Easy Gradle Integration & Export Fonts to HTML in Base64 Encoding Inside Android Apps

It contains over 22 useful new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Here are some important features & enhancements included in this release, improvements to DrawingML shadow, Words for Android is delivered as a single JAR file, size of the file is reduced, easy Gradle integration, full support of digital signatures, performance improvements, support of Metered License, improved Chinese/English text font rendering, enhanced DrawingML to PDF & Docx to Pdf conversions.

Lane Cove, Australia, March 10, 2017 --(PR.com)-- What's New in this Release?

Aspose development team is happy to announce the monthly release of Aspose.Words for Android 17.2.0. This month’s release contains 22 useful new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Some important one includes Improvements to DrawingML shadow, Words for Android is delivered as a single JAR file, the size of the file is reduced, Easy Gradle integration, Full support of digital signatures, Performance improvements and Support of Metered License. Starting from this release, Aspose.Words for Android provides the functionality to use metered licensing mechanism. Aspose.Words for Android now allows developers to apply metered key. It is a new licensing mechanism. The new licensing mechanism will be used along with existing licensing method. Those customers who want to be billed based on the usage of the API features can use the metered licensing. Previous Versions 1.11 and 1.12 were manually divided into two parts: jar and apk in order to limit the number of methods in DEX file. In these versions, Aspose team has provided own apk loader to initiate the correct loading of the additional classes.dex file. Now starting from this release Aspose.Words for Android is delivered as a single JAR file, Aspose team has started to reduce the size of Aspose.Words for Android library. The major concern now is to reduce the number of methods without loss of functionality. Aspose team constantly working on improving the quality and usability of Aspose.Words for Android. The list of new and improved features added in this release are given below:

• Rebuild Aspose.Words for Android and ship it in one piece (remove .apk)
• Provide configuration to integrate in Gradle based build system
• Bullet disappeared
• Pict images cannot be rendered
• Text disappears in Android 4th and 5th
• TestDataTableReader.testReadDataSet: ColumnOrdinal has different values
• ItalicBold text disappears
• Provider com.bea.xml.stream.MXParserFactory not found
• Unable to convert a DrawingML to PDF
• Thai text is rendering as boxes in output Pdf
• Docx to Pdf conversion issue with table rendering
• Chinese/English text font rendering issue in Pdf
• TestDigitalSignature.testSignDocxInplace NullPointerException: Attempt to invoke interface method
• WDigital Signatures: assertions fail
• testDigitalSignaturesDoc: Verification fails
• Reporting module fails with VerifyError
• Some documents were canonicalized by XOM differently
• Text missing from converted PDF on Nexus 7 & 9
• TestRtfTokenizer: AssertionFailedError
• java.nio.bufferunderflowexception occurs during rendering to PDF
• java.nio.BufferUnderflowException is thrown while using Aspose.Words.Layout API
• IllegalStateException: Certificate must contain private key.

Other most recent bug fixes are also included in this release.

Overview: Aspose.Words

Aspose.Words is a word processing component that enables Java & Android applications to read, write and modify Word documents without using Microsoft Word. Other useful features include document creation, content and formatting manipulation, mail merge abilities, reporting features, TOC updated/rebuilt, Embedded OOXML, Footnotes rendering and support of DOCX, DOC, WordprocessingML, HTML, XHTML, TXT and PDF formats (requires Aspose.Pdf). It supports both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. Users can even use Aspose.Words for .NET to build applications with Mono.

More about Aspose.Words

- Homepage of Aspose.Words for Android: https://www.aspose.com/products/words/android

- Download Aspose.Words for Android: https://downloads.aspose.com/words/android

- Online documentation of Aspose.Words : https://docs.aspose.com/display/wordsandroid/Home

Contact Information
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Phone: 888.277.6734
Fax: 866.810.9465
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