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Table with no cell border
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Posted by lucaloda  · 04-11-2018 - 18:52

i'm trying to create a table with embedHtml() but it has always cellborder and cellspacing even if i state "<style>table, th, td {   border: 0; }</style> "  and  "<tablecellspacing="0"cellpadding="0">".


any tips?

Posted by admin  · 04-11-2018 - 19:30


What version and license of phpdocx are you using?


Posted by lucaloda  · 07-11-2018 - 09:53

hello, we have 'basic', 8.0

Posted by admin  · 07-11-2018 - 11:35


You can use HTML attributes, CSS styles or a MS Word custom table style.

For example, the following script removes the border and set a border-collapse:


require_once 'classes/CreateDocx.php';

$docx = new CreateDocx();

$html = '
    table, th, td { border: 0; }
    table {border-collapse: collapse;}
        <tr width="600">
            <td style="background-color: yellow">1_1</td>
            <td rowspan="3" colspan="2">1_2</td>
        <tr width="600">
            <td>Some random text.</td>
        <tr width="600">
                    <li>Two <b>and a half</b></li>
        <tr width="600">


If you open the DOCX output with MS Word 2003 or newer or LibreOffice 5 or newer, you can check there's no border and the table is 'collapse'.

A very similar sample is included in the package (examples/Core/embedHTML folder).


Posted by lucaloda  · 08-11-2018 - 10:38

it appears it's not working. i menage to partially hide it using { border: 0 solid white; } but the border is still there

Posted by admin  · 08-11-2018 - 11:20


We have run the previous script and then opened the DOCX output with MS Word 2007, MS Word 2010, MS Word 2013, MS Word 2016 and LibreOffice 6 and there's no border displayed.

What program and version are you using to open the DOCX?


Posted by lucaloda  · 27-11-2018 - 14:11

the last version of office on windows 10 and openoffice on ubuntu

i overcome the problem bu setting the border really thin and trasparent