There are 76 improvements and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:
- Caching of shading patterns for PDF output implemented. The output size of PDF documents with the repeating images (e.g. in header/footer) is now significantly reduced.
- Precaching of printer settings implemented. Calling of AsposeWordsPrintDocument.CachePrinterSettings() reduces the time for the first call of Print() method making the sequential calls of Print() method uniform.Metafiles with EMR_ALPHABLEND record with 32bpp ARGB raw bitmap data rendering implemented.
- Improved character spacing control handling for Asian text.
- Improved table grid calculation when a paragraph in a cell has large indents.
- Improved text wrapping in narrow line band when there is a leading tab stop.
- Added feature to set Placeholder Text of Structured Document Tag.
- Added feature to support w:dirty attribute on a field.
- Updating value of SaveDate field just by doing open/save.
Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release
Black backgrounds appear behind OLE objects in PDF
A blank page added in generated PDF
/character spacing control/ Incorrect foreign language character spacing in rendered documents
VML shape in incorrectly read from HTML
/character spacing control/ Chinese text renders on next line in HtmlFixed
/character spacing control/ Chinese text moves to next page after conversion from Doc to HtmlFixed
Cell's contents are lost after re-saving RTF
/character spacing control/ Docx to Pdf conversion issue with Chinese text
Color of mail merge fields is changed after conversion from Docx to Doc/Pdf
TOC fields are corrupted during open/save RTF
/character spacing control/ A paragraph wraps to next line in fixed page formats
Chart is changed to image after re-saving Docx
Html to Docx conversion issue with table's border style
Table Top Border missing in PDF
Mail Merge - Numbered Bullet Points Incrementing
/compressed punctuation + fullwidth characters/ Character spacing changes after DOCX to JPG conversion
Long numbers are truncated in DOCX to HTML conversion
CSS reader incorrectly processes @import rules that don't end with a semicolon
Move-from/move-to revisions of run properties of a paragraph are not read/written
Docx to Odt conversion issue with GroupShape size
Some HTML data is missing in resultant DOCX
Incorrect text formatting in RTF to HTML conversion
/compressed punctuation + fullwidth characters/ DOCX to PDF conversion issue with Japanese punctuation mark
Formatting issue in DOCX with revisions to PDFA conversion
Justified XHTML text conversion issue
Incorrect applying fill(Picture or texture) for bevel type of angle.
/text wrap/ Images not aligned in PDF rendition
Text Replacement issue with RTL text
Incorrect applying texture (hardware rendering).
When DOC is saved as PDF, in Arabic language 500 becomes 050
StructuredDocumentTag.FullDate is not updating
Assertions in CellMetrics
The number of pages increases when saved into odt ott formats
List number format is not rendered correctly in output PDF
Aspose.Words throws exception at Windows XP where mscorlib.dll v2.0.50727.42 is installed
Heading bookmarks are not created after conversion from DOCX to PDF.
Tables count issue in RTF
/character spacing control/ DOCX to PDF conversion issue with position of Chinese text
Formatting issue in DOCX to SVG conversion
Table of contents are broken
RTF to DOC conversion loses cell background colors
DOCX is corrupted when it is re-saved
Hebrew text is reversed in output PDF
Converting a landscape RTF document to PDF produces the corrupted output.
Hidden border of table is visible after saving RTF to DOC and PDF
Document.UpdateFields throws System.NullReferenceException
Inconsistent results from JoinRunsWithSameFormatting
Inconsistent results from JoinRunsWithSameFormatting
Text becomes bold after open/save the document.
Table is moved to the next page during rendering.
Part of invisible content becomes visible upon rendering
SmartArt (DrawingML) graphic is not preserved during DOCX to DOC conversion
Table render incorrectly after conversion from Docx to Pdf
An EMF image is rendered completely black in PDF
Docx to Pdf conversion issue with EMF metafile
/table grid/ Table column widths are calculated incorrectly during rendering
/character spacing control/ The line is incorrectly wrapped when punctuation compressing is enabled
Show Placeholder text after removal of SDT runs
Preserve NUMPAGES fields during HTML round-trip
Table layout issue in DOCX to PDF
Exception is thrown when loading HTML
/structure builder/ System.NullReferenceException is thrown while saving Docx to PDF
DOC is not loading into API throws FileCorruptedException
Aspose.Words throws FileCorruptedException upon loading DOC file
Aspose.Words throws FileCorruptedException upon loading a DOC file
UpdateFields() throws IndexOutOfRange Exception with null chart value
System.IndexOutOfRangeException is thrown while converting DOCX to PDF
Add feature to set Placeholder Text of Structured Document Tag
Add feature to support w:dirty attribute on field
Charts are lost after open/save ODT document (triaged)
Consider updating value of SaveDate field just by doing open/save
Print() first call taking more time than subsequent calls
Document.UpdateFields method causes System.OutOfMemoryException
Aspose.Words.FileCorruptedException is thrown while loading HTML
Document.UpdateFields does not update the formula field
Document.Compare throws System.NullReferenceException
Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes