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How to insert cross-reference at a specific place
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Posted by arnaudbouchard  · 25-07-2018 - 04:58

I tried setting up a wordML with the following:

$wordML = '<w:r><w:fldChar w:fldCharType="begin"/></w:r>';
$wordML .= '<w:r><w:instrText xml:space="preserve">' . 'REF ' . $crossRefName . '</w:instrText></w:r>';
$wordML .= '<w:r><w:fldChar w:fldCharType="separate"/></w:r>';
$wordML .= '<w:r><w:t>' . $crossRefText . '</w:t></w:r>';
$wordML .= '<w:r><w:fldChar w:fldCharType="end"/></w:r>';

$bookmarkId = rand(9999999, 999999999);
$wordML .= '<w:bookmarkStart w:id="' . $bookmarkId . '" w:name="_GoBack"/>';
$wordML .= '<w:bookmarkEnd w:id="' . $bookmarkId . '"/>';

And then: 

$docx->replaceVariableByWordML(['myVar' => $wordML]);

But when opening the generated document I get the following error:

The Open XML file 'test.docx' cannot be opened because there are problems with the content or the file name might contain invalid characters. Unspecified error | Location: 2.

Where do you think the definition of my wordML is wrong?