1. During note input, press ; to open the tuplet popover.
    2. Type the ratio, followed by the shorthand for the unit (separate by a space).
    3. The unit can be written as a letter: generally the first letter of the duration value (e.g. q = quarter note, e = eighth note, x = sixteenth note and so on).
    4. Or you can use the number that corresponds to Dorico’s default key command (e.g. 6 = quarter note, 7 = half note, 8 = whole note and so on).