[reportlab-users] Crop text outside frame?

Jerome Alet reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Wed, 21 May 2003 21:49:58 +0200

On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 08:30:24PM +0100, Andy Robinson wrote:
> > 
> > it is possible by creating a clipping path, but how to plug this
> > in Platypus I don't know.
> we haven't done that yet.  The logical way would be for each frame
> to have a 'clip' attribute. But there are many occasions
> when it is genuinely useful to draw outside the frame -
> e.g. sidebar illustrations, or the pencil notes in our
> user guide.

yes it would be fine if when defining your frame you could pass
a clip=1 argument, with clip=0 being the default to not break
existing code.


Jerome Alet