There are 76 improvements and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:
- "Don't add extra space for raised/lowered characters" compatibility option is supported.
- Multiple improvements in RTL and Asian text handling.
- LINQ Reporting Engine supports dynamic chart series removal.
- ‘Black and white’ images with one bit per pixel format rendering implemented. PixelFormat.Format1bppIndexed was introduced.
- An option to prevent the fonts embedding into HTML Fixed output implemented. Introduced HtmlFixedSaveOptions.UseTargetMachineFonts property.
- Rendering of HTML fixed documents with “PRC” encoding fonts has been improved.
- An algorithm, which mimics the behavior of MS Word when rendering of rotated VML shapes with text boxes.
- Rendering of “Surface” and “Stock” DrawingML Charts has been improved.
- Added CompareOptions.Target property and enumeration ComparisonTargetType.
- Added public methods to add and remove replies to comment.
- Ability to get and set the number of footnote layout columns.
- Provide API similar to SignatureSet.AddSignatureLine Method (Office).
- Expose Table.HorizontalAlignment property public.
Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release
Table column widths are not rendered correctly in PDF
/non-breaking space/ DrawingMLs are not rendering on the same line in PDF
Docx to Pdf conversion issue with table rendering
Docx to PDF/Tiff conversion issue with text position relative to line shape
The font is not recognized in output HtmlFixed/Pdf
Font Substitution issue while rendering Doc to HtmlFixed
Shape's text does not render correctly in output Pdf
Line breaks appear in gray after ODT-HTML-ODT roundtrip
Document.AcceptAllRevisions does not accept all revisions
DOC to PDF conversion losing header
DOC to PDF conversion loses text formatting
Japanese text and font is changed after re-saving RTF
Shape's text is rendered in two lines after Docx to Pdf conversion
Opening embedded Visio Drawing issue
Revisions are colored incorrectly when rendering to HTML and MHTML output.
Document.Compare generates incorrect revisions for table of contents
Document compare issue with bullet list when CompareOptions.IgnoreFormatting is used
ListFormat.ListLevel.Font does not report bold attribute properly
Open Save an RTF changes Headline when viewing via WordPad view
Charts are not rendered correctly in output PDF
RTF to PDF conversion results blank document
Hebrew text does not render correctly in output PDF
Page numbers are missing in resultant PDF footer
Aspose.Words 17.08 Exception when saving .ott documents to .doc and .dot formats
Indent issue in DOC output
Surface chart is rendered wider than in MS Word.
Stock chart is rendered improperly.
Server hangs while saving and sending PDF document to browser
ShowRevisionMarks does not work when its value is false
Text is missing in DOCX to PDF rendering
Document.HasRevisions returns incorrect value after using Document.Comare
Incorrect page count of an ODT Document
DOCX to image conversion issue with Japanese text position
Document.AcceptAllRevisions throws System.InvalidOperationException
RTL letters order changed in rendered PDF
The diagram/circle is missing.
Y-axis and grid lines of charts do not render correctly in output PDF
MS Word reports that the output document is corrupted after open/save with AW.
Empty paragraphs become paragraphs with non-breaking space character during DOC-HTML-DOC roundtrip.
Applying simple textures (such as Color, Gradient, Picture, etc.) for 3D shapes (hardware rendering)
Support comments tree in HTML export
Import textboxes saved by MS Word to HTML
Shape.StrokeColor throws System.NullReferenceException
DOCX to HTML conversion throws NullReferenceException
DocumentBuilder.InsertImage throws System.IndexOutOfRangeException exception while inserting SVG into document
System.InvalidCastException is thrown while loading DOC file
Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException occurs when loading a HTML
System.NotSupportedException is thrown while saving DOC to PDF
NullReferenceException inside OdtChartToDmlConverter.
Deletion issue of bookmarks with duplicate name
Document.UpdateFields throws System.ArgumentException
Appending a large RTF file throws ArgumentException
Converting Charts in DOCX to PDF or DOC causes System.DivideByZeroException
System.IndexOutOfRangeException is thrown while saving DOCX to DOC/PDF
Support new features of MS Word 2016
Add feature to set ImageSaveOptions.PixelFormat to '1 bits per pixel, indexed'
Add feature to set/get footnote layout column
Provide API similar to SignatureSet.AddSignatureLine Method (Office)
Support to modify number formatting of charts
Dynamically add or remove series on a chart in LINQ reporting - a new template tag.
Applying a radial gradient fill (hardware rendering).
Applying a rectangular gradient fill (hardware rendering).
Applying a path gradient fill (hardware rendering).
/Don't add extra space for raised/lowered characters/ Table data moves to next page in DOC to PDF rendering
Expose Table.HorizontalAlignment property public.
Prevent embedding fonts while saving into HTML
Implement support of transform for radial gradient fill (hardware rendering).
Allow embedding fonts into RTF documents.
Allow embedding fonts into DOC documents.
/com/ Create a sample project which provides a wrapper for common methods that cannot be easily called from COM or scripting languages
Provide way to add a Reply Comment in document
The output PDF file is getting too big
Saving documents difference as HTML throws InvalidOperationException in 17.8
RTL text with spaces reversed after replacement
Incorrect position of a text box anchored in an RTL paragraph
Aspose.Words throws FileCorruptedException upon loading DOCM file