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Fretboard Tool Overview

Composing guitar charts, fingering diagrams, or chords can appear challenging at first, but with a grasp of the syntax, it becomes simpler to produce elegant and comprehensive representations. Our tool offers unparalleled flexibility by providing you with absolute command over the design of your diagrams, unlike UI-based alternatives that restrict your options. Furthermore, the learning curve for our tool is equally manageable.

To begin, let us delve into the seven distinct sections that comprise the Fretboard Tool:

fretboard diagram overview

Looking at the picture, you can see these sections include the Title Text Area, Fretboard Diagram, Control Buttons, Coding Box, Description, Instructions, and Unpublish. Together, they provide a seamless and intuitive experience for composing and designing fretboard diagrams.

  1. Title Text Area: This section comprises the title of your composition.
  2. Fretboard Diagram: The Fretboard Diagram section contains an image that updates dynamically based on the modifications you make to the fretboard.
  3. Control Buttons: The Control Buttons govern the behavior of your edits, and include the following:
    1. Go Back Through Diagrams”: As you make alterations, a record of your edits is maintained (limited to the current session) so that you can look for previously liked code and add it back or combine multiple diagrams.
    2. Write some code to change the fretboard”: This button remains disabled until you begin making modifications to the code area.
    3. Go Forward Through Diagrams”: This button allows you to move both forwards and backwards through your revisions.
    4. Insert Sample Code”: This button inserts sample code into the fretboard diagram. To enable this button, you must clear the code box, which will not overwrite your work. Upon pressing this button, valid fretboard code will be auto-generated for experimentation purposes.
  4. Coding Box: This text area enables you to compose code and design your fretboard with ease.
  5. Description: The Description section is a small area where you can add context to your fretboard.
  6. Instructions: The Instructions section provides helpful tips to keep in mind while working.
  7. Unpublish: Did you know that as a PREMIUM MEMBER, you can keep your fretboard private? The Unpublish option provides this functionality.