[reportlab-users] Hyphenation glitch when using HTML entities
lele at metapensiero.it
Sat Dec 4 12:03:21 EST 2021
I have an issue when rendering a justified-hyphenated paragraph containing
HTML entities. It may very well be a font issue, because I was not able to
replicate it with a standard font, but I will try harder if that helps.
Basically, when the paragraph is a plain text everything goes well, but as
soon as it contains, say, a '"' entity instead of the corresponding
double quote '"', apparently the machinery that compute the extra space and
adjust the word space fails, even on subsequent lines of text.
I wrote a trimmed down example that exhibits the problem:
You can see the problem in the third paragraph here:
Does this ring any bell or should I simply blame the specific font's metrics?
Thanks in advance,
nickname: Lele Gaifax | Quando vivrò di quello che ho pensato ieri
real: Emanuele Gaifas | comincerò ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
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