That's exactly what I want and it works beautifully! I wish I had
asked this question a long time ago since, in the past, I have been creating
the files and wind up with a bunch of image files hanging around. When
building this new site I thought there must be a better way!
On Mar 11, 2010, at 10:40 AM, Ken Sande wrote:
> Floyd Resler wrote:
>> I want to draw tabs in a tab bar without having to actually write the images
>> to a file. Is it possible to generate the image and send the data back and
>> make the browser think it's loading an image file? I know this can be done
>> by sending the proper headers back for an entire page, but I just want to do
>> basically the same thing for just part of the page.
> I do something similar with my googled webcam :) Then you just use the script
> as the source for your image (i.e. src="img.php?arguments"). Hopefully this
> is what you are looking for. (Note, this uses the processor pretty heavily
> when I run 100 images or so).
> If you are going to reuse the images for many clients, it may be a better
> alternative to reuse the generated image.
> header("Content-type: image/jpeg");
> $file = $_GET[src]; //"img/south-lawn1.jpg";
> $imgfile = "img/" . $file;
> $fsize = filesize($file);
> $string = "South Lawn @ " . date("Y-m-d H:i:s", filemtime($file));
> $im = imagecreatefromjpeg($file);
> $color = imagecolorallocate($im, 240, 240, 0);
> $px = (imagesx($im) - 9.5 * strlen($string));
> $py = (imagesy($im) - 24);
> imagestring($im, 5, $px, $py, $string, $color);
> imagestring($im, 5, 10, $py, $file, $color);
> imagestring($im, 5, 10, $py - 16, round(( $fsize / 1024 ),1) . "kB", $color);
> Ken Sande/KC8QNI-T
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