Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core Release Notes

v20.2.0.36
June 30, 2022

DocIO

Features

  • #I193695, #I204886, #I206463, #I206930, #I207625, #I208400, #I219802, #I223333, #I224205, #I224532, #I230524, #I286086, #I288430, #I304956, #I310217, #I135185, #I135243, #I156004, #F119389, #I157231, #F125603, #I163232, #I164076, #I164410, #I164724, #I167776, #I170758, #F129910, #F129911, #I177323, #I156820, #I182239, #I189834, #I197733, #I158678, #I161942, #I175960, #I178173, #I169491, #I180412, #I181509, #I183143, #I183750, #F131672, #I185703, #I185793, #I185927, #I186314, #I173965, #I187805, #I188727, #I193069, #I193695, #I184554, #I195475, #I195671, #F127227, #I197345, #I197187, #F132419, #I197374, #I198721 - Convert Word document to images.
  • #FB28877 - Insert text wrapping break in a Word document.
  • #I61189, #I244076 - Customize the mail merge execution to start a new page for each group of records in a Word document.
  • #I343315 - Access or set the internal margins for shapes in the Word document.
  • #I315632 - Create a Waterfall chart in the DOCX format document.
  • DotDotDashHeavy, DottedHeavy, and Thick underline styles render as they are in the input Word document during Word to PDF conversion.

Bug Fixes

  • #I380680, #I381402 - Bookmark content is now deleted properly while calling DeleteBookmarkContent API.
  • #I379675 - The IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer be thrown while deleting the bookmark content.
  • #I379146 - Map chart is now preserved properly while resaving a DOCX format document.
  • #I378787 - Shape border is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I376761 - Table is now preserved properly while resaving a DOC format document.
  • #I375541 - TextBox line join type is now preserved properly while converting a DOCX document to PDF.
  • #I376003 - Words and characters counts are now updated properly while calling UpdateWordCount API.
  • WPicture.IsMetaFile property is now updated properly for metafile image.

PDF

Features

  • Added a PDF/A-4 conformance creation and conversion support.
  • #I381316 - Added support to create, edit, and remove watermark annotations.
  • Added a high-level API to convert images to PDF documents.
  • Added support to create, edit, and remove the rich media annotations.
  • #F174432 - Added support to get the timestamp certificate from the signature validation result.
  • #I364032 - Added support to flatten annotations without calling the save method.
  • #I360243, F174432 - Added support to get the detail of the signature’s validity from the PdfSignatureValidationResult.
  • Added the property changed event support for the annotations.
  • Added support to split a PDF document by fixed and custom ranges.
  • #373919 - Updated the latest version BlinkBinaries which includes fixes and security updates in the HTML to PDF.
  • #316038, #340354 - Added support for the HTML to PDF conversion in AWS with the new NuGet package.
  • #118797 - Added support for the Image OCR to a PDF document and the PDF A document.
  • #356048, #363551, #363552 - Added support for the OCR using the SkiaSharp and PdfImaging.NET.
  • #358493 - Added support to specify the engine mode for the OCR .NET Core.
  • #376619 - Added support for the PdfGS1Code128Barcode and PdfCode128Barcode.
  • #372324, #F173622 - Added support for scale in the .NET Core HTML to PDF conversion with the Blink engine.
  • Added support for the processor OCR without setting the TesseractBinaries and TessData path.
  • Added support for the HTML converter and the OCR in .NET 6.0.

Bug Fixes

  • #I380779 - The PDF form field visibility is not working properly from an existing PDF document.
  • #I384734 - The Preservation issue no longer occurs while adding Unicode characters to the PDF form fields.
  • #I385168 - The orientation is properly preserved while trying to import the rotated PDF pages to a new pdf document.
  • #I382887 - The invalid cross-reference table exception will no longer occur while merging a PDF document.
  • #I381950 - The widget annotation properly shows in viewers after merging the cropped PDF documents.
  • #I382355 - A fatal error will no longer occur while opening a PDF document with open and repair mode.
  • #I381563 - An exception will no longer occur when reusing the input stream without closing a PDF document completely.
  • #I380561 - The dropdown field values are imported properly with the dynamic xml file.
  • #F175170 - The PDF signature validation passed when verifying digitally signed with the ECDSA-SHA256 algorithm.
  • #I379400, I380182 - The preservation issue will no longer occur while adding the image into the signature appearance and draw position.
  • #I380425 - The shape is preserved properly while converting the Presentation to a PDF document.
  • #I378529 - The preservation issue will no longer occur after rotating the document and adding a stamp to a PDF document.
  • #I369183 - The rotation is considered while creating a template from the rotated PDF document.
  • #I385801 - The document corruption issue will no longer occur while modifying a specific Pdf document.
  • #I380301 - The runtime and preservation issue will no longer occur when flattening the form field in a particular PDF document.
  • #F35262 - The PdfGrid is preserved properly at the bottom while adding the header and footer.
  • #I383513 - The acrobat reader recognized the required mark fields for the text box and list box created using the PDF library.
  • #I386166 - The incorrect field name exception will no longer occur when trying to receive the value from the newly added form field.
  • #I381517 - Now, the border width is set properly to the textbox field.
  • #I382945 - The invalid type cast exception will no longer occur while retrieving the newly added form fields.
  • #I381698 - The preservation issue will no longer occur after filing the back color to the combed text box field in a PDF document.
  • #I379204 - The preservation issue will no longer occur while filling the text box field on a particular PDF document.
  • #I379233 - Shapes are properly drawn with the transparent color using PdfPen.
  • #I372110 - The Pages are properly added when you collect the page record collection from the loaded PDF document.
  • #I374592 - The bookmark child is not exported multiple times while splitting a PDF document.
  • #I372759 - The numeric format is considered when filling a text form field in a PDF document.
  • #I371581 - The annotations will be active after flattening annotations in the specific PDF documents.
  • #I374556 - The PdfGrid borders are preserved properly while setting the pagination bounds.
  • #I375568 - Now, shapes are filled properly with transparent brush colors.

Presentation

Bug fixes

  • #I380434 - Line spacing is now applied properly while converting a PowerPoint presentation to PDF.

XlsIO

Breaking Changes

  • #I375327 - IsSerializePivotCache boolean property is added in IPivotCache interface to save pivot cache when required.
  • #I376580 - Changed the visibility of the CompoundFileException class from internal to public to catch the exception in the try-catch block.

Bug Fixes

  • #I382987 - The application hanging issue while opening the Excel document with whitespace in drawing XML element is fixed.