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Chord/Allow MIDI Input

When this option is selected, Finale will add a chord symbol when you play the chord on your synthesizer while entering chord symbols (see To play-in chord symbols). The register of the chord you play doesn't matter, but the inversion does: if you play a C chord with an E on the bottom, Finale will place a C/E chord symbol above the note. If it doesn't recognize the chord, it will display the Unknown Chord Suffix dialog box letting you know. See Unknown Chord Suffix dialog box.

To advance the cursor to the next beat (or note), press any MIDI pitch within an octave above middle C; to make the cursor retreat to the left one beat (or note), play any key within one octave below middle C. Play a single note more than an octave above/below middle C to advance/retreat by full measures.


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Chord tool



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