[reportlab-users] New user

Adrian Klaver aklaver at comcast.net
Wed Jan 7 19:54:34 EST 2009

On Tuesday 06 January 2009 5:27:30 pm Jessup, David wrote:

> I noticed that no one responded to your questions 2 and 3 after I

> responded to question 1. Hmmm.... I can't answer question 2, but I'll

> take a swing at #3.


> > 3) I just want to make sure I understand the coordinate system

> > For pages (0,0) is at the bottom left and for tables it is at the top

> > left?


> As far as I know, this is true, at least in the default case. However,

> rotating pages will change which corner is the origin. A good

> explanation of how this works was given a month ago by Tim Roberts.

> (http://two.pairlist.net/pipermail/reportlab-users/2008-December/007741.

> html) Unfortunately, the ASCII pictures are a bit screwed up by a

> combination of the website's use of a variable-width font and the fact

> that consecutive spaces are collapsed together.

Thanks I will take a look.

Adrian Klaver
aklaver at comcast.net

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