[reportlab-users] Re: quick hack on para.py
robin at reportlab.com
Tue Jul 4 11:42:30 EDT 2006
Dirk Holtwick wrote:
> Hi Robin,
> finally I found your mail. Sorry, it thought it would be about another
> issue on the reportlab mailing list.
> The patch works fine for UTF8 and Unicode for my test case. German
> Umlauts and some letters with accents work also fine. But the Euro
> symbol (€) results in a black box.
> I attach my test suite to this mail.
the important one (at least for most Europeans) grrhhhhhh. I looked this up.
According to http://www.unicode.org/Public/MAPPINGS/VENDORS/ADOBE/symbol.txt the
EURO SIGN has a codepoint 0x20ac, but your code is assuming 0x80 somehow. I
think the latin1 is wrong. Things work for me if I use cp1252 throughout.
I have added the euro as a predefined entity. That will at least allow you to do
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