Please note this is an old forum thread. Information in this post may be out-to-date and/or erroneous.
Every phpdocx version includes new features and improvements. Previously unsupported features may have been added to newer releases, or past issues may have been corrected.
The next version of phpdocx that we hope to release this month we'll add several improvements to charts and we'll solve this issue. The different when creating a new DOCX and using a template was due to a parallel development.