Writing SongsEdit songs or add new ones from scratch
Adding New Songs
Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs
Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song
Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens s...
Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens s...
Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens s...
OnSong File Format
OnSong File FormatGrace Like RainTodd AgnewKey: EmVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the   [D]soundThat [Em]saved ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1. Song TitleTodd AgnewKey: EmVerse 1:A[Em]mazing ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1. Song TitleTodd Agnew                           ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1. Song TitleTodd Agnew                           ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain                                       1.   Song TitleTodd Agnew                         ...
Parts
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use ...
Metatags
Metatags• Title: The title of the song
Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information
Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song ...
Metatags•   Title: The title of the song•   Artist: The artist name or any other byline information•   Key: The key of the...
Metatags•   Title: The title of the song•   Artist: The artist name or any other byline information•   Key: The key of the...
Metatags•   Title: The title of the song•   Artist: The artist name or any other byline information•   Key: The key of the...
Metatags•   Title: The title of the song•   Artist: The artist name or any other byline information•   Key: The key of the...
Metatags
Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels
Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into
Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• N...
Metatags•   Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels•   Book: The name of the book to place the song int...
Metatags•   Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels•   Book: The name of the book to place the song int...
Metatags•   Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels•   Book: The name of the book to place the song int...
Metatags•   Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels•   Book: The name of the book to place the song int...
Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the   [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me    [D]I [Em]once w...
Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the   [D]sound     BracketedThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me    [...
Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the   [D]sound     BracketedThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me    [...
Bracketed Chords
Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats
Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent
Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent• More accurate ...
Bracketed Chords•   Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats•   Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent•   More acc...
Bracketed Chords•   Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats•   Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent•   More acc...
Bracketed Chords•   Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats•   Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent•   More acc...
Chords Over Lyrics
Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered
Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcu...
Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcu...
Chords Over Lyrics•   Used in most chord charts you may have encountered•   Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the sho...
Chords Over Lyrics•   Used in most chord charts you may have encountered•   Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the sho...
Chords Over Lyrics•   Used in most chord charts you may have encountered•   Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the sho...
Flow
Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?
Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once
Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section
Flow•   What is flow and why would you use it?•   Write the parts of the song only once•   Label each section•   Set a flo...
Flow•   What is flow and why would you use it?•   Write the parts of the song only once•   Label each section•   Set a flo...
Flow•   What is flow and why would you use it?•   Write the parts of the song only once•   Label each section•   Set a flo...
Flow•   What is flow and why would you use it?•   Write the parts of the song only once•   Label each section•   Set a flo...
Rights Management
Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others
Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do
Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do• You ca...
Rights Management•   Great for songwriters to share with others•   You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do•   ...
Rights Management•   Great for songwriters to share with others•   You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do•   ...
Rights Management•   Great for songwriters to share with others•   You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do•   ...
Song Restrictions
Song Restrictions• Edit                          • Upload  Cannot open the song editor     Cannot be uploaded to a server•...
Song Editor
Song Editor
Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to  perform common  functions
Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to  perform common  functions• Most of the screen is  the text editor
Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to  perform common  functions• Most of the screen is  the text editor• Conversion bar appears...
Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to  perform common  functions• Most of the screen is  the text editor• Conversion bar appears...
Song Editor Tools
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button         Closes the window, discarding changes
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button         Closes the window, discarding changes         Set Default Song Button     ...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button         Closes the window, discarding changes         Set Default Song Button     ...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button         Closes the window, discarding changes         Set Default Song Button     ...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button                           Place In Book Button         Closes the window, discardi...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button                           Place In Book Button         Closes the window, discardi...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button                           Place In Book Button         Closes the window, discardi...
Song Editor ToolsCancel   Cancel Button                                  Place In Book Button         Closes the window, d...
DemoUsing the song editor
ChordsFun things to do with those letters
What You Can Do
What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection
What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector
What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• Swip...
What You Can Do•   Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection•   Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• ...
What You Can Do•   Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection•   Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• ...
What You Can Do•   Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection•   Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• ...
DemoUsing the chord inspector
Define Custom Chords
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords  {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords   {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• Fi...
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords   {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• Fi...
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords  {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• Fir...
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords    {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}•  ...
Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords    {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}•  ...
Tablature Editor
Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors
Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name
Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name• ...
Tablature Editor•   Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors•   Browse chords by instrument and na...
Tablature Editor•   Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors•   Browse chords by instrument and na...
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OnSong not only lets your carry your music with you, but includes a full song editor as well. Write lyrics and insert chords. Make changes minutes before you go on stage. Learn about the OnSong and ChordPro file formats.

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  • Writing

    1. 1. Writing SongsEdit songs or add new ones from scratch
    2. 2. Adding New Songs
    3. 3. Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs
    4. 4. Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song
    5. 5. Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens so you can write a song
    6. 6. Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens so you can write a song• Use the OnSong file format in plain text
    7. 7. Adding New Songs• Tap on the “+” button in the lower right corner of All Songs• Choose Add › New Song• Song editor opens so you can write a song• Use the OnSong file format in plain text• What is the OnSong file format?
    8. 8. OnSong File Format
    9. 9. OnSong File FormatGrace Like RainTodd AgnewKey: EmVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    10. 10. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd AgnewKey: EmVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    11. 11. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: EmVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    12. 12. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. MetadataVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    13. 13. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1:A[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    14. 14. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    15. 15. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound 6. Lyrics and ChordsThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearlyChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    16. 16. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound 6. Lyrics and ChordsThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly 10. Section MarkerChorus:[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    17. 17. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound 6. Lyrics and ChordsThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly 10. Section MarkerChorus: 11. Section Label[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rainFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    18. 18. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound 6. Lyrics and ChordsThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly 10. Section MarkerChorus: 11. Section Label[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rain 12. Lyrics and ChordsFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat)
    19. 19. OnSong File FormatGrace Like Rain 1. Song TitleTodd Agnew 2. Artist NameKey: Em 3. Metadata 4. Section MarkerVerse 1: 5. Section LabelA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound 6. Lyrics and ChordsThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly 10. Section MarkerChorus: 11. Section Label[Em]Halle[C]lujah grace like [C]rain 12. Lyrics and ChordsFalls [G]down on me[Em]Halle[C]lujah all my [c]stainsAre washed [G]away(Repeat) 16. Instruction
    20. 20. Parts
    21. 21. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag
    22. 22. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag
    23. 23. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag• Metatags start with a name/value pairs separated by a colon
    24. 24. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag• Metatags start with a name/value pairs separated by a colon• Section Markers are blank lines — no spaces!
    25. 25. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag• Metatags start with a name/value pairs separated by a colon• Section Markers are blank lines — no spaces!• Section Labels the first line of a section and end with a colon
    26. 26. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag• Metatags start with a name/value pairs separated by a colon• Section Markers are blank lines — no spaces!• Section Labels the first line of a section and end with a colon• Section Content contains your lyrics and chords
    27. 27. Parts• Song Title is always the first line unless you use a metatag• Artist Name is always the second line unless you use metatag• Metatags start with a name/value pairs separated by a colon• Section Markers are blank lines — no spaces!• Section Labels the first line of a section and end with a colon• Section Content contains your lyrics and chords• Instructions are on a line surrounded by parentheses
    28. 28. Metatags
    29. 29. Metatags• Title: The title of the song
    30. 30. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information
    31. 31. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song — alphabetic, major or minor
    32. 32. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song — alphabetic, major or minor• Capo: The capo to set as number of frets — numeric
    33. 33. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song — alphabetic, major or minor• Capo: The capo to set as number of frets — numeric• Tempo: The beats per minute (BPM) — numeric
    34. 34. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song — alphabetic, major or minor• Capo: The capo to set as number of frets — numeric• Tempo: The beats per minute (BPM) — numeric• Time: The time signature — numeric beat over bar — 3/4
    35. 35. Metatags• Title: The title of the song• Artist: The artist name or any other byline information• Key: The key of the song — alphabetic, major or minor• Capo: The capo to set as number of frets — numeric• Tempo: The beats per minute (BPM) — numeric• Time: The time signature — numeric beat over bar — 3/4• Duration: The song length for autoscroll — seconds or mm:ss
    36. 36. Metatags
    37. 37. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels
    38. 38. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into
    39. 39. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• Number: The number of the song — use for hymns
    40. 40. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• Number: The number of the song — use for hymns• Keywords: The list of tags to use with topic search
    41. 41. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• Number: The number of the song — use for hymns• Keywords: The list of tags to use with topic search• Copyright: The copyright information of the song
    42. 42. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• Number: The number of the song — use for hymns• Keywords: The list of tags to use with topic search• Copyright: The copyright information of the song• CCLI: The CCLI number of the song
    43. 43. Metatags• Flow: The arrangement of sections — list of section labels• Book: The name of the book to place the song into• Number: The number of the song — use for hymns• Keywords: The list of tags to use with topic search• Copyright: The copyright information of the song• CCLI: The CCLI number of the song• Restrictions: The rights management for the song
    44. 44. Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]soundThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D]I [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]foundWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly Em C G DAmazing Grace, how sweet the sound Em C G DThat saved a wretch like me Em C G DI once was lost, but now I’m found Em C G DWas blind but now I see, so clearly
    45. 45. Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound BracketedThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D] Surround chords inI [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]found square brackets andWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly place inline with lyrics Em C G DAmazing Grace, how sweet the sound Em C G DThat saved a wretch like me Em C G DI once was lost, but now I’m found Em C G DWas blind but now I see, so clearly
    46. 46. Chords and LyricsA[Em]mazing [C]Grace, how [G]sweet the [D]sound BracketedThat [Em]saved a [C]wretch like [G]me [D] Surround chords inI [Em]once was [C]lost, but [G]now I’m [D]found square brackets andWas [Em]blind but [C]now I [G]see, so [D]clearly place inline with lyrics Em C G D Chords Over LyricsAmazing Grace, how sweet the sound Place a chord line over Em C G D a lyrics line and useThat saved a wretch like me spaces to adjust Em C G DI once was lost, but now I’m found placement Em C G DWas blind but now I see, so clearly
    47. 47. Bracketed Chords
    48. 48. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats
    49. 49. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent
    50. 50. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent• More accurate chord detection and placement
    51. 51. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent• More accurate chord detection and placement• Easy to combine two lines into one
    52. 52. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent• More accurate chord detection and placement• Easy to combine two lines into one• Avoids the fixed/variable width font issue
    53. 53. Bracketed Chords• Used in both the OnSong and ChordPro formats• Easy to read and it keeps lines consistent• More accurate chord detection and placement• Easy to combine two lines into one• Avoids the fixed/variable width font issue• Hard to convert to this format from imported files
    54. 54. Chords Over Lyrics
    55. 55. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered
    56. 56. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcut is on
    57. 57. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcut is on• If created in a variable-width font, you will have problems
    58. 58. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcut is on• If created in a variable-width font, you will have problems• If chord lines contain non-chords, they may not be detected
    59. 59. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcut is on• If created in a variable-width font, you will have problems• If chord lines contain non-chords, they may not be detected• Harder to format and type from scratch
    60. 60. Chords Over Lyrics• Used in most chord charts you may have encountered• Adding spaces on iPad adds a period if the shortcut is on• If created in a variable-width font, you will have problems• If chord lines contain non-chords, they may not be detected• Harder to format and type from scratch• It comes down to personal preference
    61. 61. Flow
    62. 62. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?
    63. 63. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once
    64. 64. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section
    65. 65. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section• Set a flow like V1 C V2 C C B C C
    66. 66. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section• Set a flow like V1 C V2 C C B C C• Can also use Verse 1, Chorus, Verse 2, Chorus, Chorus...
    67. 67. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section• Set a flow like V1 C V2 C C B C C• Can also use Verse 1, Chorus, Verse 2, Chorus, Chorus...• OnSong internally associates abbreviations — Verse 1 › V1
    68. 68. Flow• What is flow and why would you use it?• Write the parts of the song only once• Label each section• Set a flow like V1 C V2 C C B C C• Can also use Verse 1, Chorus, Verse 2, Chorus, Chorus...• OnSong internally associates abbreviations — Verse 1 › V1• Flows the song top to bottom for autoscroll
    69. 69. Rights Management
    70. 70. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others
    71. 71. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do
    72. 72. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do• You can lock in your restrictions so other’s can’t change it
    73. 73. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do• You can lock in your restrictions so other’s can’t change it• OnSong wants to be a good citizen to the music community
    74. 74. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do• You can lock in your restrictions so other’s can’t change it• OnSong wants to be a good citizen to the music community• We want artists and songwriters to be rewarded for their work
    75. 75. Rights Management• Great for songwriters to share with others• You can set restrictions on what your song can’t do• You can lock in your restrictions so other’s can’t change it• OnSong wants to be a good citizen to the music community• We want artists and songwriters to be rewarded for their work• Set using a comma-delimited list like: Upload, Distribute, Rights
    76. 76. Song Restrictions
    77. 77. Song Restrictions• Edit • Upload Cannot open the song editor Cannot be uploaded to a server• Print • Project Cannot be printed Cannot use lyrics projection• Export • Distribute Cannot be exported Cannot distribute the song• Share • Rights Cannot be shared wirelessly Cannot alter the rights• Email • None Cannot be emailed Removes all restrictions
    78. 78. Song Editor
    79. 79. Song Editor
    80. 80. Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to perform common functions
    81. 81. Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to perform common functions• Most of the screen is the text editor
    82. 82. Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to perform common functions• Most of the screen is the text editor• Conversion bar appears for non-text formats
    83. 83. Song Editor• Uses a menu bar to perform common functions• Most of the screen is the text editor• Conversion bar appears for non-text formats• We will review the tools
    84. 84. Song Editor Tools
    85. 85. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Closes the window, discarding changes
    86. 86. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Sets the song to be the template song
    87. 87. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Deletes the song from your library
    88. 88. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Deletes the song from your library Toggle Chord Style Button Bracketed or chords over lyrics mode
    89. 89. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Place In Book Button Closes the window, discarding changes Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Deletes the song from your library Toggle Chord Style Button Bracketed or chords over lyrics mode
    90. 90. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Place In Book Button Closes the window, discarding changes Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Rewrite Into Key Button Sets the song to be the template song Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Deletes the song from your library Toggle Chord Style Button Bracketed or chords over lyrics mode
    91. 91. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Place In Book Button Closes the window, discarding changes Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Rewrite Into Key Button Sets the song to be the template song Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Insert Chord Button Deletes the song from your library Deletes the song from your library Toggle Chord Style Button Bracketed or chords over lyrics mode
    92. 92. Song Editor ToolsCancel Cancel Button Place In Book Button Closes the window, discarding changes Closes the window, discarding changes Set Default Song Button Rewrite Into Key Button Sets the song to be the template song Sets the song to be the template song Delete Song Button Insert Chord Button Deletes the song from your library Deletes the song from your library Toggle Chord Style Button Done Done Button Bracketed or chords over lyrics mode Saves changes to your song and closes
    93. 93. DemoUsing the song editor
    94. 94. ChordsFun things to do with those letters
    95. 95. What You Can Do
    96. 96. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection
    97. 97. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector
    98. 98. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• Swipe to view different variations of the chord
    99. 99. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• Swipe to view different variations of the chord• Choose which instrument you’d like to play guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, mandolin or banjo
    100. 100. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• Swipe to view different variations of the chord• Choose which instrument you’d like to play guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, mandolin or banjo• Playback the chord with a sound bank
    101. 101. What You Can Do• Delineate chords with brackets or allow for detection• Tap on the chord to show the chord inspector• Swipe to view different variations of the chord• Choose which instrument you’d like to play guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, mandolin or banjo• Playback the chord with a sound bank• Edit chords in the tablature editor
    102. 102. DemoUsing the chord inspector
    103. 103. Define Custom Chords
    104. 104. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}
    105. 105. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• First part is the name of the chord
    106. 106. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• First part is the name of the chord• Second part is the base fret
    107. 107. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• First part is the name of the chord• Second part is the base fret• Third part are the numbers of the frets
    108. 108. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• First part is the name of the chord• Second part is the base fret• Third part are the numbers of the frets• Fourth part are fingers (not supported)
    109. 109. Define Custom Chords• Use the ChordPro {define: } syntax to create chords {define: E5 base-fret 7 frets 0 1 3 3 x x}• First part is the name of the chord• Second part is the base fret• Third part are the numbers of the frets• Fourth part are fingers (not supported)• OnSong adds to the tablature dictionary and sets the default
    110. 110. Tablature Editor
    111. 111. Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors
    112. 112. Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name
    113. 113. Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name• Select to view all variations
    114. 114. Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name• Select to view all variations• Change the default variation, edit, play chord or delete
    115. 115. Tablature Editor• Access a dictionary of tablature in the Utilities menu › Editors• Browse chords by instrument and name• Select to view all variations• Change the default variation, edit, play chord or delete• Easily add new chord definitions Use 0-9 for frets. If you need a higher frets, use A-Z
    116. 116. Questions?Please contact us at learn@onsongapp.com

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