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String Tuning

An attributes element may include a staff-details element to specify the details of a tab staff. The staff-lines element specifies the number of lines on a tablature staff, usually one for each string. Staff tunings are described with the staff-tuning and capo elements. TAB is one of the values available for clef elements. The print-object attribute of the key element is used to indicate that the key signature should not be displayed on this staff.

The tab part in our example begins with the following attributes:

      <attributes>
        <divisions>2</divisions>
        <key print-object="no">
          <fifths>0</fifths>
          <mode>major</mode>
        </key>
        <clef>
          <sign>TAB</sign>
          <line>5</line>
        </clef>
        <staff-details>
          <staff-lines>6</staff-lines>
          <staff-tuning line="1">
            <tuning-step>E</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>2</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
          <staff-tuning line="2">
            <tuning-step>A</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>2</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
          <staff-tuning line="3">
            <tuning-step>D</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>3</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
          <staff-tuning line="4">
            <tuning-step>G</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>3</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
          <staff-tuning line="5">
            <tuning-step>B</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>3</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
          <staff-tuning line="6">
            <tuning-step>E</tuning-step>
            <tuning-octave>4</tuning-octave>
          </staff-tuning>
        </staff-details>
      </attributes>

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