[reportlab-users] TTF, Platypus & Unicode...
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 13:03:27 +0200
> Latin-1 is very different from UTF-8. (Actually the encoding of the
> first 128 characters matches, but the rest is different.) If you have
> Python 1.6 or later you can use stuff like
> utf8_string = unicode(latin1_string, "ISO-8859-1").encode("UTF-8")
That's basically what I did in the test script as well, and it
also just replaces the accented character with a blank. Have
you run the file locally?