Beginner lyric question

I have never set lyrics before. How do I achieve these multiple hyphens:

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Engraving options/lyrics/ gaps between hyphen. Lower number will increase number of hyphens.

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But also some forced space and hyphens without changing anything…
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I should also point out that you can change the lyric spacing for just the one lyric in engrave mode in the lower properties panel.

https://steinberg.help/r/dorico-pro/5.1/en/dorico/topics/notation_reference/notation_reference_lyrics/notation_reference_lyrics_hyphens_gaps_changing_t.html

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Exactly! In fact

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You only need to select one lyric before/after each hyphen, as hyphens are always centered between lyrics.

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Sorry, this is not a good solution. If the spacing or casting off changes, it causes problems. The best solution is to lower the gap-between-hyphens value.

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Yes, perhaps you are right! To say the truth, I don’t like fiddling with the gap and I prefer the default solution. I was just interested to the phenomenon where hyphens are always centered between lyrics…