Staff – Tablature Tab

The Tablature tab shows the settings for tablature.

To open the Score Settings dialog, do one of the following:

  • Open the Score Editor, and select Scores > Settings.

  • In the Score Editor, double-click to the left of a staff.


You must click Apply to apply your settings. If Apply closes Property Windows is activated in the Preferences dialog (Scores–Editing page), clicking Apply also closes the dialog.

The following options are available:


Tablature Mode

Activates tablature mode.


Allows you to select a pre-defined instrument.


Adds a capodaster number.

No Stems/Rests

Hides stems and rests from the score.

MIDI Channel 1-6

Shows the notes on different strings according to their MIDI channel value.

String Tunings

String value fields

Allows you to adjust the tuning of each string.