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Subject DADGAD (alt tunings) workaround using lilypond



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James Cooley
Post: Oct 28th 2009 at 12:39 AM

I wanted to change some songs in standard tuning to DADGAD using Tuxguitar. The only way I could figure to do this with the current release was to export to lilypond (.ly). I edited the lilypond file and replaced the standard tuning defintion

set TabStaff.stringTunings = #'(2 -3 -5 -10 -15 -22 )

with the DADGAD tuning

set TabStaff.stringTunings = #'(4 -1 -5 -10 -15 -20 )

before I ran lilypond to create a pdf.

For other tunings select your instrument, change the tuning and export the Tuxguitar file to lilypond.

It's a bit of a hack but it works for me.

All the best,

James


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