Under Engraving Options—Playing Techniques—Horizontal Position, the offset value has no effect on the placement of playing techniques. Regardless of what value I set, the default positions stay the same. This happens in existing and new projects.
It’s been reported, and will be fixed: https://www.steinberg.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=246&t=167396&p=894784
I tried searching but must have missed that thread. Thanks!