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cpdf_setgray — Sets drawing and filling color to gray value


bool cpdf_setgray(pdfdoc, value);
resource pdfdoc: PDF document identifier
double value: Gray value


TRUE on success or FALSE on error


Controls the amount of gray color in drawn and filled object. This differs from cpdf_setgray_fill() and cpdf_setgray_stroke() in that is also affects text as well.

Values of gray should be betiween 0.0 and 1.0 with 0.0 being black and 1.0 being white


Since versions 3.0.8 and 4.0


Example 168. Draw shades of gray

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

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

// light gray rectangle
cpdf_setgray($cpdf, 0.9);
cpdf_rect($cpdf, 30, 550, 180, 30);

// darker rectangle
cpdf_setgray($cpdf, 0.6);
cpdf_rect($cpdf, 30, 500, 180, 30);

cpdf_set_font($cpdf, "Helvetica", 18, "WinAnsiEncoding");

// darker still text
cpdf_setgray($cpdf, 0.4);
cpdf_show_xy($cpdf, "Hello World", 30, 450);

// black text
cpdf_setgray($cpdf, 0);
cpdf_show_xy($cpdf, "Hello World", 30, 400);

// close and write document

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