# Fingering placement at the start/end of a beamed group

When a fingering appears on:

• the stem side
• of either
• the last note of a down-stemmed beam group or
• the first note of an up-stemmed beam group
• and the stem extends outside the staff lines,

…Dorico’s placement of the fingering looks crowded to my eye:

I’d prefer the finger to be more on a line with other fingerings in the beam group:

Is there an engraving option for this, so I can avoid manually fixing every such fingering? (If there is such an option, I can’t find it.)

FWIW, every publisher I checked follows my preferred approach:

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