[reportlab-users] RE: Problems with filling cells with large paragraphs

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Fri Feb 24 05:02:56 EST 2006

Chris Jerdonek wrote:
> Hi,
> I generated a series of PDFs using the pdfgen, platypus, and pdfbase 
> modules of reportlab on Mac OS 10.3.9.
> The PDFs view and print fine from Mac's default PDF viewer.  But when I 
> sent them to someone on a Windows computer, the files are corrupted and 
> can't be opened.  I also noticed that when I opened them using Adobe 
> Acrobat Professional 6.0.1, some of the spacing is off.
> What's the best way to resolve issues like these -- or is this usually 
> hard to deal with?

Can you try sending a zip containing the file to see if the problem lies
in the mailer or in the generated pdf.  Sometimes email programs make mistaken
assumptions about attachments and assume pdf is textual causing the pdf
to be modified as it appears to contain eols
Robin Becker

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