Guitar Tab "X" Overlaps Other Notes

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Guitar Tab "X" Overlaps Other Notes

Post by jacobcseyer » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:32 pm

Hi everyone,

When I notate an X (Special Tools -> NOTE SHAPE TOOL -> Symbol Selection #192), any note stacked vertically above the note is slightly covered by the X with an overlapping white bar. I've attached a screenshot of the problem. Any solutions you can offer would help a lot, this is about the only issue standing in the way of me printing and selling my scores at concerts and to students.

Thank you!
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Re: Guitar Tab "X" Overlaps Other Notes

Post by N Grossingink » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:56 pm

Just a guess-

Right click on the notehead handle and choose "Edit". Here you can change the size of the notehead font and the font itself. Try making it 1 point smaller. Or, try changing to a text font X like Hellvetica or Arial, any sans serif font.
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Re: Guitar Tab "X" Overlaps Other Notes

Post by jacobcseyer » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:10 pm

Thank you for the suggestion! I didn't see the obvious solution of right clicking and editing :lol: The resizing didn't work, but what did was:

1. Right Click and Edit
2. Allow Vertical Positioning
3.Vertical Positioning = -0.01736

This works for X's that are on the bottom line.

Thanks again!

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