[reportlab-users] Bulleted Text not displaying

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Oct 13 15:30:55 EDT 2008

2008/10/13 Peter Mattingly <pmattingly at mail.csuchico.edu>

> For fans of the XML approach this works for that application:


> text = "<para leftIndent=32><bullet

> bulletIndent=15>\xe2\x80\xa2</bullet>This is bulleted text.</para>"


> para = Paragraph(text, style=body_style)

> story.append(para)


> I got the bullet character from the documentation; Who knows where they got

> that, I certainly can't find any reference that that code / format when I

> google it.

We probably got it from trial and error, looking through all glyphs in
Helvetica and Times Roman for something vaguely bullet-like. But it
was 8 years ago so I can't remember.
If you find any "official" bullet character codes in Unicode which
work better, please let us know...

- Andy

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