord symbols for an inportedcfile. It seems MusicXml only supports absolute pitches as far as I can tell (ditto the coming mnx) but as the key signature is known I was hoping musescore would figure it out so I don't have to hand edit everything. I don't think I could edit the musicxml ti use roman which would be a bit easier.

On further thought it can't quite as the key signature doesnt define the tonic eg C major or A minor or any other mode.

As far as I can tell the tonic is never defined anywhere, leaving it up to interpretation.

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