in reply to Creating Tiff's from perl

Crazy as this sounds, I had to to almost the exact same thing recently. I too used Imager. Not only did my images need text in exact locations, but they also needed certain markings, etc. Here's how I did it:

My project also had the requirement that each letter of each word need to be in a certain place, so I just had a wrapper sub that would take a word and the x/y coords, split the word into individual letters and then use a 'spacing' var to increment the x value and print each letter one by one.


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