lukemadhanga/php-document-parser

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A PHP parser for getting the text from a .doc, .docx, .rtf or .txt file

0.1.4 2019-09-21 09:24 UTC

README

A PHP parser for getting the text from a .doc, .docx, .rtf or .txt file

Authors

  • @facuonline
  • Luke Madhanga @LukeMadhanga

This library is perfect if you want users to be able to upload word documents to your content management system, instead of forcing them to copy and paste. Supported file types are .doc, .docx, .txt and .rtf.

composer require lukemadhanga/php-document-parser

May require you to install PHP Zip

sudo apt-get install php7.0-zip

The above Ubuntu command will vary depending on your version of PHP and what OS is running on your server

Methods

parseFromFile

Parse a document from a file

Arguments

string $filename The path to the file to parse

string $mimetype The mimetype of the file. This will be used to determine which algorithm to use when decoding

returns string The text from the file

parseFromString

Parse a file from a string

Arguments

string $string The contents of the file to parse

string $mimetype The mimetype of the file. This will be used to determine which algorithm to use when decoding

returns string The text in the document

Change log

September 21 2019 (0.1.4)

Better ODT Support Merged in PR#13 for better ODT support. Author: facuonline

August 1 2019 (0.1.3)

PHP Unit Merged in PR#12 for PHP Unit testing. Author: facuonline

March 21 2019 (0.1.2)

DOCX Handling Merged in PR#10 For better DOCX handling. Includes bug fixes for exception handling. Author: facuonline

September 13th 2017

Added composer

composer require lukemadhanga/php-document-parser

April 29th 2016

Improved .doc process

The script to parse .doc files is unreliable: it breaks on complicated documents. I would suggest installing the antiword command line utility as that works almost perfectly for the larger majority of documents.