reportlab and custom fonts

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at
Fri Aug 26 20:07:31 CEST 2005

Reinhold Birkenfeld wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get reportlab working together with the Tahoma font
> (by Microsoft ;)
> So far it's up and running (converted the ttf with ttf2pt1), but the
> Euro sign (which is in position 0x80 in the WinAnsiEncoding) fails to
> show up in the final PDF.
> I investigated a bit and saw that in the afm (and pfb) the code point
> 128 is called "uni20AC". That's okay in principle, since that Unicode
> character is the Euro sign, but it seems that reportlab likes the
> character to be named "Euro". Okay, renamed it in both files, still no
> luck.
> Has anyone experience with this problem?

Never mind, I overlooked one occurence of "uni20AC" in my .t1a file.


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