Accessing, Rendering Presentation to PDF, HTML & Slide Thumbnails are Enhanced
03/13/2015

We have resolved the issues that appeared while accessing, saving and rendering presentation to PDF, HTML or slide thumbnails.

Online PR News – 13-March-2015 – Lane Cove/ New South Wales – What's New in this Release?

We are happy to share the announcement of Aspose.Slides for .NET 15.2.0. This is major maintenance release in which we have resolved certain issues incurring in the product. We have addressed many text and image rendering issues in this new release that occurred in charts, tables, Smart and AutoShape. We have also improved the right to left text rendering support include Hebrew language rendering. Many of chart elements rendering issues including chart titles, axis text, legends and chart labels have been addressed for different type of charts. The rendering performance has been significantly improved for generated thumbnails, exported Pdf and SVG files. We have also resolved issues related to slide cloning that earlier resulted in missing data in cloned slides. The support for removing the macros has also been improved in this release. The more details about the feature can be observed in article Removing VBA Macros in Presentation. We have resolved the issues that appeared while accessing, saving and rendering presentation to PDF, HTML or slide thumbnails, which resulted in different exceptions like UnexpectedFontParsing Exception , SystemOutOfMemory Exception , NullReference, ArgumentException, PptxReadException, ObjectReferenceException,and IndexOutOfRange in previous releases. The issue of presentation repair message appearing in Aspose.Slides generated presentations when viewed in different PowerPoint versions has also been addressed and resolved in this release. We have made several enhancements to the new API. Refer to the article Public API and Backwards Incompatible Changes in Aspose.Slides for .NET 15.2.0 for further reference. This list of new, improved and bug fixes in this release are given below

• Implement all types of hyperlink monikers
• RemoveAt method for chart series data point collection is missing
• To get Fill Color of Series when Fill Type is Automatic
• Support for availability of same property for getting the file format as of Aspsoe.Cells and Aspsoe.Words
• Macros has been disabled message even after removing them in presenatation
• Pie chart sector labels are improeprly rendered in generated PDF and thumbnail
• Table width not correct when saving the presentation to image
• Cell Font Height property return NaN for table in existing presentation file
• Format lost when setting Text in a Table
• Unsupported Font Parsing Exception while opening the presentation file
• Unexpected Font parsing exception on accessing presentation
• Presentation repair message pops up for Aspose.Slides generated presentation in PP 2010 and PP2007
• Percentage in doughnut chart turns to decimal in generated PPTX file
• Error on opening the PPTX file converted from PPT
• Error on opening the PPTX file converted from PPT
• NullReferenceException is thrown on opening password protected PPTX file
• Value not found Exception on loading of ppt presentation
• Chart InvertIfNegative value gets set when saving presentation
• Portion format returns wrong values for portion properties
• Exception: Only FileMoniker is supported on opening PPT file
• All images missing in generated thumbnails
• Exception: Can't read MSCDFileSystem when opening the PPT file
• Charts are missing in generated thumbnail
• ArgumentOutOfRangeException is thrown on opening the PPTX file
• SmartArt text is improperly rendered in generated thumbnails
• NullReference exception on opening presentation
• Graph missing in generated PDF
• Presentation repair message appears in PP 2007 for Aspose.Slides cloned presentation
• Hebrew characters are getting disturbed when converting PPT to JPG
• Exception: Only FileMoniker is supported when opening the PPT file
• Error on opening the generated PPTX file
• Exception: Only FileMoniker is supported when opening the PPT file
• Method to add datapoint for dougnut chart missing while creating charts in PPTX
• NullReference exception on opening a password protected presentation
• SmartArt improperly rendered in generated thumbnail
• Out of Memory Exception is thrown while using Aspose.Slides as COM in C++
• Chart DataLabels are not coming in the correct format in the generated Presentation files
• Out of Memory Exception thrown when trying to convert the PPTX file to PDF
• System.IndexOutOfRangeException on accessing the presentation
• Opening failure - Exception Only FileMoniker is supported is thrown
• Shape autofit not working as expected in PPTX
• System Out of Memory Exception thrown on converting PPTX to PDF
• Repair file message appears on opening the generated PPTX file
• A generic error occurred in GDI+ on converting PPTX to PDF
• Unexpected font parsing exception while opening a PPTX file
• Unexpected font parsing exception while PPTX presentation reading
• Chart missing in generated thumbnail
• PptRead exception on exporting to PDF
• Unexpected Font parsing exception on loading presentation
• Unexpected font parsing exception when opening PPTX file
• Exception: Unexpected font parsing exception is thrown when opening the PPTX file
• Exception 'Only FileMoniker is supported' on loading PPT file
• Unexpected font parsing exception on loading presentations
• NotImplemented Exception was unhandled when accessing presentation
• Error opening password protected 2013 PowerPoint files
• SmartArt missing in generated thumbnail
• Support for WordArt rendering in Aspose.Slides
• Word art styles does not rendered in generated PDF
• Add Hyperlink to some part of text in an existing portion in PPTX file

Other most recent bug fixes are also included in this release

Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.Slides documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Slides for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Removing VBA Macros in Presentation: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesnet/Removing+VBA+Macros+in+Presentation

- Adding VBA Macros in Presentation: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesnet/Adding+VBA+Macros+in+Presentation

Overview: Aspose.Slides for .NET

Aspose.Slides is a .NET component to read, write and modify a PowerPoint document without using MS PowerPoint. PowerPoint versions from 97-2007 and all three PowerPoint formats: PPT, POT, PPS are also supported. Now you can create, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in your presentations. Other features include PPT/PPTX printing, PPT to XPS format, saving PowerPoint slides into PDF, adding & modifying audio & video frames, using shapes like rectangles or ellipses and saving presentations in SVG format, streams or images.

More about Aspose.Slides for .NET

- Homepage of Aspose.Slides for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/.net/powerpoint-component.aspx

- Download Aspose.Slides for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/community/files/51/.net-components/aspose.slides-for-.net/default.aspx

- Online documentation of Aspose.Slides for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesnet/Home

- Demos of Aspose.Slides for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/demos/.net-components/aspose.slides/default.aspx

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