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cpdf_set_font — Select the current font face, size and encoding


bool cpdf_set_font(pdfdoc, font, size, encoding);
resource pdfdoc: PDF document identifier
string font: Font name
double size: Font size
string encoding: Font encoding


TRUE on success or FALSE on error


Loads the specified font and sets the size

encoding can be one of " MacRomanEncoding", "MacExpertEncoding", "WinAnsiEncoding", and "NULL" . If encoding is "NULL", the fonts internal encoding is used. Using Asian fonts or loading custom font maps is outside the scope of the function description. For more information, check the ClibPDF manual.


Since versions 3.0.8 and 4.0


Example 154. Display text

// start a PDF document
$cpdf = cpdf_open(0, "test.pdf");

// create a 600x400 page
cpdf_page_init($cpdf, 1, 0, 600, 400, 1);


// set the Helvetica font 15 point
cpdf_set_font($cpdf, "Helvetica", 15, "WinAnsiEncoding");
cpdf_set_text_pos($cpdf, 10, 500);
cpdf_show($cpdf, "Helvetica");

// set the Courier font 25 point
cpdf_set_font($cpdf, "Courier", 25, "WinAnsiEncoding");
cpdf_set_text_pos($cpdf, 10, 450);
cpdf_show($cpdf, "Courier");


// close and write document

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