# real simple question

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 J.M.P.A. 28 Jun 2008 22:14 | Quote Joined: 12 Dec 2007Karma: 1 I want to know how the basics simbols are used on tabs and how to do them. For Example: e|-----10/13---- or B|-----12b(14) what signifies the / & b in the example
 ironman91313 28 Jun 2008 22:16 | Quote Joined: 18 Jun 2008United States Karma: 2 the "/" i think is a slide, and the "b" signifies a bend.
 GRX40 28 Jun 2008 22:16 | Quote Joined: 20 Mar 2008United States Licks: 1Karma: 2 10/13 means slide from 10th fret to 13 fret. 12b(14) means bend two steps up, so the note that would be on the twelfth fret, when bended, sounds like the note on the 14th fret.
 GuitarBoy666 28 Jun 2008 23:38 | Quote Joined: 20 Dec 2007Canada Karma: 2 "^" also represents a bend. fb and hb = full and half bend tr=trill ~ i think is a whammy bar thing, not sure we all know H and P means hammer on and pull off. I can't think of anything else right now -.-
 ThePusher 29 Jun 2008 04:14 | Quote Joined: 19 Jan 2008Canada Lessons: 3Karma: 3 ~ generally means Vibrato some use like v and ^ to indicate which way you should pick up or down and some use a . underneath a note to indicate palm muting
 J.M.P.A. 3 Jul 2008 20:10 | Quote Joined: 12 Dec 2007Karma: 1 Thanks this help me a lot.