universal unicode font for reportlab

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Sep 9 05:21:04 CEST 2008



Ross Ridge wrote:
> Terry Reedy  <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> My OpenOffice on WinXP uses a unicode font, I believe Lucida Sans 
>> Unicode, that seems to cover the entire BMP.
> 
> Lucida Sans Unicode only covers a small subset of Unicode.  It may seem
> to cover a wider range because Windows (and possibly OpenOffice) will
> automatically substitute characters from other fonts, if necessary.

Sorry, I posted the wrong name.
Ariel Unicode MS is the one that seems pretty complete.


>> I don't know whether it was already installed or installed by OO or
>> how one would get to it to extract it.
> 
> It's a standard Windows font.

 From the MS, I would guess that is a Windows font too ;-).




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