[thelist] text to image

Mac Jordan mac.jordan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 06:04:39 CDT 2004

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 03:55:41 -0400, Scott Wolpow <scott at wolpow.com> wrote:
> I am looking for a text to image converter that can be run dynamically. I
> am creating a directory and I do not want it to be scrapable.
> I need to run it as Perl, or any cgi that can take the information from a
> form then save it as a graphic.

we use ImageMagick for this sort of thing - www.imagemagick.org from
memory.  It does all manner of clever things.  We normally get it to
read the text from a mySQL table, but there's no reason it couldn't
read it from a form.

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