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Error while trying to write ... please check write access.
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Posted by admin  · 05-05-2017 - 06:34


The file included in phpdocx 7 is the same than phpdocx 6.5. It just add a new option to return the structure of the class instead of creating the DOCX file, but the lines you refer in this file:

if (!is_writable($path) || !is_readable($path)) {
   die('Error while trying to write to ' . $path . ' please check write access.');

are the same in both phpdocx 7 and phpdocx 6.5.

We recommend you to check if the server is returning a wrong false. For example if you are using Samba you need to configure it correctly:

Anyway, as all payment licenses of phpdocx are open source (not free source; so you can change the code but not redistribute it), you could remove that lines from That lines only check if the file can be written correctly, but you can comment or remove them.