[reportlab-users] Bulleted Text not displaying
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)
> 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...
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