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fonts/font_info

Query various properties of a font such as font name, font style, or encoding.

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<?php
/*
 * Font info:
 * Get various properties of a font such as font name, font style, or encoding.
 *
 * Use info_font() with various keys and options to retrieve the required font
 * information.
 *
 * Required software: PDFlib/PDFlib+PDI/PPS 9
 * Required data: font file
 */

/* This is where the data files are. Adjust as necessary. */
$searchpath = dirname(__FILE__,3)."/input";
$outfile = "";
$title = "Font Info";

$x=20; 
$xindent=150; 
$y=820; 
$yoffset=20;

try {
    $p = new PDFlib();

    /* This means we must check return values of load_font() etc. */
    $p->set_option("errorpolicy=return");

    $p->set_option("searchpath={" . $searchpath . "}");
    $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 a font */
    $font = $p->load_font("NotoSerif-Regular", "unicode", "embedding");
    if ($font == 0)
        throw new Exception("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());

    $p->setfont($font, 12);

    /* Get the font name: use "api" to get the font name used by PDFlib.
     * (use "acrobat" for the Acrobat font name or use "full" for
     * retrieving the full font name)
     */
    $p->fit_textline("fontname (api):", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "fontname", "api");
    if ($info > -1) {
        $fontname = $p->get_string($info, "");
        $p->fit_textline($fontname, $xindent, $y, "");
    }

    /* Get the file name for the font outline file. This will be successful
     * since in our case the font file name is identical to the font name.
         * In other cases the font file name can only be
     * retrieved if it has been configured using set_option() and the
     * "FontOutline" resource category.
     */
    $p->fit_textline("fontfile:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "fontfile", "");
    if ($info > -1) {
        $tmpname = explode("/", $p->get_string($info, ""));
        $fontname = $tmpname[count($tmpname)-1];
        $p->fit_textline($fontname, $xindent, $y, "");
    }

    /* Get the encoding of the font: use "api" to get the encoding name
     * as specified in PDFlib (use "actual" for the name of the encoding
     * actually used for the font)
     */
    $p->fit_textline("encoding (api):", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "encoding", "api");
    if ($info > -1) {
        $fontname = $p->get_string($info, "");
        $p->fit_textline($fontname, $xindent, $y, "");
    }

    /* Is the font a host font? */
    $p->fit_textline("hostfont:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "hostfont", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Is the font a symbol font? */
    $p->fit_textline("symbolfont:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "symbolfont", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* will the font be embedded? */
    $p->fit_textline("willsubset:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "willsubset", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Get information about if the font will be embedded */
    $p->fit_textline("willembed:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "willembed", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Get the style of the font */
    $p->fit_textline("fontstyle:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "fontstyle", "");
    if ($info > -1) {
        $fontstyle = $p->get_string($info, "");
        $p->fit_textline($fontstyle, $xindent, $y, "");
    }
    
    /* Italic angle of the font */
    $p->fit_textline("italicangle:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "italicangle", "");
    $p->fit_textline(sprintf("%.1f",$info), $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Weight of the font (between 100 and 900); 400=normal, 700=bold */
    $p->fit_textline("weight:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "weight", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Number of glyphs in the font */
    $p->fit_textline("numglyphs:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "numglyphs", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Number of kerning pairs in the font */
    $p->fit_textline("kerningpairs:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "kerningpairs", "");
    $p->fit_textline($info, $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Asender for the font (at size 1000) */
    $p->fit_textline("ascender:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "ascender", "fontsize=1000");
        $p->fit_textline(sprintf("%.1f", $info), $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Descender for the font (at size 1000) */
    $p->fit_textline("descender:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "descender", "fontsize=1000");
        $p->fit_textline(sprintf("%.1f", $info), $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Recommended additional line spacing for the font (at font size 1000) */
    $p->fit_textline("linegap:", $x, $y-=$yoffset, "");

    $info = $p->info_font($font, "linegap", "fontsize=1000");
    $p->fit_textline(sprintf("%.1f", $info), $xindent, $y, "");

    /* Finish page */
    $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=font_info.pdf");
    print $buf;

} catch (PDFlibException $e) {
    echo("PDFlib exception occurred:\n".
        "[" . $e->get_errnum() . "] " . $e->get_apiname() .
        ": " . $e->get_errmsg() . "\n");
    exit(1);
} catch (Exception $e) {
    echo($e->getMessage());
    exit(1);
}

$p = 0;

?>