What's New in this Release?

The long awaited version of Aspose.Slides for Java 15.8.0 has been released. This month’s release includes improvements that further enhance the overall API functionality. It also fixes a number of bugs related to rendering support which earlier resulted in an improper PDF. This release comes with a feature support to get and set the size of the hole in Doughnut charts. Methods like getDoughnutHoleSize(), setDoughnutHoleSize(byte) have been added to ChartSeries class. Please visit the documentation article , Specifying the size of the Hole in a Doughnut Chart for more details and sample code. We have enhanced the presentation rendering support to PDF and HTML in this release for hyperlinks, charts and quality of images. Issues related to Slide Master cloning and wrong fill type for shapes have also been rectified in this release. The issues related to ODP to HTML conversions as disturbed layouts, incorrect indentation and improper slide layouts have been fixed in this release. Many chart rendering issues including missing charts and its entities like legends and titles have been resolved in this release. We have also addressed the presentation access issues as well which resulted in exceptions including NullReferenceException, OutOfMemoryException, PptxEditException and ArgumentException in this release. We have made several enhancements to the new API. Please refer to the article Public API and Backwards Incompatible Changes in Aspose.Slides for Java 15.8.0 for further reference. Some important enhancement & bug fixes included in this release are given below

  • Presentation file formats rendering
  • Support for embedding video for Media Player ActiveX control
  • SAXParseException on set license method
  • Hyperlink is returned in two portions of text
  • Incorrect slide design rendered on odp to html conversion
  • Disturbed layout on odp to html conversion
  • Background and hyperlink color is lost on odp to html conversion
  • slide is not rendered while converting odp to html
  • getFontName method returns incorrect font name
  • After saving .ppt files there are some loss of information
  • User shape does not appear in presentation
  • Chart last category missing if data points are blank
  • Exceptions on loading zero KB presentation
  • InvertIfNegative values are rendered without color in saved presentation
  • FirstSliceAngle set and get is not working
  • replaceFont method not working
  • themes.xml for master is not removed
  • Custom combination chart is lost in generated thumbnail
  • Text is lost when converted to pptx or a thumbnail is generated
  • ms.pbdb106a0.bw Exception thrown odp to html conversion
  • PptUnsupportedFormatException exception on conversion from odp to html
  • Text Improperly rendered in generated HTML
  • PPTX to PDF Conversion: Poor Image quality
  • Image quality is not good when converting PPTX to PDF
  • Axis Label Alignment is not proper in the generated PDF file
  • PPTX to PDF Conversion: Charts are blur as compared to the PPTX file
  • Category axis text is improperly rendered in generated PDF
  • Setting Sufficient Resolution property does not work Aspose.Slides for Java
  • Wrong fill type returned from shape
  • Chart is improperly rendered in generated thumbnail
  • Master slide is improperly applied on the slides
  • The Media player controls does not appear by default for linked video
  • Chart series labels are improperly rendered in generated PDF
  • The thumbnail is improperly rendered if it is lesser then slide size

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 developers can add, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in their 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


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