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pdf_show_xy — Output text at position


bool pdf_show_xy(pdf, text, x, y);
resource pdf: PDF object identifier
string text: Text to display
double x: X coordinate
double y: Y coordinate


Always TRUE


Outputs text specified by text and the coordinates x and y . The X and Y coordinates start from 0,0 at the bottom left of the page.


Since versions 3.0.6 and 4.0


Example 984. Load and use two fonts


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

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

// load and display second font
$fonttwo = pdf_findfont($pdf, "Helvetica-Bold", "host", 0);
pdf_setfont($pdf, $fonttwo, 20);
pdf_show_xy($pdf, "Goodbye Cruel World", 0, 680);

// 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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