Keyboards

There's really not that much to discuss when it comes to the keyboards section. You can a keyboard display and you get your chords or scales displayed for you. Nothing to it.

Here are some examples of what you can expect from the tool:

Chords

Chord png?chord type=major&key=g

That's the simplest way to make a G major chord on the piano. Nothing to it. The colourized keys use a colour scheme that matches the Intervals tool, in case you were wondering. A legend is displayed on the output pages by default to help you out as well.

Scales

Scale png?key=g&scale pattern=major

Here we have a G major scale. Again, the notes are all colour coded. You can disable the colours if you want. I think it looks sharp.

Plaintext Output

You can output to nifty ASCII diagrams by selecting Text as your output method. Here's an example of our G major scale from above in plaintext:

    C#   D#      F#   G#   A#    
╔═╤═══╤╤═══╤═╤═╤═══╤╤═══╤╤═══╤═╤╗
║ │   ││   │ │ │   ││   ││   │ │║
║ │   ││   │ │ │   ││   ││   │ │║
║ │   ││   │ │ │   ││   ││   │ │║
║ │   ││   │ │ │   ││   ││   │ │║
║ │   ││   │ │ │   ││   ││   │ │║
║ │   ││   │ │ │VII││   ││   │ │║
║ └─┬─┘└─┬─┘ │ └─┬─┘└─┬─┘└─┬─┘ │║
║   │    │   │   │    │    │   │║
║   │    │   │   │    │    │   │║
║   │    │   │   │    │    │   │║
║   │    │   │   │    │    │   │║
║ IV│   V│ VI│   │   I│  II│III│║
╚═══╧════╧═══╧═══╧════╧════╧═══╧╝
  C    D   E   F    G    A   B   

Since we can't really colour the output we use the interval degree symbols instead.

HTML Output

You can also spit out keyboard charts in HTML and CSS:

C C# D D# E F F# G G# A A# B
C C# D D# E F F# G G# A A# B
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