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imagestring

Draw a string horizontally (PHP 4, PHP 5)
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 1023. imagestring() example

<?php
// create a 100*30 image
$im = imagecreate(100, 30);

// white background and blue text
$bg = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 255, 255);
$textcolor = imagecolorallocate($im, 0, 0, 255);

// write the string at the top left
imagestring($im, 5, 0, 0, "Hello world!", $textcolor);

// output the image
header("Content-type: image/png");
imagepng($im);
?>

The above example will output something similar to: