[Image-SIG] Korean/unicode strings in PIL
joris.vankerschaver at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 13:54:05 CET 2010
I would like to use PIL to generate thumbnails with Korean characters.
Unfortunately, the code that I use doesn't produce the correct output.
Here is a small snippet, based on some PIL example code.
code = u'\uAC00'
letter = code.encode('UTF-8')
i = Image.new("RGB", (25,25))
d = ImageDraw.Draw(i)
f = ImageFont.truetype("AppleMyungjo.ttf", 12, encoding = "unic")
d.text((0,0), letter, font = f)
i.save(open("ga.png", "wb"), "PNG")
Here, "AppleMyungjo.ttf" is a font that has some Korean characters in
it. The program doesn't produce any errors, but the output image just
contains garbage pixels (different ones based on the font I pick, but
never the correct ones). I've tried playing with the different options,
but to no avail. To see what the output should look like, simply do
Does anyone have some sample code to produce
Korean/Japanese/Chinese/random unicode text in images?
I'm afraid this might be a trivial problem, but the obvious google
searches didn't yield anything useful.
Thanks a lot,
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