Fill the current image with a color or pattern

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public Intervention\Image\Image fill(mixed $filling, [integer $x, integer $y])

Fill current image with given color or another image used as tile for filling. Pass optional x, y coordinates to start at a certain point.

If a certain position is defined, the color at that point on the original image is used to perform a flood fill. If no x,y coordinates are passed, the whole picture is filled no matter what is beneath.



The fill color or image pattern. Pass a color as one of the different color formats or to fill the image with tiles an image resource in the following formats:

  • string - Path of the image in filesystem.
  • string - URL of an image (allow_url_fopen must be enabled).
  • string - Binary image data.
  • string - Data-URL encoded image data.
  • string - Base64 encoded image data.
  • resource - PHP resource of type gd. (when using GD driver)
  • object - Imagick instance (when using Imagick driver)
  • object - Intervention\Image\Image instance
  • object - SplFileInfo instance (To handle Laravel file uploads via Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\File\UploadedFile)

x (optional)

Starting point on x-axis for the filling.

y (optional)

Starting point on y-axis for the filling.

If a x, y coordinate is defined the filling will be flood filled based on the color at this position.

Return Values

Instance of Intervention\Image\Image


// create empty canvas
$img = Image::canvas(800, 600);

// fill image with color

// fill image with tiled image

// flood fill image with color
$img->fill('#ff00ff', 0, 0);

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