Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core Release Notes

v19.4.0.38
December 17, 2021

DocIO

Features

  • #I322051, #I335840, #I290987, #I345474 - Improved Unicode text measuring algorithm in Word to PDF conversion.
  • #FB30078 - Provided an API to update Page and NumPages fields in a Word document.

Bug Fixes

  • #I349086 - Hyperlink is now preserved properly while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I348691 - Tab position is now preserved properly while resaving a RTF format document.
  • #I348161 - List numbers are now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format document to text file.
  • #F170251, #I348826 - Chinese text is now preserved properly while resaving a RTF format document.
  • #I347916 - The ArgumentException will no longer be thrown while opening a DOC format document.
  • #I347545, #SF-354787 - Text is now preserved properly while merging the DOC format documents.
  • #I345869 - Textbox is now preserved properly when saving a DOCX format document in German culture.
  • #I346276 - List level is now parsed properly while opening a RTF format document.
  • #I344080, #I344850 - Document will no longer corrupted while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I346276, #I348026 - The ArgumentException will no longer be thrown while opening a RTF format document.
  • #I346159, #I346140 - Hanging issue has been resolved while opening a DOCX format document.
  • #FB28410 - Text in mapped content control are updated properly in DOCX format document.
  • #I343242 - SET Field with Formula fields are now update properly while calling UpdateDocumentFields() method.
  • #I349104, #SF-356256 - The ArgumentException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I349096 - The IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I349308 - Floating items are now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I348923 - The ArgumentOutOfRangeException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I347437 - Text is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I347608 - Textbox is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344573, #I347338, #I347415 - Frame is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #FB29888 - TOC page numbers are now updated properly after calling UpdateTableOfContents() method.
  • #FB29855 - Highlight color is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I347411 - The IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer be thrown converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I346606, #I346489, #SF-353711 - Hanging issue has been resolved while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I345986 - Hanging issue has been resolved while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I345489 - The ArgumentException will no longer be thrown while converting a DOCX format document to PDF.
  • #F169301 - Table is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format document to PDF.
  • #I346687 - Paragraph is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I347662 - The NullReferenceException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF in Linux Docker or AWS Lambda.
  • #I345503, #I345591 - Shape is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I343365 - Image is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to HTML.
  • #I344080 - Document will no longer be corrupted while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #FB28940 - TOC navigation is now working properly while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I341105 - The StackOverflowException will no longer be thrown while calling AcceptChanges() method.
  • #I342621 - Hanging issue has been resolved while opening a DOCX format document.
  • #I343124 - Shape and image are now preserved properly while resaving a RTF format document.
  • #I341909 - The XMLException will no longer be thrown while opening a DOCX format document.
  • #FB28776 - The InvalidOperationException will no longer be thrown while removing a style from a Word document.
  • #FB28166 - IF field is now updated properly while calling UpdateDocumentFields() method.
  • #F168614, #FB28165 - The InvalidOperationException will no longer be thrown while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I343605 - The NullReferenceException will no longer be thrown while opening a Word document.
  • #I343856 - Text is now preserved properly while resaving a RTF format document.
  • #I345610 - Bullet character is now preserved properly in tagged PDF while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I345585 - The OutOfMemoryException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344763, #I345120, #I345457, #I343961, #I343550, #I344476 - Text is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344573 - Frame is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344575, #I344834 - Text box is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #FB29344 - Content control is now preserved properly while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I344171, #I346772, #I344016 - Text box is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format document to PDF.
  • #I344316 - The ArgumentOutOfRangeException will no longer be thrown while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I342402 - Paragraph is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344312 - Floating item is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I343806, #I344038, #FB29056, #I342808 - Table is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format document to PDF.
  • #I343888 - Table and Heading are now preserved properly in tagged PDF while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I342251 - Emoji is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format to PDF.
  • #I342795 - Table cells are preserved properly while converting a RTF format document to PDF.
  • #I341531, #I342859 - Image is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I342250, #I344435 - Table is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I344560 - Page number is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX format document to PDF.
  • #I343474 - Text in group shape is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #F169301 - Strikethrough is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I340593 - Textbox position is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I343477 - Text in frame is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #FB28775 - Checkbox is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I340817, #I346057, #I349564 - Artifacts are now added properly while converting a Word document to PDF.

PDF

Features

  • #342792 - Provided the support to add deferred signing without PKCS7 encoding.
  • #341462 - Provided support to throw a different exception type for secured PDF documents when loading invalid or without password.
  • #342006 - Provided the support to load the true type font using a file path in the ASP.NET Core platform.
  • #F169343 - Provided the IDisposable support for PdfTiffImage API.
  • Provided the support to flatten form fields without calling the save method.
  • Added the support for converting PDF to PDF A2U and A3U.
  • Improved 2x performance in PDF to PDF/A conversion.

Breaking Changes

  • Now, the PDF page orientation will be changed based on the page size provided.

Bug Fixes

  • #344187 - Index was outside the bounds of the array issue will no longer occurs while converting PDF to PDF/A.
  • #343744 - Null reference exception will no longer occurs while flattening the PDF documents.
  • #343555 - Null reference exception will no longer occurs while sign the PDF document with enable validation appearance.
  • #342787 - Ink annotations are now preserved properly.
  • #342444 - KeyNotFound exception will no longer occurs while flattening PDF documents.
  • #344287 - Now, the exported FDF data is preserved properly.
  • #343003 - ICC color space will be preserved properly when compressing the PDF document.
  • #344637 - Exception will no longer occurs while loading encrypted PDF document.
  • #345332 - PDF document will be decrypted properly while removing password from it.
  • #342792 - Signature will no longer failed when signing PDF document with deferred sign.
  • #344528 - Imported form fields values will be preserved properly on Chrome and other viewers.
  • #343888 - Tag will be added properly while creating table.
  • #344284 - Preservation issue will no longer occurs while modifying the check box field in existing PDF document.
  • #344287 - Symbols will be exported properly while importing/exporting form fields.
  • #343259 - Rubber stamp annotation appearance will be preserved properly.
  • #343593 - Exception will no longer occurs while compressing the existing PDF document.
  • #342500 - PDF document will no longer corrupted, while performing redaction.
  • #342831 - Annotations will be preserved properly when flattening it.
  • #342048 - Null reference exception will no longer occurs while converting word to PDF document.
  • #342244 - Hanging issue will no longer occurs while removing images from the PDF document.
  • #342171 - Now, the file size is optimized, when drawing existing PDF page as template.
  • #341582 - PDF grid will be preserved properly when drawing it to the PDF document.
  • #340465 - Dot notation issue will no longer occurs while exporting PDF document to XML document.
  • #340464, #340466 - Double quotation mark variants and Apostrophe will be preserved properly when exporting form data to XML or XFDF.
  • #338447 - Line breaks will be preserved properly while repeatedly exporting data to XML.
  • #345250 - Hyperlink bounds for the text web link annotation will be preserved properly.
  • #345128 - Free text annotation will be preserved properly when flattening it.
  • #345127 - Radio button fields are now flattened properly.
  • #344315 - Preservation issue will no longer occurs while flattening annotations.
  • #169343 - PdfTiffImage object is now disposed properly.
  • #168796 - Signature will no longer invalid while enabling LTV on deferred signing.
  • #343928 - Hanging issue will no longer occurs while creating QR barcode.
  • #168850, #342071, #345897, #345898 - Ink annotation control points are now preserved properly.
  • #343246 - PdfStringLayoutResult will be retrieved properly when the text start with space character.
  • #338893 - Text will be preserved properly while drawing rich text using PdfHtmlTextElement API.
  • #346053 - The ink annotation appearance will be preserved properly while setting border width as a float value.
  • #348721 - Enabled the signature validation appearance will be preserved properly in the chrome browser.
  • #348329, #SF-355512 – The PdfDocumentAnalyzer will show the syntax warning if the page content is empty.
  • #342794, #343743, #SF-353407 – The rubber stamp annotation will be preserved properly when flattening.
  • #348614 - Conformance will be passed on the online validator tool when converting the PDF to PDF/A1B.
  • #338451, #338963 - The list box will be preserved properly when importing form data.
  • #348710 – The PDF page orientation will not be changed while merging PDF documents.
  • #348259 – The null reference exception will no longer occur while modifying the annotation date.
  • #345765, #SF-352935 – The PDF document’s internal links will be preserved properly when merging it.
  • #347588 - Exception will no longer occur while deferred signing without a public certificate.
  • #347783 – The null reference exception will no longer occur while converting the PDF to PDF/A-3B.
  • #347198 – The check box border style will be preserved properly while flattening it.
  • #346997 - Text will be preserved properly on the signature field.
  • #347343 – The string was not recognized exception will no longer occur when loading a PDF document.
  • #345637 - Document will be preserved properly on the Firebox while compressing it.
  • #346255 – The signature is not auto validated issue will no longer occur while signing PDF documents and free text annotation in the Adobe Reader.
  • #342881 - Form fields changes are not allowed in the Adobe exception will no longer occur while filling the form fields using ImportXfaData API.
  • Argument out of range exception will no longer occur while accessing the XMP metadata.
  • Text box field will be preserved properly after assigning a new value.
  • The header and footer content artifact’s hierarchical structure is now preserved properly.
  • The save message box will be no longer appear on the adobe reader while importing form data.
  • The popup annotation appearance will be preserved properly.
  • The null reference exception will no longer occur while finding text on an existing PDF document.

Presentation

Bug Fixes

  • #I344849 - The PowerPoint presentation will no longer be corrupted while performing multiple clone and merge with same slide.
  • #I344715 - Hyperlink of SmartArt is now preserved properly while saving the PowerPoint presentation.
  • #I344458 - Row height is now updated properly while adding a new row into the PowerPoint table.
  • #I341233 - Underline is now preserved properly while saving the PowerPoint presentation.
  • #I341320 - Layout slide is now applied properly while adding a new slide into the PowerPoint presentation.
  • #I340149 - Think cell component is now preserved properly while saving the PowerPoint presentation.
  • #I341112 - Picture bullet is now preserved properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.
  • #I345622 - Line arrow is now preserved properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.
  • #I345617 - Franklin Gothic font is now applied properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.
  • #I342671 - Table cell border is now preserved properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to Image.
  • #I341387 - Character spacing is now applied properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.
  • #I341256 - Chart text color is now preserved properly while saving the PowerPoint presentation.
  • #I345728 - Arrowhead is now preserved properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.
  • #I345718 - Picture transparency and fill color is now preserved properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.

XlsIO

Bug Fixes

  • #I341494 - Conditional format without applied range is now preserved properly while resaving the Excel document.
  • #I340032 - Exception thrown while resaving the Excel document having with chart title referred from external range is now resolved.
  • #I340032 - Series color of a chart having tint color is now preserved properly while resaving the Excel document.
  • #I341449 - Chart value axis labels are now rounded off properly while converting chart to image.
  • #I340620 - NullReference exception thrown while accessing the series values from named range is now resolved.
  • #I342141, #I342694 - Data label font size is now proper while cloning the chart.
  • #I343761 - Default column width is now maintained correctly while parsing the Excel document.
  • #I342426 - Legend entries are now proper while converting chart with multiple series to image.
  • #I342424 - Column clustered chart with date time axis is now rendered properly in chart to image conversion.
  • #I342677 - Bitmap image is now rendered properly in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #I344139 - OnAction property value of alternate share is now set properly.
  • #I342424 - Column clustered chart with datetime axis type is now rendered properly in the chart to image conversion.
  • #I345199 - Currency value is now set properly in Excel document.
  • #F169945 - Color scale conditional formatting when applied to a discontinuous range in now rendered properly Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #I346162 - Argument exception thrown when shared strings contains an empty XML element is now resolved.
  • #I342424 - Column clustered chart with date time axis type is now rendered properly in the chart to image conversion.
  • #I344386 - Default properties of chart title is now correct while resaving the Presentation document.
  • #F169691 - Substitute font is now applied properly for Excel header and footer in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #I345758 - Issue with cell font styles being removed during font substitution in Excel to PDF conversion is now resolved.
  • Rich-text is now preserved properly while creating an Excel table is Rich-text range.
  • Monochromatic color applied for chart series is now preserved properly while resaving the Excel document.
  • SVG image is now preserved properly while add copying the Excel worksheet.
  • Picture border edge join is now preserved properly while resaving the Excel document.
  • Table striped style is now applied properly based on the strip size.
  • Exception thrown for unique formula in creation of Excel document is now resolved.