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#559508 - 10/16/19 09:43 PM [Beginners Forum] very basic problem - latest BIAB mac
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Phattlippz Offline
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I can't enter chords at all. I type them in and hit "enter" on my keyboard (Apple "magic" keyboard - short version), and it either leaves the measure blank or if its the default "C" chord it changes immediately back to C. Please help a newbie!

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#559509 - 10/17/19 12:27 AM [Beginners Forum] Re: very basic problem - latest BIAB mac [Re: Phattlippz]
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Is the latest build installed?

It's build 309 and was released 15 October and is available for download at the below site.

https://www.pgmusic.com/support_macintoshupdates.htm
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#559577 - 10/17/19 11:56 AM [Beginners Forum] Re: very basic problem - latest BIAB mac [Re: Phattlippz]
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1. Does it do this plugged in as well as wireless? Weak wireless connection perhaps?
2. When is the last time you recharged the battery? Weak battery?
3. Run a keyboard test if Apple includes one.
4. Keyboard language changed?
5. Running a macro by accident?
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#559603 - 10/17/19 02:21 PM [Beginners Forum] Re: very basic problem - latest BIAB mac [Re: Phattlippz]
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If you load any demo song, do you actually SEE any chords on the Chord Sheet? What about notation in the Notation Window?
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#559613 - 10/17/19 03:46 PM [Beginners Forum] Re: very basic problem - latest BIAB mac [Re: Phattlippz]
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Are you able to change the name of the song, indicating that the keyboard works for other tasks?
Also, perhaps try entering a search string in the StylePicker. Does that work?
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