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Musescore: add dotted 16th note triplet on a dotted 8th note space

Using Musescore 3.1.0, I am able to produce triplets from a dotted sixteenth note. First, you should have only two sixteenth notes in your measure, not three. Below is a diagram showing how it is done....
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Suppressed repeated tuplet numbers

In the old days when scores were hand copied of manually engraved, it took time and effort to put the numbers in, so they would mostly be left out where the meaning was obvious. Nowadays scores are ...
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Suppressed repeated tuplet numbers

Uncluttered scores are always the best to read. It is clear from the way the example is written, that bars 33 and 34 follow the same pattern - the timing can't have suddenly changed, and after all, a ...
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Can't understand 16th notes connected by beams

Under each three notes is a little '3'. It used to be, and sometimes still is, accompanied by a bracket. It means those three notes are a little faster than normal - they take up the same time as ...
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Can't understand 16th notes connected by beams

All of the notes have the same duration. You're overlooking the 3 by each group of three sixteenth notes. These are sixteenth-note triplets, of which there are twenty-four in a measure of 4/4 time. ...
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Can't understand 16th notes connected by beams

The "3" below each group of three sixteenth notes is a triplet indicator. Rather than 4x6 16ths notes, consider that it's 8x3 16ths. Each sixteenth-note triplet is the equivalent of one half ...
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