Re[2]: [reportlab-users] russian language as a text

Sat, 24 Aug 2002 00:54:53 +0300

Hello Andy,

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                

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> Regards

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...

Best regards,