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Posted by ludalex  · 10-01-2014 - 22:20

Hello,



I'm in desperate need for this feature as I need to replace template variables with tables generated with addTable(). replaceVariableByHTML() doesn't work as good.



Please PHPDOCX staff, I can't believe you have methods to replace variables by whole .docx documents and not one to do replace it with WordML :D



Thanks in advance.


Posted by jorgelj  · 12-01-2014 - 09:27

Hello,



What version of PHPDocX are you using?



Regards.


Posted by ludalex  · 12-01-2014 - 13:46

[quote=jorgelj]



Hello,



What version of PHPDocX are you using?



Regards.



[/quote]



3.6 PRO (Trial), gonna buy it soon.



Thanks in advance.


Posted by jorgelj  · 13-01-2014 - 10:52

Hello,



The current version of PHPDocX doesn't allow to replace a variable by WordML, but in the future it will. The solution is to use replaceVariableByHTML. What issue do you find using this method?



Regards.


Posted by ludalex  · 13-01-2014 - 20:31

[quote=jorgelj]



Hello,



The current version of PHPDocX doesn't allow to replace a variable by WordML, but in the future it will. The solution is to use replaceVariableByHTML. What issue do you find using this method?



Regards.



[/quote]



Table generation from HTML loses many features that I strictly need such as "repeat row on each page" and others.


Posted by ludalex  · 13-01-2014 - 22:23

Anyway I solved grabbing the return value of addTable() and str_replace()ing it in the document.xml using ZipArchive() if anyone's in interested.


Posted by jorgelj  · 14-01-2014 - 09:34

Hello,



You can get the raw WordML of each method and use addTemplateVariable to add it but it may lose some external dependencies.



Regards.


Posted by ludalex  · 14-01-2014 - 10:06

[quote=jorgelj]



Hello,



You can get the raw WordML of each method and use addTemplateVariable to add it but it may lose some external dependencies.



Regards.



[/quote]



addTemplateVariable() doesn't take WordML as input, I tried and it just pastes WordML in the document without having Word rendering it.


Posted by jorgelj  · 14-01-2014 - 17:45

Hello,



I mean the raw string of the WordML.



Regards.


Posted by ludalex  · 15-01-2014 - 13:01

[quote=jorgelj]



Hello,



I mean the raw string of the WordML.



Regards.



[/quote]



Yeah of course. That doesn't work, have you tried personally and succeded or are you just suggesting?


Posted by jorgelj  · 15-01-2014 - 16:30

Hello,



There's no example of that but it should works. Getting the raw WordML and replacing it.



Regards.


Posted by ludalex  · 16-01-2014 - 14:51

[quote=jorgelj]



Hello,



There's no example of that but it should works. Getting the raw WordML and replacing it.



Regards.



[/quote]



Again, it doesn't :D I tried several times as this is a vital feature for me and it doesn't work. 



But still, maybe I'm stupid :)