Essential Studio for Xamarin.Forms Release Notes

December 18, 2023



  • #I436843, #I464361, #F170441 - Create equation using LaTeX in a Word document using AppendMath API.
  • #I434385 - Provided an API to check comment is resolved or not in DOCX format document.
  • #I211048, #I226189, #I229312, #I256504, #I296622, #I312794, #I368129, #I391106, #I421968, #F138643 - Configure fallback fonts for Unicode text when glyphs do not exist in specified font during Word to PDF or image conversion.
  • TIFF images are preserved properly while converting Word documents to PDF.

Bug Fixes

  • #I521012 – Header is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
  • #I507001 - Track changes revisions are now preserved properly while opening a DOCX format document.
  • #I521063 - Text in DOCX format document are now compared properly after calling Compare API.



  • #I477716 - Added support for splitting PDF documents without loss of WCAG standard compliance.
  • #I510759 - Added support to word wrap text content with hyphenation-special character in PDF documents.
  • Added support for removing unused resources when splitting a PDF document.

Bug Fixes

  • #I525393 - The issue of incorrect extracted text bounds when extracting from a PDF document has been fixed.
  • #I525788 - The exception no longer occurs when appending the specific PDF document.
  • Fixed an issue where the issuer name details were not properly retrieved from an existing signature field.
  • #I518474 - Fixed an issue where document information was not updated properly for a specific PDF document.
  • The background color is now properly preserved when updating the transparent color in the free text annotation.
  • #I519560 - The issue of PDF images being replaced with a black box when resizing a multi-page PDF document has been resolved.
  • The NullReference exception that occurred while using the loaded document’s StructureElement for a specific document has been fixed.



  • TIFF images are preserved properly while converting the Presentation to PDF or image.


Bug fixes

  • I528588 - The System.NullReferenceException will no longer be thrown when binding the Null collection value to SelectedItems property.



  • #I469559, #I480408, #I484139 - Support to change the WebView rendering control to WebView2 control at the sample level in SfRichTextEditor UWP platform.



  • #I499890 - I492252 – Pivot field grouping based on date and time is now supported.
  • #I523654 - Creating Excel documents in Spreadsheet XML format is now supported.
  • #I503008 - Provided IApplication.IsExcelFile API to detect whether the document is in Excel format.
  • The fallback font is now supported in Excel to PDF conversion and Worksheet to Image conversion.
  • Tiff image is now supported in Excel to PDF and Worksheet to Image conversion
  • The Excel Library now supports creating and parsing the following Excel functions: LAMBDA, SORT, BYROW, BYCOL, TOROW, TOCOL, CHOOSEROWS, CHOOSECOLS, TEXTSPLIT, and TEXTBEFORE.