PDF Rendering Engine Optimization & Signing Signature Line in Word Documents inside .NET Apps
08/24/2017

It enables Developers to Add Digital Signature in Word Document, PDF Rendering Engine Optimization & Format Data Labels of Chart using .NET inside .NET Apps

Online PR News – 24-August-2017 – Lane Cove, NSW – What's New in this Release?

Aspose development team is happy to announce the monthly release of Aspose.Words for Java & .NET 17.8.0. This month’s release contains over 85 useful new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Please see the release notes for more detail.Here is a look at just a few of the biggest features and API changes in this month’s release; A significant optimization of PDF rendering engine has been carried out, Compression of document structure data and cross-reference table in PDF 1.5 output. Now the output PDF documents with the logical structure are much smaller, Image tag in Fixed HTML documents can now contain an alternative text string, API for ‘Mark Comment Done’ option, Sign the signature line in Word document,Add feature to set/get “Specify line and character grid”, Detect comment resolved and comment replies and reply to which comment and Added feature to format Data Labels of chart. Aspose team has added new feature in this release to control behavior of document grid. The LayoutMode, CharactersPerLine, and LinesPerPage properties have added into PageSetup class. Now, users can set and get the number of characters per line and number of lines per page in the document grid. PageSetup.LayoutMode property has added to get or set the layout mode of a section. The Document Grid tab becomes visible in the Page Setup dialog of MS Word if any Asian language is defined as editing language. It has added read-only public API to get extended comment properties. Developers can read the comment and resolve it. Comment.Replies property returns a collection of Comment objects that are immediate children of the specified comment. A new feature has added in Aspose.Words 17.8 to get the distance between table and its surrounding text when text Wrapping of table is “Around”. Now document structure data and cross-reference table are compressed when saving to PDF 1.5. These changes do not affect PDF/A-1 output due to limitations in specification. It has also added new feature in Aspose.Words for .NET 17.8 to format chart’s data label. Aspose team has also dded new feature in this release to sign signature line in Word document. The list of new and improved features added in this release are given below

• Provide API for 'Mark Comment Done' option
• Position of DrawingML is changed after conversion from Docx to Pdf
• /layoutRawTableWidth compat option/ Tight Wrap Text for Image is not preserved in PDF
• Ability to sign a signature line with adding a digital signature
• Add feature to set/get "Specify line and character grid"
• Detect comment resolved and comment replies and reply to which comment
• Adding the data labels format in a chart.
• Add feature to format Data Labels of chart
• Sign the signature line in Word document
• Extra spaces render after conversion from Doc to HtmlFixed/Pdf
• Ins/del tags missing on equations when converting docx to html
• Vertical space added between header and body content on 2nd page in HtmlFixed
• Header content is different on 3rd page of HtmlFixed
• Question about values of margins in tables
• Add alt text information into images tag in FixedHtml
• Text is rendered on next page in output PDF
• DOCX to tagged PDF conversion file size issue
• Chart created in MS Word 2016 looks incorrect after open/save with AW.
• Extra empty space appears in output fixed file format after conversion from Dotx
• Spacing between words is increaed in fixed page formats
• /table grid/ Table's cell width is decreased after conversion from Docx to Pdf
• /character spacing control/ Contents move to next page after conversion from Doc to fixed file format
• /character spacing control/ Japanese content move to next line after conversion from Doc to Pdf
• /character spacing control/ Extra page after DOC to PDF
• /character spacing control/ Some characters are misplaced after DOC to PDF
• /character spacing control/ Chinese text rendering issue in Pdf
• /character spacing control/ Table's row renders on next page. The input document have one page
• /character spacing control/ The compressed punctuation feature is not supported
• /character spacing control/ Chinese text moves to next line and pushes text to next page in HtmlFixed
• 3-D Surface chart incorrect rendering in PDF
• Document.Compare ignores delete revision
• /character spacing control/ Chinese text is rendered on next line after conversion from Doc to HtmlFixed
• SVG does not import correctly in Word document
• Docx to Pdf conversion issue with text position
• Chart's band color is changed in output HtmlFixed
• Docx to Html conversion issue with list label
• Doc to Pdf conversion issue with table rendering
• The chart's legend are completely changed in HtmlFixed
• Docx to HtmlFixed conversion issue with chart's legend and lines
• Docx to HtmlFixed conversion issue with surface chart's lines
• Docx to HtmlFixed conversion issue with 3D chart's shading
• Paragraph is moved to next page after re-saving DOCX
• /floater position/ Image distracted in DOCX to PDF conversion
• Docx to Pdf conversion issue with chart rendering (data labels are missed)
• DocumentBuilder.InsertHtml does not insert image from web URI
• Image's color is changed after re-saving DOC
• When DOCX is saved as PDF, the output looks different
• References failed when converting to PDF document.
• Document.UpdateFields changes the left indentation of TOC
• Endnote line is thicker in output PDF
• Footer layout messed up when printing after saving
• BuiltInDocumentProperties.Words returns incorrect word count
• Exception when setting license under Mono
• Table conversion issue in DOC
• Problems with a Chart Object rendered as an Image
• DOCX does not open in MS Word after re-saving it
• Transparent images are missing in PDF
• Comparing documents with AW gives different revision from Word compare.
• DOCX to PDF, references missing

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.Words for .NET documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Words for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Set Lines per Page and Number of Characters per Line: https://docs.aspose.com/display/wordsnet/Working+with+Document#WorkingwithDocument-SetLinesperPageandNumberofCharactersperLine

- Get Distance between Table and Surrounding Text: https://docs.aspose.com/display/wordsnet/Applying+Formatting#ApplyingFormatting-GetDistancebetweenTableandSurroundingText

Overview: Aspose.Words

Aspose.Words is a word processing component that enables .NET, Java & Android applications to read, write and modify Word documents without using Microsoft Word. Other useful features include document creation, content and formatting manipulation, mail merge abilities, reporting features, TOC updated/rebuilt, Embedded OOXML, Footnotes rendering and support of DOCX, DOC, WordprocessingML, HTML, XHTML, TXT and PDF formats (requires Aspose.Pdf). It supports both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. You can even use Aspose.Words for .NET to build applications with Mono.

More about Aspose.Words

- Homepage of Aspose.Words for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/products/words/net

- Download Aspose.Words for .NET: http://www.aspose.com/downloads/words/net

- Online documentation of Aspose.Words : http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/wordsnet/Home

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