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Imagick::mergeImageLayers

(PECL imagick 2.1.0)

Imagick::mergeImageLayersMerges image layers

Description

Imagick Imagick::mergeImageLayers ( int $layer_method )

Merges image layers into one. This method is useful when working with image formats that use multiple layers such as PSD. The merging is controlled using the layer_method which defines how the layers are merged. This method is available if Imagick has been compiled against ImageMagick version 6.3.7 or newer.

Parameters

layer_method

One of the Imagick::LAYERMETHOD_* constants

Return Values

Returns an Imagick object containing the merged image.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws ImagickException on error.

See Also

Examples

Example #1 Imagick::mergeImageLayers()

<?php
function mergeImageLayers($layerMethodType$imagePath1$imagePath2) {

    
$imagick = new \Imagick(realpath($imagePath));

    
$imagick2 = new \Imagick(realpath($imagePath2));
    
$imagick->addImage($imagick2);
    
$imagick->setImageFormat('png');

    
$result $imagick->mergeImageLayers($layerMethodType);
    
header("Content-Type: image/png");
    echo 
$result->getImageBlob();
}

?>

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