[reportlab-users] Width of XPreformatted

Rüdiger Mähl ruediger.maehl at web.de
Wed Jan 11 13:53:11 EST 2012

I found a solution.

> I am trying to find a formula to determine the width of an

> XPreformatted paragraph, but the returned width is way too small.

w = max([stringWidth(line, fontName, fontSize) for line in text.split('\n')])
(But I can't relocate the web address.)

One has to add the left and right padding, as well as the grid line width,
then the table column width is correct.

Many regards,

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