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cpdf_show_xy — Output text at position


bool cpdf_show_xy(pdfdoc, text, x, y[, mode]);
resource pdfdoc: PDF document identifier
string text: Text to didplay
double x: X coordinate
double y: Y coordinate
int mode (optional): Units mode


TRUE on success or FALSE on error


Outputs text specified by text and the coordinates x and y . The X and Y coordinates start from 0,0 at the bottom left of the page.

If mode is 0 or not used the default unit as specified for the page is used (which may have been set with cpdf_page_init() . Otherwise the coordinates are measured in PostScript points disregarding the current unit.


Since versions 3.0.8 and 4.0


Example 179. Display text

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

// create a 600x400 page
cpdf_page_init($cpdf, 1, 0, 600, 400, 1);
cpdf_set_font($cpdf, "Helvetica", 18, "WinAnsiEncoding");

// display text at coordinates
cpdf_show_xy($cpdf, "Hello World", 50, 500);

// close and write document

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