And I don't really know where to start. Is there a program or something I should download? Or a format? A link to a newbie's guide would be grand if there is one
Download Tuxguitar, it's free, and easy to use for tabbing.
Pick a song from an easy band you like and work out a correction to a incorrect part of a tab that is on here.
My trouble isn't with working out the song, it's more with putting it into a text format