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imagepsextendfont — Extends or shrinks text.


int imagepsextendfont(font, length);
int font: Font identifier
double length: Amount to extend text by


TRUE on success; FALSE on error


Extends or shrinks the selected font. Use this function before calling imagepstext() or imagepsbbox() . All values are relative to 1, so values less than this will shrink the text, while values larger than 1 will extend the text.


Existing since version 3.0.9


Example 435. Widen displayed text

header("Content-type: image/png");
$text = "hello world";
$extendval = 1.2;
$font = imagepsloadfont("/path/to/font.pfb");
$im = imagecreate(200, 200);
$white = imagecolorallocate($im, 255, 255, 255);
$black = imagecolorallocate($im, 0, 0, 0);
imagefill($im, 0, 0, $black);
imagepsextendfont($font, extendval);
$bound = imagepstext($im, $text, $font, 25, $white, $black, 10, 100, 0, 0, 0, 4);

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