"Missing" chord? (or how to enter a D/C7 chord)

• May 6, 2014 - 19:18

I'm normally using the jazzfont and a modified version of the ccchords styles. I think I've figured out how to enter/work with most of the chords (and also how to add "normal" variations), but I've not been able to figure out how to use a slash/polychord notation like "D/C7" for a C13#11 chord (often voiced as C Bb D F A on piano).

Is there a way to do just that? If I type in "D/C7", it just becomes "D/C" which is not what I'd like to do.


You will have to enter those as separate chords and position them manually.

BTW, I made a ton of improvements in the chord symbol parsing for 2.0 - so custom XML should no longer needed in order to be able to type chords however you like - but this specific notation unfortunately is still not supported. Only a single note is allowed after the slash in order to be properly understood, not a full chord symbol. At some point after 2.0, I may look at this, but it would require a more significant change to the file format and the internal representation of chord symbols than I think we can handle for 2.0, which is pretty much in feature-freeze at this point.

In reply to by Marc Sabatella

OK, thanks Marc!

I'll fiddle a few separate chords together then to handle this, although I'm not totally sure how to get the / in there properly. Maybe I do need to create a specific chord signature that could render this specific case?

Looking forward to the 2.0 release :-) Thanks for all your efforts too!

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