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imagechar

Draw a character horizontally (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool imagechar ( resource image, int font, int x, int y, string c, int color )

imagechar() draws the first character of c in the image identified by image with its upper-left at x,y (top left is 0, 0) with the color color.

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 start

y

y-coordinate of the start

c

The character to draw

color

A color identifier created with imagecolorallocate()

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 987. imagechar() example

<?php

$im
= imagecreate(100, 100);

$string = 'PHP';

$bg = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 255, 255);
$black = imagecolorallocate($im, 0, 0, 0);

// prints a black "P" in the top left corner
imagechar($im, 1, 0, 0, $string, $black);

header('Content-type: image/png');
imagepng($im);

?>

The above example will output something similar to: