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  • Last Updated : 14 Feb, 2020
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The imagefontwidth() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to get the pixel width of a character in the specified font.

Syntax:

int imagefontwidth( int $font )

Parameters: This function accept a single parameter $font which holds the font. It can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 for built-in fonts or can be used with imageloadfont() for custom fonts.

Return Value: This function returns an integer value containing the font width.

Below programs illustrate the imagefontwidth() function in PHP:

Program 1:




<?php
   
// Get the font width
echo 'Font width for font value 1 is '
        . imagefontwidth(1) . '<br>';
  
echo 'Font width for font value 2 is '
        . imagefontwidth(2) . '<br>';
  
echo 'Font width for font value 3 is '
        . imagefontwidth(3) . '<br>';
  
echo 'Font width for font value 4 is '
        . imagefontwidth(4) . '<br>';
  
echo 'Font width for font value 5 is '
        . imagefontwidth(5) . '<br>';
?>


Output:

Font width for font value 1 is 5
Font width for font value 2 is 6
Font width for font value 3 is 7
Font width for font value 4 is 8
Font width for font value 5 is 9

Program 2:




<?php
  
// Get the font from local folder
$font = imageloadfont('Pacifico.ttf');
  
// Show the output
echo 'Font width for Pacifico is '
         . imagefontwidth($font);
?>


Output:

Font width for Pacifico is 5

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.imagefontwidth.php


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