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pdf_findfont — Prepares the font fontname for later use with pdf_setfont()


int pdf_findfont(pdf, fontname, encoding[, embed]);
resource pdf: PDF object identifier
string fontname: Font name
string encoding: Encoding type
int embed (optional): Emedding flag


Font identifier or FALSE on error


Loads a font for later use. This can be either an Returns a font identifier which is passed pdf_setfont() for use.

If embed is set to a non-zero value, the font file will be checked but not used.

encoding can be one of the types listed in the table below or either a custom font map or CMAP for foreign characters. See the PDFlib documentation for more information on custom and foreign language font encodings.

winansi Windows code page 1252,a superset of ISO 8859-1
macroman Mac Roman encoding,i.e.,the default Macintosh character set
ebcdic EBCDIC code page 1047 as used on IBM AS/400 and S/3 0 systems
builtin Original encoding used by non-text (symbol)or non-Latin text fonts
host macroman on the Mac,ebcdic on EBCDIC-based systems,and winansi on all others


Since version 4.0.5


Example 936. Load and use two fonts


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

// load first font
$fontone = pdf_findfont($pdf, "Courier", "host", 0);
pdf_setfont($pdf, $fontone, 20);
pdf_show_xy($pdf, "Hello World", 50, 650);

// load second font
$fonttwo = pdf_findfont($pdf, "Helvetica-Bold", "host", 0);
pdf_setfont($pdf, $fonttwo, 20);
pdf_show_xy($pdf, "Goodbye Cruel World", 50, 450);

// output the 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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