Chord diagrams are used with chord symbols in stringed instruments like guitar, banjo and ukulele as:
MusiCAD comes with a specially designed font (MCDiagrams) to create these chord diagrams.
Diagrams are composed by writing sequences of digits
1 2 3 4 5
The special characters 0 and x represent an open string and a not-to-be-used string
The first diagram is created using 3211, the second with x00232.
Writing a chord diagram for every chord might be a bit tedious...
A file chorddiagrams.mcd contains common diagrams for a bunch of instruments:
guitar banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, ukelele, pandura, tambura, baglamas.
Enter one of the listed instruments on the instrument section of the part properties dialog and you'll be presented with the chord diagrams corresponding to the chord symbols.