To the dev team: thanks for your hard work and a solid update.
I’m doing some work with some French figured bass exercises that use a kind of idiosyncratic notation for dominant 7ths. (This is the system Nadia Boulanger taught, and I think it had its roots in Dubois.)
Root position dom 7ths are 7,+ (vertical)
65 = 6, slashed 5
43 = +6
42 = +4
(the pluses are literal and can’t be replaced with sharps. I understand + has other uses related to the LT in some French pedagogy.)
the “6, slashed 5” works perfectly in Dorico, but I’m not able to replicate the others. Is there a way without resorting to tricking it out via lyrics? (I’d like to avoid lyrics if possible.) Something I’m missing? Is this something you’d consider in your figured bass development or too far from the beaten path? (I do suspect others doing these types of exercises will eventually ask the same questions, but it’s a hyper-didactic perspective that’s more than a little out of vogue today.)
Just to give you an idea what this stuff looks like, a few lines attached… not perfectly standard figured bass notation but perhaps within the umbrella?