Andy Wardley > Template-GD > Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Align

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NAME ^

Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Align - Draw aligned strings in GD images

SYNOPSIS ^

    [% USE align = GD.Text.Align(gd_image); %]

EXAMPLES ^

    [% FILTER null;
        USE im  = GD.Image(100,100);
        USE gdc = GD.Constants;
        # allocate some colors
        black = im.colorAllocate(0,   0, 0);
        red   = im.colorAllocate(255,0,  0);
        blue  = im.colorAllocate(0,  0,  255);
        # Draw a blue oval
        im.arc(50,50,95,75,0,360,blue);

        USE a = GD.Text.Align(im);
        a.set_font(gdc.gdLargeFont);
        a.set_text("Hello");
        a.set(colour => red, halign => "center");
        a.draw(50,70,0);

        # Output image in PNG format
        im.png | stdout(1);
       END;
    -%]

DESCRIPTION ^

The GD.Text.Align plugin provides an interface to the GD::Text::Align module. It allows text to be drawn in GD images with various alignments and orientations.

See GD::Text::Align for more details. See Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Wrap for a plugin that allow you to render wrapped text in GD images.

AUTHOR ^

Thomas Boutell wrote the GD graphics library.

Lincoln D. Stein wrote the Perl GD modules that interface to it and Martien Verbruggen wrote the GD::Text module.

Craig Barratt <craig@arraycomm.com> wrote the original GD plugins for the Template Toolkit (2001).

Andy Wardley <abw@cpan.org> extracted them from the TT core into a separate distribution for TT version 2.15.

These modules are looking for a new maintainer. Please contact Andy Wardley if you are willing to help out.

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2001 Craig Barratt <craig@arraycomm.com>, 2006 Andy Wardley <abw@cpan.org>.

GD::Text is copyright 1999 Martien Verbruggen.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO ^

Template::Plugin::GD, Template::Plugin::GD::Text, Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Wrap, GD

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