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Software that makes piano keyboard diagrams? (Read 341 times)

Offline berlinpose2

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Software that makes piano keyboard diagrams?
« on: July 15, 2020, 05:55:06 AM »
New to this forum, but looking for something specific.

When I'm make worksheets for my students or arranging a piece for them, I often need to insert a diagram of a piano to illustrate what I'm saying. I usually either use a quick editing program (like MS Paint) + an image I find on Google research or just write it by hand and take a picture of it. But it'd be nice to have something on the computer that can do it for me.

What I mean is, to be able to open a program and choose which keys and how many there are (like from C-G with the black Keys where they need to be) and maybe be able to put symbols/dots or words/letters on some of them, the way you do for early beginners who are learning about hand positions for the first time.

I've tried googling it but I just can't think of what words to search to get this specific product. Has anybody ever heard of something like this? Because if it doesn't exist, it really should haha.

Offline klavieronin

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Re: Software that makes piano keyboard diagrams?
«Reply #1 on: July 16, 2020, 08:56:02 AM »
I tried to find something like that myself a couple of years ago and never found anything. In the end I had to build a makeshift one myself. It's not great but it serves its purpose. I may put it online one day when I've ironed out the bugs and build a proper interface.