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How do i set a default style for the whole embedded html?
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Posted by WTO  · 13-02-2018 - 09:35

I want to embed HTML snippets, and want to apply the document styles to it. However, it seems I can only apply styles to specific selectors, and the styles don't even cascade down to the child elements.

For example, I would expect this to at least style my header and table:

<?php

require_once '../../../classes/CreateDocx.inc';

$docx = new CreateDocx();
$html = '<h1 style="color: #b70000">An embedHTML() example</h1>';
$html .= '<p>We draw a table with border and rawspans and colspans:</p>';
$html .= '<table border="1" style="border-collapse: collapse" width="600">
            <tbody>
                <tr width="600">
                    <td style="background-color: yellow">1_1</td>
                    <td rowspan="3" colspan="2">1_2</td>
                </tr>
                <tr width="600">
                    <td>Some random text.</td>
                </tr>
                <tr width="600">
                    <td>
                        <ul>
                            <li>One</li>
                            <li>Two <b>and a half</b></li>
                        </ul>
                    </td>
                </tr>
                <tr width="600">
                    <td>3_2</td>
                    <td>3_3</td>
                    <td>3_3</td>
                </tr>
            </tbody>
        </table>';

$docx->createParagraphStyle('myStyle', array(
  'font' => 'Verdana',
  'fontSize' => 20,
  'bold' => 'on',
  'smallCaps' => 'on',
));
$docx->embedHTML($html, array(
  'strictWordStyles' => true,
  'wordStyles' => array(
    'h1' => 'myStyle',
    'table' => 'myStyle',
  ),
));

$docx->createDocx('example_embedHTML_1');

But it doesn't. It does cancel the default styles, but it will put everything in Calibri, 11. I want my document to have default styles for body text, as well as tables. How can I make sure it applies correctly to the HTML I import? And I don't want to list all imported tags, classes and IDs explicitly; there are thousands of snippets to import, and although they're all fairly consistent, the chance of missing something is too great. We really need to be able to apply a style "globally".