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Edit songs

There are multiple ways to edit a song.

Edit on device

Use the ‘‘ menu Edit -> Edit song text to edit your song in an editor on your device.

The editor provides search & replace, copy & paste, undo & redo and a songbook-specific menu to easily add and edit ChordPro and smartChord specific directives.

Edit via context menu

There is also the possibility to mark blocks or add scroll breaks directly in the songbook. Or a dedicated information screen to edit song information like title, subtitle, artist, arranger, … This video shows all possible ways to edit your songs directly on your device:

Edit song information

Essential information like album or arranger can be comfortably edited in the Edit information screen which can be reached in the ‘‘ menu Edit -> Edit song information‘. Use the ‘+‘ button to add new information and click on the information, to edit it. Remove the text to delete the information. The information can also be edited in the song text editor. Either inserted by the floating menu or entered as chordPro directives:

  • album
  • arranger
  • artist
  • composer
  • copyright
  • duration
  • key
  • lyricist
  • name
  • subtitle
  • tempo
  • time
  • title
  • year

Online song editor

The online song editor allows you to edit your songs comfortably in the browser of your computer

  • Activate the ‘Edit song text online’ mode in the songbook
  • Enter http://www.smartchord.de/song/edit in the browser of your computer
  • ▶ Our video shows the editing process:

The online song editor supports

  • ChordPro and smartChord specific directives
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Search & replace
  • Undo & redo
  • Word-wrap support
  • Full-screen mode

Edit in your cloud

Synchronize your songs with your cloud. During synchronization, the songs are stored as text files in your cloud. You can access and edit these files from your PC in the cloud. With the next synchronization, the changes are imported into the songbook.

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