Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core Release Notes

v15.1.0.33
February 13, 2017

Autocomplete

Bug Fixes

  • #170935 - Issue with adding Name API for Autocomplete control have been fixed.

Button

Bug Fixes

  • #128183 - Button font size has been increased when using it inside the accordion - Fixed.

Chart

Feature

  • Provided support to render box and whisker series type.

Common

Features

  • #125950, #163766, #165088, #166597, #166883, #169388, #170526, #170824 - Provided the ASP.NET Core support for specific .NET Framework version.

Breaking Changes

  • From this release onwards, we have followed the naming standard to our Syncfusion assemblies like 15.1600.0.33. Previously we have followed assemblies version along with “preview2-final”. Now you can utilize our assemblies with version number alone.

Known Issues

DateTimePicker

Bug Fixes

  • #170935 - Now DateTimePicker’s input field name can be initialized using Name API.

Diagram

Features

  • #157418,#161103 - Hyperlink support for nodes and connectors is added.
  • #161002,#162696,#154120 - Support to export the diagram into image format with stretch option is provided.
  • #166357 - Support to export the diagram into multiple pages/images is added.
  • #143359,#153194,#153251 - Support to render the label in SVG layer is provided.
  • #168204 - ImageUrl support for context menu items is added.
  • Overflow support for label is added.

DocIO

Bug Fixes

  • #165843 - List number preservation issue has been resolved while importing a particular Word document.
  • #167189 - IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer thrown while retrieving the bookmark contents.
  • #167568 - File is no longer corrupted while resaving a particular DOCX format document.
  • #167568, #167582 - NullReferenceException will no longer thrown while opening a particular DOCX format document.
  • #167600 - ArgumentException will no longer thrown while opening a particular DOCX format document.
  • #167794, #167934 - NullReferenceException will no longer thrown while replacing the bookmark contents.
  • #167831 - No longer hangs while updating table of contents for a particular HTML format document.
  • #167934 - TextFormField is now preserved properly while inserting a bookmark content using ReplaceBookmarkContent API.
  • #168028 - IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer thrown while opening a particular DOCX format document.
  • #168152 - ArgumentException will no longer thrown while inserting a chart in a particular Word document in ASP.NET Core platform.
  • #168166, #169707 - Merge field values are now preserved properly while executing Mail merge using ExecuteNestedGroup method.
  • #168567, #167794 - NullReferenceException no longer thrown while manipulating bookmarks using BookmarksNavigator API.
  • #169058 - No longer hangs while updating document fields for a particular Word document.
  • #169549 - Font size preservation issue has been resolved while replacing the text in a particular Word document.
  • #170696 - Nested table cell width preservation issue has been resolved while resaving a particular DOCX format document.
  • #171615 - FormatException will no longer thrown while opening a particular Word document.

Grid

Bug Fixes

  • #170015 - Provided support for RowDropSettings API in ASP.NET Core Tag Helpers.
  • #128149 - Added Filtering and Drag-and-Drop samples in ASP.NET Core.
  • #166248 - To exclude the corresponding field from Grid Columns property in AutoGenerate Grid, data annotation BindNever attribute can be used in ASP.NET Core which does the same functionality as BindExclude attribute performs in ASP.NET MVC.

Kanban

Feature Improvement

  • Responsiveness support improved for Tablet mode.

MaskEdit

Bug Fixes

  • #170935 - Name API was not working in MaskEdit control, issue has been fixed

PDF

Features

  • #169205 - Added support for accessing polygon annotation points.

Bug Fixes

  • `PdfGrid` cells are now preserved properly based on the column span.
  • #166940- NullReferenceException is no longer be thrown while drawing text to the particular PDF document.
  • #168422- ArgumentOutOfRangeException is no longer thrown while drawing text in particular PdfLoadedDocument instance.
  • # 165345, 168250- Form field values has been preserved properly while filling with large text.
  • #168281- Syntax issue is no longer thrown in preflight with the particular PDF document created.
  • #167608- Text is now preserved properly when flattening the form fields.
  • #168228- Text positions are now properly preserved when flattening the form fields.
  • #167014- ArgumentOutOfRangeException is no longer thrown while flattening the PDF form fields.
  • #168225- Bookmark destination is now preserved properly while loading the PDF document.
  • #166308- Texts are now preserved properly while drawing using MS Mincho font.
  • #166940- Exception no longer occurs while drawing text to the particular PDF document.
  • #168743 - Exception will not be thrown when ShowHeader property is set to true in PdfLightTable
  • #168654 - Page reference will not be wrong in Text box field collection.
  • #168269 - Image will be visible properly in particular PDF page.
  • #168227 - Exception will not be thrown while flattening the Form fields.
  • #168762 - Text will be properly visible when drawn at 0,0 in PDF.
  • #170183 - PdfAttachment will not be null when loading the particular PDF document.
  • #170571 - Text will be properly wrapped in PdfCell.
  • #170953 - PdfCode128Barcode will accept special characters.
  • #171136 - Bookmarks will not have null destination while loading PDF document.
  • #171136 - Links will be preserved properly between bookmark and named destination.
  • #170126 - Chinese characters will be preserved properly when flattening the form fields
  • #170241 - PDF content will not be missed when load and save the particular document.

Presentation

Features

  • #166068 - Added support to modify the .PPTM, .POTX and .POTM file formats
  • #168251 - Added support to create and modify sections in PowerPoint presentations
  • #171169 - Added support to create and modify hyperlinks in PowerPoint presentations

Breaking Changes

  • Clone method is moved from ITable interface to ISlideItem interface
  • #167997 - The property InvertIfNegative is now added into IOfficeChartSerie interface
  • #169437 - The property NumberFormat is now added into IOfficeChartDataLabels interface

Bug Fixes

  • #168870 - Bubble size is now updated properly in charts while creating the PowerPoint presentations
  • #168101 - Data range will be now updated properly while adding data to an existing chart in a PowerPoint presentation
  • #167717 - The application will no longer become unresponsive while opening a particular PowerPoint presentation with tables
  • #171147 - The images are now replaced as expected in PowerPoint slides
  • #170852 - Invalid cast exception will be no longer thrown while opening the PowerPoint presentation with a handout master
  • #169437 - NumberFormat property is now added in IOfficeChartDataLabels interface to enable data label with a percentage symbol in charts
  • #169379 - PowerPoint presentation will no longer get corrupted while merging two PowerPoint presentations have same theme files
  • #170272 - Format exception will be no longer thrown while merging slides from one presentation to another presentation

Ribbon

Feature Improvement

  • Backstage horizontal scrolling support provided.
  • QAT independent support provided without mentioning in tab controls.

Schedule

Breaking Changes

  • To improve the performance of the Scheduler’s initial rendering, we have changed the rendering order of the appointment window. Therefore, to customize the default appointment window - we suggest to provide the necessary customization codes within the appointment-window-open event instead of create event.

Slider

Behavior changes

  • In previous, the slider handle was out bound from the slider wrapper. Now based on the handle size, slider wrapper size extends up to the slider handle.

Splitter

Bug Fixes

  • #126314 - Pane properties support provided for Splitter component.

Spreadsheet

Feature Improvement

  • Provided support for freeze panes in virtualization.
  • Provided support for Importing and Exporting.

Breaking Changes

Sunburst Chart Preview

A new Sunburst chart has been added for visualizing hierarchical data. The center circle represents the root level in the hierarchy, with outer circles representing higher levels of the hierarchy.

Key Features

  • Visualize hierarchical data
  • Data label support for better readability
  • Interactively select or highlight segments.
  • Interactive legend
  • Colors can be customized

TreeMap

Feature

  • #162007, #166239, #164857 - Provided support to bind the hierarchical data source to the tree map.

XlsIO

Features

  • Provided support to add HTML rich-text string in Excel cells.
  • Provided support for OLE objects.

Breaking changes

  • The methods Add and AddLink are added in IOleObject interface.
  • The property HtmlString is added in IRange interface.

Bug fixes

  • #166572 - Issues with RTF text in Korean culture is fixed.
  • #166760 - Exception while parsing pivot cache definition is no longer thrown.
  • #166820 - Exception while parsing conditional formats with invalid formula is no longer thrown.
  • #167141 - File corruption issue while resaving a workbook with improper attribute has been fixed.
  • #167392 - Exception is no longer thrown while parsing Excel document with dialog sheets.
  • #167478 - Exception is no longer thrown while assigning value in Russian culture.
  • #167592 - Creation of duplicate cell value while assigning value to a single cell has been fixed.
  • #167735 - Corruption issue with shapes having multiple “=” characters is fixed.
  • #167754 - Moving ranges will also move comment shapes to proper location.
  • #167812 - Parse exception is no longer thrown while resaving Excel document with invalid named ranges in conditional formats.
  • #167857 - Not a legal OleAut date exception is no longer thrown while accessing display text with switching arguments in different cultures.
  • #167940 - Exception is no longer thrown while measuring size of an empty string in a cell.
  • #168768 - Argument exception is no longer thrown while invoking EnableSheetCalculations twice.
  • #168440 - Color issue in data points while converting 3D charts into image has been fixed.
  • #167944, #167945 - Exception is no longer thrown while parsing a binary Excel document with invalid extended format index.
  • #168804 - Argument null exception is no longer thrown while applying template markers in different cultures.
  • #170164 - Application no longer hangs while saving empty worksheet as CSV.
  • #170017 - Dropdown is no longer deleted while resaving workbook twice.
  • #169558 - Changing font size will not alter CheckBox position.
  • #169650 - Application no longer hangs while parsing pivot chart extension list.
  • #168730 - Parsing Excel document with “$” in auto filter’s address no longer throws exception.
  • #168996 - Overflow exception is no longer thrown while writing cell text with the string “infinity”.
  • #168659 - Argument exception is no longer thrown while parsing external workbook address in binary format.
  • #168084 - Argument out of range exception is no longer thrown while deleting a row from RowStorage.
  • #170857 - Exception is no longer thrown while parsing shared strings relationship with end tag.
  • #170511 - Stack overflow exception is no longer thrown while parsing Excel document with not equal condition in filters.
  • #170647 - RefersToRange address with comma returns proper value.
  • #171107 - Integer variant type in custom document property is now serialized with valid tag.
  • #146066 - Copying charts from Excel 2013 documents will no longer be corrupted.
  • #163337 - Opening Excel document with pivot table element “AutoSortScope” no more hangs.
  • #169861 - Auto fit of cells with date format no more throws exception.
  • Issue with font color in migrant range has been fixed.
  • Issue with improper 3D material values in charts has been fixed.
  • Cloning workbook with 3D charts no more throws exception.
  • Exception thrown while reading a cell with more than 7 digits as DateTime is fixed.