Making Labels from python

Gary Herron gary.herron at
Sun Mar 9 23:01:11 CET 2014

On 03/09/2014 02:29 PM, Ulrich Goebel wrote:
> Hallo,
> has anybody an idea how to make small formated documents redy to print 
> with python?
> I would like to print address labels as
>    firstname lastname
>    street and number
>    cip and city
> The best should be to form a PDF and send it to the label printer. So 
> the PDF could be given the pagesize (labelsize) and a minimum format 
> (boldface). But may be there is another light-weight-format besides PDF?
> Any idea?
> Ulrich

The usual python library for generating PDFs is reportlab.  It has some  
formating capabilities that my be useful for you.

Gary Herron

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