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Posted by rjonge  · 22-11-2011 - 15:29


I just purchased the pro version. (v2.4)

Every document I generate is empty. Even if I try the examples. I did not get any errors. does anybody know what could cause this problem?

for example:

require_once '../../classes/';
$docx = new CreateDocx();
$docx->addText( 'This is a test.' );

I can download newFile.docx as expected. But it's empty when opening in Word 2007 (windows). If I open the newFile.docx in a other text editor it's also a empty file.

Posted by rjonge  · 11-04-2013 - 12:13

I think I found the problem and solution.

The problem is the standard temp directory where the docx files will be created by phpdocx. When I use it, it will give me empty docx files. I don't know exactly why.

In my own project folder I made a folder 'generetedDocs' with write permissions for apache.

I made the createDocx and createDocxAndDownload methods working with the new path:

$docx->createDocx($_SERVER["DOCUMENT_ROOT"] . '/generetedDocs/example_text');
$docx->createDocxAndDownload($_SERVER["DOCUMENT_ROOT"] . '/generetedDocs/example_text');

now I've good filled docx files!

Posted by admin  · 11-04-2013 - 12:13


On a next version of phpdocx we'll add a new method to change temp directory.