Essential Studio for ASP.NET Release Notes

v15.1.0.33
February 13, 2017

Accordion

Bug fixes

  • #166539, #127569, #168009 - The issue “ej-templated controls content component not rendered inside updatepanel during post back” has been fixed.

Chart

Feature

  • Provided support to render box and whisker series type.

Bug Fixes

  • #167590 - Type property in export settings is now getting serialized.
  • #167748 - Issue with Tooltip template flickering, when its content overflow the chart area is fixed now.

CircularGauge

Bug Fixes

  • #167727 - Gradient color for ranges and pointers are now working properly.

Diagram

Bug fixes

  • #168698 - Exception raised while connecting BPMN DataObject shape to any other shapes is fixed.

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.
  • Built-in support for UML activity shapes is provided.

DocIO

Features

  • #116079, #164831, #164861, #167358 - Provided RTL text preservation support in Word to PDF and Image conversion.
  • #122928, #149937, #153104, #159260, #163792, #165376, #167838, #166859 - Provided support for Textbox with AutoFit layout in Word to PDF conversion.
  • #114697, #138846, #153104, #164784 - Provided support for Picture bullet preservation in Word to PDF conversion.

Bug Fixes

  • #165843 - List number preservation issue has been resolved while importing a particular Word document.
  • #166885 - StackOverflowException will no longer thrown while updating document fields for a particular Word document.
  • #166995 - Highlight color is now preserved properly for the justify aligned paragraph in Word to PDF conversion.
  • #167138, #168028, #169173, #171615 - Page number is now preserved properly while updating table of contents for a particular Word document.
  • #167189 - IndexOutOfRangeException will no longer thrown while retrieving the bookmark contents.
  • #167194 - Row splitting issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167333, #167559 - Before spacing preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167333 - Textbox is now preserved properly while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167448, #171785, #168567, #169358, #169791 - NullReferenceException will no longer thrown while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - No longer hangs while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #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.
  • #167585, #169115, #167805, #168097, #169115 - Text splitting issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #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.
  • #167798 - Frame preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOC format document as PDF.
  • #167838 - Table indent preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular RTF format document as PDF.
  • #167831 - No longer hangs while updating table of contents for a particular HTML format document.
  • #167888, #167559 - Column break preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #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.
  • #167559 - Frame missing issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOC format document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Page splitting issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Image position is now preserved properly while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Paragraph left indent preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Table row is now preserved properly while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Tab splitting issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Paragraph fill color preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #167559 - Text alignment issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #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.
  • #168733 - Text fill color overlapping issue has been resolved while converting a particular RTF format document as PDF.
  • #168733 - Horizontal cell merging issue has been resolved while converting a particular RTF format document as PDF.
  • #167559, #168961, #169115 - Before spacing issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOCX format document as PDF.
  • #168961, #169115 - Empty space preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOC format document as PDF.
  • #168961, #169115 - Structured Document Tag Content missing issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOCX format document as PDF.
  • #168983 - IndexOutOfRangeException issue will no longer thrown while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #169058 - No longer hangs while updating document fields for a particular Word document.
  • #169061, #169791, #171785 - Character spacing issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #169173, #171615 - Page number is now preserved properly while updating table of contents for a particular Word document.
  • #169188 - Watermark preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #169549 - Font size preservation issue has been resolved while replacing the text in a particular Word document.
  • #169791 - Paragraph position preservation issue has been resolved while converting a particular Word document as PDF.
  • #169791 - Text overlapping issue has been resolved while converting a particular DOC format document as PDF.
  • #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.
  • #165858, #163735 - The issue “Data binding issue occurs when updating the value of DropDownList after editing in form view” has been resolved.
  • #169328, #171239, #171401 - The issue “Text and value field not maintained properly during post back in DropDownList” has been rectified.
  • #168852 - Added HTML Attribute property for DropDownList control.

Gantt

Features

  • #167672 – Now it is possible to set the position of the newly added row using the EditSettings.RowPosition property.
  • #166335, #168662 – Now it is possible to update the resource collection at run time.
  • #170609 – Now it is possible to change the start day of the week in week timescale mode using the ScheduleHeaderSettings.WeekStartDay property.
  • Now it possible to change the timescale unit size across all the timescale modes using ScheduleHeaderSettings.TimescaleUnitSize property.
  • #169242 - Now it is possible to edit the baseline start and end date columns.
  • #169242 - Now baselines will lie in the working hours of a project if the time information is not provided in the baseline dates.
  • Now it is possible to change the taskbar height using the TaskbarHeight property.

Bug Fixes

  • #168361 – Issue with localizing the predecessor type texts in add/edit dialogs has been fixed.
  • #168361 – Issue with localizing the predecessor type texts in add/edit dialogs has been fixed.
  • #169453, #170498, #171358– Alignment issues in Gantt when changing the zooming levels in browser has been fixed.
  • #170059 – Issue with row drag event not canceling has been fixed.
  • #169913 – Issue with Gantt not rendering while referring jQuery version 1.10.2 has been fixed.
  • #168361 – Localization support has been provided for the predecessor type field in add/edit dialogs.

Grid

Bug Fixes

  • #I170717- Script error has been cleared when using the TemplateID in CustomToolbarItems on postback.

GroupButton

Bug fixes

  • #167326 - Now server side model updated properly in post-back event of GroupButton.
  • #171139 - In GroupButton, server model of selected item now available in postback event when connected to a local data source.

HeatMap

Features

  • Tooltip support for HeatMap control is added.

Kanban

Feature Improvement

  • Responsiveness support improved for Tablet mode.

ListView

Bug fixes

  • #171153 - Issue with triggering server side event for MouseDown action ListView control have been fixed.
  • #162041 Enhanced responsive support for Menu based on desktop and mobile mode.
  • Provided API overflowHeight and overflowWidth for setting height and width of overflow popup.
  • Provided events for overflow popup open and close.

PDF

Features

  • #164992- Added support for rendering HTML content directly without the usage of ‘PdfTemplate’.
  • #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.
  • #166947- Images are now loaded properly while converting from HTML to PDF using IE rendering engine.
  • #167965- Syntax issue is no longer thrown in preflight with the concurrently OCRed PDF document.
  • #167798- AccessViolationException is no longer thrown when converting from EMF to PDF.
  • #168341, 164992- File size of the PDF is reduced when converting from HTML to PDF.
  • #167333- Picture border is now preserved properly while converting from EMF to PDF.
  • #151048- Text positions are now properly preserved when converting from EMF to PDF.
  • #167263- PDF document will be no longer corrupted while converting from XPS to PDF more than once.
  • #167933- Text content is no longer clipped while converting from XPS document to PDF.
  • #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.
  • #168491, 169115 - Font issue will not be occur in Word to PDF converted document in Mac OS.
  • #168165 - Font weight will be applied properly in HTML to PDF conversion.
  • #168177 - Exception will not be thrown while converting Word to PDF.
  • #168961, 169115 - Text will be preserved properly in Word to PDF conversion.
  • #167965 - Temporary files will not be crashed when OCRing particular text document.
  • #170573 - Bold text will be preserved properly when converting Word to PDF.
  • #170241 - PdfPage background color will be preserved properly after removing security from the particular PDF document.
  • Signature never gets failed when signing the document using author category.
  • Image will be preserved properly while converting HTML to PDF using IE rendering engine.

PDF Viewer

Features

  • #167519 – Provided support for rendering the rotated pages.
  • #164080 - Provided support for the texture brush rendering.
  • #165409, #168750 – Provided support for initializing PDF viewer control with PDF document name.
  • #170781 - Provided support for unloading the PDF document being displayed.
  • #170826 - Provided support for alert the user if the PDF document has been edited.

Bug Fixes

  • #165666 - Text elements are rendering properly while exporting the particular PDF document pages as images.
  • #166120 - Images are rendering properly in a particular PDF document.
  • #168409 - Horizontal scroll bar will be disabled whenever the width of the PDF document page is smaller than the width of the PDF viewer control.
  • #165087 – Form field textbox borders are aligned properly on loading the PDF document containing form fields in the PDF viewer control.
  • #168244 - Memory consumption was optimized on loading the PDF document as stream.
  • #168896 - The missing parameters for the methods are added and typo issues for the properties of the PDF viewer control are fixed.
  • #170217 - The waiting popup get hidden properly while resizing the PDF viewer control.
  • #169954 - The dropdown fields are rendered properly in the correct position.
  • #170393 - Script error is no longer been thrown when enter key is pressed for long time in Text search.
  • #169984 - The toolbox filtering for the PDF viewer control is now working properly.

PivotChart

Features

  • #166399, #167266 - Provided object binding support in model for all Pivot controls working in server mode.

PivotClient

Features

  • #166399, #167266 - Provided object binding support in model for all Pivot controls working in server mode.
  • Provided size option to render PivotClient in various size by default.

PivotGauge

Features

  • #166399, #167266 - Provided object binding support in model for all Pivot controls working in server mode.

PivotGrid

Features

  • #165252 - Expand/collapse support during filter and sort operations has been provided for OLAP data source in server mode.
  • #142406, #143465 - Support for sorting columns and rows by value has been provided for relational data source in client mode.
  • #166399, #167266 - Provided object binding support in model for all Pivot controls working in server mode.
  • Excel-like advance filtering support has been provided for relational data source in server mode.

PivotTreeMap Preview

The PivotTreeMap control lets the user to visualize OLAP data in the form of nested nodes in hierarchical order with the ability to drill up and down.

Features

  • #166399, #167266 - Provided object binding support in model for all Pivot controls working in server mode.

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
  • #168581 - Null reference exception will be no longer thrown while converting PowerPoint slides with tables having specific themes
  • #167554 - Null reference exception will be no longer thrown while converting a particular PowerPoint presentation as PDF document
  • #168836 - Text box rotation is now preserved properly while performing PowerPoint presentation to PDF or image conversions
  • #168836 - Tab space is now preserved properly while performing PowerPoint presentation to PDF or image conversions
  • #168535 - Gradient color is preserved properly while performing PowerPoint presentation to PDF or image conversions
  • #168663 - Invalid cast exception will be no longer thrown while converting the PowerPoint presentation having line chart
  • #171203 - Index out of range exception will be no longer thrown while converting particular PowerPoint presentation to PDF document

ProgressBar

Bug fixes

  • #168325- Change event has been included in server side events of ProgressBar.

Rating

Bug fixes

  • #168852 - Added HTML Attribute property for Rating control.

ReportViewer

Features

  • #162640 – Provided exporting support using Web Components in EJ ReportViewer.

Bug Fixes

  • #168438 - Now, padding has been applied properly for Textbox ReportItem.
  • #169495 - The missing page setup localization text has been added in ReportViewer locale file.
  • #168598 – The Shared Datasource reports are working fine while drill through actions.
  • #168438 – Now, Textbox borders are applied properly in Textbox ReportItem.
  • #168438 - Fixed the textbox alignment issue with chrome browser.
  • #170045 - Now, Chart data label format will work properly when specify the label format.
  • #170601 - Now, Condition expressions are working fine in Tablix Group visibility.

Ribbon

Feature Improvement

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

Schedule

Bug Fixes

  • #171564 - ShowTimeZoneFields property is working correctly.

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 AppointmentWindowOpen 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.

Spreadsheet

Feature Improvement

  • Provided support for freeze panes in virtualization.

Bug Fixes

  • #171430 - Performance issue with horizontal scrolling in IE is fixed.
  • #168688 - Provided event for sheet rename and move sheet.
  • #168343 - Provided options to prevent alert dialogs.
  • #167734 - Provided undo redo support for custom operations.
  • #167734 - Provided event for refresh Spreadsheet.
  • #167077 - Provided options for getting chart ID.
  • #166544 - Provided support to drag fill formula for absolute and mixed cell references.
  • #169056 - Provided API for getting cell address in Spreadsheet.
  • #170957 - Provided an option for add and update chart title dynamically.
  • #170928 - Provided support for setting dropdown datasource from another sheet.
  • #171742 - Provided client side event for scroll stop.
  • #169546, 169961 - Provided client side event for custom parameters while exporting.
  • #167915 - Provided event handler for 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

Tab

Bug fixes

  • #166539, #127569, #168009 - The issue “ej-templated controls content component not rendered inside updatepanel during post back” has been fixed.

Textboxes

Bug Fixes

  • #168852- In ASP.NET, updated the “HtmlAttributes” of EJ Textbox control.

Toolbar

Features

  • Provided events for overflow popup open and close.
  • Provided API responsiveType to change the responsive type as required.

TreeGrid

Features

  • #166951- The load time performance in rendering large data has been improved.
  • #161198, #162711 – Provided support for binding nested properties in the data source to columns.
  • #161858 – Now the recordClick event will be triggered while clicking the records, and this event will be triggered even when disabling row selection.
  • Now the support for reordering columns using touch action has been provided.

Bug Fixes

  • #169042 – Issue with canceling the rowSelecting event has been fixed.
  • #167332 – Now in row editing mode, the cell which is being clicked will get focused, instead of first cell of the row.
  • #167863 – Issue with tooltip not rendering when displaying TreeGrid within Dialog has been fixed.
  • #170107, #171098 - Issue while dynamically updating data source using setModel has been fixed.
  • #169227 – Issue with editing string with special character has been fixed.
  • #170958 - Now the console error will not occur, while expanding a specific hierarchy level using expandAtLevel public method.
  • #171091 – Issue with column filtering with multiple filter values has been fixed.
  • #128386 – Issue while reordering column when some text is selected in the browser has been fixed.

TreeMap

Feature

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

XlsIO

Features

  • Provided support to import data from Microsoft GridView and DataGrid controls.
  • Provided support to add HTML rich-text string in Excel cells.
  • Provided support to export hidden rows and columns into DataTable.
  • Provided support to export charts alone from worksheets into PDF.
  • Provided support to export Excel 2016 charts into PDF.

Breaking changes

  • The methods ImportDataGrid and ImportGridView are added in IWorksheet 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.
  • #167941 - Format exception is no longer thrown while converting Excel document into PDF in Russian culture.
  • #167944 - Argument out of range exception is no longer thrown while converting an empty Excel worksheet into PDF.
  • #168660 - Null reference exception is no longer thrown while converting Excel document with pivot table into PDF.
  • #169183 - Scatter chart axis is properly rendered in Excel chart to image conversion.
  • #169104 - Trendline is properly rendered in Excel chart to image conversion.
  • #167942 - Exception is no longer thrown while accessing invalid header and footer string in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #167938 - Index out of range exception is no longer thrown while accessing a row beyond the row limit in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #167936 - Exception is no longer thrown while converting an Excel document with unknown named range into PDF.
  • #170840 - 24-hour time format issue has been fixed in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #165809 - Legend entry of a deleted chart no more shown in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #170496 - Chart legend referred to merged cells will be visible in image conversion.
  • #169680 - Charts with same name no more replaced in Excel to HTML conversion.
  • #168481 - Cell borders with tint and theme color is preserved proper in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #168481 - Embedded font in PDF header is enabled while converting.
  • #162207 - Issue with repeated print title rows is fixed in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • 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.
  • Exception thrown while converting TimeSpan value into PDF is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while applying conditional formula “Days360” into PDF is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while populating pivot table with styles in Excel to PDF conversion is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while setting invalid hyperlink in PDF conversion is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while drawing header/footer with discontinuous range in PDF conversion is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while converting a workbook into PDF with comments alone is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while converting a document into PDF with invalid print area is fixed.
  • Exception thrown while applying conditional formats formula with error value in PDF conversion is fixed.