[reportlab-users] OS X and Fonts ...

Erik Stephens reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Thu, 28 Oct 2004 09:40:10 -0700

On Oct 6, 2004, at 2:55 AM, Johan Paul Glutting wrote:

> A new topic. I have been trying to get ReportLab to work on my Mac at 
> home, and I have not had much luck with UniCode text. Regular text 
> works fine, but there are serious problems with anything that has 
> accents. I have been Googling, and it seems that the way that OS X 
> handles fonts is different from the pay that ReportLab and Python are 
> prepared to handle them.
> Has anyone had any luck setting up a Mac to work with reportlab and 
> unicode? What did you do?

I've had problems copying/pasting unicode text to/from the clipboard in 
OS X.  Fortunately, I already had the correct text on a remote system.  
After scp'ing, the text displayed as expected in python & reportlab.