Hi Markus,

> How can I set the text so that it reads pen - sie - ro
> with the correct (and nice) dashes?

Slurs will, by default, trigger melismas (i.e., multiple notes to one syllable).
Either use phrasing slurs, or fiddle with the melisma properties (search the 
docs/list/LSR for 'melisma').

Hope that helps!

Kieren MacMillan, composer
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