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Old 09-10-2019, 07:57 PM
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Default My Guitar Pro 7.5 has gone crazy....

I printed out something I'm working on because my son wanted to use the computer.

I lay out the notation and there it was.... B#.

Really?
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Did not happen to be in the key of C# by any chance?
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Old 09-10-2019, 08:40 PM
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Ah, the joys of music convention. I went through all seven volumes of the Mel Bay methods books and the later volumes had lessons on some obscure chords. I ran into lessons where the “rules” require the notes be written as E# or B# on some keys. And Guitar Pro is an absolute stickler at following rules.

Explained better than I can at this link:https://www.sarazhandpans.com/handpa...at-and-f-flat/

With highlights pasted below for those who are link adverse.

SO WHY WOULD ONE WRITE IT AS AN E#?
When properly writing scales, the same letter is never used twice. For example, in the scale of C# Mixolydian, the scale is properly written with an E# and F#. For this reason, the “F” note is known as E#. The same is true in F# Major and F# Harmonic Minor, which both have a major 7th scale degree, known as E#. You can read more about it here.

Aside from the previously mentioned scales, we have also released a C# Major scale with a B# and E# as well as explored an Eb Minor scale with a Cb note. 😉
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I printed out something I'm working on because my son wanted to use the computer.

I lay out the notation and there it was.... B#.

Really?
Yep really. Nothing wrong with that, B# is the enharmonic equivalent of C and could be the correct way to write it, depending on context.
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Not to derail things too much, but recently I encountered an F-double flat in one of my pieces. I haven't seen that notation much!
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I went through it and changed all the accidentals to what I'm familiar with seeing. There is a general setting that I'm going to experiment with....
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