[reportlab-users] Ammendment: Allow Blank Cells in Platypus Table plus None Comparison Check

Benn rl at magitech.org
Fri May 5 13:03:50 EDT 2006

Hey Andy,

Funny how we all send emails at the same time...

Sounds good to me :)


On Friday, May 5, 2006, 7:56:21 PM, you wrote:
> We just discussed this in the office.  Our day is ending here but 
> tonight or at the weekend I'll put in a slight mix of your patch and 
> mine (using strnone) which
>   - accepts nulls
>   - accepts Unicode objects and converts to UTF8
>   - still demands rectangular data.
>   - adds in your test cases!

> At the moment, we determine table width by looking at the longest row in 
> the input data.  I'll also add an OPTION to accept 'ragged edge' data, 
> so you can set your tables to work that way if you wish.

> I'll break this out into a method which preprocesses the data set  for 
> readability, as other people might want to implement different 
> preprocessing and it's nice to see where this should happen.

> (This should make it into the forthcoming "version 2.0" which is 
> essentially going to be today's trunk code plus a few fixups we are 
> still working on with Japanese paragraph splitting...)

>    - Andy Robinson

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