Dotted and undotted unison: shared notehead or separate noteheads?
MuseScore handles both situations, depending on what the user wants to do. The default is to use separate noteheads, which I think is what Elaine Gould recommends in "Behind Bars". The exception is repeated patterns (e.g. in piano music) where it is clear to the performer what is required, and for such a case shared noteheads are fine.
MuseScore's spacing seems visually very satisfactory with shared noteheads:
But the default case (separate noteheads) is not handled well at all:
It looks as if the spacing algorithm is still leaving space for the dot, although the dot is now moved to the left of the undotted note. Presumably this is a bug and nothing intentional?
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