[reportlab-users] Filenames on Windows
wietse.j at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 08:31:32 EDT 2009
2009/7/31 Peter <peter at maubp.freeserve.co.uk>:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Wietse Jacobs<wietse.j at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
Thanks for the suggestion, this works without having to change any
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