It's difficult to read/interpret musical notation/shorthand in responses. I could give plenty of examples of times when the QWERTY keyboard was a less-than-ideal tool for expressing musical ideas, but i'm sure you are just as familiar.

  • We already have jtab and abcjs. Is there something specific they don't cover that you need?
    – Dom Mod
    Commented May 28, 2021 at 22:31
  • Ah, it looks like what I need is to learn how to use those! I've never heard of that. Thank you.
    – 286642
    Commented May 28, 2021 at 22:40

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Here is a link to our documentation for ABCjs.

Here is a link to our jTab and ABCjs formatting sandbox, where you can try things out and practice.

For ABCjs, I frequently use the

NOTE: At the time of this post, jTab appears to be broken.

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