Explicit or Rule Based Font Replacement & Improved Presentation Rendering to PDF


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Mar 10, 2010
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What?s new in this release?

The long awaited version of Aspose.Slides for .NET 15.1.0 has been released. This is major maintenance release in which we have resolved certain issues incurring in the product. It introduced support for replacing the fonts inside presentation. Aspose development team has introduced support for both explicit and rule based font replacement inside presentation. More details about this feature are available in the documentation article Managing Fonts inside Presentation. Aspose team has also resolved the issues that appeared while accessing, saving and rendering presentation to PDF, HTML or slide thumbnails, which resulted in different exceptions like NullReference, ArgumentException, PptxReadException, ObjectReferenceException,and IndexOutOfRange in previous releases. The rendering to PDF, slide thumbnail, HTML and SVG has been significantly improved by addressing areas of right to left language text, improper text, missing background, blank slides, missing WordArt, improper SmartArt and different charts elements rendering. This list of new, improved and bug fixes in this release are given below

- FontEntity class alternate / implementation in the latest version of Aspose.Slides
- Support to remove macros in presentation
- Feature to Convert SmartArt Shapes to Image
- Feature to Join PortionEx with Same Formatting
- Feature to Convert Shape to Image is required in Presentation files
- Extract audio used in SlideShowTransitions
- Using Aspose.Slides as COM Interop DLL
- Serialization for ShapesEx
- Macros detection / removal in presentations
- Serialization of Group Shapes
- Implement PresentationVisitor
- Paragraph.BulletOffset has no effect
- Hebrew text alignment is disturbed in generated PDF
- External Hyperlink gets changed in Aspose.Slides saved presentation
- Argument exception thrown on accessing presentation
- Bullets are wrongly rendered in generated thumbnail
- PowerPoint stops working with an error when a PPTX resaved from a PPT is opened
- Harlow-Solid-Italic font failed to render in generated thumbnails
- The chart and Table placeholder return AutoShape as shape type for selected shape
- System.Exception is thrown on cloning the presentation file
- Content in the output presentation file is overflowing when importing HTML to PPTX
- Bullets getting changed in the output presentation file when importing HTML to PPTX
- FileNotFound exception when loading a presentation from a valid path
- Object reference not set to an instance of an object Exception is thrown on opening the PPTX file
- X-axis values are improperly rendered in generated thumbnail
- PptxUnsupportedFormatException: Encrypted presentations are not supported when loading the PPT
- Unable to edit chart data after creating a new chart in presentation file
- The contents are getting overlapped in the generated PDF file
- ArgumentOutOfRangeException is thrown on opening the PPT file
- Graph is not rendering properly from PPTX to Image conversion
- Graph is not rendering properly from PPTX to PDF
- LineWidth must return NaN on accessing the presentation shape
- Aspose.Slides chart failed to edit in PowerPoint
- Password protected PPTX presentaiton failed to open
- Legend keys appear on thumbnail
- Wrong font color of legend
- Wrong background color on the chart
- Presentation repair message appears for Aspose.Slides cloned presentation
- Shape shadow property gets changed during cloning presentation slides
- PPTX file fails to open when polynomial trendline are set to order 2
- Wrong merged cell border
- ArgumentOutOfRangeException exception on cloning presentation slides
- Adding chart Series/Categories makes chart uneditable in PowerPoint
- Bullets are not properly rendered in generated PDF
- Wrong lables text and position in the generated PDF file
- Chart Title not coming fine after conversion to PDF
- Table Rows are connecting with other table in generated PDF file.
- Unknown file format exception on opening the PPT file
- PPTX to PDF: Chart labels are blurry
- Improper vertical axis rendering in generated PDF
- Unexpected font parsing exception on loading presentations
- Chart failed to get edited in PowerPoint when updated using Aspose.Slides
- Ole frame failed to open after data is modified using Aspose.Slides and Aspose.Cells
- Red Box doesn't fit around the text correctly after conversion to PDF
- The generated PDF give error message on generating PDF
- Text inside table overlaps the footer text in generated thumbnail
- Slide background fill effect "From title" is processed incorrectly
- Object resized after presentation saving
- Hyperlink color is improperly rendered in generated thumbnail
- SmartArt shapes getting corrupted on saving the presentation
- Graphics distortion in thumbnail
- Conversion from PPTX to PPT, PPS and PDF
- Create TIF file with first x page
- Aspose.Slides Inter Operation with COM
- PDF generation takes immense resources and too heavy when opened
- Serializatiion in PPTX
- SmartArt rendering issue

Other most recent bug fixes are also included in this release

Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.Slides for .NET documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Slides for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Managing Fonts inside Presentation
- Tabs and EffectiveTabs in Presentation

Overview: Aspose.Slides for .NET

Aspose.Slides is a .NET component to read, write and modify a PowerPoint document without using MS PowerPoint. PowerPoint versions from 97-2007 and all three PowerPoint formats: PPT, POT, PPS are also supported. Now you can create, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in your presentations. Other features include saving PowerPoint slides into PDF, adding & modifying audio & video frames, using shapes like rectangles or ellipses and saving presentations in SVG format, streams or images.

More about Aspose.Slides for .NET

- Homepage of Aspose.Slides for .NET
- Download Aspose.Slides for .NET
- Online documentation of Aspose.Slides for .NET
- Demos of Aspose.Slides for .NET

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