A tricky tuplet derived from a dotted note

Screen Shot 2023-07-25 at 8.24.00 PM
Screen Shot 2023-07-25 at 8.39.01 PM
I spent today trying to use a tuplet to illustrate the notes of the dotted 16th with trill. This would be shown separately from the 8th and 16th to spell out the notes as played by a violinist, as I show in the notes of the 8:39 screenshot.
Attempting to use the dotted 8th in any way I could imagine ran me into a brick wall. Can it be done?

Do you really mean 8:39? Isn’t it 8:9? I 'm sorry, my English doesn’t permit me to understand what it is you’re trying to do — I’d say with Dorico, nothing involving tuplets is impossible as long as it is mathematically correct.

Dotted 16th = three 32nds = six 64ths. Assuming you’re starting the trill on the main note and you want three “deedles”:

  • If you want 7 even notes, write a 7:6z tuplet with 64th notes
  • If you want 6 notes in a 16th plus an F 32nd, write a 6:4z tuplet

It’s not quite clear what the second part of your illustration is trying to do.

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