[reportlab-users] PDF with UTF-8 char

Satish Kalipatnapu Satish.Kalipatnapu at CipherTrust.com
Mon Dec 12 09:54:10 EST 2005

Thanks a lot for the response!!

Anybody interested out there for unicode fonts, some of the google
keywords are 'Mona', 'Cyberbit', 'mplus1', and 'freefont'.

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[mailto:reportlab-users-bounces at reportlab.com] On Behalf Of Matthew
Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 8:08 AM
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Subject: Re: [reportlab-users] PDF with UTF-8 char

Satish Kalipatnapu wrote:
> I need to dynamically generate PDF contaning UTF-8 characters.

All our PDFs are generated with ReportLab.

> Any pointers on how to generate a PDF with multibyte characters mixed
> with chinese and japanese? I appreciate any input in this regard.

All I'm doing is using TrueType fonts rather than the built in ones, and

supplying the text in UTF-8 byte encoding.

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