[reportlab-users] underlined strings

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Wed May 17 12:50:44 EDT 2006

On Wed, 17 May 2006 10:12:47 +0200, snitsch at kuhnke.de wrote:

>Hello together !
>There are guaranteed following standart fonts in reportlab:
>Question: How can I use in PDF-Documents within ReportLab underlined fonts 

There is no such thing as an "underlined font".  You can certainly
underline a string by getting its size (canvas.stringWidth) and drawing
the line yourself about 2 points underneath the baseline.

Or, if you are using platypus paragraphs, you can use the HTML

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

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