[reportlab-users] Japanese & other Asian character support
bhiggins at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 12:45:43 EDT 2010
Excellent suggestion with breaking up the text with <font>s. I hadn't
thought of that. Thanks a lot!
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 1:00 AM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:
> On 12 October 2010 22:58, Benjamin Higgins <bhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a bunch of text that includes Latin *and* Japenese characters,
>> all intermixed (really!). It may also, someday, include other Asian
>> characters. I want the Latin characters in Helvetica and the Japanese
>> characters in whatever makes the most sense. Right now the Japanese
>> characters show up as black squares. How do I best approach this?
> The simplest approach for you would be to see if you can live with the
> Latin glyphs in the built-in Japanese fonts.
> Otherwise, you would need to scan through your paragraphs and break
> them into chunks based on the Unicode code points, using the <font>
> tag which can be embedded to switch fonts in mid-text.
> - Andy
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