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How do i use replacevariablebytext in header with firstmatch option
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Posted by kelthalorn  · 07-11-2017 - 16:09

Hi,

We use Premium version and encounter some issue.

We have a template file with variables in header. We use replaceVariableByText with target on "header". But, we try to only set the first page instance of a variable and not on all pages. We try to add "firstMatch" true but it doesn't work.

Did we make something wrong or is this option restricted for document target (it works for this one). Have you got any idea to make this possible.

Here is log we get by dumping value during process :

  • This one with document target and a variable with 2 instance in template:
string(50) "//w:t[text()[contains(., "$prenomNomDiffuseur$")]]"
bool(false)
array(2) {
  [0]=>
  object(SimpleXMLElement)#343 (1) {
    [0]=>
    string(20) "$prenomNomDiffuseur$"
  }
  [1]=>
  object(SimpleXMLElement)#560 (1) {
    [0]=>
    string(20) "$prenomNomDiffuseur$"
  }
}
  • Now with header target and a variable instanciate:
string(47) "//w:t[text()[contains(., "$headerNomAgence$")]]"
bool(false)
array(1) {
  [0]=>
  object(SimpleXMLElement)#347 (1) {
    [0]=>
    string(17) "$headerNomAgence$"
  }
}

Thanks for your time and help