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Hello,
I have a menu on a page that is generated dynamically. Since some of the menu items are user created  i have always had to use regular text. I have seen some perl libs that allow you to create images on the fly. Has anyone seem or created something where you can create image menu buttons on the fly?

I hope this question makes sense

Randy
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Hi,

You may want to look at these perl modules:

GD.pm - Interface to Gd Graphics Library
http://stein.cshl.org/WWW/software/GD/

PerlMagick is an objected-oriented Perl interface to ImageMagick
http://www.imagemagick.org/www/perl.html

Good luck.
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yes thanks. I am aware of these. I guess i am looking for something that mabey builds on these or an example of how to do and image with text on it (ie a button)
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Oh, I see.  Well, I found a solution which should apply to you.  Please see the sample here:

Solution Title: create a button on the fly using GD
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Perl/Q_21153399.html

Good luck.
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