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



pdf_curveto — Draws a curve


bool pdf_curveto(pdf, x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3);
resource pdf: PDF object identifier
double x1: First x coordinate
double y1: First y coordinate
double x2: Second x coordinate
double y2: Second y coordinate
double x3: Third x coordinatee
double y3: Third y coordinate


Always TRUE


Draws a bezier curve to x3 , y3 from from the current drawing point. Points x1 , y1 and x2 , y2 are the control points and define the shape of the curve. Don't forget to stroke your shape using pdf_stroke() .


Since versions 3.0.6 and 4.0


Example 929. Draw a 'swoosh' and a S shape


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

// draw swoosh
pdf_moveto($pdf, 200, 350);
pdf_curveto($pdf, 200, 350, 100, 200, 450, 350);

$font = pdf_findfont($pdf, "Courier", "host", 0);
pdf_setfont($pdf, $font, 20);
pdf_show_xy($pdf, "Hello World", 200, 350);

// draw S shape
pdf_moveto($pdf, 125, 525);
pdf_curveto($pdf, 187, 350, 250, 700, 315, 525);


// display 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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