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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

imageellipse -- Draw an ellipse


bool imageellipse ( resource image, int cx, int cy, int w, int h, int color )

imageellipse() draws an ellipse centered at cx, cy (top left is 0, 0) in the image represented by image. W and h specifies the ellipse's width and height respectively. The color of the ellipse is specified by color.

Note: This function was added in PHP 4.0.6 and requires GD 2.0.2 or later which can be obtained at http://www.boutell.com/gd/

Example 1. imageellipse() example


// create a blank image
$image = imagecreatetruecolor(400, 300);

// fill the background color
$bg = imagecolorallocate($image, 0, 0, 0);

// choose a color for the ellipse
$col_ellipse = imagecolorallocate($image, 255, 255, 255);

// draw the ellipse
imageellipse($image, 200, 150, 300, 200, $col_ellipse);

// output the picture
header("Content-type: image/png");


See also imagefilledellipse() and imagearc().

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006