[reportlab-users] Using Symbola or equivalent Unicode6 font with Reportlab

Anders Hammarquist iko at openend.se
Fri Feb 21 08:00:50 EST 2014

In a message of Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:27:50 +0000, Robin Becker writes:

>As I understand it there are some issues in python 2.x unicode related to going

>outside the standard plane, but I'm not sure if that's what you mean.

If you have a narrow python2 (which you only ever get on windows),
it's unicode type can only handle the basic multilingual plane (i.e.
code points up to 0xffff). You can check sys.maxunicode to see if
your python is wide or narrow.


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