mPDF Manual – mPDF functions

SetColumns()

(mPDF >= 1.0)

SetColumns – Control use of Columns on the page

Description

void SetColumns ( int $nCols [, string $vAlign [, float $gap ]])

Define, start or stop Columns in the document.

Parameters

$nCols

Set the number of (vertical) columns to use on a page

BLANK or omitted or 0 or 1 turns Columns OFF i.e. the whole page is used as one column.

DEFAULT: 1

$vAlign

Automatically adjusts height of columns to be equal if set to J or justify.

BLANK or omitted turns vertical-alignment OFF

Values (case-insensitive)

J or justify

DEFAULT: “”

$gap

Set the gap between columns in millimeters

BLANK or omitted uses default value.

DEFAULT: 5 (mm)

Examples

Example #1

<?php

$mpdf = new mPDF();

$mPDF->SetColumns(2, 'J', 3);

$mpdf->WriteHTML('
Some text...
');

$mpdf->AddColumn();

$mpdf->WriteHTML('
Next column...
');

$mpdf=Output();

?>

See Also

  • AddColumn() - Start a new Column
  • <columnbreak> - Start a new Column
  • <columns> - Control the use of multiple columns on the page - HTML equivalent of SetColumns()