How do I post a number over a picture format (PNG)?

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qingshun
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How do I post a number over a picture format (PNG)?

Post by qingshun » Tue Jun 27, 2006 6:48 am

Hi,

Taking for eg from [spam]

I like to know how do I post a random number over onto a picture for eg?

Any idea ?

Thanks in advance !!
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Post by markus_petrux » Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:18 pm

Hi, I can think of a couple of possbilities that you may want to explore:

a) on the client side, positioning HTML elements (the numbers) using CSS over a background image (the map).
b) on the server, using a PHP script that alters the image dynamically.

For b) here's a place to start:
http://www.phpmix.org/how_to_create_a_dynamic_signature
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