The only way to do this is to use a server side like http://www.serverobjects.com/comp/Aspimage.htm ------------------------------- toby mills web developer & programmer www.tobymills.com -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Ken Schaefer Sent: 02 February 2004 06:30 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Database merge with a gif ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From: "Ed McCarroll" <Ed at ComSimplicity.com> Subject: RE: [thelist] Database merge with a gif : > I need to create a generic gif banner that will be populated with : > different text. I want to create the basic image in Photoshop (or : > illustrator, Freehand, Fireworks) and leave a space or text area : > and dynamically generate the image as a saved file. : : No replies? Perhaps because nobody else can think of a : way either. Maybe you should make the text area of the : GIF transparent, and use CSS to position text therein. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I think Scott needs to tell us what technologies he has available. Lots of server-side technologies include some functionality for generating/manipulating GIF file on the fly. Cheers Ken -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !