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This page contains release notes for Aspose.Words for .NET 17.5

Major Features

There are 84 improvements and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:

  • MailMerge and Metafile rendering performance are improved.
  • Support TOA, IMPORT, INCLUDE, SHAPE fields.
  • API to bind SDT to CustomXML properties is provided.
  • Implemented support for ShapeLayoutLikeWW8 compatibility option.
  • Improved calculation of width of spaces in Asian text.
  • Improved text wrapping for lines consisting of many tabs.
  • Improved layout of multi-column sections when column ends with page break followed by paragraph break.
  • A low resolution text rendering to images improved.
  • Underlined text in EMF+ images are now rendered into fixed page formats.
  • HtmlFixed output file rendering improved (removing zero-sized text boxes).
  • Image crop is now taken into account while rendering HtmlFixed.
  • Shaded DrawingML images rendering fixed.
  • DrawingML Charts rendering improved (axis label placement).

Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release

Key

Summary

Category

WORDSNET-10427

Doc to fixed file format conversion issue with STYLEREF

Bug

WORDSNET-10833

non-breaking space. Text position is changed after conversion from Docx to Doc/Pdf

Bug

WORDSNET-12367

Aspose.Words does not import the Run nodes correctly in DOM

Bug

WORDSNET-12544

space width + BalanceSingleByteDoubleByteWidth. Cell's text moves to next line in output Pdf

Bug

WORDSNET-14200

Rtf to Docx conversion issue with spaces's width.

Bug

WORDSNET-14348

ShapeLayoutLikeWW8. Doc to Pdf conversion issue with content's position

Bug

WORDSNET-14349

Veracode vulnerabilities in running Aspose.Words API code

Bug

WORDSNET-14355

ShapeLayoutLikeWW8. Doc to Pdf conversion issue with shape's position

Bug

WORDSNET-14408

Bookmark.Remove() removes only some bookmarks.

Bug

WORDSNET-14647

Chart is corrupted after conversion from MS WORD to PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-14661

List labels are lost after conversion from RTF to PNG

Bug

WORDSNET-14667

Image is lost after modifying the output Doc with MS Word 2003.

Bug

WORDSNET-14682

Document.AcceptAllRevisions does not accept all tracked changes

Bug

WORDSNET-14706

Chart image size seems bigger than original when exporting to HTML

Bug

WORDSNET-14874

Embedded Fonts are gone when printing Aspose.Words generated PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-14881

If saving to HTML and CssSavingArgs.CssStream is provided, CSS outputs both to the stream and to a file

Bug

WORDSNET-14928

Slope of Drawing Line is inversed when opening and saving the document

Bug

WORDSNET-14952

Pictures are shifted in rendered documents

Bug

WORDSNET-14987

Chart rendering is not accurate.

Bug

WORDSNET-14992

Vertical Axis of chart does not render correctly

Bug

WORDSNET-14997

Accept revisions cause a text deletion in Cell

Bug

WORDSNET-15034

Paragraph space after is changed after mail merge

Bug

WORDSNET-15040

Docx to Pdf conversion issue with Shape's text formatting

Bug

WORDSNET-15055

FontSettings are not document-bound during import from HTML

Bug

WORDSNET-15067

STYLEREF fields in headers resolve in Error when rendering Word document with revisions to PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-15083

SVG is not exported in output DOC/PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-15105

The stroke of SVG image is lost in output PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-15118

Inline styles are used when styles are set to be saved separately

Bug

WORDSNET-15139

Html to Docx/Pdf conversion issue with SVG image

Bug

WORDSNET-15171

Text color is changed in DOCX to JPG conversion

Bug

WORDSNET-15177

Range.Replace method does not replace text in footnote

Bug

WORDSNET-15182

Text in DrawingML textboxes missing when converting to PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-15184

Paragraph's text is rendered on previous page in output HtmlFixed/Pdf

Bug

WORDSNET-15202

Document.AcceptAllRevisions removes the empty paragraph that causes incorrect page layout

Bug

WORDSNET-15208

Pages are truncated in output HtmlFixed/PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-15210

API throws InvalidCastException upon loading DOCX

Bug

WORDSNET-15213

Date field is incorrectly formatted when FieldUpdateCultureSource.FieldCode is used

Bug

WORDSNET-15227

Chart's vertical axis are in correct in output PNG

Bug

WORDSNET-15228

Chart's vertical axis are rendered as decimal instead of integer

Bug

WORDSNET-15230

The minimum axis bound is changed in output PNG

Bug

WORDSNET-15232

Axis bounds and units of chart are changed in output PNG

Bug

WORDSNET-15237

Incorrect conversion of x-axis data of a Chart

Bug

WORDSNET-15242

Docx to PDF conversion issue with image rendering

Bug

WORDSNET-15254

Horizontal axis of chart does not render correctly

Bug

WORDSNET-6061

decimal tab. Table column text aligned incorrectly while doc to png/bmp format.

Bug

WORDSNET-6126

Background of Shape becomes black upon converting to EPUB/HTML

Bug

WORDSNET-6538

Shapes are misplaced when rendering to TIFF

Bug

WORDSNET-7377

decimal tabs. A Run of text splits into three lines in Cell when rendering to Pdf

Bug

WORDSNET-9371

Hebrew (RTL) characters are turned into garbage characters during rendering to PDF

Bug

WORDSNET-9606

A nested floating table is not rendering in Pdf

Bug

WORDSNET-11781

Incorrect text wrapping when a line starts with a huge space

Enhancement

WORDSNET-14782

Outline is incorrect upon converting VML to DML

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15014

Aspose.Words Objects are very verbose

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15038

MHTML import. Image format EMZ is not supported.

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15052

Simplifiy OMath when copying it into toc entry

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15135

Take image crop in account when render to HtmlFixed.

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15155

Documents rendered incorrectly

Enhancement

WORDSNET-15200

Obtain the correct distance between list label and content of list item

Enhancement

WORDSNET-7252

Backslashes and double quotes are not processed properly by the FieldTokenDecoder

Enhancement

WORDSNET-7302

An odd space added between spans at export to PNG

Enhancement

WORDSNET-8436

Rendering RTL tables to GDI/PNG is wrong

Enhancement

WORDSNET-14880

Exception when Saving Words document and CSS to Stream

Exception

WORDSNET-14926

When open .MOBI file, the Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException occurs.

Exception

WORDSNET-14996

AcceptAllRevisions throws System.ArgumentException

Exception

WORDSNET-15068

Document.UpdateFields throws System.IndexOutOfRangeException

Exception

WORDSNET-15079

Document.UpdateFields throws System.ArgumentException

Exception

WORDSNET-15160

Document.UpdateFields throws System.InvalidOperationException

Exception

WORDSNET-15189

Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException is thrown while loading DOCX

Exception

WORDSNET-15194

Bookmark.Text throws System.ArgumentException when it is set to empty string

Exception

WORDSNET-15267

Document.Save throws System.InvalidOperationException

Exception

WORDSNET-14363

Support TOA field

Feature

WORDSNET-15243

Support IMPORT field

Feature

WORDSNET-15244

Support INCLUDE field

Feature

WORDSNET-15245

Support SHAPE field

Feature

WORDSNET-4738

Provide an API to bind SDT to CustomXML properties.

Feature

WORDSNET-15089

performance. slow Document.MailMerge.Execute

Performance

WORDSNET-13424

Odt appears to be corrupted with 16.2.0 and Mono 2.10.8

Regression

WORDSNET-15114

HtmlFixed file size is increased after conversion from DOC

Regression

WORDSNET-15122

Escaping problem of double quotes in latest version

Regression

WORDSNET-15143

Changing of BackgroundPatternColor doesn't work.

Regression

WORDSNET-15146

Table border can't be changed.

Regression

WORDSNET-15149

DOC to HTML conversion results a big HTML

Regression

WORDSNET-15161

Table borders disappear after Paragraph removal

Regression

WORDSNET-15199

Header content becomes visible from behind a floating Frame with shading during rendering

Regression


Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

This section lists public API changes that were introduced in Aspose.Words 17.5. It includes not only new and obsoleted public methods, but also a description of any changes in the behavior behind the scenes in Aspose.Words 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 Public Method CustomXmlPartCollection.Add(string id, string xml)

A public method is added into the CustomXmlPartCollection class to help in creation of a custom XML part by specifying its XML:

Value of the 'xml' parameter is encoded as UTF8 and is stored in creating XML part.

UC for creating a custom XML part by specifying its XML

Implemented API to Bind StructuredDocumentTag to Node of Custom XML Part

WORDSNET-4738 has been resolved. The following public property is added into the StructuredDocumentTag class:

Public methods of the XmlMapping class:

UC for creation of an XML part and binding a content control to it

CellFormat.SetPaddings Method was Introduced.

WORDSNET-15014 (Enhancement) has been resolved. We have added a simple method allowing to set all cell paddings in one line of code.

You can use this method instead of using four properties:

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