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Set the style for line drawing (PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)
bool imagesetstyle ( resource image, array style )

imagesetstyle() sets the style to be used by all line drawing functions (such as imageline() and imagepolygon()) when drawing with the special color IMG_COLOR_STYLED or lines of images with color IMG_COLOR_STYLEDBRUSHED.



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


An array of pixel colors. You can use the IMG_COLOR_TRANSPARENT constant to add a transparent pixel.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.


Following example script draws a dashed line from upper left to lower right corner of the canvas:

Example 1022. imagesetstyle() example

("Content-type: image/jpeg");
$im  = imagecreatetruecolor(100, 100);
$w   = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 255, 255);
$red = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 0, 0);

/* Draw a dashed line, 5 red pixels, 5 white pixels */
$style = array($red, $red, $red, $red, $red, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w);
imagesetstyle($im, $style);
imageline($im, 0, 0, 100, 100, IMG_COLOR_STYLED);

/* Draw a line of happy faces using imagesetbrush() with imagesetstyle */
$style = array($w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $w, $red);
imagesetstyle($im, $style);

$brush = imagecreatefrompng("");
$w2 = imagecolorallocate($brush, 255, 255, 255);
imagecolortransparent($brush, $w2);
imagesetbrush($im, $brush);
imageline($im, 100, 0, 0, 100, IMG_COLOR_STYLEDBRUSHED);


The above example will output something similar to: