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  1. I switched to a newer PDF format and exported, no change. I added new pages and copied the various pieces onto them, got weird results (only the header image showing up in the PDF, for instance), and this morning thought—HA! I have 2 in the series that worked, I will just paste the text from the problem file into a clone of one of those, and it worked, exported into the Media Library with no issue. (BTW, I am something of an amateur; clipping path? I’ll have to look that up. Hmm, I did not knowingly create a clipping path—no background removal, just a few text boxes and graphics placed on a single letter-sized page; I guess it will just remain a mystery. Thanks for your efforts.)
  2. From their perspective, this is probably a feature, not a bug—encourages folks to stay within the Google eco-system. Sorry, not I! (Maybe I am just too cynical.)
  3. I am putting this here because it seemed to be related; I searched “black background” to see if others had a similar problem. I created the file below, “2207 HOSS FactSheet” in Affinity Publisher, 1.10.5, on a Macbook Pro, Big Sur, 11.6.5, then exported as a PDF. It looked fine, so then I uploaded it to WordPress media library, and got the file called “What the Heck?”—the text was suddenly unreadable on the black background. I solved it by creating a white 8.5x11" rectangle, and layering it under everything else—but that is a work-around, not a solution. I have 2 other files in the series of fact sheets, same issue, same work-around. I just exported as a PNG, to make it easier to see the difference side by side; that file is “What 2207 HOSS FactSheet”. Help? 2207 HOSS FactSheet.pdf
  4. Thanks, Dezinah, that is really helpful for understanding what is needed.
  5. Because I am creating documents mostly for print, knew InDesign really well and transferred seamlessly to Affinity Publisher et al., and now need to make accessible documents, and just learned that EPUB is the easiest format for screen readers. (My PDF documents are increasingly often also being posted to Web sites.) Also, Google docs eliminates all the formatting when someone opens a PDF, destroying the aesthetics on which I worked so hard—though perhaps rather than make the actual file accessible, the staff person who is doing the accessible version should go ahead and do that through Google or Libre/Open Office.
  6. That is what we are doing at UUJEC; we have a subscription to Acrobat Pro through TechSoup, but it takes lots of time for our one part-time staff person to add accessibility. Support for tagging would make this much easier! Please, major request for version 2.0!
  7. How many records did you have? 24? I think it copied the format of the first page to create enough boxes for each. I cheated with mine, given that I had to get them in the mail today and still had copies to make and multiple meetings, exported the pages as JPEGs and inserted them into the Open Office template for Avery labels. Next time, I convert the template to a PDF, import it into Publisher, and try again.
  8. Thanks; seeing this project laid out helped me get my address labels to work! (on 15 individual, label-sized pages—next step, using an Avery label template.) It has been a long time since I did this sort of project.
  9. I am also on Sierra, though an early-2015 laptop, and am not planning to update right away. Just being conservative. . .
  10. I have the 3 Affinity programs (1.8.3) on Macbook Pro, Sierra 10.12.6, and have no immediate plans to upgrade my system or get a new computer. I am was considering going to 1.8.6, checking here for system requirements, and am now concerned about the application- and file-size issues that I see in this discussion. Can anyone tell me if I am missing a compelling reason for me to update the Affinity programs?
  11. Yes, when I create a new file and want to save it to a specific folder, unless that folder was one of the most recent I opened (Macbook Pro, Sierra, 10.12.6), I either have to go to that folder separately to open and save something, so that it becomes one of my recent places, or stash it on the desktop until I get around to dragging my documents off the desktop to their respective proper places. An extra unnecessary step.
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