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imagecreatetruecolor(3) [php man page]

IMAGECREATETRUECOLOR(3) 						 1						   IMAGECREATETRUECOLOR(3)

imagecreatetruecolor - Create a new true color image

SYNOPSIS
resource imagecreatetruecolor (int $width, int $height) DESCRIPTION
imagecreatetruecolor(3) returns an image identifier representing a black image of the specified size. Depending on your PHP and GD versions this function is defined or not. With PHP 4.0.6 through 4.1.x this function always exists if the GD module is loaded, but calling it without GD2 being installed PHP will issue a fatal error and exit. With PHP 4.2.x this behaviour is dif- ferent in issuing a warning instead of an error. Other versions only define this function, if the correct GD version is installed. PARAMETERS
o $width - Image width. o $height - Image height. RETURN VALUES
Returns an image resource identifier on success, FALSE on errors. EXAMPLES
Example #1 Creating a new GD image stream and outputting an image. <?php header ('Content-Type: image/png'); $im = @imagecreatetruecolor(120, 20) or die('Cannot Initialize new GD image stream'); $text_color = imagecolorallocate($im, 233, 14, 91); imagestring($im, 1, 5, 5, 'A Simple Text String', $text_color); imagepng($im); imagedestroy($im); ?> The above example will output something similar to:[NOT DISPLAYABLE MEDIA]Output of example : Creating a new GD image stream and outputting an image. NOTES
Note This function requires GD 2.0.1 or later (2.0.28 or later is recommended). SEE ALSO
imagedestroy(3), imagecreate(3). PHP Documentation Group IMAGECREATETRUECOLOR(3)

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IMAGEXBM(3)								 1							       IMAGEXBM(3)

imagexbm - Output an XBM image to browser or file

SYNOPSIS
bool imagexbm (resource $image, string $filename, [int $foreground]) DESCRIPTION
Outputs or save an XBM version of the given $image. PARAMETERS
o $ image -An image resource, returned by one of the image creation functions, such as imagecreatetruecolor(3). o $filename -The path to save the file to. If not set or NULL, the raw image stream will be outputted directly. o $foreground - You can set the foreground color with this parameter by setting an identifier obtained from imagecolorallocate(3). The default foreground color is black. RETURN VALUES
Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. EXAMPLES
Example #1 Saving an XBM file <?php // Create a blank image and add some text $im = imagecreatetruecolor(120, 20); $text_color = imagecolorallocate($im, 233, 14, 91); imagestring($im, 1, 5, 5, 'A Simple Text String', $text_color); // Save the image imagexbm($im, 'simpletext.xbm'); // Free up memory imagedestroy($im); ?> Example #2 Saving an XBM file with a different foreground color <?php // Create a blank image and add some text $im = imagecreatetruecolor(120, 20); $text_color = imagecolorallocate($im, 233, 14, 91); imagestring($im, 1, 5, 5, 'A Simple Text String', $text_color); // Set a replacement foreground color $foreground_color = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 0, 0); // Save the image imagexbm($im, NULL, $foreground_color); // Free up memory imagedestroy($im); ?> NOTES
PHP Documentation Group IMAGEXBM(3)
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