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The jTab library provides guitar tablature and chord diagrams for this site.

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jTab not rendering correctly

The jTab notation %5/1.5/1.7/3.5/1.6/2.5/1[I] %3/1.5/3.3/1.4/2.3/1.3/1[IV] %5/1.7/3.5/1.6/2.5/1.5/1[V] Does not render properly. It results in %5/1.5/1.7/3.5/1.6/2.5/1[I] %3/1.5/3.3/1.4/2.3/1.3/1[IV] %...
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Can the idiotic jTab thing just cease to exist please

Stop the madness. What kind of a campaign is needed to get the idiotic formatter to just stop formatting PRE-FORMATTED TEXT. This is pre-formatted text
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Why is no one using jTab for guitar chords?

I was looking at this question and noticed that none of the answers by four high-rep regulars uses the jTab Custom Chord Notation feature to show the chord and fingering. Instead there are notations ...
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Why won't my jTab chord diagrams render side-by-side?

I just finished adding some chord diagrams to an answer of mine using jTab. I wanted to see three or four chord diagrams side-by-side, and my custom chord syntax was rendering nicely on the jTab page. ...
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jTab doesn't render more than one Custom Chord per code block

Testing jTab on the meta, I noticed that custom chords do not render if there is more than one in a code block. The test set of chords I used this: %X/X.3/1.5/3.4/2.5/4.3/1[Cmaj7] %X/X.5/1.7/3.5/1....
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jTab and ABCjs Formatting Sandbox

Since we now have both jTab and ABCjs on active on the meta, it's time we had a specific place to test both. Use the answer space below to test and stretch the limits of both jTab and ABCjs for both ...
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Make jtab active on the meta so we can have a formatting sandbox

Today this question came up where the OP wanted to use jtab in his post, but it wasn't rending even though the website for jtab showed it working. It took a lot of trial and error from me and the OP ...
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Being able to toggle on jTab instead of being on by default

Can we have the option to toggle on and off jTab? As it is right now if there are any note names in code blocks turn into guitar chords and this site is about so much more than guitar chords. I'm ...
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What happened with the jTab support?

I've seen quesions where the jTab wasn't parsed, but the code is shown instead. I wasn't sure if it was due to some syntactic mistakes in the code, but now I saw an answer of my own, where it ...
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How do I write tablature on this site?

Just like the title says, will something like this work? G7 : 334353 str3: 6~ 7... 6... .... (pinky) G7 G7 G7 G7 G7 It looks dirty.
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"Vanishing" sample code

When I post this answer I must see my code vanishing when I click on "Save answer". While editing the answer the code was displayed correctly before I clicked "Save". The code block background remains ...
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Can we have a formatting sandbox? [duplicate]

Specifically for getting jTab blocks to look right without blowing through the revision-limit, I think it would be useful to have a CW sandbox question on the main site (since jTab isn't enabled on ...
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How do you force linebreaks with jTab? [closed]

In my answer here, What are good warm-up exercises for guitarists?, I'd like each measure on a separate line so it's easier to infer the quarter note timing. Anyone know how to do that?
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Add a link about jTab to the editing help page

I know I can find it if I search for it, but wouldn't it be cool if it were linked from the editing-help page?
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jTab needs to render in Markdown preview

I didn't find any information about special diagram notations in the FAQ... I tried to put the string names next to the guitar neck diagram in this question, but this produced chord diagrams which ...
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Guitar tablature in posts?

Anyone have a good way to show guitar tablature on these site yet? For example, see how this doesn't show up? E|-0-| doesn't show up B|-x-| G|-2-| D|-2-| A|-1-| E|-0-| How do we get around this ...
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Can't get the jTab custom chord syntax to render!

Wth this answer, I tried to use jTab's custom chord syntax (ref) to display a normal chord shape with non-standard fingering. Hunting around in questions tagged chords, the only example I found just ...
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Guitar tab plugin (jTab) should be active only in questions tagged [guitar]

I see that the jTab guitar tab plugin has been introduced at music.se now as it was on guitars.se, which I think is brilliant. But it should perhaps be only applied for questions tagged [guitar]. I ...
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Unsupported marks in jTag widget?

Is there any way to mark palm muting or natural harmonics in jTab tabulature system? I asked this after reading that question What are the various methods of tuning the guitar?
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Feature Request: jTab

We just got a whole bunch of questions migrated from Guitars. As such, I think we need jTab. Many of the imported questions relied on it, and are much worse off now (example). They could be edited, ...
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