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Bug #2146 setversion(8) used with printArea crashes Excel
Submitted: 2004-08-17 12:32 UTC
From: pwa dot net at free dot fr Assigned:
Status: Feedback Package: Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
PHP Version: 4.3.1 OS: unix
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 [2004-08-17 12:32 UTC] pwa dot net at free dot fr
Description: ------------ setversion(8) used with printArea crashes Excel Use excel spreadsheet 0.8, OLE 5.0 Reproduce code: --------------- require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php'; // Creating a workbook $workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer(); $workbook->SetVersion(8); // sending HTTP headers $workbook->send('test.xls'); // Creating a worksheet $worksheet1 =& $workbook->addWorksheet('Premier feuillet'); // The actual data $worksheet1->write(3, 2, 'Ce fichier à été entièrement généré avec PHP'); // BUG WITH THIS LINE $worksheet1->printArea(1,1,5,5); // Let's send the file $workbook->close(); Actual result: -------------- Excel crashes

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 [2007-07-31 07:37 UTC] bogacaslan (Bogac Aslanyürek)
setversion(8) used with printArea definitely crashes Excel. $worksheet->setInputEncoding('UTF-8') needs setversion(8) to be used, so encoding problem with UTF-8 data occurs. * A solution in comments by [2007-03-19 15:42 UTC] purs (Dima Pursanov) for Bug #2942 didnt work for me : $worksheet->setInputEncoding('UTF-8');//changing unicode $worksheet->write(0, 0, "sample"); $worksheet->setInputEncoding();//parameter error occurs. * Another solution utf8_decode() for text data also doesnt work and causes data loss. * My solution was making a function to use mb_convert_encode() on every value in an array. Excel accepts ISO-8859-9 charset, which is for Turkish characters, I think it may work for several other charsets.Here are codes: ======= function arrayConvertEncoding($arr){ foreach ($arr as $key=>$val){ $arr[$key]=mb_convert_encoding($val,"ISO-8859-9","UTF-8"); } return $arr; } =========== Hope this saves time to someone else.
 [2008-03-22 12:15 UTC] doconnor (Daniel O'Connor)
This sounds vaguely like bug #2010 - is it?
 [2009-11-29 07:43 UTC] cschmitz (Carsten Schmitz)
-Status: Open +Status: Verified
I can confirm that I can reproduce this behaviour using the provided text script.
 [2016-06-21 02:52 UTC] sanmai (Alexey Kopytko)
-Status: Verified +Status: Feedback
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