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Docx without phpdocx styles
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Posted by pwctechnicalsecurity  · 19-10-2019 - 22:21

After I have succesfully created my $docx from a base template..

$docx = new CreateDocxFromTemplate($this->path);

and render it later..


I get a Word file that includes both the styles I defined in my base template, but it also holds PHPDocX's own styles (including Title PHPDOCX). How do I prevent these PHPDocX styles to be included in the resulting file? - we are using the Premium version.

Posted by pwctechnicalsecurity  · 20-10-2019 - 10:38


Thanks for your swift response. I must be overlooking something. To me, the only difference is that I used CreateDocxFromTemplate(#linktobase) and the referred snippet uses CreateDocx(#linktobase). However, if I am using CreateDocx, I only get the PHPDocX styles and none of my own styles. With CreateDocxFromTemplate it is a combination of my own styles together with PhpDocx defaults.

What am I overlooking? Any thoughts?


Posted by admin  · 20-10-2019 - 16:53


phpdocx uses internal styles to be able to add new contents correctly. These styles are set in the base template (templates/phpdocxBaseTemplate.docx in Basic, Advanced and Premium licenses) and in the DOCXStructureTemplate.php file in the Premium license.

When using a custom template, some styles are imported. These default styles are available in OOXMLResources.php, $defaultPHPDOCXStyles variable. This is a static public variable so you can overwrite to set the styles to be imported (for example a set of them or none of them):

OOXMLResources::$PHPDOCXStyles = '<w:styles xmlns:w=""/>';

$docx = new CreateDocxFromTemplate('document.docx');

You may need to use custom styles from your DOCX for new contents if needed (such as headings).


Posted by pwctechnicalsecurity  · 21-10-2019 - 17:46

Deleted by pwctechnicalsecurity · 21-10-2019 - 19:19