(PHP 4 >= 4.0.5)

pdf_open_file -- Opens a new pdf object


int pdf_open_file ( int pdf object [, string filename])

Create a new PDF file using the supplied file name. If filename is empty the PDF document will be generated in memory instead of on file. The result must be fetched by the client with the pdf_get_buffer() function.

The following example shows how to create a pdf document in memory and how to output it correctly.

Пример 1. Creating a PDF document in memory


$pdf = pdf_new();

pdf_begin_page($pdf, 595, 842);
pdf_set_font($pdf, "Times-Roman", 30, "host");
pdf_set_value($pdf, "textrendering", 1);
pdf_show_xy($pdf, "A PDF document created in memory!", 50, 750);

$data = pdf_get_buffer($pdf);

header("Content-type: application/pdf");
header("Content-disposition: inline; filename=test.pdf");
header("Content-length: " . strlen($data));

echo $data;