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imagestring

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

imagestringDraw a string horizontally

Description

bool imagestring ( resource $image , int $font , int $x , int $y , string $string , int $color )

Draws a string at the given coordinates.

Parameters

image

An image resource, returned by one of the image creation functions, such as imagecreatetruecolor().

font

Can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 for built-in fonts in latin2 encoding (where higher numbers corresponding to larger fonts) or any of your own font identifiers registered with imageloadfont().

x

x-coordinate of the upper left corner.

y

y-coordinate of the upper left corner.

string

The string to be written.

color

A color identifier created with imagecolorallocate().

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 imagestring() example

<?php
// Create a 100*30 image
$im imagecreate(10030);

// White background and blue text
$bg imagecolorallocate($im255255255);
$textcolor imagecolorallocate($im00255);

// Write the string at the top left
imagestring($im500'Hello world!'$textcolor);

// Output the image
header('Content-type: image/png');

imagepng($im);
imagedestroy($im);
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Output of example : imagestring()

See Also

PHP Manual