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Please improve the lyrics feature

Please improve the lyrics feature.

I want to start writing lyrics on my Hookpad files but the feature is so messy. I know the lyrics for my chorus but not the verse so I should be able to write lyrics on any note without having to enter underscores on every note before that.

It would make more sense if you had the lyrics data stored in each note rather than the way you do now. I don’t know if this would cause issues with importing midi data but you could probably find a workaround.

You could also ensure that it wouldn’t mess up old files by having two modes to choose from - the old version and the new version of lyrics input.

I also wish there was a toggle to make the lyrics display on their own line below the chord names but above the measures below. This would be easier to read, look less cluttered and be more similar to actual sheet music.

Thanks, Jack

@Ryan @dave @chris @DSchwachhofer

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I like your suggestions for improving the way lyrics interact with the melody. My work around for songs where I come up with the chorus first, is to create separate projects for the CHORUS and VERSE, then copy and paste when ready to bring it all together.