[reportlab-users] Is borderPadding supposed to do this?

Paul Barrass paul.barrass at safeonlinebilling.com
Fri May 29 10:41:06 EDT 2009

Roberto Alsina wrote:

> Trying this program:


> <snip>

> I expected to see two largish paragraphs in ugly colours, with big padding,

> one below the other.


> What I got was the second paragraph drawn over the first one.



The borders on Paragraphs don't take up space in the flow of the
document - you'll need to make the Paragraph bigger - adding
spaceBefore=40 to the ParagraphStyle might make the script produce what
you were expecting.

Paul Barrass.

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