Panel Autopilot

Autopilot is managed by this panel: there are indicators and switches for altitude, vertical speed, airspeed, heading and course.

For a fast insert it is possibile, throw the "set" button to direct dial the value that you want to insert. 

Some aircraft has Wing leveller, Approach, Back course, VorLoc commands and in the 737 PMDG there are LNAV, VNAV, SPD INTV and ALT INTV.