1. By default, poco and molto text is positioned next to hairpins.
  2. Change this in Engraving Options by setting an option found on the Dynamics page, under Gradual Dynamics.
  3. You can choose to position modifier text on hairpins either: above or below the hairpin, at the start; or inside the center of the hairpin.
  4. There is also a corresponding property that affects individual instances.