Adding chord diagrams to PDF lead sheets

  • open a PDF lead sheet in Preview
  • in the menu choose View > Show Markup Toolbar
  • click on the text icon to add a text box
  • move it to the measure where you want to insert a chord diagram
  • in the text style menu choose the font Chords
  • create chord diagrams according to the chord symbols
  • alternatively use Spotlight Search and the Chords library
  • choose font color and font size
  • save the file as PDF
Key clicks for demo purpose only.

Adding scale neck diagrams to PDF lead sheets

It goes without saying that you can use the font Scales in pdf documents as well.
Create chords and scales in PDF leadsheets with Preview
  • open a PDF lead sheet in Preview
  • in the menu choose View > Show Markup Toolbar
  • click on the text icon to add a text box
  • move it to the measure where you want to insert a scale diagram
  • in the text style menu choose the font Scales
  • create scale diagrams according to the chord symbols
  • alternatively use Spotlight Search and the Scales library
  • choose font color and font size
  • save the file as PDF
See also Adding chord diagrams to lyrics sheets · Guitar Pro · Finale · iOS
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