Sorry guys! Not exactly sure whether this is in the right place but here goes ..

I'm totally new to the guitar and can get my head around chords and once I know a strumming pattern I can learn it however, without trawling through the internet for ages I can't ever seem to find strumming patterns.

How does everyone know how to strum the guitar by just reading tabs?

Am I missing something?

Would really appreciate the help.
I get them by listening to the song.

Listen to the song and try and tap the strumming pattern with your left hand on the body of your guitar (ignoring the chords for now). Once you have that down add the chords in.
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