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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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How to get notes and staves to show up without images? [duplicate]

I noticed with the second answer on my polytonality question, that the answerer was able to get notes and staves to show up using some kind of code instead of images. I am wanting to post a question ...
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Do we accept edits that simply update the characters used for accidentals?

I recently rejected some edits to previous posts of mine that used Gb, F# notation where the edit was just replacing these notations with G♭ and F♯, using Unicode code points U+266D–U+266F. ...
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ABCjs integration now available

Update: ABCjs is now enabled on the main site as well. If there are any problems, please report them the usual way - in a new post tagged bug. Thanks, and enjoy! Y'all asked for ABCjs integration ...
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How could ABC notation be embedded in our posts' Markdown?

While it has by now been determined that music.SE wants ABC music markup, and the SE community managers have taken note, the integration remains to be implemented. A crucial point where this touches ...
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Which questions/answers would most benefit from music markup like ABC?

The conclusion of Should we agree on requesting ABC music markup now, unequivocally? seems to be a resounding Yes. As such, I would like to present our case to SE and see if we can get this done. ...
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Should we agree on requesting ABC music markup now, unequivocally?

ABCjs integration now available Please contribute to Which questions/answers would most benefit from music markup like ABC? and How could ABC notation be embedded in our posts' Markdown? It's ...
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Poll: do we prefer ABC or Lilypond for site markdown? [duplicate]

These two questions request support for some type of typesetting/notation: Request Lilypond support from the SE developers Decision: Request ABC Notation support from the SE developers I think ...
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How will we specify which notation-system a code-block uses? [duplicate]

We currently use code-blocks for jTab markup. If (when) we add lilypond or ABCnotation support, how should a code-block declare which system it's intended for?
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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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Is there some sort of mark-up for music notation? [duplicate]

I know on the Guitars site (soon to be merged with this one), JTab was used for rendering tablature notation (see). For those not familiar with it, tab (tablature) is a simplifed music notation ...