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pdf_rect — Draws a rectangle


bool pdf_rect(pdf, x, y, width, height);
resource pdf: PDF object identifier
double x: X coordinate
double y: Y coordinate
double width: Width
double height: Height


Always TRUE


Draws a rectangle from coordinates x , y of the specified width and height. The xy origin is at the lower left corner of the rectangle.


Since versions 3.0.6 and 4.0


Example 956. Draw a grey background box


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

// set to a gray fill
pdf_setgray_fill($pdf, 0.9);
// draw a rectangle
pdf_rect($pdf, 30, 640, 180, 30);
pdf_setgray_fill($pdf, 0);


// output 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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