Virtual Piano is one of the virtual instruments which are available in the Boards panel at the bottom of a screen. It provides alternative methods of notes input via its Update and Insert modes, and Real-time Recording. Besides it has a Free play mode allowing to play a virtual piano without modifying a score.
Tap Virtual Piano in the Boards Dock to display piano keyboard in the Boards panel. Using Virtual Piano in Update mode is similar to working with Pitches palette. Toggle keys to add or delete notes in the selected musical event.
Insert mode lets you to enter single or multiple notes one-by-one creating a new musical event for every next group of tapped keys.
Real-time Recording is more sophisticated option because it takes into account the durations of taps when setting duration for created notes.