PHP | ImagickDraw getTextEncoding() Function

The ImagickDraw::getTextEncoding() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to get the code set used for text annotations. These code sets tell the computer how to interpret raw zeroes and ones into real characters. Usually, they produce the same text but use different code sets.

Syntax:

string ImagickDraw::getTextEncoding( void )

Parameters: This function doesn’t accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns an string value containing the text encoding.

Exceptions: This function throws ImagickException on error.



Below given programs illustrate the ImagickDraw::getTextEncoding() function in PHP:

Program 1:

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<?php
  
// Create a new ImagickDraw object
$draw = new ImagickDraw();
  
// Get the text encoding
$textEncoding = $draw->getTextEncoding();
echo $textEncoding;
?>

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Output:

// Empty string which is the default value

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Create a new ImagickDraw object
$draw = new ImagickDraw();
  
// Set the text encoding
$draw->setTextEncoding('UTF-8');
  
// Get the text encoding
$textEncoding = $draw->getTextEncoding();
echo $textEncoding;
?>

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Output:

UTF-8

Program 3:

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<?php
   
// Create a new imagick object
$imagick = new Imagick();
   
// Create a image on imagick object
$imagick->newImage(800, 250, 'white');
   
// Create a new ImagickDraw object
$draw = new ImagickDraw();
   
// Set the font size
$draw->setFontSize(40);
   
// Set the text encoding
$draw->setTextEncoding('UTF-8');
   
// Annotate a text
$draw->annotation(50, 100, 
                  'This line is encoded with '
                  . $draw->getTextEncoding());
   
// Set the text encoding
$draw->setTextEncoding('UTF-32');
   
// Annotate a text
$draw->annotation(50, 200, 
                  'This line is encoded with '
                  . $draw->getTextEncoding());
   
// Render the draw commands
$imagick->drawImage($draw);
   
// Show the output
$imagick->setImageFormat('png');
header("Content-Type: image/png");
echo $imagick->getImageBlob();
?>

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Output:

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/imagickdraw.gettextencoding.php




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