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Can i alter the variable from $example$ to [[example]] ?
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Posted by alfred2612  · 01-09-2013 - 18:19


The company I work for is porting our software to PHP from an older language.

Our old mail-merge software had variables in the format [[example]], but I see PHPDocX has them in the $Example$ format. Can I change this somehow?

It just saves all our customers the trouble of altering all their templates.



Posted by jorgelj  · 02-09-2013 - 09:01


You can set a new symbol to sorround placeholders but this must be the same for start and end; i.e. $var$, |var|, %var%; but you can't set a symbol for the start and other for the end.

Of course you can contact us for a custom dev: