Chord Positioning and Alignment

Finale’s Selection Tool makes it easy to click and drag any chord  into the right place. Sometimes, however, you need to move a lot of chords the same amount, or align all of your chords to appear uniform.

Chord Symbols in Finale

Sometimes when collaborating with others (or cleaning up my older charts) I’ll run across a file where the chord suffixes are a jumble of different fonts:

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Today, I’d like to share a few easy tips to help avoid this in your scores.

Finale Blog: Now these are Chords

In my last post, I suggested a tricky use of Finale’s Chord Analysis plug-in, where we used it to create some solfège syllables. This week I thought I’d show you a more common use of the plug-in, namely to automatically add chord symbols to your score.