unfortunately, the unix php version I've got access to doesn't have support
for TTFs :( but the Windows box does - I have to specify the full path to
the font - try that and see if that helps.
From: Adrian Murphy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 2:04 PM
To: Martin Towell; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: [PHP] image generation issues
i get 'Could not read font in..'
i set permissions to 777 on both file and folder
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Towell" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'Adrian Murphy'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>;
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 2:36 AM
Subject: RE: [PHP] image generation issues
> when you say it doesn't work, do you mean that you get an error message or
> it just doesn't write the text to the image?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adrian Murphy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 1:16 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PHP] image generation issues
> I'm using the code in the manual to draw text on a png.
> but Its not working - ImageString() works but not ImageTTFText()
> I uploaded arial.ttf from windows to fonts/ folder
> Any Ideas:
> as a side note: PNG's - any real disadvantage to using them
> instead of gifs - not withstanding the compuserve issue and
> old browsers.
> the code
> Header ("Content-type: image/png");
> $im = imagecreate (400, 30);
> $black = ImageColorAllocate ($im, 0, 0, 0);
> $white = ImageColorAllocate ($im, 255, 255, 255);
> ImageTTFText ($im, 20, 0, 10, 20, $white, "fonts/arial.ttf","Testing...
> Omega: Ω");
> ImagePng ($im);
> ImageDestroy ($im);
> and i call it with
> <img src="button.php" border="0" alt="">