XmlApi - pdx:setTemplateSymbol

pdx:setTemplateSymbol

Sets the character used to identify placeholder variables within a given template.

Description

Element definition

By default the phpdocx template variables have to be wrapped by dollar symbols ($).

You can change that symbol by any other you wish with the help of this method. It is, of course, convenient to use a symbol reasonably distinguishable from standard text characters.

Make sure that all variables in your template are surrounded by the symbol you have chosen.

Attributes and sub-elements

symbolValue

The symbol you want to use for identifying placeholder variables within templates.

Code samples

Example #1

config.xml

content.xml

settings.xml

PHP code

The resulting Word document looks like: