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Welcome to the February 2013 newsletter! This month, we share tips and tricks on how to work with Aspose.Cells for .NET, Aspose.Words for Java and Aspose.Pdf for .NET. We hope you find them useful.

If you have not updated your products recently, this is a good time to do so. We released a lot of updates in December and early January: install them to work with the best possible version of your products. Updates are free with a valid subscription. Go to the download page.

We’re quickly approaching 200,000 registered users and are planning to celebrate this milestone with prizes. Keep an eye on our blog for updates.

Thank you for reading,
Danny Cooper, Aspose Texas Team Leader

Product Spotlight – Aspose.Total for Java

Aspose.Total for Java brings together all of our Java components in one convenient package. If you need several Aspose products, Aspose.Total is the most cost-effective way to get them. Aspose.Total is different from other product collections: you get not just the products we have today, but as long as you have a valid subscription, you also get any new products we release. Find out more about Aspose.Total for Java.

Technical Article – Copy Cell Styles with Smart Markers in Aspose.Cells for .NET

Technical article icon Aspose.Cells lets you use smart markers to create designer spreadsheets that contain only the data and formatting you specify. The CopyStyle smart marker attribute lets you copy styles between cells. This technical article shows how to use them.

Tutorial Video – Using Simple Mail Merge with Aspose.Words for Java

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Migration Tip – Export Annotations to XFDF with Aspose.Pdf for .NET

Migration tip icon PDF files are used for sharing information; users can read documents and add annotations. In a document system, this often means that developers need to figure out a way of extracting annotations. Adobe Acrobat automation is one way of doing it; the other is Aspose.Pdf for .NET. We compare the two techniques. Read the migration tip.

New Products and Releases

  • [Aspose.Total for .NET][5] – a compilation of our latest .NET products.
  • [Aspose.Cells for .NET][6] 7.3.5 – a maintenance release that improves performance and adds support for Microsoft Excel 2010 PowerPivot and reading pivot tables in XLSB files.
  • [Aspose.Words for .NET][7] 11.11.0 – our monthly Aspose.Words release.
  • [Aspose.Pdf for .NET][8] 7.6.0 – adds support for optimizing existing PDF files, manipulating artifacts and getting the page number associated with a signature field.
  • [Aspose.Slides for .NET][9] 7.0.0 – improves text layout and adds support for changing the point color for a series and hiding series lines for stacked bar charts.
  • [Aspose.BarCode for .NET][10] 5.3.0 – a maintenance release that improves recognition and performance.
  • [Aspose.Tasks for .NET][11] 5.0.0 – read a task’s budget work and cost values from Microsoft Project 2007/2010 MPP files, number pages in MPP files and read Project 2013 MPP format.
  • [Aspose.Diagram for .NET][12] 2.9.0 – set a page title when exporting diagrams to HTML and several conversion improvements.
  • [Aspose.OCR for .NET][13] 1.4.0 – fixes a couple of issues.
  • [Aspose.Email for .NET][14] 2.6.0 – write an item from PST to stream and a number of fixes that improves behavior and performance.
  • [Aspose.Total for Java][15] – a compilation of our latest Java products.
  • [Aspose.Cells for Java][16] 7.5.3 – supports writing sparklines to PDF and getting DateTime values, and a number of fixes.
  • [Aspose.Words for Java][17] 11.11.0 – our monthly Aspose.Words release.
  • [Aspose.Slides for Java][18] 6.9.0 – a number of fixes and enhancements.
  • [Aspose.Email for Java][19] 2.5.0 – write an item from PST to stream and a number of fixes.
  • [Aspose.OCR for Java][20] 1.1.0 – support for BMP file formats and recognizing more fonts.
  • [Aspose.Total for SharePoint][21] – a compilation of our latest SharePoint products.
  • [Aspose.Cells for SharePoint][22] 3.0.1 – maintenance release that supports previewing and searching documents in SharePoint.
  • [Aspose.Slides for SharePoint][23] 1.3.0 – improved list selection logic and support for Select All.
  • [Aspose.Pdf for SharePoint][24] 1.6.0 – supports converting several files at once.
  • [Aspose.Total for SSRS][25] – a compilation of our latest SQL Server Reporting Services products.
  • [Aspose.Words for SSRS][26] 3.8.0 – a number of fixes and improvements.
  • [Aspose.BarCode for SSRS][27] 5.3.0 – DisplayText renamed to Display2DText.
  • [Aspose.Total for JasperReports][28] – a compilation of our latest JasperReports products.
  • [Aspose.Words for JasperReports][29] 1.8.0 – introduces a number of improvements and fixes.
  • [Aspose.BarCode for JasperReports][30] 1.6.0 – introduces a number of improvements and fixes.
  • [Aspose.Pdf for JasperReports][31] 1.6.0 – adds support for rotating TextElement, setting PDF access privileges and introduces a number of fixes.

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