If a MIDI keyboard is connected to your
you can use it to enter notes. Several methods of
available: a simplified input mode in which
only note pitch is
account, and a real-time input mode, in
which all information
pitch, duration, velocity, channel... is processed.
You can also use your computer
keyboard to enter notes in
input mode. (See
It is necessary to configure the program
input to use. This is done in
"Configuration>Midi Input configuration"
(Macintosh) or "Configuration > Hardware
Configuration" (other platforms): define the
MIDI input device by selecting in in the
pop-up menu at the
bottom of the window.
In the keyboard setup window
("Configuration>Edit keyboard"), select "+Midi
keyboard". Set the
cursor location to where you want notes
to be inserted. Select a note duration in the
appropriate tool palette,
and play on your MIDI keyboard. Notes are inserted
at the current
location with the specified duration.
You can define a key (of your computer keyboard)
to quickly toggle
between MIDI input active and inactive. This
allows you, for example,
play on your MIDI keyboard without inserting notes
on your score.
In the "Recording tools” palette, select
input by clicking
on its icon, then start recording. The music
starts playing and you can
play on your MIDI keyboard.
To apply what you have recorded, stop the music. A
window opens and
you are asked to specify the staff to which the
recorded notes are to
If you record notes from several MIDI channels,
several staves will
be used as targets.
MIDI notes are quantized
according to the
parameters set in "Configuration>Global
You can record a digital
at the same time as you record
MIDI data. In this way you can
on your MIDI keyboard while
singing into the microphone, and
be recorded at the same time.