Compare PPT/PPTX Presentation Slides & Identifying Merged Cells in a Table Using Aspose.Slides for .NET 17.2.0

It supports comparing two slides based on all shapes, styles, texts, animation and other settings. It has also included support for identifying merged cells inside table as well. It has rectified issues related to charts and Ole frame data failing to get opened in edit mode inside PowerPoint for generated presentation. It has improved presentation rendering support & has resolved certain issues related to missing images, missing charts in generated PDF, HTML & slide thumbnails outputs.

Lane Cove, Australia, March 16, 2017 --( What's New in this Release?

Aspose team is happy to share the announcement of Aspose.Slides for .NET 17.2.0. This release has some new features in this release along with resolution issues incurring in API. At times, one need to compare two slides if they are identical or not. Now, users can compare the two slides based on all shapes, styles, texts, animation and other settings. If slides are equal, true will be returned. For more details, please visit documentation article, Compare two slides. Aspose team has also included the support for identifying merged cells inside table as well. Please visit documentation article, Identify Merged Table Cells. It has rectified the issues related to charts and Ole frame data failing to get opened in edit mode inside PowerPoint for generated presentation. The issues related to URL formatting and tooltip text inside hyperlinks has also been addressed in this release. It has also addressed issues related to improper text rendering including bolding effects, improper color and improper gradient effects. It has resolved the issues related to presentation access and saving which earlier resulted in exceptions including ArgumentException, NullReferenceException and PptxReadException in previous releases. This release has improved the presentation rendering support and has resolved certain issues related to missing or improper text rendering, missing images, missing charts and its entities in generated PDF, HTML and slide thumbnails outputs. This list of new, improved and bug fixes in this release are given below:

• Check whether presentations master slides are identical
• Identifying the merged cells in Table
• Refactor charts implementation
• Insufficient header length error
• Unable to edit data in chart after just opening and saving presentation (without modification)
• Exception on converting pptx to pdf
• Presentation file not converted properly to pdf
• Exception on loading presentation
• Footer is changed after saving ppt
• Cloning a chart object creates a corrupted chart
• Ole frame un-editable when saving presentation
• Problem while converting ppt to pdf
• System.ArgumentException on saving PPTX to PDF
• When PPT is loaded and saved, the date format is changed
• After load and save of PPT file, the footer disappears.
• Exception on saving ppt
• Footer text color and font changed after saving
• Exception on saving ppt
• Pptx not properly converted to pdf
• Hyperlink and tool tip text change for hyperlink on saving presentation
• Bold effect not applied
• Pptx not properly converted to pdf
• ReadWorkbookStream method returns empty workbook
• Exception on loading presentation
• Hyperlink Value changed for portion text
• Animation effect gets corrupt on changing paragraph text
• Ppt changed after saving
• External Hyperlink is not getting set for text
• Vector images background changed
• Ppt changed after saving
• Hyperlink (URLs) with Unicode text becomes with duplicates characters
• Font looks bold on rendering
• Instead of some images "no image" placeholder rendered for x86 build
• Incorrect link detection
• Shaped removed after saving ppt
• Argument exception on loading the presentation
• Text color changed after saving presentation.
• Protected view message thrown on opening saved presentation
• Conversion to PPT fails with exception PPT presentation can't contains more than 8 placeholders in one slide.
• Empty pages generated when converting ODP to PDF
• Hyperlink to absolute file path doesn't work for PowerPoint 2007
• Category axis labels are missing or improperly rendered in generated PDF
• Error on opening the generated PDF file from PPT file
• StringIndexOutOfBoundsException on reading Hyperlink text
• Improper gradient rendering in generated PDF
• Font Rotation does not set the value for rotated font

Other most recent bug fixes are also included in this release

Overview: Aspose.Slides for .NET

Aspose.Slides is a .NET component to read, write and modify a PowerPoint document without using MS PowerPoint. PowerPoint versions from 97-2007 and all three PowerPoint formats: PPT, POT, PPS are also supported. Now you can create, access, copy, clone, edit and delete slides in your presentations. Other features include PPT/PPTX printing, PPT to XPS format, saving PowerPoint slides into PDF, adding & modifying audio & video frames, using shapes like rectangles or ellipses and saving presentations in SVG format, streams or images.

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