DevExpress Office File API Releases

Released: Oct 14, 2020

Updates in 20.1.8

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Parsing - Composite fonts with an incorrect value of the 'widths' field cannot be read.
  • Performance - A page containing a lot of complex clip operations is rendered slowly.

PDF Document API

  • DirectX - Exceptions thrown on COM Interop callbacks are handled incorrectly.
  • Interactive Forms - Radio groups where elements have the same 'Opt' value are incorrectly filled using PdfFormData.
  • Parsing - A document with a dictionary that contains an invalid reference cannot...

Released: Aug 27, 2020

Updates in 20.1.7

Fixes

Installation (Microsoft .NET)

  • The DevExpress installer checks for LogifySend.exe file updates even if the "I do not wish to participate..." option was chosen.

PDF Document API

  • Parsing - Documents containing annotations with an invalid content value cannot be opened.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader shows the "1 Miscellaneous Change(s)" message in the Signature Panel if the document was incrementally updated by PdfDocumentSigner.
  • Export - Font is substituted with an incorrect font on Linux.
  • Parsing - A...

Released: Jul 16, 2020

Updates in 20.1.6

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Export - Font size in the metafile with the 'Display' graphics unit is calculated incorrectly.
  • Parsing - Annotations with an invalid reference to an appearance form dictionary cannot be parsed.

NuGet Packages

  • DevExpress NuGet Server - The "406 (Not Acceptable)" error returns when trying to install a non-DevExpress NuGet package.

PDF Document API

  • Cloning - Interactive form fields without a name cannot be cloned.
  • Form Flattening - A form is written incorrectly if...

Released: Jun 4, 2020

Updates in 20.1.4

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Parsing - A document cannot be loaded if it contains an invalid array of font glyph widths.
  • Parsing - A document with an invalid logical structure cannot be loaded.

PDF Document API

  • An exception is thrown on an attempt to extract a page from a particular PDF document to a separate file.
  • Document can't be loaded if contains invalid command stream data.
  • Export - Application crashes when an invalid native object is finalized.
  • Export to PDF - OpenType CFF fonts...

Released: Apr 30, 2020

Updates in 20.1.3

Features

PDF Document API

  • Multiple Document Signatures - The PDF Document API allows you to apply multiple signatures to a document.
  • Signature Timestamps - With this release, you can now add a timestamp to a signature.

Spreadsheet Document API

  • XML Spreadsheet 2003 Format Support - The Spreadsheet Document API and WinForms / WPF Spreadsheet controls now support the XML Spreadsheet 2003 file format. You can load and save documents using this format as needed.
  • PDF Export Enhancements - The...

Released: Mar 26, 2020

Updates in 19.2.7

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Export To PDF - Text after a space is cut in a non-Windows OS.
  • Form Filling - An interactive form containing several fields with the same names is filled incorrectly.

Microsoft Excel Export Library

  • EPPlus throws the NullReference exception when modifying cell formatting in files generated by the DevExpress Excel exporting engine.

PDF Document API

  • Parsing - A document containing a font with a number represented as a reference cannot be opened.
  • Printing - A...

Released: Jan 31, 2020

Updates in 19.2.6

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Export - Text is cropped under certain conditions under the non-Windows OS if the LineLimit flag in the PdfStringFormat is set
  • Parsing - An inline ASCII85-encoded image without the EOD marker cannot be parsed

PDF Document API

  • Graphics API - The PdfGraphics.MeasureString method works incorrectly if an input string contains only spaces and the PdfStringFormatFlags.MeasureTrailingSpaces flag is set
  • Parsing - A document with an invalid tree of JavaScript action...

Released: Dec 19, 2019

Updates in 19.2.5

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Export - FontName is written incorrectly for certain fonts

Installation (.NET)

  • .NET installer v19.2.4 fails because the "NupkgRestore.dll" assembly cannot be installed in certain cases

PDF Document API

  • API - The CreateTiff method doesn't save a passed resolution value to the image's metadata
  • Interactive Forms - Documents containing detached interactive form fields cannot be processed
  • Parsing - A document containing a 'Square' annotation with an incorrect popup...

Released: Nov 22, 2019

Updates in 19.2.4

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Export - Text with 'near' alignment is exported incorrectly if the StringFormatFlags.DirectionRightToLeft flag is set
  • Export to PDF - Incorrect fonts are assigned to the text blocks in a Linux-based Docker container

Data Library

  • Blank rows are displayed in GridControl if an empty ObservableCollection is assigned to the RealTimeSource.DataSource property

Microsoft Excel Export Library

  • CellRange for a specific column doesn't work

PDF Document API

  • Rendering - A...

Released: Oct 25, 2019

Updates in 19.2

Features

.NET Core Enhancements

  • Ability to embed fonts in exported PDF files (Linux)
  • Complex Text Layout support in both the Word Processing Document API and PDF Document API (Windows and Linux). You can now export (to PDF) documents that use RTL languages (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.)

PDF Document API

  • Custom Properties - With this release, you can access and modify a document's custom property collection. Use PdfDocument.CustomProperties to access the collection. You can add and delete custom...