smartChord V7.4

⭐ Songbook improvements:
▫ Allows song info section also in full screen mode
▫ ‘Back to start’ starts with a delay if defined
▫ Smoother zooming
▫ Extra lines removed after TABs
▫ Direct link to the current ‘Set list’ via navigation menu
▫ Support for large online song imports via ‘s.mart Online Songbook Importer’ (http://www.smartchord.de/song/import)


⭐ Picking patterns
▫ Find picking patterns easier: filter the huge list (429) by entering a pattern finger sequence
▫ Favor picking patterns also in the picking pattern dialog


✅ Set list: Direct link to the current song of the ‘Songbook’ via navigation menu


✅ Scales: Option to choose scales with or without tonic


✅ Tuner: Tune your instrument with the capo set


✅ Tuning is shown everywhere with capo position if capo is set


✅ Possibility to translate tips and hints


✅ Chord progression, Fretboard quiz, Practice: Screen keeps on bright (no dimming anymore)


✅ New picking patterns:
▫ PP 4/4 405 v2
▫ PP 4/4 405 v2 r
▫ PP 4/4 405 v2 r ab
▫ PP 4/4 424 v5
▫ PP 4/4 467 v2
▫ PP 4/4 492
▫ PP 4/4 493
▫ PP 4/4 494
▫ PP 4/4 495
▫ PP 4/4 496
▫ PP 4/4 497
▫ PP 4/4 498
▫ PP 6/8 636
▫ PP 6/8 637


✅ Fixes Songbook:
▫ Conversion of German musical nomenclature for lines in ChordPro inline chord notation
▫ Remove whitespaces from song name on online import
▫ Show in ‘Playground’


✅ Other changes and fixes


⭐ Preparation for Android 11 privacy improvements


❀ Special thanks to Henk Oostrom, Ian Hiscoe, Karlheinz Mackel, Martin Porubsky and Richard G. Riley for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V7.3

⭐ New setting to define favorite chord types for all instruments at once


⭐ Enhancements for fingering favorites
▫ New option to treat a fingering as favorite, if the fingering pattern is equal to the fingering pattern of one of your fingering favorites
▫ New option to treat a fingering as favorite, if the fingering pattern is equal to the fingering patterns of the CAGED system
▫ Fingering favorites are preferred over other fingerings and listed first


⭐ New screen to get comprehensive help
▫ It searches within help pages, settings, tips and frequently asked questions
▫ Complex search terms can be logically linked with ‘AND’, ‘OR’, ‘(‘ and ‘)’
▫ The search also supports the wildcards ‘?’ for any character and ‘*’ for 0 or more characters
▫ You’ll find a link to this screen on each help screen


✅ Possibility to translate help texts


✅ Songbook
▫ Workaround to prevent duplicate song texts from Ultimate Guitar
▫ Handling custom chords with slash in name


✅ Chord progression
▫ Option to keep the screen on
▫ Link to ‘Chord name’ in the navigation menu as shortcut to add chords from there


✅ Chord name
▫ Support for beginners with inverse and slash chords


✅ New chord types


✅ Fix ‘Choose chord’: Sorting custom chord types


✅ Fix ‘Table of content’: Search didn’t notice last changes in content


✅ Other changes and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Ana Abigail Soriano, David Lind, David Murgatroyd, Federico Galeotti, Luiz Marcos Wal, Martin Braun, Martin Porubsky, Mike Walker, Peter Mott, Ric Shore, Roland Schippmann, Shaun Powell, Soham Dey and Thor Crowley for their contribution to this version.

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