How to use Cut Copy and Paste

step one: you need to sign up for an account or log in.  Once you log into the site you will have the option to use the Advanced Guitar Tab Editor.

step two: use the Advanced Editor!   When you are logged into the Create Tablature Page, you should see two tabs at the top "Standard Editor" and "Advanced Editor". The advanced editor has all of the keyboard functionality needed to cut, copy and paste you guitar tabs.

step three: start writing some tab!  If you need help with the keyboard functionality of the advanced guitar tab editor, you can find the help section by clicking here

The keys that you need to use cut copy and paste:

SHIFT LEFT / SHIFT RIGHT: Use these to hightlight the tab you are trying to copy or cut

CTRL X: will CUT any of the area highlighted by using the SHIFT LEFT / RIGHT commands

CTRL Cwill COPY any of the area highlighted by using the SHIFT LEFT / RIGHT commands

CTRL V: will PASTE what you cut or copied at the current CURSOR Position


To use the cut copy and paste feature, hold the shift button down, while you use the left and right arrows to highlight a section of the tab in red.   Once you have your selection, use control c to copy, control x to cut, and control v to paste. Use the control key for PCs and the command key for macs. By Default, the Advanced Editor Hides the Fretboard.  press the Show Fretboard Button to see it, press Hide Fretboard to close it.

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Guitar Tab Creator is intended to store guitar tab created through the tool. It currently does not support in-line text editing. Any text you place in here will be lost. If you need to comment on your tab, please use the "Tab Notes" section located below.