Presentation Export with Custom Slide Size & Thumbnail Generation of SmartArt Node using Java
05/08/2016

This new release enables Java developers to Export Presentation with Custom Slide Size and Thumbnail Generation of SmartArt Node inside Java Apps

Online PR News – 08-May-2016 – Lane Cove, NSW – What's New in this Release?

The long awaited version of Aspose.Slides for Java 16.3.0 has been released. It comes with the improved support for the presentation rendering, along with many bug fixes. We have introduced the support for setting and getting the slide size while exporting a presentation to PDF or PDF notes. It has also added a new feature of setting second series plot options by adding new methods getPieSplitPosition(), getPieSplitBy(), getSecondPieSize() which may be used while working with PieOfPie or BarOfPie charts. For more details on these newly added methods, one may visit the documentation article Second plot options for Pie of Pie and Bar of Pie chart for further reference. It has also added support to generate thumbnail of SmartArt node. Please visit the documentation article Creating Shape Thumbnails for more details and sample code. The issues related to HTML generation, including incorrect text alignment, missing images, missing background and incorrect color of text box have been fixed in this release. Some issues which were appearing in previous versions while working with ODP files, including missing charts, missing text and misplaced contents have also been addressed in this release. Support for image rendering has also been improved in this release. The presentation access and saving issues have been rectified for many presentation decks that resulted in exceptions including PptxReadException, ArgumentException , KeyNotFoundException and ArgumentOutOfRangeException in previous releases. Many chart rendering issues including missing or improper chart legends, chart categories and axes have been rectified. The issues related to extraction of some document properties including Author and Last Modified By have also been addressed. We have taken care of the issues reported while loading or saving a presentation file with Aspose.Slides and this release is better in performance as compared to earlier versions of Aspose.Slides for Java. Some important enhancement & bug fixes included in this release are given below

• 15.6.0 is consuming more memory as compared to 15.3.0
• Support for getting parent shape name in ITextFrame
• Support to export SmartArt child node as images
• Missing information in app.xml created by Aspose.Slides as compared to xml of PPT
• Support to generate PDF notes with custom slide size
• Access to object properties in presentation
• Support for Label Distance from chart Axis
• Support for series second plot options for BarOfPie chart
• Exception on loading presentation
• KeyNotFoundException on PPT load
• Office has detected a problem error on load and save ppt
• KeyNotFoundException on ppt load
• Ole frame get resized for multi-page excel sheet
• getTargetSlide() return null when Hyperlink is added in presentation
• PptxReadException on presentation load
• NullPointerException on presentation load
• ArgumentOutOfRangeException on presentation load
• Value was either too large or too small for a UInt32 exception on saving to PPT
• Parameter 'emSize' is invalid on saving presentation
• Slide thumbnail show duplicate values
• Image is not rendered properly in PDF
• Exception while accessing WMF image from slide Bug
• Office has detected a problem error on load and save PPT
• Text is missing in generated PDF and slide thumbnail
• incorrect text on generated PDF
• Warning message on presentation load and save
• Text lost on ODP to html conversion
• Poor image quality on thumbnail generation
• Generated HTML appears incorrect
• Font gets bigger when PPTX exported to PDF
• Picture is lost when PPTX is converted to PDF
• Transparency details lost when thumbnail is generated.
• Bullets font is improperly rendered in generated PDF
• IWarningCallback shows the font substitutions for the font not even used in presentation
• Unknown file format exception on opening the PPT file
• Image coming with black background in generated PDF file
• Embedded Format Icon is not showing properly in generated PDF file
• Images are improperly rendered in generated thumbnail
• Chart is improperly rendered in generated PDF
• Assertion Error on generating PDF in Windows 8 environment
• Pie Chart label format changed in generated PDF

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 for Java documentation that may guide users briefly how to use Aspose.Slides for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Creating Shape Thumbnails: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesnet/Creating+Shape+Thumbnails

- Converting Presentation to PDF: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesjava/Converting+Presentation+to+PDF

Overview: Aspose.Slides for Java

Aspose.Slides is a Java component to create, read, write and modify a PowerPoint document without using Microsoft PowerPoint. It supports PHP applications and provides all advanced features for managing presentations, slides, shapes, tables and supports PPT, POT, POS PowerPoint formats. Now developers can add, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in their presentations. It also supports audio & video frames, adding pictures, text frames and saving presentations as streams or SVG format.

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