Half notes appear as 2 quarter notes tied

Measure 4, 2nd beat should be a half note, not 2 quarter notes tied together. How do I make it a half note? I noticed this happens when the half note is after the two eighth notes.

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You can either change beaming in engraving options or use force duration if you really want a halfnote.

Modern engraving theory says that two tied quarters is correct.

Should you want to change it, this is the relevant setting: