Aspose.BarCode for .NET 18.1 Release Notes

Key Summary Category
BARCODENET-36647 Add support to save barcode in SVG Feature
BARCODENET-34191 Add support to save barcode in any Vector image format Feature
BARCODENET-36783 Support to generate and recognize EPC QR coded barcode Feature
BARCODENET-36753 Improved drawing text when font is specified Enhancement
BARCODENET-36755 Mark BarCodeReader API as obsolete Enhancement
BARCODENET-36760 Barcode is rendered without text Bug
BARCODENET-36750 Incorrectly saving a picture to a file Bug
BARCODENET-36738 Property CodeLocation works incorrectly Bug

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

This section lists public API changes that were introduced in Aspose.BarCode for .NET 18.1. It includes not only new and obsoleted public methods, but also a description of any changes in the behavior behind the scenes in Aspose.BarCode for .NET which may affect existing code. Any behavior introduced that could be seen as a regression and modifies existing behavior is especially important and is documented here.

Added APIs

Type Details Remarks
 Field/Enum New public value Svg has been added to BarCodeImageFormat emun. It allows to save barcode in Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format.  Evaluation version of Aspose.BarCode allows Code39 barcodes symbology to be saved into SVG format.
Code sample:
 string codeText = @"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ";

using (BarCodeBuilder builder = new BarCodeBuilder(codeText, EncodeTypes.Code128))

{

    builder.Save("code128.svg", BarCodeImageFormat.Svg);

}

Obsolete APIs

Following APIs are marked as obsolete. Do not use them anymore. Barcode orientation is detected automatically.

Type Details
Class Aspose.BarCode.BarCodeRecognition.RecognitionHints
enum Aspose.BarCode.BarCodeRecognition.RecognitionHints.Orientation
property Aspose.BarCode.BarCodeRecognition.BarCodeReader.OrientationHints
Property Aspose.BarCode.BarCodeRecognition.BarCodeReader.ExpectedBarCodeCount
(Do not use it anymore. ExpectedBarCodeCount does not have any influence on recognition speed)
Method Aspose.BarCode.BarCodeRecognition.BarCodeReader.GetAllPossibleBarCodes
(Use property BarCodeReader.RecognitionMode = RecognitionMode.MaxBarCodes and check method BarCodeReader.GetIsDeniable() while reading barcode.