[reportlab-users] vertically centered text
rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Jan 28 17:08:25 EST 2008
On Mon, 28 Jan 2008, Aaron Spike wrote:
> I am able to center text horizontally with the drawCenteredString()
> function that the api provides. I haven't been able to find any way to
> center text vertically (or both vertically and horizontally at the same
> time). Is there any font metric I can access to adjust the vertical
> placement of text so that I can center it on a point?
Trial-and-error while manually tweaking the cursor's position is the way
to go. Not very automated, but you get exceptionally fine control of text
placement this way.
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