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Posted by seanw  · 29-11-2010 - 19:54

I am trying to create and download a file using $objDocx->fCreateDocxAndDownload('demo1');
However, while the file creates fine, nothing gets downloaded, the screen just fills with rubbish characters, sample: PKV}=e7§îq _rels/.rels­ÁNÃ0 @ï|EäûênH¡¥» ¤Ý*`%n­M¢ÄÀö÷4‰U*hr³c??{»;N£zç”]ðÖU Š½ Öù^Ãkû´º•…¼¥1xÖpâ »æFßö…G’Ò›³*0Ÿ5 "ñ1›'ÊUˆìËOÒDRÂÔc$s žqS×w˜.Ð̘jo5¤½½Õž"_Ã]ç ?ó6±—…ÈGaoÙ®b*ýI\YJµ”z 6˜ç’ÎH1V]„ðÒhÙos½ßï»ãÄB–„ЄÄÛ}U|ëá²Ðú?6¯ø±ùÉ¢=§—5 só PKV}=9²ŸiÓdocProps/app.xmlRËNÃ0¼óQî­Ó !Tm]¡VˆJ p¶ìMbáØ–í"ú÷lšÜð%;³ÞÑÌÆ

What could be wrong that would cause this?
Thanks.

Posted by admin  · 11-04-2013 - 12:12

Please use createDocxAndDownload with phpdocx 2.0. When you invoke this method some headers are sended to web browser, to open a download window.

Could you write a new comment with php code to try it?.

Posted by seanw  · 11-04-2013 - 12:12

Thanks, this seems to be ok now

Posted by Tangent12  · 11-04-2013 - 12:12

Hi there,

I am having the same problem.
When I use createDocxAndDownload I get the following error:

Fatal error: Call to undefined method CreateDocx::createDocxAndDownload() in /phpdocx/examples/easy/Page.php on line 41

I have downloaded the latest package.

Thanks for your help.

Posted by admin  · 11-04-2013 - 12:12

Hi Tangent12,

It's not the same error. Method createDocxAndDownload is only available in phpdocx pro version as you can see at

http://www.phpdocx.com/documentation/create_download_docx_word_document

Regards.

Posted by va04459  · 11-04-2013 - 12:12

Hi,

I'm having exactly the same problem. When I use createdocx it creates the file successfully on the server and I can download it and everything looks ok. I need to use createdocxanddowload but when I do it just puts binary information onto the screen.

I downloaded and installed the software just today, Nov 21st. All the tests and creation on the back-end work fine I just can't automatically download the files.

It happens in IE9 and Firefox 17.0.

If anybody can help I'd appreciate it.

Thanks,
Kev.

Posted by kawenga  · 24-01-2014 - 12:29

are you sure you do not send any character to the browser before calling the CreateDocxAndDownload method?