Notation editor that supports piano tabs?

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globetrotterdk
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Notation editor that supports piano tabs?

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Single note instrument player trying to learn keyboard/piano... I am not adept at reading clusters of notes (or the base clef). Having to do so slows down my piano playing as I try to process the notes.

Therefore, I am looking for a notation editor that can create piano tabs:
https://www.wikihow.com/Read-Piano-Tabs

In Musescore, it is possible to add note letters next to each note in a chord (and I assume Sibelius does something similar). However, that doesn't really help me as I still have to skim the notes in clusters, which really slows me down when playing. Unfortunately Frescobaldi doesn't support piano tabs, and I simply can't find any software that does. Any ideas?
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Well this won't be the answer you want but... being slowed down is good, do it more and you'll get faster, but maybe start with simpler music. Get yourself a real-book (or fake book) and just practice playing single note lines with block chords, when you can do that then progress to something more complex with more notes per part.
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I had never heard of piano tab before now, but I looked it up, and I agree with the prior post that you are better off taking it slow and learning the proper way. I don't think you will find any software that incorporates piano tab given it is not standard notation. I think time spent practicing sight reading will get you past your problem before software will.

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What an enormous stupidity… Gosh, how is that even possible? Piano tabs? Better kill me than let me see it alive.
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Musescore has just introduced a new way to learn piano which is a little like piano tabs: https://musescore.com/piano-tutorial

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