Unusual slur behaviour after line break

I’ve noticed some funny slur behaviour around line breaks in down-stem voices. I’m new to Dorico (so you’ll have to forgive me for not knowing my way around all too well) and I can’t seem to correct this odd geometry.

In this example, the slur leading into the D-flat in the bottom staff connects nicely, but that leading into the G-flat curls backwards unusually. Same goes for the editorial slur in the middle staff.

(I’m using SE; I imagine Pro’s Engrave mode would let me manually adjust this)

Let me know if there’s an obvious fix I’m missing or if some more information might help. Thanks in advance! Dorico sure has been a joy to use so far.

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Odd, not seen this before. What is that line going through the slur?

It probably does — not going to check right now — but Elements also has engrave mode. I bought it pretty soon after trying Dorico for the first time (3 months or so), and it was worth it.
Also, welcome to the community!

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The line going through that top slur is an “editorial slur.” I think it’s a more modern convention (I’ve seen used in a few critical editions) which Dorico supports, so I’m giving it a go.

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So it’s kind of optional? I usually use dotted slurs for optional ones, but I’m not sure if that’s what you meant.

The score I’m referencing is the Durand Debussy critical edition, ed. Roy Howat. As I understand it, he’s using the “editorial slur” to indicate a slur that he thinks should be there, but Debussy never wrote himself. In any case, I’m adding one to this transcription for that reason.
I think Baerenreiter usually uses dotted slurs for this purpose–I don’t think there’s much of an established convention.

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We know the development team is aware of some less than ideal slur conditions resulting from (inter alia) the complex mathematics needed to define curves.

Upgrade to Elements and you will be able to tweak these to your heart’s content.