[reportlab-users] Black Squares in PythonPoint

joe kim joe.kim at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 19:25:05 EDT 2007

Hi Andy,

Thanks for the rapid response. I tried changing it manually. That
did not work. I also checked out the latest from:

svn co http://www.reportlab.co.uk/svn/public/reportlab/trunk

And ran pythonpoint from there. I still have black squares for bullets...


On 10/5/07, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:

> On 05/10/2007, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:


> > Joe, this probably means the bullet characters you're using are not in the font.

> > The expert is Andy, but I think nobody has bothered to upgrade pythonpoint to

> > use the latest technology.


> When we upgraded to Unicode, we forgot to reencode the default bullet

> character in UTF8 which is coded into Pythonpoint, and nobody actually

> eyeballed the document. I have committed this.


> If you don't use subversion, then go to line 449 of stdparser.py and

> change the two occurrences of '\xc2\xb7' to '\xe2\x80\xa2'.



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