[reportlab-users] Bulleted Text not displaying

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Mon Oct 13 15:41:07 EDT 2008

Peter Mattingly wrote:

> 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.

Really? Those three bytes are the UTF-8 representation of the Unicode
character U+2022, which is "Bullet". So, it could have been written:
text = u"<para leftIndent=32><bullet
bulletIndent=15>\u2202</bullet>This is bulleted text.</para>"

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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