[reportlab-users] bullet checkbox
robin at reportlab.com
Fri Dec 13 16:34:57 EST 2019
Thanks for picking this up Tim. I'm stuck in compile technology trying to
fix the impossible sandbox problem. happy Christmas to you and all the
other open sourcerers :)
On Fri, 13 Dec 2019 at 20:17, Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com> wrote:
> JOURDAIN, Maël wrote:
> > I try to use Arial Font and Wingdings 2.
> > ttf = TTFont('wingdng', r'C:\Windows\Fonts\WINGDNG2.TTF')
> > pdfmetrics.registerFont(ttf)
> > But with Wingdings 2, the result is a white square.
> Right, because Wingdings 2 does not contain that character. You can see
> that with the "charmap" application. It does contain the "checked
> ballot box" glyph, but it's in the slot for the capital letter R.
> > How can I get the mark and not the white square ?
> There are two ways. You can use "\u2611" in a font that contains that
> glyph, like Arial. Or, you can use Wingdings 2 and use "R" instead.
> Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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