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Posted by dev@ams  · 10-03-2021 - 09:29

Hi there,

How do I make phpdocx to use the actual 'Footnote text' style in Word for the text used in footnotes? It just uses the 'Normal' style for footnote texts.

Posted by admin  · 10-03-2021 - 11:09

Hello,

By default, phpdocx adds footnoteTextPHPDOCX as paragraph style to footnote contents. If you want to override it, you need to set a custom paragraph style creating a WordFragment:

$wordFragmentFootnote = new WordFragment($docx, 'footnote');
$wordFragmentFootnote->addText('Footnote content', array('pStyle' => 'custom_paragraph_style'));

$footnote->addFootnote(
    array(
        'textDocument' => 'footnote',
        'textFootnote' => $wordFragmentFootnote,
        'footnoteMark' => array('customMark' => '*')
    )
);

There's no option to get if there's a footnote style in a DOCX template and apply it to new footnotes automatically (many DOCX don't have a speficic style for footnotes). It must be applied using the pStyle option, although it could be queried using methods such as getWordStyles.

Regards.