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Create a new image from GD file or URL


imagecreatefromgd

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.7, PHP 5)

imagecreatefromgdCreate a new image from GD file or URL

Description

resource imagecreatefromgd ( string $filename )

Create a new image from GD 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 List of Supported Protocols/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 GD file.

Return Values

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

Examples

Example #1 imagecreatefromgd() example

<?php
// Load the gd image
$im = @imagecreatefromgd('./test.gd');

// Test if the image was loaded
if(!is_resource($im))
{
     die(
'Unable to load gd image!');
}

// Do image operations here

// Save the image
imagegd($im'./test_updated.gd');
imagedestroy($im);
?>

Notes

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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