[reportlab-users] OTF fonts supported by Reportlab?
robin at reportlab.com
Wed Jul 24 05:48:12 EDT 2013
Currently we don't support postscript otf fonts.
On 23/07/2013 17:48, Tim Roberts wrote:
> Mike Driscoll wrote:
>> After writing a tutorial on fonts in Reportlab, I got a comment asking
>> if OTF fonts are supported. So far, I've found conflicting information.
> OTF files are an odd beast. You can have OTF files that actually
> contain TrueType font data, and you can have OTF files that actually
> contain PostScript Type 2 font data. I know ReportLab supports TrueType
> OTF files. I don't know that it supports PostScript OTF files.
>> While this one says that if the font uses CFF format, Reportlab will
>> spit out an error:
> OTF/CFF fonts were not allowed in PDF files at all until PDF version
> 1.6, and I'm not sure ReportLab supports that.
>> Is there a way to make Reportlab accept this font or fonts like it?
> Submit a patch? ;)
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