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pdf_attach_file — Adds a file attachment annotation at the rectangle specified by his lower left and upper right corners


bool pdf_attach_file(pdf, llx, lly, urx, ury, filename, description, author, mimetype, icon);
resource pdf: PDF object identifier
double llx: Lower left x coordinate
double lly: Lower left y coordinate
double urx: Upper right x coordinate
double ury: Upper left y coordinate
string filename: File to attach
string description: File description
string author: File author
string mimetype: File MIME type
string icon: Icon type


Always TRUE


Attaches a file of name filename to the PDF document in the form of a icon. The size of the note is determined by the bounding box starting at the lower left coordinates llx , lly and ending at the upper right coordinates urx , ury .

The description and author parameters a merely descriptive fields that provide some information about the attached file.

mimetype is used by acrobat to determine what action is taken by Acrobat when the icon is clicked on. icon specifies the type of image to display in the codument and can be one of graph, paperclip, pushpin or tag.


This function only works in the full Acrobat producer software. It will not work in Acrobat 3 compatibility mode or in an Acrobat reader


Since version 4.0.5


Example 914. Attach a file


// create new document
$pdf = pdf_new();
pdf_begin_page($pdf, 500, 700);

// attach a file
pdf_attach_file($pdf, 100, 600, 130, 570, "", "A test file", "Graeme Merrall",  "application/octet-strem", "paperclip");

// display the PDF document
$data = pdf_get_buffer($pdf);
header("Content-type: application/pdf");
header("Content-disposition: inline; filename=test.pdf");
header("Content-length: " . strlen($data));
echo $data;

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