Settings: Chords and Grids ⌃⌥⇧C – Logic Pro X keyboard command of the day

  Settings: Chords and Grids    ⌃⌥⇧C

Open the Score Editor settings in “Project Preferences” to the ‘Chords and Grids’ section.

Chord settings

  • Root Font field: Defines the font for the chord symbol’s root note.

  • Extension Font field: Defines the font for the chord symbol’s extensions.

  • “Follow staff size” checkbox: Displays chord symbols according to staff size.

  • Slash Note Position pop-up menu: Defines the position of the slash note.

  • Accidental Scale field: Changes the accidental size, in relation to the font size setting: positive values result in an increased size, negative values in a diminished size of chord symbol accidentals.

  • Language pop-up menu: Choose which language to use for accidentals and other chord symbols.

  • Alignment pop-up menu: Determines the general horizontal alignment of chord symbols—with an Align parameter set to def (default)—in relation to their bar position.

Grid settings

  • Font field: Sets the general grid font.

  • Grid Scaling: Reduced field: Sets the size of the first chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Grid Scaling: Normal field: Sets the size of the second chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Grid Scaling: Enlarged field: Sets the size of the third chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Chord Scaling: Reduced field: Sets the size of the chord on the first chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Chord Scaling: Normal field :Sets the size of the chord on the second chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Chord Scaling: Enlarged field: Sets the size of the chord on the third chord grid when added in the Score Editor.

  • Show Fingering checkboxes: Select to show the fingering numbers on the chord grid symbols in the Score Editor.

  • Minimum Number of Frets field: Defines the number of frets (four, five, or six) on chord grids.

  • Barre buttons: Define the Barre style on chord grids, whether Tie or Block.

  • Thumb buttons: Define the representation of the Thumb fingering marking on chord grids. It can be represented by a 5 or a T.

  • Left-Handed checkbox: Changes the chord grid orientation for a left-handed user.

Chords & Grids settings in Logic Pro - Apple Support

 

These settings define the font, position, and scaling of chords and grids, and other settings.