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You can define custom scale fingerings. If the scale is formed by the notes of a chord (like the four notes “scale” C7 = C - E - G - B), these fingerings will correspond to arpeggios.

To define some custom fingering for a scale, go to the scale fingering (or arpeggio) screen, then tap the “Custom” button , then the “Add” button . By default, your custom fingering will be seeded with the currently selected fingering.

Custom scale fingering button
Custom fingerings can be reached via the Custom button on the chord arpeggios or fingerings screen of any scale
Custom scale fingering list
You can add new fingerings, but also edit existing ones by long pressing them.
Custom scale fingering edition
You can use the controls to set the notes and the fingers. You can also change the scale and the tuning.
Custom scale fingering
The result.

Scale fingerings are filtered by scales and by tunings. You can change them on the fingering edit screen if needed. You can then add notes to your fingering with the help of the control at the bottom of the screen. To the left, you set the string, and to the right, you set the fret. Your notes are automatically ordered from string to string, so the order you input them is irrelevant. Your notes appear on a neck preview and as a list of String•Fret (for example, 2•8 is the note on the 2nd string, 8th fret). You can quickly jump to a note by tapping it in the list.

When you go back, your fingering is saved and it will appear in searches for the corresponding scale and tuning. Since it’s a fingering, it can also be put into a collection with other ones and exported to PDF.

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