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Utf-8 issues
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Posted by Squad internet  · 12-10-2012 - 14:08

Hi guys,

I'm having a serious issue here and I don't know how to fix it.
I narrowed it down quite a bit and it comes to the following:

I have a html entitity (using a space between & and uuml; as I can't get it display properly ):
& uuml; => ü

And I wanna write that to the document, the following options I tried (and failed)

$docx->addText(html_enties_decode('& uuml;'); // fails
$docx->addText(utf8_encode('& uuml;'); // fails

When however I do the folllowing:
echo utf8_encode('& uuml;');
// Copy & paste the result from my browser into the following code:

It works,...

What is going on, what am I doing wrong?