[reportlab-users] Styles and Character Spacing

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Fri Jun 9 13:51:17 EDT 2006

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006 17:32:44 -0700, "Tom Wiebe" <tom.wiebe at gmail.com> wrote:

>Drat, that's a minor let down. Makes total sense now that I think of
>it though, it would create a whole lot more work for the renderer.
>Fortunately, the places I need to do this are fixed headlines and such
>so I can easily use graphics instead for this project.

You don't have to use graphics.  You can place the characters
individually using the normal ReportLab text APIs.  If you read PDFs
with a hex editor (and who doesn't?), you'll see that many apps handle
kerning that way.

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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