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Posted by irishadar  · 12-03-2017 - 09:48

Hi I am using vertion 6 of phpdocx under php7.1.

I am trying to convert docx to pdf using word 2013 application.

This is the code I'm using:


require_once '../classes/';
$docx = new CreateDocx();

print "source file is: ".'C:\phpdocx\310863.docx <br>';
print "destenation  file is: ".'C:\phpdocx\Testiris33.pdf';
$docx->transformDocxUsingMSWord('C:\phpdocx\310863.docx', 'C:\phpdocx\Testiris33.pdf');


I'm getting this Error code:

Fatal error: Uncaught com_exception: Failed to create COM object `word.application': Server execution failed in C:\phpdocx\classes\ Stack trace: #0 C:\phpdocx\classes\ com->com('word.applicatio...') #1 C:\phpdocx\classes\ MSWordInterface->transformFormat('C:\\phpdocx\\3108...', 'C:\\phpdocx\\Test...') #2 C:\phpdocx\code\sample_iris.php(8): CreateDocx->transformDocxUsingMSWord('C:\\phpdocx\\3108...', 'C:\\phpdocx\\Test...') #3 {main} thrown in C:\phpdocx\classes\ on line 51

I'm getting the same Error when using cor php code :

$word = new COM("word.application") or die ("Could not initialise MS Word object.");
print "Loaded Word, version {$word->Version}\n";


I've made all change in DCOM and allow even "EVREYONE" user to have full control,unfortunately  it is not working .

I've tested both on windows 7 and 2008 server.

does anyone encounter this problem ? any answers?

Can I open a ticket about this ?

A prompt answer will be appreciated


iris hadar