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Generated docx is not to open by word
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Posted by persopilot_de  · 27-04-2020 - 09:39


since 1 week the generated Document (docx) is not to open by MS-Word, but by Libreoffice. One idea is, that it is because of an security update by microsoft (KB 4484 300). Is this possible? I use phpdocx9.0.

Posted by admin  · 27-04-2020 - 09:57


The default program to open files in a computer is handled by the OS, not by phpdocx. It seems you have installed LibreOffice and it has been set as the default program to open DOCX (and maybe other file extensions).

How to change the default program to open files depends on the OS you are using, for example with Windows 10: