[reportlab-users] Bulleted list

Jim Steil jim at qlf.com
Wed Apr 14 08:47:45 EDT 2010

Thanks Andy. That is exactly what I needed.


On 4/14/2010 2:31 AM, Andy Robinson wrote:

> On 13 April 2010 19:51, Jim Steil<jim at qlf.com> wrote:


>> In my paragraph text, I'm using the<bullet> and</bullet> tags to show that

>> it should be bulleted. Here is a sample of what I'm doing:


> You're telling it to use a whole paragraph for the 'bullet character'

> and something isn't fitting in the space.


> The<bullet> tag should only wrap up the text you wish to use for the

> 'bullet' - this will usually be a single character accessed as&bull;

> or&#x2022; but it might be a number or longer text fragment. I am

> going from memory here but these should work.....


> <para><bullet>&bull;</bullet>The rest of my paragraph</para>


> Or, for a numbered list, place numbers or the<seq> tag inside the

> bullet section


> <para><bullet>1.</bullet>The rest of my paragraph</para>


> Or, for a definition list,


> <para><bullet>My term:</bullet>My longwinded definition</para>



> If this looks weird on the eye, the<para> tags are optional; our

> parser appends them if you don't.


> You should not normally need to set a different bulletFontName or

> bulletFontSize, but you might want to if you want to use fancy symbols

> out of ZapfDingbats or some such.


> I checked the user guide and although what it says is correct. it

> doesn't have an example; I'll try to add one this morning.


> - Andy

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