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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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I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason

I am currently active on Music Stack Exchange. I've been posting a lot of answers and questions - and a bunch of them had received unexpected downvotes, and on one of them, user45266 tells me that it ...
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Requesting Bansuri/Venu tag

I humbly request Bansuri/Venu tag. Bansuri is Hindustani Classical flute, while Venu is Carnatic Classic flute (from melodious South India). Update: Bansuri tag created March 13th 2019 by Community
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How to share files

If I am to share a file what's the appropriate way? See my answer for context.
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Why was my question closed?

Is there a set of closely related keys in modern popular music? - This question has been closed as unclear what I was asking. I could not know why.
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How to ask for showing Youtube links that are in foreign language meant for beginners?

I have discovered some really good videos in Youtube that would help beginner's questions concerning note reading, chords, staff etc.such I have encountered here in the last few weeks I've been in ...
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Questions with accepted answers: May I upvote and post other answers?

Is it appropriate to answer questions with accepted answers and to upvote other answers?
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How can I find a question that was recently asked?

I've read a question this morning and can't find it again. is there a possibility to search by date?
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combining accounts

I've just stumbled across my first account here, back on Feb. 06, '12, answering the question 'As a guitarist, how can I learn to sight-read music?' How can I combine that account with the present ...
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How to use preformatted text *without* abcjs rendering it as abc music [duplicate]

When I put text like "Bm" into preformatted text it gets rendered by ABC JS as chord symbols. Is there a way to override this?
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Is it allowed to ask for general feedback on arrangement?

There is a SE site called Codereview that is a splendid complement to Stackoverflow. In the latter one you typically ask questions that has a clear answer. But on Codereview a question is typically ...
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Attaching the melody?

If my question or answer includes a short piece of a melody, what's the best way to include it? An example would be a question to identify a song I remember from a long time ago, and I only remember ...
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My tags keep automatically changing to acoustic, even though I put in physics

How do I fix this?I notice it when I pressed post question but then a red box appeared, the questions stay the same but the tags were changed.
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Could my migrated question be reinstated here, please

I asked about Mozart as a performer. It was closed by one person and migrated to music fans. A great place for the question to sit and rot and not get any attention. https://musicfans.stackexchange....
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Size and format of images

I asked a question about notation and someone suggested that I submit an image. In what format and size should it be?
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How to earn the voting badge 'Vox Populi"?

I have done quite a bit of reading, researching on this site voted here and there and then I got the recommendation from the system to earn the badge Vox Populi there was only 3 or 4 votes left, so I ...
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Unilateral closure: “You're not going to rewire what you hear as consonant or dissonant”

The moderator who unilaterally closed How can a layperson in 2017 hear the Perfect Fourth as dissonant, to empathize with the Renaissance's judgment? commented: Both questions "Instead, how can ...
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What Music History questions are on- and off-topic?

https://music.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic no more than states: music theory, notation, history, or composition But this doesn't distinguish between on- and off-topic questions. So what are the ...
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Remove the “harminoca” tag and merge with harmonica

https://music.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/harminoca
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Suggesting tags for care of various body parts

Related: Tag for pain/ergonomics? Inspired by Should drummers have blisters/calluses on their hands?, I would like to propose the following tags: care of hands care of voice ergonomics care of the ...
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Could a tag be added for mallet percussion?

Could a tag be added for mallet percussion? It's so different from drumset, snare, timpani, etc. There isn't even a marimba tag, so I couldn't use that as a workaround.
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Different images on same thing [duplicate]

Is that default behavior, to show the global badges per sub-site specific images? for example, look this:
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How do I block a tag?

I know this a dumb question, but StackExchange has so many great features spread about, that I find it difficult to find everything. I searched in a few different places for "block tag" and got ...
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Let's have a tag for “instrument-choice”

Example of a question where this tag would come in handy: How expensive is it to play bassoon in high school?
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Why did community delete my answers without giving me a few days warning?

It is my fault that I didn't read the [rules][1] carefully about sharing links. I didn't know that I was supposed to fully disclose my association with the company I am working for (eg. So my ...
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Adding in links for a new user

I've just attempted to fix the links in an answer posted by a new user: https://music.stackexchange.com/a/58722/ I assume they can't post links because of the new user restrictions, so I edited ...
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Synthesizer sound design or music production questions

If I don't have a problem, may I still ask a question to review my sounds? I use a Mackie ProFx16 mixer with Roland 808 and Roland 909. I only use software synths. I owned the Juno 60, 106, the Nord ...
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How to turn off auto guitar-chord-chart in posts?

I tried to draw an ascii art Circle of 5ths like this It previews fine while I'm writing the post, but after posting it the notes get transformed into a guitar chord diagrams, like: How do I disable ...
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Who is 'Community'?

I asked the question some time ago, still waiting for clarification. 'Community' seems to be some sort of moderator, peculiar to this site. What powers and uses does it have in comparison to the other ...
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Greyed out answers

This is probably covered somewhere, but I haven't found it. What does it mean when an answer is "greyed out." The whole text of the answer. (The question itself not being greyed out, nor other ...
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How does marking down get calculated?

Today, I've had two down markings of 2 each, and one of 15. I'm really past caring about downvoters, but the sums just don't add up (or down...). What calculations am I not understanding please? the -...
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Why was my question about a specific chord progression flagged?

I posted a question about how to improvise over a specific progression, and it was immediately flagged as inappropriate for the SE. Yet here are at least 4 questions that are almost identical in ...
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Faulty “suggested edit” notification

On the main site, I have a notification for 1 suggested edit. However, clicking on this notification shows that there aren't actually any edits awaiting review. Furthermore, there aren't any kind of ...
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Dis-Allowed Participation?

After deleting a 'Post', I was disallowed participation in providing answers in response to Questions. How do I regain my credibility, if I am not allowed to post?
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Is there a way I can track the questions I asked?

How can I track all the questions I have previously asked? (This is a common feature on other forums.)
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Send (me) an email when an answer is posted

I recall when I asked my first question that there was a checkbox (that I checked) instructing StackExchange to send me an email when an answer (comment as well?) was posted. Answers were posted but ...
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How do you add youtube links that start at a specific time?

I want to edit an old question of mine with a youtube link. For reference I want to add this link to start at 3:08. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRECArfFKhk
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Meaning of and appropriate action for “hidden gems”

The tips in the review screen advise to "look for hidden gems". What are hidden gems and what is a reviewer supposed to do if one is found?
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How do I notify others about chat room?

If I create a new chat room, how will others know about it to come to the room? Activity on many of the current rooms seems to be low, and since it's not appropriate to announce things like this in ...
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How to ask a poll question

Is there a way to ask a poll question that allows members to provide feedback? I know this type of question (one without an obvious answer) is frowned upon, but I've seen it on other sites and was ...
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Is it violating Music Stack Exchange rules to ask “Who is the singer of this lyrics?”?

I have received a miscellaneous clip that its author had mixed a piece of music (~ 40 seconds) with some pictures. I extracted the music from the clip and already have recognized the singer of the ...
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My question was marked duplicate and I've edited to clarify, can I request it be unmarked?

This is the question: Thumb position when soloing (or performing scales) on electric guitar I don't believe the referenced answer was particularly relevant to the original question, but I've edited ...
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How many members of this group are professionals?

I sometimes run into puzzling conflicts in the culture of this site and I wonder if there is a way of clarifying this for me. Is there a way of answering the question of how many anonymous members ...
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edit my profile biography

How can I edit my profile biography? It needs some fixing. There are typo errors and I can add a thing or two etc. I was trying to find it myself, but to no avail, I didn't succeed in finding the ...
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gratitude to the stack exchange

What can I do to give back to the forum? The forum gave a lot of sound advice, answered my question, enriched my knowledge, and supported me in my queries. What can I do to give back to the forum?
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finale vs lilypond

May ask such a question in the forum? I'm using Finale notation program for fifteen years or more. In the forum I learned about lilypond it's a whole different ball game then Finale. Does it pay to ...
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When to use the flags?

Where can I get more information about flagging? What I understand there are two kinds of flags: one positive, the other negative. Is that right? Plus how do I use them correctly?
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information and reason for a downvote

Is there a place on the site that explains why and for what reason someone gives a downvote ? I got a minus one on a question that I asked. I was thinking the rationale behind giving an up or down ...
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Odd limitation in editing [duplicate]

I have just tried to make a fairly obvious edit to a question: I tried to replace the word "aloud" with "allowed". It seems totally obvious that "allowed" is correct in this context, but the ...
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How is a candidate score calculated?

In https://music.stackexchange.com/election nominated candidates have a "candidate score" out of 40 listed, and a handful of specific points mentioned. But where and how is a candidate score ...