What's New in this Release?

The long awaited version of Aspose.Slides for Java (7.9.0) has been released. This new release introduces a couple of new features. We have introduced support for setting the scaling factor for an image added in a slide’s picture frame. Please read Adding Picture Frame to SlideEx for further details and an example of how to use it. We have included the support for hanging bullets for paragraph text. If you want to know more about that feature, read Managing Paragraph Bullets. We have rectified slide cloning issues, and multi-threading issues when Aspose.Slides was used in multi-threaded environment. We have also improved the API usability in Linux/Unix environment by rectifying several slide rendering issues. Finally, we have improved the API documentation by specifying the deprecated classes.kind reference. Some important bug fixes included in this release are given below

  • Support for scaling options of image added in slide shapes
  • Support for appropriate exception messages on loading MS Office files using Aspose.Slides
  • Performance is slow and resulting file is too large when exporting pptx with large images into PDF is now enhanced
  • Hanging Bullet text indentation is improved when text is moved to second line
  • Aspose.Slides API docs contain methods as deprecated is now fixed
  • Setting date type in custom document properties throws exception
  • setDefaultRegularFont/setDefaultAsianFont now has effect in Aspose.Slides for Java 7.6.0
  • com.aspose.ms.System.Drawing.Drawing2D.Matrix.transformPoints(Point[]) not the same as in C# is now fixed
  • Chart series markers missing in generated PDF is now fixed
  • Master is improperly applied on cloned slides is now fixed
  • Bullets rendering in the generated PDF is now fixed
  • NullPointer exception on accessing presentation in threaded environment is resolved
  • Chinese character are improperly rendered in generated thumbnail is fixed
  • Presentation custom document property lost when opening the presentation in PowerPoint 2007 is fixed
  • Missing transparency on the resulting PDF file is now fixed
  • Nonexistent white and green rectangles in the generated thumbnail is fixed
  • PowerPoint 2008 opening ppt files on Mac is fixe

Newly added documentation pages and articles

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

- Managing Paragraph Bullets in PPTX: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesjava/Managing+Paragraph+Bullets+in+PPTX

-   Adding Picture Frame to SlideEx: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesjava/Adding+Picture+Frame+to+SlideEx

Overview: Aspose.Slides for Java

Aspose.Slides is a Java component to create, read, write and modify a PowerPoint document without using Microsoft PowerPoint. It supports PHP applications and provides all advanced features for managing presentations, slides, shapes, tables and supports PPT, POT, POS PowerPoint formats. Now you can add, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in your presentations. It also supports audio & video frames, adding pictures, text frames and saving presentations as streams or SVG format.

More about Aspose.Slides for Java

- Homepage of Aspose.Slides for Java: http://www.aspose.com/java/powerpoint-component.aspx

- Download Aspose.Slides for Java: http://www.aspose.com/community/files/72/java-components/aspose.slides-for-java/default.aspx

- Online documentation of Aspose.Slides for Java at: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/slidesjava/Home

- Demos of Aspose.Slides for Java at: http://www.aspose.com/demos/java-components/aspose.slides/default.aspx

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