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Left margin/padding of ol and ul lists
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Posted by NylonDerek  · 16-05-2022 - 19:13

Hello,

I'm using phpdocx 12.5 premium to embed HTML in word docs.

Is it possible to globally set the left margin/padding of OL and UL lists without applying a custom class to them? All attempts to do this using CSS have not worked.

Example code that does not affect left margin/padding:

<ul style="margin-left: 0; padding-left: 0;">
  <li>List Item 1</li>
  <li>List Item 2</li>
  <li>List Item 3</li>
</ul>

Thanks!

Posted by admin  · 17-05-2022 - 05:45

Hello,

To set left margins to list items when importing HTML a custom list style must be used:

$myListStyle = array();
$myListStyle[0]['left'] = 900;
$docx->createListStyle('myliststyle', $myListStyle);

$html = '
<ul class="myliststyle">
    <li>First item.</li>
    <li>Second item.</li>
    <li>Third item.</li>
</ul>';
$docx->embedHTML($html, array('customListStyles' => true));

Changing left margins of list items isn't supported applying CSS styles. Paragraphs and other elements support setting custom margins using CSS styles.

Regards.