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PHP GD true type fonts

This example shows how to display true type fonts(TTF) in php gd.


define("WIDTH", 300);

define("HEIGHT", 100);

define("F_SIZE", 40);

define("F_ANGLE", 0);

define("F_FONT", "C:/WINNT/Fonts/arial.ttf");

$img = imagecreate(WIDTH, HEIGHT);

$white = imagecolorallocate($img, 255,255,255);

$black = imagecolorallocate($img, 0,0,0);

$start_x = 10;

$start_y = (int)HEIGHT/2;

$text = "True Fonts";

imagerectangle($img, 0,0,WIDTH-1,HEIGHT-1, $black);

imageTTFtext($img, F_SIZE, F_ANGLE, $start_x, $start_y, $black, F_FONT, $text);

header("Content-Type: image/png");



After running the program you will get the following output


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