[reportlab-users] Line-wrapping in tables

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Tue Apr 8 12:16:42 EDT 2014

On 08/04/2014 16:59, Steve Hill wrote:

> On 08/04/14 10:07, Robin Becker wrote:


>> there is some support in recent reportlab for arbitrary splitting.

>> Looking at the code it seems this is presently only happening if the

>> style has splitLongWords set. Have you tried that?


> Ah ha, thanks. It looks like Reportlab 3.0 does more or less what I need.


> Unfortunately, Reportlab 3.0 bumps the minimum Python version up to 2.7,

> and I'm stuck with Python 2.6.6 for now (which is the latest packaged

> for Scientific Linux). Hacking __init__.py to reduce the minimum

> version back to 2.6 seems to work though, but what is likely to break if

> I run a hacked Reportlab 3.0 against Python 2.6.6?



you can use the py27 branch; I'm fairly sure that also has the splitLongWords
style stuff.
Robin Becker

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