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- Jamie Davison
February 25, 2005, 11:46 pm
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I'm have GD 2.0.1 - php 4.3.5 compiled
running under FreeBSD 4.8.
GD's working properly as I'm able to generate graph images and resample
pre-existing images however I'm trying to render images with dynamic text
but have the feeling that the server simply doesn't have the TrueType fonts
Does anyone know how to install these fonts and if so, where would the
default font directory be located?
Thanks in advance,
Re: PHP/GD and TrueType Fonts
I suggest you use a full path in your scripts to reference the TrueType
fonts, which you can install anywhere you like. Don't rely on PHP and GD
looking for the fonts in a special directory. There does seem to be a
default search path, and an environment variable GDFONTPATH which overrides
it, but that fact that neither of these seems to be documented would make
me hesitate to rely on them.