[reportlab-users] Using Unicode fonts

John J. Lee jjlee at reportlab.com
Fri Oct 6 05:16:49 EDT 2006

On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Tim Roberts wrote:

> Dinu Gherman wrote:
>> I'm not sure if there is a free font containing *all* symbols.
>> If anybody knows one, please share it with me! If there is, it
>> might be an idea to include it into RL 3, errr 2.1, maybe...
> The problem is that "all" is a moving target.  The Unicode consortium is
> continuously adding new glyphs.
> The Microsoft font "Arial Unicode" (arialuni.ttf) is 23 megabytes and
> contains 39,000 glyphs.  That's the most complete TrueType font I know.

I'm waiting for the font with LONG RIGHTWARDS SQUIGGLE ARROW ;-)

(I just like the name)


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