[reportlab-users] Reportlab + SVG

Tamer Higazi th982a at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 31 04:58:57 EDT 2014

Hi Andy,

I am more and more interisted from day to day in reportlab... and I am
planing to write this week a flowable that implements SVG.

I found something:


and this might be really interisting:


which is in python as well. Totally open source and a part of inkmagic.

As soon I have finished the flowable it will be available on bitbucket.


Am 31.03.2014 08:50, schrieb Andy Robinson:

> I can confirm that we have nothing other than Dinu's approach in the

> open source world. It works very well though, handling the well-known

> Postscript tiger image. If your image has a lot of text, it may make

> sense to use a design package to convert your fonts to curves.


> PIL does not handle these as proper vectors AFAIK.


> ReportLab PLUS can handle PDF artwork natively so if you want to

> consider the commercial route, you can turn SVG into PDF (using

> various XPDF or Ghostscript tools) and just use them with all of our

> image tags.

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