Yes, you are out of luck without Freetype. You need to install Freetype,
then build GD against that and then finally build PHP against that
As for your second question, the ImageTTFText() function takes the TTF
font filename as an argument. See php.net/imagettftext
On Thu, 6 Dec 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Hello and thanks for your time.
> After endless searching, I am still lost
> let's just assume I can't install freetype, and it looks like that for
> matters I won't get into. (linux, raq 3)
> What solution would allow me to specify fonts for text written into images?
> Instead of using the default font, imagine I want to use "helvetica". Am I
> out of luck without freetype? And if somehow I get freetype installed does
> php allow the method to name the font such as "Arial" and if so, which file
> do I edit so by default I can specify the font so the text written to the
> image looks as I intended? Thanks. I searched and couldn't find answer to
> both q's, esp. the first.
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