Text field over photo

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 02:44:24 EDT 2012


On 10/09/2012 09:56 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I want to display a line of text -- in a field, over a photo. The loc of the field will scroll down. I want the text to be as legible as possible, but the photo will vary. I'm wondering about the best way to make the text legible.
>
> What do you suggest?
>
> --A black font with a white outline? Or white font with a black outline? Can someone recommend such a font?
>
> --Maybe a field with a semi-transparent white background? If this is recommended, I can't quite figure out how to set the background of a field to a semi-transparent color. A fuzzy edge around such a background would be even better. Suggestions?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Tim
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>

I would go for a transparent field containing white, bolded text with a 
BLACK outer glow.




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