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A New Quote Script

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Submitted on: 10/8/2002 8:21:09 PM
By: Sean Murphy  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility:5.0 (all versions)

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     Opens quotes.txt, where there is a single quote on each line, and outputs the quote in a .jpeg file. This uses GD.pm
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    = Name: A New Quote Script
    = Description:Opens quotes.txt, where th
    =     ere is a single quote on each line, and 
    =     outputs the quote in a .jpeg file. This 
    =     uses GD.pm
    = By: Sean Murphy
    = Assumes:Uses GD.pm
    =This code is copyrighted and has    = limited warranties.Please see http://w
    =     ww.Planet-Source-Code.com/vb/scripts/Sho
    =     wCode.asp?txtCodeId=380&lngWId;=6    =for details.    =**************************************
    use CGI::Carp;
    use GD;
    my $quote = &getquote;
    my $img = GD::Image->new(length($quote)*6+30,42);
    my $white = $img->colorAllocate(255,255,255);
    my $black = $img->colorAllocate(0,0,0);
    print "Content-type: image/jpeg\n\n";
    print STDOUT $img->jpeg;
    sub getquote {
    open FILE, 'quotes.txt' or die "Can't open quotes.txt: $!\n";
    my @quotes = <FILE>;
    close FILE;
    my $quote = $quotes[rand @quotes];
    return $quote;

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