[reportlab-users] Filenames on Windows

Peter peter at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Fri Jul 31 07:49:00 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Wietse Jacobs<wietse.j at gmail.com> wrote:


> Hello,


> We've run into a problem when saving a pdf file with reportlab if the

> filename contains non-ascii characters. This is on Windows.


> The problem is with how Python handles the "open(filename)" function

> on Windows in combination with the fact that reportlab will always

> encode a unicode string as utf-8:

As a work around, have you tried giving ReportLab a handle, instead
of a filename? That way you can control how it is named and opened.


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