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Gets width of a glyph
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(PECL ps >= 1.2.0)

ps_symbol_widthGets width of a glyph


float ps_symbol_width ( resource $psdoc , int $ord [, int $fontid = 0 [, float $size = 0.0 ]] )

Calculates the width of a glyph in points if it was output in the given font and font size. This function needs an Adobe font metrics file to calculate the precise width.



Resource identifier of the postscript file as returned by ps_new().


The position of the glyph in the font encoding vector.


The identifier of the font to be used. If not font is specified the current font will be used.


The size of the font. If no size is specified the current size is used.

Return Values

The width of a glyph in points.

See Also

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