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Directly Converting Excel Files to Pdf with Aspose.Cells

In previous versions, converting Excel files to Pdf needs two components: Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Pdf. With the new version v4.7.0, users can use Aspose.Cells for .NET only to implement this feature. This new change greatly optimizes speed and memory usage. You will utilize the overloaded Save method of the Workbook class providing the SaveFormat.Pdf enum member that converts the native excel file to pdf format. The above steps are implemented in the following example. Example: [C#] // Instantiate the Workbook object… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells for .Net V4.6.0 Released

While more and more features are added to Aspose.Cells, we find in some cases that our component doesn’t run as fast as previous versions. So in this new version, we made a code refactoring to improve performance and memory usage. Now it runs faster and lighter. http://www.aspose.com/community/files/51/file-format-components/aspose.cells/default.aspx… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells for Java V2.0.0 Released!

We are happy to annouce the release of Aspose.Cells for Java V2.0.0. In this new version, we have made many feature enhancements. The major improvement is Excel2007 enhancement. Please download and try it at http://www.aspose.com/community/files/51/file-format-components/aspose.cells/default.aspx .… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services V1.3.0.0 Released!

Many users told us that they liked new features provided by Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services. In the mean time, they also wanted to port their existing RDL reports smoothly. In this new version, we enhanced standard RDL support. Now our product not only can render RDL reports as built-in Excel render, but also support some more RDL elments, for example, nest tables. And with this new version, develpers can integrate Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services with Report Viewer control in local mode. Please download and try… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells V4.5.1 Released!

In this new version, we greatly enhanced conversion features, including Pdf conversion, Chart2Image conversion and Sheet2Image conversion. And many other features and enhancements are included:  http://www.aspose.com/community/files/51/file-format-components/aspose.cells/default.aspx .… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells 4.5.0.0 Released

We have just released Aspose.Cells v4.5.0.0: http://www.aspose.com/community/files/51/file-format-components/aspose.cells/default.aspx . In these new release, we not only add new features as usual, but also shape it’s performance. Aspose.Cells aims to provide richest feature set and highest compatibility for different Excel files. In the mean time, performance is a very critical issue for our product. We make many performance testing and enhancement in v4.5.… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Grid for .NET V2.0.0.0 Released!

Many web applications are running on web hosting environments with more strict security limitations. So we periodically get the requests to run Aspose.Grid.Web on medium trust security level. Now we make it. Please download the new release at http://www.aspose.com/community/files/53/visual-components/aspose.grid/default.aspx . And we also make many enhancement on .NET 2.0.… Continue Reading
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Cell.Style property vs Cell.GetStyle/SetStyle method

Since v4.4.2, we add two new methods to format a cell: Cell.GetStyle method and Cell.SetStyle method.  So now you can use the following two ways to format a cell: 1. use Cell.Style property [C#] cell.Style.Font.IsBold = true; [VB.NET] cell.Style.Font.IsBold = True  2. use Cell.GetStyle and Cell.SetStyle method [C#] Style style = cell.GetStyle(); style.Font.IsBold = true; cell.SetStyle(style); [VB.NET] Dim style as Style = cell.GetStyle() style.Font.IsBold = True cell.SetStyle(style) You can see that the first approach is easy and straight-forward. So why… Continue Reading
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Changes in Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services V1.1.1

In Aspose.Cells for Reporting Service v1.1, we provide a client tool to enable users to design reports in MS Excel. This tool is an Excel addin and we developed it totally with C#. Because we develop the tool in C#, we have to use Excel interop to manipulate files. Some users found problems when using the client tool in their MS Excel. After investigating their problems, we found most of problem are caused by MS Office, Office PIA, .NET Framework or others.… Continue Reading
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Aspose.Cells for .NET V4.4.1 Released!

Dear Customers, We have released Aspose.Cells for .NET V4.4.1! What’s New? Auto-detect file type when opening an Excel file What’s Improved? Enhanced Excel2007 Xlsx support Enhanced xls2pdf conversion Enhanced pivot table support Supported more functions in formula calculation engine What’s Fixed? Bug in opening a few special far-east Excel files Bug in formula parsing and calculation Bug in page setup settings Bug in import/export some text files Bug in processing smart markers Problem in installation on vista… Continue Reading
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