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NAME ^

Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Wrap - Break and wrap strings in GD images

SYNOPSIS ^

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

EXAMPLES ^

    [% FILTER null;
        USE gd  = GD.Image(200,400);
        USE gdc = GD.Constants;
        black = gd.colorAllocate(0,   0, 0);
        green = gd.colorAllocate(0, 255, 0);
        txt = "This is some long text. " | repeat(10);
        USE wrapbox = GD.Text.Wrap(gd,
         line_space  => 4,
         color       => green,
         text        => txt,
        );
        wrapbox.set_font(gdc.gdMediumBoldFont);
        wrapbox.set(align => 'center', width => 160);
        wrapbox.draw(20, 20);
        gd.png | stdout(1);
      END;
    -%]

    [% txt = BLOCK -%]
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit,
    sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore
    magna aliquam erat volutpat.
    [% END -%]
    [% FILTER null;
        #
        # This example follows the example in GD::Text::Wrap, except
        # we create a second image that is a copy just enough of the
        # first image to hold the final text, plus a border.
        #
        USE gd  = GD.Image(400,400);
        USE gdc = GD.Constants;
        green = gd.colorAllocate(0, 255, 0);
        blue  = gd.colorAllocate(0, 0, 255);
        USE wrapbox = GD.Text.Wrap(gd,
         line_space  => 4,
         color       => green,
         text        => txt,
        );
        wrapbox.set_font(gdc.gdMediumBoldFont);
        wrapbox.set(align => 'center', width => 140);
        rect = wrapbox.get_bounds(5, 5);
        x0 = rect.0;
        y0 = rect.1;
        x1 = rect.2 + 9;
        y1 = rect.3 + 9;
        gd.filledRectangle(0, 0, x1, y1, blue);
        gd.rectangle(0, 0, x1, y1, green);
        wrapbox.draw(x0, y0);
        nx = x1 + 1;
        ny = y1 + 1;
        USE gd2 = GD.Image(nx, ny);
        gd2.copy(gd, 0, 0, 0, 0, x1, y1);
        gd2.png | stdout(1);
       END;
    -%]

DESCRIPTION ^

The GD.Text.Wrap plugin provides an interface to the GD::Text::Wrap module. It allows multiples line of text to be drawn in GD images with various wrapping and alignment.

See GD::Text::Wrap for more details. See Template::Plugin::GD::Text::Align for a plugin that allow you to draw text with various alignment and orientation.

AUTHOR ^

Craig Barratt <craig@arraycomm.com>

The GD::Text module was written by Martien Verbruggen.

VERSION ^

1.56, distributed as part of the Template Toolkit version 2.14, released on 04 October 2004.

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2001 Craig Barratt <craig@arraycomm.com>

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

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