Monthly Archives: February 2008

Aspose.Words for Java 2.4.1 Released

This is an unusual release. Most releases of Aspose.Words for Java are fixes, improvements or new features ported from the Aspose.Words .NET baseline. But this one is Java-only release.


What’s New


  • Support for JDK1.6. Although Aspose.Words jar for JDK1.5 works fine under JVM1.6, “native” 1.6 class files can be loaded more efficiently by the Java 6 Virtual Machine. Several sources state up to 15-20% performance improvement. Therefore we now include a separate Aspose.Words jar built for JDK1.6.
  • No more external libraries. Since
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Requesting a Temporary License has become easier

That is right. We have now made receiving a temporary license that much easier. Now, you don’t have to post in our forum.

Now, you create an order id number just as before but you can enter it on the page above and it will automatically be sent to your email address. It’s fast and easy. Our temporary licenses are 30-day licenses.

If you need any help, please let me know. We are always happy to help.

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Aspose.Words for .NET 5.0.1 Released

This is a maintenance release with a good number of fixes. Thank you to the customers who reported and waited for their fixes patiently.

Issue IDComponentSummary
4382DOCDocument can’t be opened by MSWord 2007 after processing using AW.
4237DOCTable alignment does not work in created DOC files – probably FIB problem
3997DOCGet rid of DocPr.ExtraBytes
3690DOC“Unrecognized format of the form field” exception occurs during opening document.
3532DOCThe dropdown form
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Implementing conditional logic for Word documents using Aspose.Words

This guy Pascal (sorry cannot find any more info) has written an interesting series of articles called Implementing conditional logic for Word documents using Aspose.Words.

Basically, this is a feature we get a lot of requests for and he went out and implemented it himself. We are very impressed with the extent of work he has done. Hats off to Pascal.

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What People Say about Aspose.Words

David Coletta, Buzzword

Doug Mahugh, Open XML file formats

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Xls2Doc – Convert Excel to Word using Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Words

We have published an interesting demo project that you might find useful.

This demo project uses Aspose.Cells for .NET, Aspose.Words for .NET and about 1200 lines of custom code to convert Microsoft Excel workbooks to Microsoft Word documents.

Using this project, you can convert from any load format supported by Aspose.Cells (XLS, OOXML XLSX, SpreadsheetML, CSV and tab delimited) to any save format supported by Aspose.Words (DOC, OOXML DOCX, RTF, WordprocessingML, HTML, PDF).

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Use Aspose.Words in a PHP Project

We have a great new article about how to use Aspose.Words in a PHP project.

You can use either Aspose.Words for .NET or Aspose.Words for Java. The article discusses the pros and cons of both approaches and shows essential techniques such as creating objects, calling methods, accessing properties, using enumerations and so on.

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Aspose wins 4 awards in ComponentSource’s Top 2007 Awards

USA, Texas – February 8, 2008 – ComponentsSource is a leading online software vendor that offers products from over 100 vendors to many thousand customers. Every year, they put together a list of the best selling companies and products that they work with. There are two categories: Bestselling Publisher Awards, and Bestselling Product Awards. This year, Aspose placed in both categories and collected  four awards.

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Aspose.Words for .NET 5.0.0 Released

Please welcome our next major release of Aspose.Words for .NET!

The main feature in Aspose.Words for .NET 5.0.0 is load and save of Office Open XML documents reaching its Release status.

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Why Major Version Change?

Because we’ve done a lot. Here is a list of features that we have gradually added since Aspose.Words for .NET 4.0.0 released back in October 2006:

  • Load and save Office Open XML documents.
  • Load and save RTF documents.
  • Load and save Microsoft Word 2003
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Access SSL Enabled SMTP Server (Gmail) via Aspose.Network for .NET

In this article, we will show you how to access Gmail via SSL. We can access gmail using following protocols: 

  • SMTP
  • IMAP
  • POP3 


In this section we will show you how to perform various tasks on Gmail server using SMTP protocol on SSL.

Connect to Gmail SMTP server

The following example shows you how you can connect to SSL enabled SMTP server. We will set the following properties for SSL support:

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