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  1. I'm looking for a single font I can use for text against a variety of backgrounds to maximize readability. Am I right to think that white text with a black outline is probably best? I saw the example below recently and thought it might fit the bill. Looks like they're using white font face, black outline, and a drop shadow. Are there any other elements that make text like this stand out? What font do you think might be displayed below, or something roughly similar in readability?
  2. Thanks for this. Following your suggestion did get that weird back cover color to go away. The print edition is still looking a lot more washed out than the ebook, though, and I don't know why it has a random black border around it.
  3. I'm working on a video that has a lot of narration about a topic that would be hard to get footage for. I'm not good enough to draw or animate the subject, so I'm looking for other options. I came across this video, which had narration over well-done static backgrounds zooming in, out, and panning. It uses historical photos, etc, which I think I could adapt to my topic. There also seem to be some other effects going on as well. Are these just static images being panned over, or is something else going on? They seem to be really bright and pop out. Any suggestions for achieving the effect? Thanks!
  4. The book has not been printed since it appeared to be discolored during the set up process. But maybe I'll just try printing it.
  5. What sort of work flow error might do that? I've attached me afpub file. ForumFullCover.afpub
  6. The book cover I'm trying to use for a print on demand book thorough Amazon KDP looks great in Publisher and when I view the exported PDF on my computer, but when I upload it to Amazon it appears discolored. Check out the back cover portion of "AmazonScreenshot.png" — it looks grey. But I made it black in Publisher, and it's still black when I view it as a PDF after export. This is shown in "PublisherScreenshot.png and PDFscreenshot.png". Should I assume this is an amazon bug rather than an issue with Publisher?
  7. I've got a book laid out in AP with two pages on each "page," which I think is called a spread. I need it to export it as a pdf with single pages to upload it to a Print on demand service. What's the best way to do this?
  8. Publisher won't let me move the two parts of the text at the end of page 30 in the attached .afpub together. When I try to place my cursor at the end "verage" and backspace it up to the a on the previous line, I can't get the cursor into the right spot. Any suggestions? Weird_Text_Jump.afpub
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