[reportlab-users] TTFError: Can't open "ARIALBD.TTF"

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Fri Apr 7 03:26:28 EDT 2006

Patrick Sokol wrote:
> Hopefully i can get some help.  
> not really sure what I'm doing - purchased a program called PDF Script Pilot because I would like customer and agents to be able to go online and fill out an applications and generate a PDF.  
> Anyway followed the testing directions for the server and all was well.  I've done what the instrcutions in the programed said to do.  
> I've put a sample form up on the web and when I went to submit it this is what I got: 
> A problem occurred in a Python script. Here is the sequence of function calls leading up to the error, in the order they occurred. 

tfonts.TTFontParser>, TTFontParser.__init__ = <unbound method 
TTFontParser.__init__>, self = <reportlab.pdfbase.ttfonts.TTFontFace 
instance>, file = 'ARIALBD.TTF', validate = 0
>        /home/cardsok6/public_html/cgi-bin/reportlab/pdfbase/ttfonts.py in __init__(self=<reportlab.pdfbase.ttfonts.TTFontFace instance>, file='ARIALBD.TTF', validate=0) 
Patrick it sure looks like they're using reportlab internally, but I 
don't know PDF Script Pilot at all. Certainly on my PC I can use 
ARIALBD.TTF, but perhaps the calling software is supplying a wrong 
location or setup in some way. What does the supplier say?
Robin Becker

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