Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling

Re^5: How to use Imager for text

by tonyc (Pilgrim)
on Oct 30, 2005 at 23:44 UTC ( #504081=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: How to use Imager for text
in thread How to use Imager for text

Are you seeing any errors creating the font, or in drawing the text?

Which version of Imager are you using? If you're using 0.45 you don't need to set the type parameter.

The following worked fine for me on both OS X and Debian stable (x86):

#!perl -w use strict; use Imager; my $font_file = 'Copperplate.dfont'; my $img = Imager->new(xsize=>400, ysize=>300); $img->box(filled=>1, color=>'white'); my $font = Imager::Font->new(file=>$font_file, index=>1, size=>40, color=>'444444') or die "Cannot load $font_file(1): ", Imager->errstr, "\n"; $img->string(font=>$font, text=>"This is a test string", x=>20, y=>50); $img->write(file=>'test.png') or die Imager->errstr;

Which version of freetype are you using?

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://504081]
[Discipulus]: Eataly but what services we have back! grins ironically..

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (7)
As of 2017-11-23 13:39 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    In order to be able to say "I know Perl", you must have:

    Results (336 votes). Check out past polls.