reportlab and custom fonts

Discussion in 'Python' started by Reinhold Birkenfeld, Aug 26, 2005.

  1. Hi,

    I'm trying to get reportlab working together with the Tahoma font
    (by Microsoft ;)

    So far it's up and running (converted the ttf with ttf2pt1), but the
    Euro sign (which is in position 0x80 in the WinAnsiEncoding) fails to
    show up in the final PDF.

    I investigated a bit and saw that in the afm (and pfb) the code point
    128 is called "uni20AC". That's okay in principle, since that Unicode
    character is the Euro sign, but it seems that reportlab likes the
    character to be named "Euro". Okay, renamed it in both files, still no
    luck.

    Has anyone experience with this problem?

    Reinhold
     
    Reinhold Birkenfeld, Aug 26, 2005
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  2. Reinhold Birkenfeld wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > I'm trying to get reportlab working together with the Tahoma font
    > (by Microsoft ;)
    >
    > So far it's up and running (converted the ttf with ttf2pt1), but the
    > Euro sign (which is in position 0x80 in the WinAnsiEncoding) fails to
    > show up in the final PDF.
    >
    > I investigated a bit and saw that in the afm (and pfb) the code point
    > 128 is called "uni20AC". That's okay in principle, since that Unicode
    > character is the Euro sign, but it seems that reportlab likes the
    > character to be named "Euro". Okay, renamed it in both files, still no
    > luck.
    >
    > Has anyone experience with this problem?


    Never mind, I overlooked one occurence of "uni20AC" in my .t1a file.

    Reinhold
     
    Reinhold Birkenfeld, Aug 26, 2005
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