[Mapbender-users] Problems to print my map to a PDF in mapbender

Lluís Vicens lluis at sigte.udg.es
Fri Nov 6 10:10:29 EST 2009

Hi Christoph,

So many thanks for your help! You're right, I didn't have installed GD 
in my php installation so I installed php5-gd and it works perfect!! Thanks.


Lluís Vicens                 
SIGTE - Universitat de Girona
Pl. Ferrater Mora, 1         
17071   Girona               
email: lluis at sigte.udg.es    
T:(34) 972 418 039           

En/na Christoph Baudson (Wheregroup) ha escrit:
> Hi Lluís,
> thanks for your mail. I guess it comes down to your PHP installation, 
> quoting the PHP website:
> "Depending on your PHP and GD versions this function is defined or 
> not. With PHP 4.0.6 through 4.1.x this function always exists if the 
> GD module is loaded, but calling it without GD2 being installed PHP 
> will issue a fatal error and exit. With PHP 4.2.x this behaviour is 
> different in issuing a warning instead of an error. Other versions 
> only define this function, if the correct GD version is installed. "
> Maybe check with phpinfo() if/which version of GD is installed.
> Christoph
> Lluís Vicens schrieb:
>> Hi,
>> I'm running mapbender 2.6 rc1 on ubuntu 8.04. When I try to print my 
>> map to a PDF , this function doesn't works!  I can open the print 
>> dialog and select format, orientation, quality, ... but when I make a 
>> click on the print button nothing happens. Automatically a new tab is 
>> opened in Firefox[1] completely blank. No errors but no content... :(
>> There isn't any mention to an error in the mapbender log file and 
>> just this error in the php log file:
>> [06-Nov-2009 12:18:05] PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function 
>> imagecreatetruecolor() in 
>> /var/www/mapbender_2.6_rc1/http/classes/class_weldMaps2PNG.php on 
>> line 41
>> Where's the problem? Any hint? I've been looking for the function 
>> imagecreatetruecolor or imagecreate but it seems that these functions 
>> are not defined anywhere.
>> Thanks in advance for your help.
>> Lluís
>> [1] http://localhost/mapbender/print/mod_printPDF_pdf.php?

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