[reportlab-users] Using Unicode fonts

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Thu Oct 5 13:56:20 EDT 2006

> The Microsoft font "Arial Unicode" (arialuni.ttf) is 23 megabytes and
> contains 39,000 glyphs.  That's the most complete TrueType font I know.

Has anyone actually tried seeing how fast a PDF-making script runs 
against this one?  Even though we subset, we do so in Python code so I 
guess there will be some overhead in making documents using it ;-)

- Andy

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