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Posted by Jola  · 21-05-2019 - 01:40

I'm successfully converting HTML to PDF via Libreoffice but the absolute path to images are not showing up. Even with downloadImages set to true.

I'm expecting this to load in the generated PDF

<img src="https://blogix.pacificbmg.com.au/media/2616warby.jpg" width="200" height="200" />

How ever I just get a blank area for where the image is suppose to go.

My embedHTML options look like this.

 $docx->embedHTML($html, array('useHTMLExtended' => true, 'downloadImages' => true));

No error in the server side logs.

Not sure what else to try?

I have a premium licence by the way.

Posted by admin  · 21-05-2019 - 07:08

Hello,

We have run the following script:

<?php

require_once 'classes/CreateDocx.php';

$docx = new CreateDocx();

$html = '<img src="https://blogix.pacificbmg.com.au/media/2616warby.jpg" width="200" height="200" />';
$docx->embedHTML($html, array('useHTMLExtended' => true, 'downloadImages' => true));

$docx->createDocx('output');
$docx->transformDocument('output.docx', 'output.pdf');

And the image appears correctly in both documents: DOCX and PDF. Please try this script using the PHP CLI mode, do you see the image in the DOCX document? What version of LibreOffice are you using to transform the image?

Regards.