[reportlab-users] Reportlab + Python + RHEL 4 = Traceback (most recent call last)

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Oct 13 02:13:03 EDT 2008

2008/10/12 Miguel Angel <ing.miguel.angel at gmail.com>:

> Hi, first of all, I would like to apologize for my english.


> I have a linux box with RHEL 4 and:

> - python-reportlab-1.20-1.rf

> KeyError: u'\xc1'


> What is the problem?

I am not sure of the exact bug, but you are using a very old
(pre-Unicode) version of ReportLab and trying to work with
unicode strings. You should upgrade to 2.2, as the 1.x
versions simply did not support Unicode properly.

Best Regards,
Andy Robinson
CEO/Chief Architect
ReportLab Europe Ltd.
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Tel +44-20-8544-8049

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