[reportlab-users] Bulleted Text not displaying
pmattingly at mail.csuchico.edu
Mon Oct 13 15:34:42 EDT 2008
Here you go:
"*The bullet corresponds to Unicode <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode>
character <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_%28computing%29> U+2022.*In
HTML <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML>, the codes • and • give
• and •, respectively, but semantics requires that bulleted items be
achieved with the appropriate use of the <li> tag inside an unordered list (
<ul>). *Unicode also defines a
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 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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