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Bill Michaels29/06/2019 04:49:33
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I downloaded the August issue today using the MB app, and have already read it cover to cover.

I noticed that on multiple pages, the text would intrude into the adjacent photos. This made it harder to read, and was visually annoying, especially if the photos had darker colors. This is the first time I have run into this— July’s issue didn’t have the problem.

My question- is this a defect in the digital version? I know sometimes when you export pages from one software package to a form used by another, that the layout can get wonky.

Or is this an intentional layout change, and the print version is the same? If so, please stop doing this!

I’m reading the mag on an iPad Pro, if that matters. Version 6.01 of the App.

Colin Bishop29/06/2019 09:24:17
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Hello Bill,

Can't help you on that from the Forum I'm afraid. I believe the digital edition is provided by an outside supplier.

I suspect the problem may be to do with screen format. I do know that there are constant problems generally in coping with all the different screen formats on digital devices and it may be that in attempting to solve one problem a new one has been created. The issue may resolve itself fairly quickly but i will draw it to the attention of the Editor anyway.

Colin

Roger Clark29/06/2019 10:56:47
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Just had a scan through on my 22" screen and all looks fine to me.

Roger

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