[reportlab-users] Problems generating PDFs with drawText()

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Mon Dec 15 05:43:22 EST 2014

On 14/12/2014 21:52, Andy Robinson wrote:
> I can see this on my machine too.  Since all of our numerous test
> documents "look normal", I can only presume we have changed the way we
> use textobjects and not documented the new way clearly enough.   I
> cannot investigate properly tonight but we'll look at this in the
> morning and get back to you tomorrow.
> - Andy

Well I just tested the sample script on windows with python2.7/3.3/3.4 and it 
seems to work for all. The pdfs produced are effectively identical (at least 
when RL_invariant=1).

I will try the same on linux.
> On 14 December 2014 at 21:15, Marius Flage <marius at flage.org> wrote:
>> I'm talking about Reportlab. For several versions Table() didn't work,
>> and when I then upgraded to Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.1, then the Table() was
>> working again, but drawText() wasn't. Downgrading to 2.7 solved both
>> problems.
>> - Marius
Robin Becker

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