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PhpDig is a PHP MySQL based
Web Spider & Search Engine.



cpdf_stringwidth — Returns width of text in current font


double cpdf_stringwidth(pdfdoc, text);
resource pdfdoc: PDF document identifier
string text: Text


Text width or FALSE on error


Gets the length of the specified text. Takes into account text modificationss set using cpdf_set_word_spacing() , cpdf_set_char_spacing() and cpdf_set_horizscaling() .


Since versions 3.0.8 and 4.0


Example 180. Get text size

// 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 text and text size
$string = "Here is some text";
$size = 15;

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

// display the text
cpdf_show_xy($cpdf, $string, 10, 550);

// measure the text width
$size = cpdf_stringwidth($cpdf, $string);
cpdf_show_xy($cpdf, "Size of text was: $size", 10, 500);


// close and write document

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