GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Visual Studio Plugin Released

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Visual Studio plugin

GroupDocs Team always tries to improve user experience and facilitate users to save their  precious time and minimize the extra efforts by creating different VS plugins, in this regard we are glad to announce of  Document Annotation API  Visual Studio plugin which helps and performs all the steps required to try-out examples automatically. All you have to do is to install the plugin via .msi available and launch the plugin wizard from File Menu. Once wizards completes it processing, you can run and explore the example code of CSharp or VB.NET as per your requirement within in Visual Studio.

Features - Annotation API Visual Studio Plugin

  • Displays GroupDocs in File Menu of Visual Studio.
  • Automatically downloads source code
  • Downloads GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET API automatically.
  • Adds API reference in project automatically.
  • Provides Examples for CSharp and VB.NET.
  • Supported Visual Studio versions are 2010, 2012 and 2013.
  • Runs project in few clicks.
  • Easy to Use.
  • Reduces effort and time.

Available Resources for Downloads

Plugins

Source Code

Installation and Usage

Installation of Visual Studio Plugin for GroupDocs.Annoatation for .NET Examples is very simple and robust and will create example project  to use and understand How to annotate text and image Using Visual Studio Plugin, User just needs to download MSI file and install it. After finishing the installation, plugin will be integrated with Visual Studio and appear in File menu.

Screenshots

Visual Studio Plugin

Annotation API for .NET Plugin for Visual Studio

To Contribute

Visual Studio Plugin for GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET API examples is open source and available for download. Developers can download it and get help to understand its working and extend its functionality. Following are the places from where source code can be downloaded.

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this product. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread.

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET 1.5.0 Released with New Features

At GroupDocs, we are always keen to improve our products and enhance user experience. Hence, we are excited to announce GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET 1.5.0. The latest version of our metadata API provides many new features.
Please see below for the list of features.

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET 1.5.0 - Features

In this update new abilities for JP2/JPEG2000, JPEG and MS Visio File Formats have been added:

  • Read & write XMP metadata of JP2 Format
  • Detect bar-codes in JPEG Format
  • Save changes into original document source (doc).
  • Update document properties of MS Visio Format
  • Update & Remove IPTC metadata of JPEG format
  • Update ApplicationRecord and EnvelopeRecord datasets of IPTC metadata

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, learn, try and get technical support on GroupDocs.Metadata:

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve the Metadata API. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread and our dedicated support team will be there to respond.

Show Hide Track Changes feature Announced for Word Processing format

Releasing GroupDocs.Conversion 3.4.0 API

 

GroupDocs.Conversion

We are happy to reveal the new release of GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET API 3.4.0 with most demanding features addition. This version has a new installer and some new features and fixes are introduced. We recommend that you download and update your application immediately with new API release to enhance performance of your app and add new exciting features.

 

Features - Document Conversion API Version 3.4.0

In this new Version of GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 3.4.0 new demanding properties are introduced for show/hide track changes for word processing document format  along HTML to image conversion is also introduced with advance Image settings . In this release GroupDocs.Conversion  API 3.4.0. bug fixing and many improvements are also done. Here are major changes:

Documents Conversion API Supported Formats

For more details about supported document conversions between different document formats, please visit this article.

GroupDocs Conversion supported formats

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, learn, try and get technical support on GroupDocs.Conversion:

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this product. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread and our dedicated support team will be there to respond.

Spring MVC Front End Project for GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Users

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Front End

Team GroupDocs is pleased to announce Spring MVC Front End sample project for GroupDocs.Viewer for Java users. The core idea behind the development of this project is to facilitate developers to write their own document viewer using GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.x. As the project is open source and published on GitHub, developers can customize it as per their needs.

Spring MVC Front End - Features

This Front End provides end users with tools needed for convenient viewing and navigation of documents in a browser. Most commonly used UI controls that are available in native Adobe Reader’s plugin are provided in this front end, including:

  • Pagination Controls
  • Page Zooming
  • Page Thumbnails
  • Document Downloading
  • Document Printing
  • File Browser

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Front End - Requirements to Run

Pre-Requisites

  • Java Verion 1.5 or above
  • JDK Verison 1.5 or above
  • Jetty Version 9.3.0
  • Maven 4.0.0
  • Spring Framework 4.2
  • Any latest browsers (Firefox, Chrome ,IE9 or greater, Safari etc.)
  • GroupDocs.Viewer 3.0.0 for Java.

How to Run Application

  • Download the code, import as maven project in eclipse
  • Run As maven; Goals "Jetty:run"
  • Goto browser and type "localhost:8080/action

Document Viewer for Java - Download

The Spring MVC Front End can be downloaded from GitHub Repository.

Please click here to download Showcase project.

Contribute in Spring MVC Front End

The developers can also contribute to the Front End through one of the following ways:

  • Got an idea of new feature – fix it and submit a pull request.
  • Find an issue in the project – create and log the issue on Github. In this case, GroupDocs Support Team will look on it.

Every effort by the developers/customers would be appreciated.

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to learn, try and get technical support on Document Viewer API for Java:

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET announcing MVC based Front-End example

GroupDocs.Annotation

The GroupDocs team is delighted to announce the Front End sample project for the ASP.NET MVC developers. The purpose after this release is to enable the developers to write their own document annotation front-end using GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 3.x. nearly all the features have been applied in this project which was given in the old GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 2.x UI Based API. The developers are free to customize the application to fulfill their own requirements. This project is available at github.com.

Supported Document Annotation Features

The ASP.NET MVC Front-End in a browser. The ASP.NET MVC Front-End provides end users with tools needed for convenient viewing and Annotation of a documents. ASP.NET MVC Front-End is using GroupDocs.Viewer API to display Document Annotation in a browser.The front end provides almost all the common Annotation features including:

  • Area annotation - mark up an area with a rectangle and add notes to it.
  • Point annotation - stick comments to any point in the document.
  • Typewriter - add sticky notes with rich text.
  • Text annotation - comment on selected text.
  • Strikeout/underline - mark up text with strikethroughs or underlines.
  • Text replacement - type text to replace selected text.
  • Text redaction - blackout selected text.
  • Area redaction - blackout selected area within the document.
  • Poly-line - draw shapes and freehand lines.
  • Pointer/arrow - drop arrows with notes.
  • Watermark - add a watermark.
  • Ruler - measure the distance between objects in a document.
  • Undo/redo - cancel or reverse annotations placed on a document.

Requirements to Deploy and Run ASP.NET MVC Front End

  • If you want to run the GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET supported application it doesn’t need any download or installation on client side. End user can render the documents from any standard web-client browser, like IE8+, Mozila Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari 5+ and their mobile version.
  • To deploy and properly configure the GroupDocs.Annotation ASP.NET MVC Front-End application on server, you will need aMicrosoft .NET Framework version 4.0+ and a “.NET-Compatible Web-Server: Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS Express or ASP.NET Development Server (Cassini).

 

Downloads of ASP.NET MVC Front End

The ASP.NET MVC Front End can be downloaded from GitHub Repository.

Please click here to download or visit the release page at GitHub.com

To Contribute in ASP.NET MVC Front End

The developers can also contribute to the Front-End through one of the following ways:

  1. Find an issue or an idea of new feature – fix it and submit a pull request.
  2. Create an issue in the Github. In this case, GroupDocs Support Team will look on it.

Every effort by the developers/customers would be appreciated.

GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET 3.1.0 Released with New Enhancements

GroupDocs.Assembly

At GroupDocs, we are always keen to improve our products and enhance user experience. Hence, we are excited to announce GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET 3.1.0. The latest version of our document generation API provides many enhancements and features.
Please see below for the list of enhancements and features.

Document Generation API for .NET - Features

  • Add explicit support for multiple data sources

GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET 3.1.0 - Enhancements

  • Unify watermarking across all supported file formats
  • Provide support for presentation file formats in evaluation mode
  • Support only SHA256 for signing assemblies and MSI

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, learn, try and get technical support on GroupDocs.Assembly:

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this Document Generation API. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread and our dedicated support team will be there to respond.

Download – Explore GroupDocs.Search for .NET Plugin for Visual Studio

Summary

GroupDocs.Search for .NET Visual Studio plugin

GroupDocs Team cares for it's users and their precious time. GroupDocs.Search for .NET Visual Studio plugin helps and performs all the steps required to try-out examples automatically. All you have to do is to install the plugin via .msi available and launch the plugin wizard from File Menu. the automatic completion of downloading the wizard will provide you with sample of CSharp or VB.NET source code for the API. These downloaded files are configured automatically in the Visual Studio without leaving it.

Visual Studio Plugin Features

  • Appears in File Menu of Visual Studio.
  • Downloads source code automatically.
  • Downloads GroupDocs.Search for .NET API automatically.
  • Adds assembly reference automatically.
  • Provides Examples for CSharp and VB.NET.
  • Supports Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013.
  • Opens project in few steps.
  • Easy to Use.
  • Saves time and reduces effort.

Downloads and Available Resources

Plugins

Source Code

Installation and Usage

Installation of Visual Studio Plugin for GroupDocs.Search for .NET Examples is very simple and robust. User just needs to download MSI file and install it. After finishing the installation, plugin will be integrated with Visual Studio and appear in File menu.

Screenshots

Visual Studio Plugin

GroupDocs.Search for .NET Plugin for Visual Studio

Contribute

Visual Studio Plugin for GroupDocs.Search for .NET API examples is open source and available for download. Developers can download it and get help to understand its working and extend its functionality. Following are the places from where source code can be downloaded.

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this product. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread.

GroupDocs Customer Newsletter – July 2016

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July, 2016
GroupDocs.Search - Just Released 

GroupDocs.Search for .NET API helps users to perform various search operations across documents. It extracts text and metadata from different file formats and performs search over all user documents. GroupDocs.Search can be used to create indexes from your documents to create lightning fast search results.

Download GroupDocs.Search and Request a free 30 day trial licence to start your evaluation today.

Product News
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 3.0.0
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 3.0.0, our Next Generation Version, is 100% decoupled from any UI to provide developers with the ability to create desktop, web or cloud applications without any boundaries or limitations. 

To read about all the new features in GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET V3.0.0 click here.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0
This month the GroupDocs.Comparison team have delivered GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0. In this release a number of features have been added, including: saving comparison results as images, support of the HTML format, improvement in MS Word comparison, MS Word table comparison. Improvements in PDF comparison quality for tables and images as well as general Spreadsheet comparison improvements. 

To read all the news about GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0 click here.

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 3.4.0
In our regular release of GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET we've fixed over 20 bugs and added 6 improvements into the product. The main improvement this month is in the rendering performance which has been made more efficient in response to the feedback of our customers. Watermark applying and the GetPDFFile method also have performance improvements. 

To read about all the new features in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET V3.4.0 click here.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 3.3.0
In this new release of GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 3.3.0 users can now convert SVG, XPS and ICO files. When converting to Slides, there is the option to remove comments from slides. Issues with XLSX conversion to PNG/JPG and HTML have been fixed and we now respect the DPI options passed when converting to image file formats. 

To read about all the new features in GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET V3.3.0 click here.

From The Library
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET SharePoint Plugin
The GroupDocs team proudly announces the addition of a SharePoint Plugin for GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET. This plugin allows SharePoint developers to explore and investigate the GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET front end. It demonstrates how the GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET front end can be integrated with SharePoint. Read the article here.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET ASP.NET MVC Sample
The GroupDocs team is pleased to announce the Front End sample project for ASP.NET MVC developers. The reason behind this release is to facilitate developers to write their own document viewer using GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 3.x. Almost all functionality has been implemented in this project which was available in the old GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.x UI Based API. Developers are free to customize the application to their own needs. This project has been published at github.com. Read the article here.
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Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET: the latest versions of our .NET products packaged into one product suite. GroupDocs.Total for Java: the latest versions of our Java products packaged into one product suite.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET V3.4.0: 24 improvements and fixes GroupDocs.Viewer for Java V3.2.2: Ability to specify custom font path.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET V3.0.0: New version written from the ground up. GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET V3.0.0: New version written from the ground up.
GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET V3.2.0: 13 enhancements and bug fixes GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET V3.3.0: 16 enhancements and bug fixes
GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET V1.4.0: 12 new features and 6 enhancements GroupDocs.Search for .NET V1.0.0: Version 1.0.0 of GroupDocs.Search for .NET

 

Releasing GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.2.2 with Improvements and Fixes

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java release 3.2.2

Here at GroupDocs we always look for new ways to enhance our products. We constantly strive to improve our user's experience. Hence, we are excited to announce the new release of GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.2.2. The latest version of our document viewer API provides 10+ new features, 25+ improvements and fixes. Let's explore the exciting features in GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.2.2.

Document Viewer API for Java - Features

Following features are announced in this latest release:

  • Ability to specify custom font paths
  • New conversion mechanism for displaying multipage TIFF files
  • Implement option that allows setting text document encoding
  • Implement method that returns supported document formats
  • Implement file description property that returns document type format
  • Provide JPEG image quality setting
  • Implement configuration option that allows set cells sheet conversion mode when converting to PDF
  • Add support for Portuguese locale
  • Add ability to show/hide gridlines for excel files
  • Implement PdfFileOptions same as another Options classes
  • Process files from the stream without specifying the fileName parameter

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.2.2 - Improvements

Following are the features that are improved in this latest version:

  • Implement storing cache files separately depends on use PDF option
  • Improve the quality of re-sized images
  • Improve document processing fidelity and speed
  • User provided Excel Spreadsheet does not follow MS Excel behavior when rendered to PDF
  • Improve localization engine to use custom locales from the path
  • Hide/Show the hidden sheets for Excel files

Java Document Viewer API - Fixes

Listed below are the issues that were being reported in previous versions and are now fixed in GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.2.2:

  • DocuSign signed files not showing all content
  • Doc to PDF save error
  • Empty html
  • Not all content of the PDF document rendered to html
  • High memory usage while converting to PDF
  • Specific eml file can't be viewed in HTML mode
  • Failed to rotate page if page number specified
  • Resolution is set incorrectly when converting PDF to image
  • Image re-sized incorrectly when re-sizing to larger dimensions
  • Css classes are overridden in multiple pages documents
  • Shift_JIS encoded characters are not showing in proper format
  • PreloadPagesCount is not working in V3.0
  • Blurry document in Image Based rendering
  • Invalid Parameter Exception on rendering PDF to HTML
  • Underline for some words/sentences when saving to html/image
  • Failed to convert .xlsx with fixed headers table to image
  • Conversion of .xlsx with fixed headers table to PDF never completes
  • Empty Value Exception on rendering PDF File
  • Invalid Parameter Exception on rendering Excel Spreadsheet to HTML
  • Incorrect converting PPT file to HTML
  • The .pdf document doesn't rendered

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, learn, try and get technical support on Document Viewer API for Java:

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this product. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread and our dedicated support team will be there to respond.

Releasing GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0 with More Improvements

GroupDocs.Comparison for .Net

We are pleased to announce the new release of Next Generation GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0. with some exciting features. In this version, some new features has been introduced along with some important fixes. Also, this version has a new installer. We recommend that you download and update the API as soon as you can.

 

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0 - New Features

In this new release of GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 3.2.0 new features are introduced to save html files to word document when use Comparison.Text for comparison  and enabled to GetChanges and UpdateChanges methods along with saving results as Images and for PDF Implemented the own absorber of tables along with more improvements in API for smooth and fast Comparison. Here are some highlights:

  • Save html files to word document when use Comparison.Text for comparison
  • Add GetChanges and UpdateChanges methods for Comparison.Text
  • Implement the Saving of result Comparison as images
  • PDF: Implement the own absorber of tables
  • Implement formulas comparison for Words format

Document Comparison API - Improvements

Following are the features that are improved in the latest version of the document comparison API.

  • Improved comparison speed  for Cells
  • Enhanced Comparison for Words significant performance with new aligners
  • Displaying of images and text after process for comparison is Improved
  • Comparison improved for correction of position and size for Image
  • Upgraded Comparison for Pdf with the images

For more details about supported document formats, please visit Features Overview.

Available Channels and Resources

Here are a few channels and resources for you to download, learn, try and get technical support on GroupDocs.Comparison:

Feedback

As always, you are welcome to share your feedback to improve this product. We will be happy to know your thoughts. Just create a forum thread and our dedicated support team will be there to respond.

 


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