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Unable to convert doc to html, docx to html works
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Posted by razasayed  · 18-10-2018 - 15:10

Hello,

Im using the corporate premium version of phpdocx v8.2  which has the conversion capabilities. Im able to convert a docx file to html . However converting doc to html is not working. My code to convert docx to html is like whats given in the sample at https://www.phpdocx.com/documentation/introduction/word-to-html-PHP .

$transformHTMLPlugin = new TransformDocAdvHTMLDefaultPlugin();
$transform = new TransformDocAdvHTML('document.docx');
$html = $transform->transform($transformHTMLPlugin);

If i pass a doc file to TransformDocAdvHTML for example "$transform = new TransformDocAdvHTML('test.doc')", then calling '$transform->transform($transformHTMLPlugin)' gives the following error:

"Exception with message 'Error while trying to open the (base) template as a zip file'"

Can existing doc files be converted to html using phpdocx ?. If yes,i would appreciate some example code to do that.

Thank You