[reportlab-users] PDFs generated by ReportLab not printing

King Simon-NFHD78 simon.king at motorola.com
Wed May 27 06:13:02 EDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----

> From: reportlab-users-bounces at reportlab.com

> [mailto:reportlab-users-bounces at reportlab.com] On Behalf Of

> Dinu Gherman

> Sent: 27 May 2009 11:01

> To: Support list for users of Reportlab software

> Subject: Re: [reportlab-users] PDFs generated by ReportLab

> not printing


> King Simon-NFHD78:



> Does anyone else on the list use the font "Arial

> Unicode MS" in their

> PDFs, and if so, are they able to print those PDFs on a

> Postscript

> printer? Given that such a simple test case triggers

> the error, I'm

> surprised that I'm the only that's seeing the problem,

> which leads me to

> believe that I'm doing something silly. I would really

> appreciate it if

> someone could confirm that they at least see the same

> behaviour that I

> see.



> Simon,


> I'm on a Mac (for more than one reason), but if you send me

> a sample PDF I'll be glad to test it on my HP LaserJet...



> Regards,


> Dinu


Thanks Dinu. In fact I'd be very interested to know whether the same
problem occurs on a Mac.

The attachment at the bottom of the message at
is a very small PDF using that font. The script that generated it is
shown in the message.

Robin Becker wrote:

> I can answer already that printing on a laser jet works fine for arial

and similar.

Thanks Robin. Is that the standard 'arial', or 'Arial Unicode MS'



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