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imagecreatefromgd2

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.7, PHP 5)

imagecreatefromgd2Create a new image from GD2 file or URL

Description

resource imagecreatefromgd2 ( string $filename )

Create a new image from GD2 file or URL.

Tip

A URL can be used as a filename with this function if the fopen wrappers have been enabled. See fopen() for more details on how to specify the filename. See the Supported Protocols and Wrappers for links to information about what abilities the various wrappers have, notes on their usage, and information on any predefined variables they may provide.

Parameters

filename

Path to the GD2 image.

Return Values

Returns an image resource identifier on success, FALSE on errors.

Examples

Example #1 imagecreatefromgd2() example

<?php
// Load the gd2 image
$im imagecreatefromgd2('./test.gd2');

// Apply an effect on the image, in this 
// case negate the image if PHP5+
if(function_exists('imagefilter'))
{
    
imagefilter($imIMG_FILTER_NEGATE);
}

// Save the image
imagegd2($im'./test_updated.gd2');
imagedestroy($im);
?>

Notes

Note: This function requires GD 2.0.1 or later (2.0.28 or later is recommended).

Warning

Windows versions of PHP prior to PHP 4.3.0 do not support access of remote files via this function, even if allow_url_fopen is enabled.

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