PHP | imagecopy() Function

The imagecopy() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to copy the image or part of image. This function returns true on success or false on failure.

Syntax:

bool imagecopy ( $dst_image, $src_image, $dst_x, $dst_y, $src_x, 
$src_y, $src_w, $src_h )

Parameters: This function accepts eight parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • $dst_image: This parameter is used to set destination image link resource.
  • $src_image: This parameter is used to set source image link resource.
  • $dst_x: This parameter is used to set x-coordinate of destination point.
  • $dst_y: This parameter is used to set y-coordinate of destination point.
  • $src_x: This parameter is used to set x-coordinate of source point.
  • $src_y: This parameter is used to set x-coordinate of source point.
  • $src_w: This parameter is used to set source width.
  • $src_h: This parameter is used to set source height.

Return Value: This function returns True on success or False on failure.

Below programs illustrate the imagecopy() function in PHP.

Program 1:

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<?php
  
// Create image instances
$src = imagecreatefromgif(
$dest = imagecreatetruecolor(400, 200);
  
// Image copy from source to destination
imagecopy($dest, $src, 0, 0, 0, 0, 500, 300);
  
// Output and free from memory
header('Content-Type: image/gif');
imagegif($dest);
  
imagedestroy($dest);
imagedestroy($src);
?>

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Output:
part of image

Program 2:

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<?php
// Create image instances
$src = imagecreatefromgif(
$dest = imagecreatetruecolor(665, 180);
  
// Image copy from source to destination
imagecopy($dest, $src, 0, 0, 0, 0, 665, 180);
  
// Output and free from memory
header('Content-Type: image/gif');
imagegif($dest);
  
imagedestroy($dest);
imagedestroy($src);
?>

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Output:
full image

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/function.imagecopy.php



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