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Posted by plintsites  · 25-01-2019 - 16:08

Hello!

I am trying to make a word document with a nested list. The contents of sublist items are HTML, coming from a wysiwyg editor. Hence, this content may contain lists (ul's and/or ol's) also. It seems that this content does not load correctly.

To elaborate a bit on the subject I tweaked the addList example #3 from the docs a little, see below

$docx = new \Phpdocx\Create\CreateDocx();

$textData = new \Phpdocx\Elements\WordFragment($docx);
        $text = array();
        $text[] = array('text' => 'We insert some ');
        $text[] = array('text' => 'bold text', 'b' => 'on');
        $textData->addText($text);

        // also, some simple HTML to illustrate the fexibility of the method
        $htmlData = new \Phpdocx\Elements\WordFragment($docx);
        $html = '<i>Some HTML code</i> with a <a href="http://www.phpdocx.com">link</a>';
        $htmlData->embedHTML($html);

        // And some more complex HTML containing a list itself
        $htmlList = new \Phpdocx\Elements\WordFragment($docx);
        $htmlList->embedHTML('<ul>
                                <li>football</li>
                                <li>athletics
                                    <ul>
                                        <li>javelin</li>
                                        <li>highjump</li>
                                        <li>100 m</li>
                                        <li>marathon</li>
                                    </ul>
                                </li>
                                <li>cycling
                                    <ul>
                                        <li>track</li>
                                        <li>cyclocross</li>
                                        <li>mountainbike</li>
                                        <li>bmx</li>
                                        <li>road cycling</li>
                                    </ul>
                                </li>
                                <li>tennis</li>
                            </ul>');

        $itemList= array(
            'In this example we use a custom list (val = 5) that comes bundled with the default phpdocx template.',
            array(
                $textData,
                'Line B',
                'Line C'
            ),
            $htmlData,
            'Line 3',
            'And now some more complex HTML using an unordered list...',
            $htmlList
        );

        // Add list to doc
        $docx->addList($itemList, 2);

In the resulting word document, the content of the $htmlList variable is not shown as a list.

I am very curious if it is possible to achieve what I am describing here.

 

With kind regards!