Embedding excel files generated with PHPExcel

Mar 14, 2013 at 3:05 PM
PHPWord can't embed xlsx files generated with PHPExcel and, while it can embed the xls-output of PHPExcel, when trying to open these excel attachments in the Word document generated by PHPWord, I get an error message ("Convert File" .... "Convert Text from:" ...).

Is there any way to solve this problem?
Mar 16, 2013 at 9:55 AM
Replying to myself. I've figured out what needs to be done to let PHPWord embed xlsx attachments into a Word document (and also PDF, docx, pptx and other formats). I should have the modified code in a few days. Once this is ready, can this be made available for anybody as an updated version of PHPWord?
Aug 14, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Edited Aug 14, 2013 at 1:16 PM
To the person who contacted me via the contact form asking about the above:
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