imagecolorstotal — Determines the total number of
colors in an image.
int image: Image
Returns a number containing the total number of colors in
the image. This operation can be performed on an image
without having to output the image.
Example 402. Get the number
of colors in an image
$im = imagecreatefrompng($uploaded_file);
$colors = imagecolorstotal($im);
echo "<b>Image Info</b><BR>\n";
echo "There are $colors colors in the image<BR>\n";
PHP Functions Essential Reference. Copyright © 2002 by New Riders Publishing
(Authors: Zak Greant, Graeme Merrall, Torben Wilson, Brett Michlitsch).
This material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth
in the Open Publication License, v1.0 or later (the latest version is presently available at
The authors of this book have elected not to choose any options under the OPL. This online book was obtained
and is designed to provide information about the PHP programming language, focusing on PHP version 4.0.4
for the most part. The information is provided on an as-is basis, and no warranty or fitness is implied. All
persons and entities shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to
any loss or damage arising from the information contained in this book.