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PHP | ImagickDraw pathStart() Function

  • Last Updated : 30 Dec, 2019

The ImagickDraw::pathStart() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to declare the start of a path drawing list. Later, pathFinish() function is used to terminate this list.

Syntax:

bool ImagickDraw::pathStart( void )

Parameters: This function doesn’t accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns TRUE on success.

Exceptions: This function throws ImagickException on error.

Below programs illustrate the ImagickDraw::pathStart() function in PHP:

Program 1:




<?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 stroke width
$draw->setStrokeWidth(10);
  
$draw->setFillColor('green');
  
// Start the path
$draw->pathStart();
  
// Draw a pattern
$draw->pathMoveToRelative(400, 200);
$draw->pathLineToAbsolute(400, 100);
$draw->pathLineToAbsolute(300, 200);
$draw->pathLineToAbsolute(300, 100);
  
// End the path
$draw->pathFinish();
  
// Render the draw commands
$imagick->drawImage($draw);
  
// Show the output
$imagick->setImageFormat('png');
header("Content-Type: image/png");
echo $imagick->getImageBlob();
?>

Output:

Program 2:




<?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 stroke width
$draw->setStrokeWidth(10);
  
// Set the stroke color
$draw->setStrokeColor('red');
  
// Set the fill color
$draw->setFillColor('white');
  
// Start the path
$draw->pathStart();
$x = 1;
  
// Draw a pattern
while ($x < 10) {
    $draw->pathMoveToAbsolute($x * 100, 0);
    $draw->pathLineToHorizontalAbsolute($x * 100);
    $draw->pathMoveToAbsolute(0, $x * 100);
    $x++;
}
  
$draw->pathclose();
  
// End the path
$draw->pathFinish();
  
// Render the draw commands
$imagick->drawImage($draw);
  
// Show the output
$imagick->setImageFormat('png');
header("Content-Type: image/png");
echo $imagick->getImageBlob();
?>

Output:

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


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