DevExpress Office File API Releases

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...

Released: Oct 18, 2019

Updates in 19.1.7

Fixes

All Office File API products

  • Parsing - A document containing an empty dictionary as an 'open action' value cannot be opened

NuGet Packages

  • NuGet packages without dependencies (such as DevExpress.Data) are resolved for an incorrect target framework

PDF Document API

  • Parsing - A document containing a 'page tree node' with an invalid child reference cannot be processed
  • Parsing - Documents containing images with an invalid size cannot be opened
  • Parsing - Documents containing optional content...

Released: Sep 12, 2019

Updates in 19.1.6

Fixes

ASPxSpreadsheet

  • An .XLS document that contains formulas with the MINIFS function is corrupted after resaving
  • Filter fields that are not included into the Page/Column/Row pivot area are ignored if these are slicers in the workbook
  • The GETPIVOTDATA function isn't calculated properly when the page field and its visible item are specified as function arguments

DXRichEdit for WPF

  • Performance - Search operates slowly if the FindAll method is consequently called several times
  • Performance is low...

Released: Aug 1, 2019

Updates in 19.1.5

Fixes

PDF Document API

  • DirectX Rendering - InvalidOperationException is thrown on rendering specific documents.
  • Metafile - A metafile containing a clip region with a path is exported incorrectly.
  • Parsing - A "CID Type 2" font with the corrupted font file data stream cannot be parsed.

PDF Processing (Common)

  • JPX - Big images are decoded slowly.
  • Metafile - An unsupported metafile is converted to an image with low resolution.
  • Rendering - OutOfMemoryException is thrown while drawing large JPX images...

Released: Jun 20, 2019

Updates in 19.1.4

Fixes

Spreadsheet Document API

  • An XLSX document with shared printing settings cannot be opened
  • ArgumentOutOfRangeException occurs on an attempt to copy formatting using the Range.CopyFrom method if the source range equals the target range
  • NullReferenceException is thrown on the AutoFit method call if the DevExpress.Utils.AzureCompatibility.Enable property is set to true
  • NullReferenceException occurs on an attempt to print a specific document containing the long text in cells
  • System...