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Mouse input in MagicScore

Mouse input

In order to activate Mouse Input mode, switch the button in the lower left corner of the Notes to the following state:

Mouse input

When exclusively using mouse input for entering notes, you choose note values by scrolling the mouse wheel or by clicking the corresponding button in the Notes panel.

Mouse input

You can also use the keyboard; note values are selected with the numbers 1 through 8.

Mouse input

To enter a note, just move the cursor to the desired position in the staff and click the left mouse button.

To enter a rest, choose its value, hold Shift, and click at the desired position in the score.

Mouse input

To add Staccato to a note, click the Staccato button or press the corresponding key on the keyboard, move the mouse cursor to the note, and press the right mouse button.

Mouse input

The most convenient position of your hands is shown in the Figure below:

Mouse input

Note, in this mode, the button that switches to Multiple Input mode is accessible.

After its activation, the program will keep the settings once they are chosen. For example, if you need three quarter notes with flats and staccato simply activate the corresponding buttons.

Mouse input

Now you will be able to enter the notes by clicking with the mouse:

Mouse input

Using Mouse Input mode, you can easily create a composition of any complexity:

Mouse input

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