Aspose.Words 3.5 for .NET Released

Dear Customers,

We have released Aspose.Words 3.5 for .NET

Name Change

Please note Aspose.Word has been renamed to Aspose.Words.

If you are upgrading from Aspose.Word, you need to remove the reference to Aspose.Word.dll and add a reference to Aspose.Words.dll. Also you need to change all “using” or “imports” namespace Aspose.Word to Aspose.Words in your code.


Edition Types Change

There used to be two edition types: Professional and Enterprise. This has been changed to one edition type Professional.

The Professional edition now includes all features that were available in the Enterprise edition. The customers who had Professional edition get access to all the features that were available in the Enterprise edition when they upgrade.


New Features

  • Ability to choose printer for DocumentRenderer.Print
  • Export of more gray percentage shading patterns to PDF.


Fixes – Export to PDF

  • Some pictures appear mangled
  • Background in cells is lost
  • Exported column width incorrect.
  • 3D border is output like a double border.
  • Saving document in AsposePdf format triggers exception.
  • Macro checkboxes are not exported to PDF.
  • Hanging indentation with tab and newline are not converted to PDF properly.
  • Tab in a table is ignored during PDF export.
  • DefaultCellPaddingLeft and DefaultCellPaddingRight sometimes have no effect.
  • Acrobat Reader reports error on some documents.
  • Word to Pdf conversion fails with ‘Image height is too large …’ error.


Fixes – Other

  • Allowed “_” to be used instead of “:” in TableStart:MyTable.
  • ImportNode loses bullet formatting for paragraph styles with list formatting.
  • Setting Bookmark.Text property to string containing CRLF characters causes crash.
  • Stream error while openning the document.
  • Unexpected measurement units exception when openning document.
  • Going Back to or Refreshing the main page in Aspose.Word.Demos is not nice.
  • MSWord document cannot be opened by aspose after calling Aspose.Save().