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<?php

/* $Id: simulated_fontstyles.php,v 1.6 2013/02/22 15:06:50 rp Exp $

 * Simulated font styles:

 * Create simulated italic or bold text output

 *

 * Output text lines and Textflows with simulated obliqued or bold font, which

 * is useful if a real italic or bold variant of the font is not available.

 *

 * Required software: PDFlib/PDFlib+PDI/PPS 9

 * Required data: none

 */


/* This is where the data files are. Adjust as necessary. */

$searchpath = dirname(dirname(dirname(__FILE__)))."/input";

$outfile = "";

$title = "Simulated Font Styles";



$textline = "Our Paper Planes";


$textflow =

    "Our paper planes are the ideal way of passing the time. We offer " .

    "revolutionary new developments of the traditional common paper " .

    "planes. If your lesson, conference, or lecture turn out to be " .

    "deadly boring, you can have a wonderful time with our planes.";


try {

    $p = new PDFlib();


    $p->set_option("searchpath={" . $searchpath . "}");


    /* This means we must check return values of load_font() etc. */

    $p->set_option("errorpolicy=return");

    $p->set_option("stringformat=utf8");


    if ($p->begin_document($outfile, "") == 0)

        throw new Exception("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());


    $p->set_info("Creator", "PDFlib Cookbook");

    $p->set_info("Title", $title);


    /* Start Page */

    $p->begin_page_ext(0, 0, "width=a4.width height=a4.height");


    /* Load the font */

    $font = $p->load_font("GenR102", "unicode", "");


    if ($font == 0)

        throw new Exception("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());

   


    /* Place a text line with a simulated italic angle of -12. The

     * characters will be slanted by 12 degrees to the right.

     */

    $optlist = "font=" . $font . " fontsize=20 " . "italicangle=-12";

    $p->fit_textline($textline . " (italicangle=-12)", 100, 750, $optlist);

   

   

    /* Place a text line with a simulated bold font style */

    $optlist = "font=" . $font . " fontsize=20 " . "fakebold=true";

    $p->fit_textline($textline . " (fakebold=true)", 100, 650, $optlist);


       

    /* Place a Textflow with a simulated italic angle of -12. The

     * characters will be slanted by 12 degrees to the right. 

     */

    $optlist = "font=" . $font" fontsize=20  italicangle=-12";


    $tf = $p->add_textflow(0, "(italicangle=-12)\n" . $textflow, $optlist);

    if ($tf == 0)

        throw new Exception("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());


    $result = $p->fit_textflow($tf, 100, 350, 450, 550, "");

    if (!$result == "_stop")

    {

        /* Check for errors or more text to be placed */

    }

    $p->delete_textflow($tf);

   

   

    /* Place a Textflow with a simulated bold font style */ 

    $optlist = "font=" . $font" fontsize=20  fakebold=true";

   

    $tf = $p->add_textflow(0, "(fakebold=true)\n" . $textflow, $optlist);

    if ($tf == 0)

        throw new Exception("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());


    $result = $p->fit_textflow($tf, 100, 100, 450, 300, "");

    if (!$result == "_stop")

    {

        /* Check for errors or more text to be placed */

    }

    $p->delete_textflow($tf);

   

    $p->end_page_ext("");


    $p->end_document("");


    $buf = $p->get_buffer();

    $len = strlen($buf);


    header("Content-type: application/pdf");

    header("Content-Length: $len");

    header("Content-Disposition: inline; filename=simulated_fontstyles.pdf");

    print $buf;


} catch (PDFlibException $e) {

    die("PDFlib exception occurred:\n".

        "[" . $e->get_errnum() . "] " . $e->get_apiname() .

        ": " . $e->get_errmsg() . "\n");

} catch (Exception $e) {

    die($e->getMessage());

}


$p = 0;


?>