Aspose publishes June 2009 Newsletter for .NET & Java programmers by highlighting the newly supported features by Aspose.Pdf.Kit, Aspose.Editor, Aspose.Words and Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services. We will also provide information about migrating your code for MS Office Automation to Aspose using Aspose.Cells. You will learn about the latest news from Aspose along with the monthly technical article, which demonstrates how to create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts using Aspose.Cells component. In addition to this, we will introduce the latest tutorial video from Aspose, which shows you how to convert an Excel file to PDF format using Aspose.Cells.
Aspose.Pdf.Kit is a non-graphical PDF® document manipulation component that enables both .NET and Java developers to manage existing PDF files as well as manage form fields embedded within PDF files. Aspose.Pdf is perfect for creating new PDF files; however, developers often need to edit already existing PDF documents. Aspose.Pdf.Kit allows them to do just that. Aspose.Pdf.Kit allows developers to create powerful applications for merging data directly into PDF documents as well as for updating and managing PDF documents. Aspose.Pdf.Kit is a wonderful product and works great with the rest of our PDF products. Take the time to download the free evaluation version today to see how Aspose.Pdf.Kit can work for you.
Support for changing Text, Description and Shortcut properties of standard commands in Aspose.Editor for .NET
The latest version 220.127.116.11 of Aspose.Editor for .NET has been released. In this release we have introduced the ability to change the standard commands properties such as Text, Description and the Shortcut. We have also added three new methods; EditorBars.Rebuild, Range.CopyDocument and Range.PasteDocument. Also included with this release are numerous other improvements and bug fixes. For more information you can view the official release page and the relevant blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Editor for .NET can be downloaded from here.
Rich Text Format (RTF) and OpenDocument Text (ODT) supported in Aspose.Words for Java
Aspose.Words for Java version 18.104.22.168 has been released. In this release, support for reading and writing files in the RTF format of any version has been added. Over 95% of the RTF 1.8 Specification is supported and unknown keywords (unsupported or from newer specifications) are safely ignored. We have also added support for loading OpenDocument 1.1 and 1.2 documents as well as saving them in the OpenDocument 1.1 format. For detailed information you are requested to view the official release page and accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Words for Java can be downloaded from here.
Export Word documents to PDF/A-1b with Aspose.Words for .NET
The latest version 22.214.171.124 of Aspose.Words for .NET has been released. Aspose.Words for .NET now supports exporting PDF documents that comply with the PDF/A-1b standard. A new option PdfOptions.Compliance has been added, using which, you can specify that the output PDF documents comply with PDF/A-1b or PDF 1.5 standards. Also included with this release are numerous improvements and bug fixes. For more information please consult the official release page and the relevant blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Words for .NET can be downloaded from here.
Full support for Microsoft SSRS 2008 in Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services
Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services version 126.96.36.199 has been released. In this release we have added full support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services and compatibility with 64-bit Windows Operating Systems. In this release we have also updated the design-time property builder of the BarCode control and added support for rendering Matrix 2 of 5 barcode. In addition to this, the new release also includes numerous other improvements and bug fixes. For more information, you are requested to view the official release page and the accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services can be downloaded from here.
Migration from MS Office Automation to Aspose – Aspose.Cells
In this month’s newsletter we include information for migrating to Aspose.Cells your Microsoft Office Automation code for adding borders to a Cell in a Worksheet. We show you how to use the Range object to set borders of the Cells and specify different borderline styles.
Technical Article – Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
This article is designed to give the reader a detailed understanding of how to create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts using Aspose.Cells component. Aspose.Cells provides a special set of classes that are used to create and set the PivotTables objects, which act as the basic building blocks of a PivotTable. In this article, we create a C# console application in Visual Studio to perform this task using Aspose.Cells API. We also provide the equivalent Java code for your reference.
Tutorial Video – Convert Excel file to PDF
In this video tutorial, we will show you how to convert an Excel file to PDF format using Aspose.Cells APIs. We create a simple Windows application to demonstrate this task. We load/open an Excel file, and then convert it to PDF format. The generated PDF file can be opened in Adobe Reader. You can see how easy it is to perform the task with just a few lines of code.
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