Showing Staff Notation in Tablature

You can show your score in tablature.


  • You have performed basic editing like quantizing to make the score as legible as possible.

  • The notes in the score are inside the range of the instrument.


  1. Select Scores > Settings.
  2. Select the Staff tab, and open the Tablature tab.
  3. Activate Tablature Mode.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Open the Instrument pop-up menu, and select one of the predefined instruments.

    • In the String Tunings section, set the open tuning of each string using the value fields. To disable a string, set it to Off.

  5. Optional: In the Capo value field, enter a value to set a capodaster on the corresponding fret.
  6. Set up the other options.
  7. Click Apply.


The score is shown in tablature.

Figure: Before and after activating tablature mode

After Completing This Task

You can switch back to regular notation by deactivating Tablature Mode.