PHP | Gmagick destroy() Function

The Gmagick::destroy() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to destroy the Gmagick object and frees all resources associated with it.

Syntax:

bool Gmagick::destroy( void )

Parameters: This function doesn’t accept any parameter.



Return Value: This function returns TRUE on success.

Exceptions: This function throws GmagickException on error.
Used Image: To capture the canvas area.

Below given programs illustrate the Gmagick::destroy() function in PHP:

Program 1:

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<?php
// Create a new Gmagick object
  
$gmagick = new Gmagick(
    'geeksforgeeks.png');
  
// Destroy the object resources
$gmagick->destroy();
  
// Output the image  
header('Content-type: image/png');  
echo $gmagick;  
?>  

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Output:

No image is shown as output because it is destroyed.

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Create a new Gmagick object
$gmagick = new Gmagick(
    'geeksforgeeks.png');
  
$gmagick->setimageresolution(20, 20);
echo "Before destruction:<br>";
print("<pre>".print_r($gmagick->getimageresolution(), true)."</pre>");
  
// Destroy the object resources
$gmagick->destroy();
  
echo "After destruction:<br>";
print("<pre>".print_r($gmagick->getimageresolution(), true)."</pre>");
?>

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Output:

Before destruction:
Array
(
    [x] => 20
    [y] => 20
)
After destruction:

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/gmagick.destroy.php




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