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CHANGES
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This is a summary of changes made to the reportlab source code for each release.
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Please refer to subversion backlogs (using the release dates) for more details
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or for releases which we have not provide a higher level changes list for.
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E.g. to retrieve the changes made between release 3.4 and release 3.5, type::
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  $ hg log -r 54ce2469ba5c
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The contributors lists are in no order and apologies to those accidentally not
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mentioned. If we missed you, please let us know!
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RELEASE 3.5.40	28/02/2020
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	* fix broken (by robin) simple bar lables found by Djan
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RELEASE 3.5.39	26/02/2020
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	* allow selection of ttf subfonts by PS name
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	* revert to old style recursiveGetAttr
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	* raise error for problematic Canvas.setDash reported by Mike Carter from sitemorse
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RELEASE 3.5.38	14/02/2020
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	* bug fix for normalDate monthnames; bump travis; version-->3.5.38
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RELEASE 3.5.37	07/02/2020
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	* experimental support for 2d pie/doughnut shading
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RELEASE 3.5.36	28/01/2020
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	* update travis version of multibuild contrib by Matthew Brett
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	* fixes to cope with python 3.9
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	* imrove Drawing formats handling and ensure asString can do svg
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RELEASE 3.5.35	22/01/2020
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	* test fixes
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	* Label enhancement
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	* added isSubclassOf validator
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	* added CrossHair widget
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RELEASE 3.5.34	14/01/2020
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	* attempted restriction of the reportlab.lib.color.toColor function
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RELEASE 3.5.33	30/10/2019
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	* fix bug in Pie3d reported by Eldon Ziegler <eldonz@atlanticdb.com>
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	* fix bug in background splitting in repeatRows cases reported by David VanEe <david.vanee@convergent.ca>
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	* small improvements to CandleSticks
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	* created NotSet validator (use in  CandleStickProperties)
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	* update .travis.yml and .appeyor.yml hopefully to create 3.8 wheels
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RELEASE 3.5.32	24/10/2019
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	* some chart efficiency changes
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	* use clock in fontFinder contributed by Matěj Cepl @ bitbucket
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	* improve recursive access and do some minor eval/exec fixes
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	* improve use of eval/exec
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RELEASE 3.5.31	15/10/2019
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	* paraparser fix contributed by ravi prakash giri <raviprakashgiri@gmail.com>
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	* better support for candlestick charts using smartGetItem
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RELEASE 3.5.29	14/10/2019
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	* Support for candlestick charts and infilled pair plots
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RELEASE 3.5.28	02/10/2019
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	* improve support for AES encryption
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RELEASE 3.5.27	01/10/2019
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	* fix to justified para splits contributed by Niharika Singh <nsingh@shoobx.com>
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	* fix BalanceColumn width calculation
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	* preliminary support for AES encryption (contributed by https://github.com/talebi1)
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	* micro changes to normalDate
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	* fix warnings about is not (detected in python 3.8b4)
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	* add recursive ttf searching
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	* fix issue #180 raised by Christoph Berg
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RELEASE 3.5.22	23/05/2019
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	* Allow kewords in PDFResourceDictionary
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	* pr #58 issue #174 contribution by Marius Gedminas
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	* Allow AcroForm to have SigFlags
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	* Bug Fixes and tests
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	* fix bug in legends
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RELEASE 3.5.20	25/04/2019
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	* Preliminary MultiCol implementation
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	* added axes tickStrokeWidth etc etc
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	* added rl_setting.reserveTTFNotdef inspired by e3office at bitbucket (pr #50)
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	* FrameBG can start with "frame" & frame-permanent" start options
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	* Improve log axis ticks & grids
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	* move some samples into tests
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	* Bug fix for underline (contrib. Lennart Regebro @ bitbucket)
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	* Paragraph indentation bug fix
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	* Initial support for richtext graphics text labels
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	* Initial support for log axes (ideas from hoel@germanlloyd.org)
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RELEASE 3.5.9  01/10/2018
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	* add hyphenationMinWordLength to address PR #44 (contrib Michael V. Reztsov)
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RELEASE 3.5.8  21/09/2018
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	* Allow structured barLabelFormat (suggestion from Ravinder Baid)
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RELEASE 3.5.7  22/08/2018
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	* Fix tables.py splitting for line comands.
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RELEASE 3.5.6  20/08/2018
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	* Restore DocTemplate seq attribute lost in rev c985bd7093ad (4405)
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	  version 3.4.41 bug report from Jim Parinisi jimandkimparinisi@yahoo.com
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RELEASE 3.5.5  14/08/2018
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	* Bug fix underlined space in XPreformatted
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RELEASE 3.5.4  06/08/2018
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	* Bug fix for Paragraph space bugs reported by Kayley Lane
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	* Use local libart code by default (libart 2.3.21-3)
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RELEASE 3.5.3  06/07/2018
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	* Bug fix release to make really simple paras work OK 
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	  Reported by Kayley.Lane @ oracle.com
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	* Use local libart by default
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	* Use upgrade libart source to 2.3.21-3 https://salsa.debian.org/gnome-team/libart-lgpl@aa059539
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RELEASE 3.5.2  23/07/2018
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	* Bug fix release to make th sdist work properly
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RELEASE 3.5.1  17/07/2018
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	* Bug fix for infinite looping in Paragraph (likely caused by small available Widths).
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	  Reported by Kayley.Lane @ oracle.com
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RELEASE 3.5  07/07/2018
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	* BalancedColumns flowable added
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	* primitive hyphenation functionality (with Pyphen installed)
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	* simple paragraphs now allow space shrinkage
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	* mixed parallel / stacked barcharts mechanism
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	* makeStream compression fix for python 3.x
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	* reproducibility fixes
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	* Bugfix for KeepWithNext and None
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	* Fix pie chart issue
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	* allow canvas filename to be a wrapped OS level file
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	* added DocTemplate._makeCanvas
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	* _text2Path fix
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	* AcroForm improvements
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	* added anchorAtXY parameter for images
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	* fix PDF syntax error with no Outlines
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	* fix bullet code
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	* qrencoder fix
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	* table minRowHeights support
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	* stopped abusing builtins to aid compatibility
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	* fix embedded font & fontfinder bugs
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	* fix zero width paragraph layout error
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	* doughnut charts support innerRadiusFraction
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	* more controllable under and strike lines
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### Contributors:
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	* Axel P. Kielhorn
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	* ben @ readingtype.org.uk
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	* Chris Jerdonek cjerdonek @ bitbucket
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	* Dan Palmer danpalmer @ bitbucket
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	* Garry Williams gary_williams @ bit_bucket
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	* Greg Svitak
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	* htgoebel @ bitbucket
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	* Johann Du Toit https://bitbucket.org/johanndt/ 
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	* Jon Hinton (inivatajon @ bitbucket.org)
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	* Lele Gaifax
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	* lisandrija @ bitbucket.org
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	* lostbard @ bitbucket
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	* Martin J. Laubach bitbucket issue #140
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	* Moritz Pfeiffer moritzpfeiffer @ bitbucket
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	* Raji Sundar
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	* Silas Sewell silassewell @ bitbucket
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	* simonkagwe @ bitbucket
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	* Tom Alexander @ bitbucket
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	* Trevor Bullock
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	* More pagesizes from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_size (contributed by https://bitbucket.org/alainchiasson/)
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	* add in fillMode (fill-rule) variable to the graphics state for drawings
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	* add support for automatic bullet rotation in ListFlowables.
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	* fix acroform annotation bug in radios (reported by Olivia Zhang)
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	* fix split paragraph rendering bug (reported by Olivia Zhang & Echo Bell)
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	* Allow Image to have a drawing as argument
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	* support for Path autoclose & fillMode; version --> 3.3.29
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	* add support for different fill policies in renderXX drawPath; version-->3.3.28
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	* allow for UTF_16_LE BOM, fix for bug contributed by Michael Poindexter mpoindexter@housecanary.com
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	* improved support for images in renderPM/renderSVG bug report from Claude Paroz
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	* add AcroForm support to canvas; version --> 3.3.22
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	* avoid cr lf line endings
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	* attempt to ensure zipImported has some files or returns None
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	* added additonal test to barcode/test.py
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	* add an invisible font test thanks https://bitbucket.org/kb/ Konstantin Baierer
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	* add mailto href test
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	* improve UPCA barcode contribution by Kyle McFarlane https://bitbucket.org/kylemacfarlane/
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	* attempt to fix __loader__ issues in pyinstaller suggested by dbrnz @ bitbucket
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	* fix NormalDate comprisons in python3.x
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	* fix ypad use in ParagraphAndImage contrib annamarianfr@bitbucket, version-->3.3.16
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	* try to prevent multiple saving contrib by Tim Meneely
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	* fix problems with svg drawToString contrib by Eric Gillet & Johann Du Toit
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	* fix issue reported by Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@gmail.com>
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	* fix fake KeepTogether setup in handle_keepWithNext
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	* add NullActionFlowable, fix empty KeepTogether
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	* really merge para-measure-fix
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	* merge para-measure-fix changes
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	* fixes to TypedPropertyCollection
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	* changes to Render class; allow drawings to specify initialFontName/Size
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	* fix python>=3.2 default axis labelling to match python2.x; bugfix contributed by Robin Westin bitbucket issue #82
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	* fix AttributeError reported by Kay Schluehr bitbucket issue #81
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	* add experimental time value axis
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	* fix bug in python shapes rendering
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	* add negative span style to test_platypus_tables splitting example
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	* fix segfault in _rl_accel.c; fix contributed by Neil Schemenauer as issue #78
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	* attempt to remove quadratic performance hit when longTableOptimize is set
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	* allow DATA: scheme in open for read
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	* import Table _rowpositions calculation
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	* support small ttfs which do not allow subsets
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	* add rl_settings allowTTFSubsetting
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	* address issue #76 (deprecated immports) reported by Richard Eames
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	* add table cell support for simple background shadings, contributed by Jeffrey Creem jcreem@bitbucket
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	* fix bug in tables.py reported by Vytis Banaitis @ bitbucket; version-->3.3.2
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	* minor change to allow barWidth setting in ecc200datamatrix.py (suggested by Kyle MacFarlane @ bitbucket)
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	* make paraparser syntax errors real and fix <sup/sub> tags to have relative values; version-->3.3.1
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	* ReportLab now runs all tests under Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 & 3.6.
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	* Alain Chiasson https://bitbucket.org/alainchiasson/
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	* annamarianfr@bitbucket
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	* Claude Paroz
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	* dbrnz @ bitbucket
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	* Dinu Gherman
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	* Echo Bell
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	* Eric Gillet
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	* Jeffrey Creem jcreem@bitbucket
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	* Johann Du Toit
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	* Kay Schluehr bitbucket issue #81
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	* Konstantin Baierer
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	* Kyle McFarlane https://bitbucket.org/kylemacfarlane/
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	* Michael Poindexter mpoindexter@housecanary.com
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	* Neil Schemenauer
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	* Olivia Zhang
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	* Richard Eames
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	* Robin Westin
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	* Tim Meneely
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	* Vytis Banaitis @ bitbucket
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	* Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@gmail.com>
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	* Canvas & Doctemplate now allow specification of the initial font Name, Size & Leading. Prevously you had to mess with rl_settings to accomplish this.
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	* Canvas & Doctemplate now support specification of the crop/art/trim/bleed boxes.
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	* Add option to auto generate missing TTF font names. Handy for CJKers with home produced fonts. Also attempt to prevent usage of multiple TTFs with same name.
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	* Paragraph styles now have justifyBreaks to control justification of lines broken with <br/>.
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	* Paragraph styles now have justifyLastLine=n to control justification of last lines with more than n words (0 means do not).
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	* Added EAN-5 and ISBN barcode widgets (contribution by Edward Greve).
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	* Bug fix of QrCodeWidget (prompted by https://bitbucket.org/fubu/).
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	* Frames now have support for automatic flowables at the top of frame. story support via the class reportlab.platypus.flowables.SetTopFlowables.
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	* Added support for Trapped and ModDate PDF info dictionary keys.
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	* Bug fix for pie charts with no data (raised by  Michael Spector).
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	* New barcodes BarcodeCode128Auto & BarcodeECC200DataMatrix (contributed by Kyle MacFarlane).
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	* Improved LinePlot marker handling.
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	* PyPy improvements inspired by Marius Gedminas.
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	* Bug fix in reportlab.lib.utils.simpleSplit (reported by Chris Buergi <cb@enerweb.ch>).
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	* Unwanted escaping in renderSVG fixed (reported by Ruby Yocum).
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	* Bug fix in _rl_accel.c (remove excess state and fix refcount breakage reported by Mark De Wit <mark.dewit@iesve.com>).
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	* Code128 barcode length optimization inspired by Klaas Feenstra.
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	* Paragraph <sup>/<super> & <sub> tags now support rise & size attributes to allow special control over position & font size.
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	* Splitting tables now remove unwanted styles in the first part of the split (reported by Lele Gaifax). 
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	* test changes inspired by https://bitbucket.org/stoneleaf
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	* ReportLab now runs all tests under Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4 & 3.5.
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	* Edward Greve
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	* https://bitbucket.org/fubu/
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	* Michael Spector
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	* Kyle MacFarlane
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	* Marius Gedminas
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	* Chris Buergi
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	* Ruby Yocum
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	* Mark de Wit
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	* Klaas Feenstra
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	* Lele Gaifax
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	* https://bitbucket.org/stoneleaf
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   * Added proportional underlining specific to font sizes, set via the `underlineProportion` attribute of ParagraphStyles. 
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   * fcoelho @ bitbucket
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   * improved pip-based installers will pull in all the needed dependencies; Pillow 2.4 appears to deal with all our issues.
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### Contributors
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   * Ivan Tchomgue
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   * Waldemar Osuch
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   * masayuku
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   * alexandrel_sgi
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RELEASE 3.0  14/02/2014
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  is to make as few API changes as possible so that there should be little or no
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  impact on users and their applications.  Changes are too numerous but can be
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### Python 3.x compatibility
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	which can make use of the monkeypatching feature above.
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### New features
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  * Add ability to output greyscale and 1-bit PIL images without conversion to RGB. (contributed by Matthew Duggan)
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### Other
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  * numerous very minor fixes, visible through BitBucket.
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RELEASE 2.7  04/04/2013
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#### Charts / graphics enhancements
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#### Platypus
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### Acknowledgements
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  Many thanks to Andrew Cutler, Dinu Gherman, Matthias Kirst and Stephan Richter for their contributions to this release.
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RELEASE 2.6  27/09/2012
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number of minor enhancements, and a larger number of previous-undocumented
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   * Pie charts - fixed bugs in 3d appearance
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   * SVG output back end has seen some bugs fixed and now outputs resizeable SVG
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   * Alex Buck
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   * Felix Labrecque <felixl@densi.com>
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   * Peter Johnson <johnson.peter@gmail.com>
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   * James Martin-Collar
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   * Guillaume Francois
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RELEASE 2.5  at 18:00 GMT  01/Oct/2010
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Many new features have been added and numerous bugs have been fixed.
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Thanks to everybody who has contributed to the open-source toolkit in
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the run-up to the 2.5 release, whether by reporting bugs, sending patches,
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or contributing to the reportlab-users mailing list.
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Major contributors are credited in the user documentation.
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   * Support for colour separated PDF output and other optimisations and
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	 features for high-quality printing, including enforcement of colour
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	 models for CMYK, RGB, and "spot colours"
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   * Long table optimisations are now turned on by default.  Previously,
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	 documents with very long tables spanning many pages could take a long
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	 time to create because we considered the whole table to work out row
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	 and column sizes.	A patch was submitted some time ago to fix this
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	 controlled by a flag in the rl_config file, but this was set 'off'
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	 for compatibility.  Users are often not aware of this and we haven't
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	 found any real-world cases where the new layout technique works badly,
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	 so we are turning this behaviour on.
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   * New support for QR barcodes - [try our demo!](https://www.reportlab.com/demos/qr/)
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#### PDF
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   * Colour separation and other enhancements for high-end print
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   558
   * Python 2.7 support
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#### Charts
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   * reportlab.graphics.charts.axes
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	   * ValueAxis
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   563
		   * avoidBoundSpace - Space to allow above and below
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   564
		   * abf_ignore_zero - Set to True to make the avoidBoundFrac calculations treat zero as non-special
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		   * keepTickLabelsInside - Ensure tick labels do not project beyond bounds of axis if true
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	   * NormalDateXValueAxis
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		   * specialTickClear - clear rather than delete close ticks when forced first/end dates
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	   * AdjYValueAxis
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   569
		   * labelVOffset - add this to the labels
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   * reportlab.graphics.charts.barcharts
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	   * BarChart
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   572
		   * categoryLabelBarSize - width to leave for a category label to go between categories
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		   * categoryLabelBarOrder - where any label bar should appear first/last
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		   * barRecord (advanced) - callable(bar,label=labelText,value=value,**kwds) to record bar information
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   * reportlab.graphics.charts.legends
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	   * SubColProperty
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		   * dx - x offset from default position
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		   * dy - y offset from default position
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   579
	   * Legend
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		   * swdx - x position adjustment for the swatch
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		   * swdy - y position adjustment for the swatch
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   * reportlab.graphics.charts.piecharts
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	   * Pie
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		   * wedgeRecord (advanced) - callable(wedge,*args,**kwds)
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   * reportlab.graphics.charts.utils
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	   * DrawTimeCollector - generic mechanism for collecting information about nodes at the time they are about to be drawn
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RELEASE 2.4  at 18:00 GMT  20/Jan/2010
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#### PDF
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   * lots of improvements and verbosity to error messages and the way they are handled.
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   * font size can now be specified in pixels
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   * unicode file names are now accepted
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#### Platypus
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   * canvas auto cropmarks
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   * added support for styles h4-h6
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   * Improved support for onDraw and SimpleIndex
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   * Add support for index tableStyle
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   * Added an alphabetic grouping indexing class
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   * Added support for multi-level and alphabetical indexes
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   * Added support for an unlimited number of TOC levels with default styles
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   * Index entries can now be clickable.
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#### Graphics
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   * Axes values can be reversible.
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   * Labels on the axes can now be drawn above or below the axes (hi or low).
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   * A per swatch callout is now allowed in the legend.
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   * A new anchroing mode for string 'numeric' that align numerical strings by their decimal place.
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   * Shapes have new attributes to specify if the shape should grow to take all canvas area (vertically or horizontally) or if the canvas should shrink to fit the shape size.
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   * color objects now have a clone method.
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   * colors module has a fade function that returns a list of different shades made up of one base colour.
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   * added in support for Overprint/Opacity & Separated colours
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#### Bugs fixes
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   * word counting in complex paragraphs has been fixed.
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   * SimpleIndex and TableOfContents bugs have been fixed.
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   * Fix for position of hyperlinks when crop marks are added.
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   * flowables.py: fix special case of doctemplate with no frames
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   * PDFFormXObject.format missing Resources bug patch from Scott Meyer
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   * KeepInFrame justification bug has been fixed.
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   * paragraph.py: fix linebreaking bug thanks to Roberto Alsina
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   * fix unicode/str issue bug found by Michael Egorov <michwill@gmail.com>
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   * YCategoryAxis makeTickLabels fix contributed by Mike Folwell <mjf@pearson.co.uk>
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   * pdfdoc.py: fix ro PDFDate contributed by Robert Alsina
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   * and others ..
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### Contributors
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   * PJACock's (<peter@maubp.freeserve.co.uk>)
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   * Hans Brand
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   * Ian Stevens
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   * Volker Haas
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   * Simon King
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   * Henning Vonbargen
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   * Michael Egorov <michwill@gmail.com>
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   * Robert Alsina
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   * and more ...
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RELEASE 2.3  at 18:00 GMT  04/Feb/2009
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#### PDF
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   * Encryption support (see encrypt parameter on Canvas and BaseDocTemplate constructor)
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#### Platypus
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   * TableOfContents - Creates clickable tables of contents
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   * Variable border padding for paragraphs (using the borderPadding style attribute)
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   * New programming Flowable, docAssert, used to assert expressions on wrap time.
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#### Bug fixes
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   * Fixed old documentation and installation issues
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   * and others...
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### Contributors 
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   * Yoann Roman
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   * Dinu Gherman
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   * Dirk Holtwick
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   * Marcel Tromp
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   * Henning von Bargen
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   * Paul Barrass
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   * Hans Brand
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   * Ian Stevens
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jonas
parents: 3054
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RELEASE 2.2  at 18:00 GMT  10/Sep/2008
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#### PDF
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   * Basic support for pdf document viewer preferences (e.g.: fullscreen).
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#### Platypus
4204
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   * Paragraph <img> tag support for inline images.
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   * Platypus doctemplate programming support.
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   * Support for tables with non-uniform row length.
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#### Graphics
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   * RGBA image support for suitable bitmap types.
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   * LTO labelling barcode.
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And many bugfixes...
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### Contributors 
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   * Matt Folwell
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   * Jerome Alet
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   * Harald Armin Massa
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   * kevin@booksys.com
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   * Sebastian Ware
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   * Martin Tate
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parents: 4201
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   * Wietse Jacobs
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parents: 4201
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   * Christian Jacobs
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   * Volker Haas
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   * Dinu Gherman
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   * Dirk Datzert
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   * Yuan Hong
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parents: 4201
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   * Ilpo Nyyss�nen
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parents: 4201
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   * Thomas Heller
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parents: 4201
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   * Gael Chardon
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Alex Smishlajev
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parents: 4201
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   * Martin Loewis
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parents: 4201
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   * Dirk Holtwick
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Philippe Makowskic
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parents: 4201
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   * Ian Sparks
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Albertas Agejevas
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Gary Poster
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parents: 4201
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   * Martin Zohlhuber
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parents: 4201
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   * Francesco Pierfederici
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parents: 4201
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   * michael@stroeder.com
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parents: 4201
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   * Derik Barclay
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parents: 4201
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   * Publio da Costa Melo 
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   * Jon Dyte
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   * David Horkoff
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parents: 4201
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   725
   * picodello@yahoo.it
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parents: 4201
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   726
   * R�diger M�hl
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parents: 4201
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   727
   * Paul Winkler
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parents: 4201
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   728
   * Bernhard Herzog
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   729
   * Alex Martelli
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   730
   * Stuart Bishop
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parents: 4201
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   * Gael Chardon
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32b005bb6879 reportlab: lastminute changes before 2.2 tagging
rgbecker
parents:
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RELEASE 2.1  at 15:00 GMT  24/May/2007
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### Contributors 
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parents: 4201
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   738
   * Ilpo Nyyss�nen
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   739
   * Thomas Heller
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Gael Chardon
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parents: 4201
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   * Alex Smishlajev
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b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   * Martin Loewis		 
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   * Dirk Holtwick
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Philippe Makowskic
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   745
   * Dinu Gherman
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Ian Sparks
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parents: 4201
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RELEASE 2.0  at 15:00 GMT  23/May/2006
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### Contributions
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parents: 4201
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   * Andre Reitz
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parents: 4201
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   754
   * Max M
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parents: 4201
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   * Albertas Agejevas
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parents: 4201
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   756
   * T Blatter
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parents: 4201
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   * Ron Peleg
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Gary Poster
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Steve Halasz
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   * Andrew Mercer
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parents: 4201
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   * Paul McNett
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parents: 4201
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   * Chad Miller
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### Unicode support
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This is the Big One, and the reason some apps may break. You must now pass in 
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text either in UTF-8 or as unicode string objects. The library will handle 
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everything to do with output encoding. There is more information on this below.
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Since this is the biggest change, we'll start by reviewing how it worked in the 
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past. In ReportLab 1.x, any string input you passed to our APIs was supposed to 
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jonas
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be in the same encoding as the font you selected for output. If using the 
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default fonts in Acrobat Reader (Helvetica/Times/Courier), you would have 
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jonas
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implicitly used WinAnsi encoding, which is almost exactly the same as Latin-1. 
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jonas
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However, if using TrueType fonts, you would have been using UTF-8. For Asian 
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fonts, you had a wide choice of encodings but had to specify which one (e.g 
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jonas
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Shift-JIS or EUC for Japanese). This state of affairs meant that you had to 
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make sure that every piece of text input was in the same encoding as the font 
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used to display it.
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With ReportLab 2, none of that necessary. Instead:
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Here is what's different now:
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  Any text you pass to a canvas API (drawString etc.), Paragraph or other 
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  flowable constructor, into a table cell, or as an attribute of a graphic (e.g. 
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  chart.title.text), is supposed to be unicode. If you use a traditional Python 
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  string, it is assumed to be UTF-8. If you pass a Unicode object, we know it's 
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  unicode. 
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#### Font encodings
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  Fonts still work in different ways, and the built-in ones will still use 
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  WinAnsi or MacRoman internally while TrueType will use UTF-8. However, the 
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  library hides this from you; it converts as it writes out the PDF file. As 
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  before, it's still your job to make sure the font you use has the characters 
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  you need, or you may get either a traceback or a visible error character. 
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  Asian CID fonts
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  You no longer need to specify the encoding for the built-in Asian fonts, 
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jonas
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  just the face name. ReportLab knows about the standard fonts in Adobe's Asian 
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  Language Packs. 
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#### Asian Truetype fonts
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   808
  The standard Truetype fonts differ slightly for Asian languages (e.g 
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jonas
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   809
  msmincho.ttc). These can now be read and used, albeit somewhat inefficiently. 
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jonas
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   810
  Asian word wrapping
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   811
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   812
  Previously we could display strings in Asian languages, but could not 
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jonas
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   813
  properly wrap paragraphs as there are no gaps between the words. We now have a 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   814
  basic word wrapping algorithm.
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   815
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#### unichar tag
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   817
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  A convenience tag, <unichar/> has also been added. You can now do <unichar 
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  code="0xfc"/> or <unichar name='LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS'/> and get 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   820
  a lowercase u umlaut. Names should be those in the Unicode Character Database.
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   821
  Accents, Greeks and symbols
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   822
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   823
  The correct way to refer to all non-ASCII characters is to use their 
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jonas
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   824
  unicode representation. This can be literal Unicode or UTF-8. Special symbols 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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  and Greek letters (collectively, "greeks") inserted in paragraphs using the 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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  greek tag (e.g. <greek>lambda</greek>) or using the entity references (e.g. 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   827
  &lambda;) are now processed in a different way than in version 1. Previously, 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   828
  these were always rendered using the Zapf Dingbats font. Now they are always 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   829
  output in the font you specified, unless that font does not support that 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   830
  character. If the font does not support the character, and the font you 
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jonas
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   831
  specified was an Adobe Type 1 font, Zapf Dingbats is used as a fallback. 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   832
  However, at present there is no fallback in the case of TTF fonts. Note that 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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  this means that documents that contain greeks and specify a TTF font may need 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   834
  changing to explicitly specify the font to use for the greek character, or you 
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   835
  will see a black square in place of that character when you view your PDF 
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jonas
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   836
  output in Acrobat Reader.
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   837
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   838
### Other New Features
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   839
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parents: 4201
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   840
#### PDF
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jonas
parents: 2982
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   841
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   842
  * Improved low-level annotation support for PDF "free text annotations"
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   843
	FreeTextAnnotation allows showing and hiding of an arbitrary PDF "form" 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   844
	(reusable chunk of PDF content) depending on whether the document is printed or 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   845
	viewed on-screen, or depending on whether the mouse is hovered over the 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   846
	content, etc.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   847
  * TTC font collection files are now readable:
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   848
	ReportLab now supports using TTF fonts packaged in .TTC files
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   849
  * East Asian font support (CID and TTF):
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   850
	You no longer need to specify the encoding for the built-in Asian 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   851
	fonts, just the face name. ReportLab knows about the standard fonts in Adobe's 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   852
	Asian Language Packs. 
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   853
  * Native support for JPEG CMYK images:
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   854
	ReportLab now takes advantage of PDF's native JPEG CMYK image support, 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   855
	so that JPEG CMYK images are no longer (lossily) converted to RGB format before 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   856
	including them in PDF. 
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jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   857
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   858
#### Platypus
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parents: 2982
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   859
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   860
  * Link support in paragraphs:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   861
	Platypus paragraphs can now contain link elements, which support both 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   862
	internal links to the same PDF document, links to other local PDF documents, 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   863
	and URL links to pages on the web. Some examples:
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jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   864
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   865
	Web links::
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   866
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   867
		<link href="http://www.reportlab.com/">ReportLab<link>
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   868
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   869
	Internal link to current PDF document::
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   870
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   871
		<link href="summary">ReportLab<link>
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   872
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   873
	External link to a PDF document on the local filesystem::
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   874
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   875
		<link href="pdf:c:/john/report.pdf">ReportLab<link>
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jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   876
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   877
  * Improved wrapping support:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   878
	Support for wrapping arbitrary sequence of flowables around an image, 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   879
	using reportlab.platypus.flowables.ImageAndFlowables (similar to 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   880
	ParagraphAndImage).
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   881
  * `KeepInFrame`:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   882
	Sometimes the length of a piece of text you'd like to include in a 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   883
	fixed piece of page "real estate" is not guaranteed to be constrained to a 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   884
	fixed maximum length. In these cases, KeepInFrame allows you to specify an 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   885
	appropriate action to take when the text is too long for the space allocated 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   886
	for it. In particular, it can shrink the text to fit, mask (truncate) 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   887
	overflowing text, allow the text to overflow into the rest of the document, or 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   888
	raise an error.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   889
  * Improved convenience features for inserting unicode symbols and other 
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   890
  characters:
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   891
	`<unichar/>` lets you conveniently insert unicode characters using the 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   892
	standard long name or code point. Characters inserted with the `<greek>` tags 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   893
	(e.g. `<greek>lambda</greek>`) or corresponding entity references (e.g. &lambda;) 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   894
	support arbitrary fonts (rather than only Zapf Dingbats).
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   895
  * Table spans and splitting improved:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   896
	Cell spanning in tables used to go wrong sometimes when the table split 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   897
	over a page. We believe this is improved, although there are so many table 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   898
	features that it's hard to define correct behaviour in all cases.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   899
  * `KeepWithNext` improved:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   900
	Paragraph styles have long had an attribute keepWithNext, but this was 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   901
	buggy when set to True. We believe this is fixed now. keepWithNext is important 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   902
	for widows and orphans control; you typically set it to True on headings, to 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   903
	ensure at least one paragraph appears after the heading and that you don't get 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   904
	headings alone at the bottom of a column. 
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parents: 2982
diff changeset
   905
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parents: 4204
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   906
#### Graphics
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   907
  * Barcodes:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   908
	The barcode package has been added to the standard reportlab 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   909
	toolkit distribution (it used to live separately in our contributions area). It 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   910
	has also seen fairly extensive reworking for production use in a recent 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   911
	project. These changes include adding support for the standard European EAN 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   912
	barcodes (EAN 8 and EAN13).
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   913
  * Improvements to Legending:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   914
	Instead of manual placement, there is now a attachment point (N, 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   915
	S, E, W, etc.), so that the legend is always automatically positioned correctly 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   916
	relative to the chart. Swatches (the small sample squares of colour / pattern 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   917
	fill sometimes displayed in the legend) can now be automatically created from 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   918
	the graph data. Legends can now have automatically-computed totals (useful for 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   919
	financial applications).
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   920
  * More and better ways to place piechart labels:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   921
	New smart algorithms for automatic pie chart label positioning 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   922
	have been added. You can now produce nice-looking labels without manual 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   923
	positioning even for awkward cases in big runs of charts.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   924
  * Adjustable piechart slice ordering:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   925
	For example. pie charts with lots of small slices can be 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   926
	configured to alternate thin and thick slices to help the label placement 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   927
	algorithm work better.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   928
  * Improved spiderplots
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jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   929
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parents: 4204
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   930
#### Noteworthy bug fixes
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   931
  * Fixes to TTF splitting (patch from Albertas Agejevas):
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   932
	This affected some documents using font subsetting
4204
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   933
  * Tables with spans improved splitting:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   934
	Splitting of tables across pages did not work correctly when the table had
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   935
	row/column spans
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   936
  * Fix runtime error affecting keepWithNext
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   937
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   938
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   939
Older releases
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   940
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3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   941
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   942
Please refer to subversion backlogs for a low level change list
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   943
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   944
	RELEASE 1.20 at 18:00 GMT  25/Nov/2004
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   945
	RELEASE 1.19 at 18:00 GMT  21/Jan/2004
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   946
	RELEASE 1.18 at 12:00 GMT  9/Jul/2003
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   947
	RELEASE 1.17 at 16:00 GMT  3/Jan/2003
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   948
	RELEASE 1.16 at 16:00 GMT  7/Nov/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   949
	RELEASE 1.15 at 14:00 GMT  9/Aug/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   950
	RELEASE 1.14 at 18:00 GMT 28/May/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   951
	RELEASE 1.13 at 15:00 GMT 27/March/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   952
	RELEASE 1.12 at 17:00 GMT 28/February/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   953
	RELEASE 1.11 at 14:00 GMT 12/December/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   954
	RELEASE 1.10 at 14:00 GMT 06/November/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   955
	RELEASE 1.09 at 14:00 BST 13/August/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   956
	RELEASE 1.08 at 12:00 BST 19/June/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   957
	RELEASE 1.07 at 11:54 BST 2001/05/02
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   958
	RELEASE 1.06 at 14:00 BST 2001/03/30
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   959
	RELEASE 1.03 on 2001/02/09
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   960
	RELEASE 1.02 on 2000/12/11
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   961
	RELEASE 1.01 on 2000/10/10
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   962
	RELEASE 1.00 on 2000/07/20
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   963
	RELEASE 0.95 on 2000/07/14
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   964
	RELEASE 0.94 on 2000/06/20