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cpdf_set_text_pos — Set the position of text for the next cpdf_show() call


bool cpdf_set_text_pos(pdfdoc, x, y[, mode]);
resource pdfdoc: PDF document identifier
double x: X coordinate
double y: Y coordinate
int mode (optional): Unit mode


TRUE on success or FALSE on error


Sets the current drawing position to the specified coordinates to place text with cpdf_show() . If drawing shapes use cpdf_moveto() .

If mode is specified, coordinates are calculated in PostScript points. There are usually 72 PostScript points to an inch. If not specified or set to 0, then the pages default units are used.


Since versions 3.0.8 and 4.0


Example 161. 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);


// note how cpdf_text() is not used
cpdf_set_font($cpdf, "Helvetica", 15, "WinAnsiEncoding");

// set the drawing position
cpdf_set_text_pos($cpdf, 10, 500);
cpdf_show($cpdf, "Helvetica");

// draw more text in different place
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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