There are 84 improvements and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:
- Aspose.Words for Java is FIPS compliant now. The single sentence 'SecuritySettings.startFipsMode()' switches current Aspose.Words thread to the FIPS mode.
- Support Conholdate.Total for Java licensing system.
- Compatibility within GroupDocs Total package is improved.
- Just another Veracode Security Scan Report is fixed.
- Java 10/11 compatibility updates caused few bugs on some old Java Runtime Environments. We managed to fix these bugs quickly.
- Massive JavaDoc fixes.
- Aspose.BarCode compatibility changed to a new architecture that started from v.18.8. BarCode inside AW documents is more consistent now.
- Implemented new API to set up font fallback mechanism through XML configuration.
- Provide option to Use a style to format text typed into the SDT control.
- Add feature to insert Horizontal Rule into document.
- PNG images with a corrupted file structure are not skipped now from the rendering if it is possible to read information about their size.
- Improved rendering of abscissa labels of a DrawingML Chart if the axis contains a large number of dummy values.
- Improved scaling of the vertical axis of DrawingML Charts if a small range is used.
- Fixed an error causing an exception while rendering pattern-filled DrawingML shapes when pattern is not specified.
- Fixed a rendering glitch caused by negative arcsize of rounded rectangle VML shapes.
- Fixed a bug with rendering of the gridlines in a DrawingML Chart if the interval between tick marks is specified.
- Fixed a bug with rendering of the second axis title in a DrawingML Chart if manual layout is set.
- Fixed issue with paragraph above spacing for page break lines in compatibility mode.
- Fixed rendering of hidden paragraph in TOC fields.
- Fixed line wrapping in compatibility mode when line break follows inline shape wider that column.
- Improved rendering of underlines, it is now based on fields of the POST table in OTF fonts.
- Improved alignment of page relative shapes for documents created in Word 2013 and later.
- LINQ Reporting Engine supports removal of paragraphs becoming empty after template syntax tags are removed or replaced with empty values.
Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release
Remove '#Error Cref' warning errors from public API.
Bad size of border around Barcode image.
Javadoc is missing package-list file.
Hebrew characters are not generating properly from rtf specified format
An invalid characters encoding when saving RTF document to a string
Links to internal members in public API Documentation.
Generic Type is absent in public API
Check Veracode Security Scan report
Shapes (Math equation) do not render correctly
Java documentation for GraphicsQualityOptions settings
"Bad cref:" warning in public API due simplified see tag
Missing javadoc for method with array in signature
Links to .Net system members in Java's javadoc
FIPS compliant version of Bouncy Castle
Fonts are substituted improperly
Support 'Conholdate.Total for Java' licensing system
GroupDocs Total License: resource name conflict after obfuscation
Remarks section is lost in web javadoc version
Document.updateFields throws java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError
java.lang.IllegalStateException is thrown while loading document in OSGI
PDF output is corrupted after some page
Missing Text when converting RTF
Space characters in an OfficeMath equation disappear after conversion to MathML
Document is not rendered properly
Word to PDF - Bookmark creation issue with style separator
DOCX to PDF conversion issue with English and Chinese text
Document.PageCount returns wrong value
Add feature to insert Horizontal Rule into document
Aspose.Words produces invalid EPUB documents if HtmlSaveOptions.Encoding is not UTF-8 or UTF-16
A picture at bottom right corner of first page moves inches towards left in PDF
Incorrect rendering of X-axis labels after converting to PDF
Converting Word to Pdf the text layout in Pdf is not correct
Extracted Ole Object has wrong Signature and Binary values differ every time Aspose.Words code executes
TextBox Picture are not preserved in rendered PDF
Document.UpdateFields does not update the TOC field under Swedish culture
Large tables flow off the side of the page when rendering
Incorrect Table/Cell widths are exported to PDF
Header/Footer cut off at the right side of page after conversion from Doc to Fixed file format
Tables appear behind the Shapes in rendered PDF
Docx to Pdf conversion issue with text indentation
Table cell borders in an HtmlFixed document become invisible in Chrome
List Export to HTML Default Behavior Varies
Docx to Pdf/Doc conversion issue with table's position
Unable to completely remove cell spacing in RTF tables
Table direction changed from 'Right-to-left' to 'Left-to-right'
OutlineOptions.HeadingsOutlineLevels does not export heading levels when Html is exported to Pdf
Fallback content of an <object> element is imported from HTML even if element's data are available
HTML-to-Words converter generates corrupted DOCX
Watermark is not rendered in output PDF
A DOCX document produced by Aspose.Words cannot be opened in MS Word
Text in a table gets overlapped during PDF conversion
Hyperlink is lost after conversion from DOC to DOCX
Font is changing when convert DOC to PDF
Underlined text is Illegible after Word to PDF
Text underline problem in PDF
Style.BaseStyleName not working properly
System.NullReferenceException is thrown while inserting document loaded by "doc" tag in Foreach block
ReportingEngine: Blank line appearing after -html input
InsertDocument inserts a white space at the start of content when inserting at the very beginning of a paragraph
Links to internal members in public API Documentation
Strange white thick line added to the table
Some metadata properties are missing after document saving
Try to render PNG images with corrupted structure // DOCX to PDF - image is lost
System.InvalidOperationException occurs during rendering DOC to PDF
System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException is thrown while saving DOCX to HTML
Transparent graphics not getting converted correctly
Exception occurs when saving HTML to HTML
Document.Save throws System.ArgumentNullException
System.InvalidCastException occurs upon loading a DOC
UpdateFields throws OutOfMemoryException
Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException occurs when loading a DOCM
DocumentBuilder.InsertField throws System.InvalidOperationException
Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException is thrown while loading DOT
Korean characters rendering issue when saving word doc as PDF
The language detection of every Run object
Rupee symbol does not render in PDF when old version of Arial font is used
Provide option to Use a style to format text typed into the SDT control
Add ability to remove paragraphs becoming empty after template extressions are evaluated to empty values
Add feature to remove list item when data source is empty or null
Remove empty paragraph when IF condition returns false in LINQ Reporting
Add feature to remove last list number when HTML is inserted by LINQ Reporting
WordArt rendering support (advanced features)
Saving to PDF is very slow
Document is corrupted after conversion from HTML to DOCX