'Minus' minor chord symbol formatting bug?

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'Minus' minor chord symbol formatting bug?

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Hello everyone, new Dorico user here.

I noticed that the chord quality '-' symbol shows some weird behaviour.

On 'Baseline' vertical position, the minus symbol is very small and looks subscripted, see Example-1:
minus-baseline.png
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When setting the vertical position to 'Subscript', the symbol appears in the same height as with
'Baseline', but actually larger, see Example-2:
minus-subscript.png
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In the 'Appearance of minor triads' settings category, the shown preview looks how I
would normally expect it, see Example-3:
minus-symbol-preview.png
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The examples were created on a new empty project where I only changed the mentioned settings, everything else
left on default. I'm sure this can be corrected manually, but it does not appear as intended default behaviour.
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Re: 'Minus' minor chord symbol formatting bug?

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Welcome to the forum, spacebass. I'll have to dig into the specifics to see which characters it's pulling out when these options are changed. Please give me a bit of time to look into it – it's a very busy time for me just now so I might not be able to come back to you right away.

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Daniel at Steinberg wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:24 pm
Welcome to the forum, spacebass. I'll have to dig into the specifics to see which characters it's pulling out when these options are changed. Please give me a bit of time to look into it – it's a very busy time for me just now so I might not be able to come back to you right away.
I can understand that, thank you for looking into it. I have some additional information that might be helpful, I tried it out with Dorico's Petaluma Music Font as well.

In the 'Baseline' setting it looks small, thin and subscripted as well, see Example-4:
petaluma-minus-baseline.png
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In the 'Subscript' setting it looks much bigger and thicker, and much like what I would 'Baseline' expect to look like, see Example-5:
petaluma-minus-subscript.png
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In the 'Superscript' setting it looks the same as with 'Subscript' (bigger than 'Baseline', that is), but superscripted, see Example-6:
petaluma-minus-superscript.png
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Re: 'Minus' minor chord symbol formatting bug?

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Update since Dorico 3 has been released in the meantime: The described behaviour persists in Dorico 3

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