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Error with compatibility mode when transforming document
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Posted by AndrewCooper  · 24-06-2016 - 09:46


I've used phpdocx to create a Word Document.  I've done this using the merge docx feature so that I can have multiple headers and footers in the document. Now I need to take the merged document and transform it into a PDF.  I'm doing this by doing the following...

$docx = new CreateDocx();

$docx->transformDocument("myfile.docx", "myfile.pdf");

When doing this, I get the following error and the PDF is not created. Any ideas?

Running in compatibility mode. Unsupported method.

Posted by AndrewCooper  · 24-06-2016 - 11:48

Okay... I think I found the problem.  In on line 5331 (in the transformDocument() function) there is this line.

if (!$this->_compatibilityMode) {
    throw new \Exception('Running in compatibility mode. Unsupported method.');

Why is the "!" negation operator there?  If _compatibilityMode is set to false it is going to throw an Exception that says it is running in compatibility mode.  That doesn't make any sense to me.