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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

imagecolorat -- Get the index of the color of a pixel


int imagecolorat ( resource image, int x, int y )

Returns the index of the color of the pixel at the specified location in the image specified by image.

If PHP is compiled against GD library 2.0 or higher and the image is a truecolor image, this function returns the RGB value of that pixel as integer. Use bitshifting and masking to access the distinct red, green and blue component values:

Example 1. Access distinct RGB values

$im = ImageCreateFromPng("rockym.png");
$rgb = ImageColorAt($im, 100, 100);
$r = ($rgb >> 16) & 0xFF;
$g = ($rgb >> 8) & 0xFF;
$b = $rgb & 0xFF;

See also imagecolorset() and imagecolorsforindex().

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006