[reportlab-users] Use of Image flowable results in AttributeError.

Remy C. Cool reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Mon, 22 Mar 2004 16:56:14 +0100

On Monday 22 March 2004 15:20, Robin Becker wrote:
> In article <f6IGZaAKJuXAFwCH@chamonix.reportlab.co.uk>, Robin
> Becker <robin@reportlab.com> writes
> >In article <PGECLPOBGNBNKHNAGIJHOECPKIAA.andy@reportlab.com>, Andy
> >Robinson <andy@reportlab.com> writes
> >
> >>Oh dear.  This getRGBData thing is coming up again and
> >>again.  We changed a call to PIL in a way which seemed
> >>to work fine for us and which I assumed was always available,
> >>but it seems to break for a lot of other people.
> >>
> >>Robin, can you check if PIL changed recently in this
> >>regard, and post the results here?   And if there is a
> >>version-and-platform-proof way to get pixels out of PIL
> >>let's switch to using it...
> >>
> >>- Andy
> >
> >....there was indeed a change in the way that some PIL things were
> > done, but I thought that related only to where the gif color
> > tables were held.
> >
> >I've been hacking on this in the recent past and it seems to have
> > broken something in our demos as well.
> In fact I think the problem is probably caused by people passing
> unicode into places where we expect a string or something with a
> 'read' attribute, I found one error related to passing in a file,
> but I've now fixed that and am testing for various different image
> scenarios.

That looks to be the case.

When I change:

    Image(filename, width=width, height=height)
    Image(str(filename), width=width, height=height)

the PDF get's generated without any problems.

Now if I only could get the picture to align LEFT.