Re: [reportlab-users] russian language as a text
Sat, 24 Aug 2002 00:54:53 +0300
Friday, August 23, 2002, 11:17:11 AM, you wrote:
>> Hello reportlab-users,
>> Can anybody explain me what I have to do to use russian
>> language as a
>> text in my pdf files?
>> drawString(x, y, "text") with "text" in russian language draws some
>> strange symbols.
>> Your help is very appreciated.
>> Best regards,
>> alienoid mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
AR> You need to embed a font which contains Russian characters.
AR> You can either use Type 1 fonts or TrueType. Then you
AR> need to make sure your string is in the same encoding as
AR> the font you have selected. See the 'fonts and encodings'
AR> section of the user guide.
AR> This works for terrestrial fonts. For alienoid
AR> ones you are on your own :-)
AR> Andy Robinson
Thanks a lot. Could you point me out to the place where I can get
TrueType fonts which contain russian characters.
AR> p.s. Dragan, this is a good one for the FAQ...