GroupDocs customer newsletter November 2014

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Automate document assembly
with GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET provides a comprehensive toolkit, complete with UI, for working with document assembly. It speeds up document assembly and automation. Your users can add form fields to existing document templates (contracts, NDAs, applications, any range of documents) and send them to recipients to fill in. Merging template and recipient data, GroupDocs automatically generates a custom document that looks just like the original template.
Product News
Navigate Annotations Easily in GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET makes it easy to collaborate on documents. When many people get involved it can be difficult to navigate all the annotations. To help, GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET has introduced tooltips for annotations so that users quickly can see what an annotation is about. We've also added tab-based annotation navigation to make it easy to move between annotations.
New Field Types Coming Soon to GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET allows your users to work with Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF templates. GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET already supports a range of sophisticated field types for Microsoft Word templates and we're adding these to PDF files too. You can expect to see list box, combo box and radio button fields available for PDF documents soon.
New Features in GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.5.0
As well as reduced memory consumption and performance, the latest release of GroupDocs.Viewer for Java adds a public API so the library can be used without the user interface. Other new features are Polish and Russian localization, support for Microsoft Azure storage and the ability to control the cache size. It also allows you to pre-load pages server-side to speed up rendering the first time a document is accessed.
From The Library
Avatars Help Users Recognize Each Other When Collaborating
GroupDocs.Annotation for Java now supports avatars to allow users to recognize each other when working together. This article shows how to implement them and introduces a couple of other new features. Read the blog post.
Store Annotations in a Database with GroupDocs.Annotation for Java
A recent feature introduced into GroupDocs.Annotation for Java is the ability to store annotation data within a database. This allows you to streamline your annotation apps in whatever way you wish. We've written an article that explains how. Read the article.
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Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest version of our .NET libraries. GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET 1.0.6 – Adds date/time fields to the Microsoft Word template editor and a number of other enhancements.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.4.0 – Adds the ability to log exceptions and operations and adds a number of other features that makes the library easier to use. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.5.0 – Supports Microsoft Azure storage, allows you to control the cache size and contains a number of fixes.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.7.0 – Adds tab-based annotation navigation, a way to override collaborator permissions and other improvements. GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.7.0 – Improves support for JSON and XML, adds support for PostgreSQL, and fixes a couple of issues.
Integrations and New Cloud API Examples

Spotlight on GroupDocs.Comparison for Cloud API – GroupDocs October 2014

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Need quick and easy online comparison features?
GroupDocs.Comparison for Cloud API is a REST API that lets developers add comparison features to their applications quickly. It offers fast comparison between documents and displays differences with an intuitive redline view. Changes can be accepted or rejected, and the combined document can be downloaded for convenient offline editing, while integrating with your application's business logic.
Product News
 GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library 

  • Added the ability to rotate the orientation of pages for PDF and image files.
  • Added support for configuring watermark text when viewing documents using the HTML-based viewing engine.
  • Russian localization.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • Allow access to print view options when printing.
  • Navigate annotations using a tab-based view.
  • Increased UI usability including quick annotation selection, and numerous bug fixes.
  • Improved annotation print view compatibility with Internet Explorer.
  • Various updates and fixes to improve annotation handling.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

  • User avatar which shows picture of the reviewer associated with comments now available.
  • New UI tools added for PDF files: ruler, underline.
  • More tools now export to Word files: area, point, typewriter, watermark, underline, strikeout, text and resource redaction.
  • Print preview dialog now shows added annotations.
  • Added abstract database connector so developers can use any database.
  • Various updates and fixes to improve annotation handling and display.

 GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • Quick configuration of database providers when initializing signature. Supported providers are JSON and MSSQL.
  • Unified syntax for single and multiple signers to simplify development.
  • Increased responsiveness since signing of the document is now switched to a parallel task.
  • Fixed various issues related to placing the signature onto the document being signed.

 GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud Library

  • Added new image stamp field type to field preparation and execution for envelopes and forms.
  • Envelope owners can now allow users to drag/move fields when signing.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved detection of subscript and superscript when comparing Microsoft Word files.
  • Improved detection of bold, italic and underline formatting when comparing Microsoft Word files.
  • Improved performance by 40% for Word-based document comparison.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Implementing custom trial limitation for each document type: Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project, PDF, email, image, and HTML.
  • Preparation of Conversion platform for resizing and re-flowing content for viewing on a specific device.

 GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET Library

  • Added new feature to get template editor fields via C# or JS.
  • The new Template Editor which allows fields manipulation of template fields using a rich UI.
  • The Template Editor supports 3 different types of fields: TextBox, Image, CheckBox.

 GroupDocs.Assembly for Cloud App

  • The Template Editor can now create an assembly template from any Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
  • The Template Editor supports text, image and checkbox fields.
  • The Questionnaire Builder introduces date/time and multiline fields.
Coming Soon
 GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library 

  • View Microsoft Project documents directly, without conversion to PDF.
  • Improved support for logging exceptions and operations within the library.
  • New option to adjust scrolling speed on mobile devices.
  • New feature for intercepting document processing events.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • Add tooltips for annotation comments for quick and easy reading.
  • Allow annotations to be resized.
  • Per character selection for text based annotations.

 GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • New feature to allow GroupDocs.Signature for .NET to function correctly even if it's not set up in the root folder of the integrating application website.
  • Add support for working with documents as streams when using GroupDocs.Signature for .NET.
  • New feature to set a predefined image value for the Stamp field type.
  • New option to support auto resize for the Stamp field type.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Native comparison of Adobe Acrobat PDF files.
  • Further improvements to the Microsoft Word comparison algorithms.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • New feature that re-flows/converts a documents for a specific device resolution.

 GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • New design for the Template Editor, where the UI is easier to use and more flexible.
  • Support for new field types in the Template Editor for PDF templates: ListBox, ComboBox, RadioButtonList.
  • Enhanced support in the Template Editor for editing Word templates (UI feature).
From The Library
Managing User Rights with the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library
GroupDocs.Annotation for Java allows you to set user access rights to control who can view, annotate, download, export and delete documents. Read more.
Loading Documents from Streams with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET
Documents are increasingly stored in databases, not as static files on disc. To access them, you have to work with byte streams. We've written an article that explains how to use GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET with streams. Read the article.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest versions of our .NET libraries. GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 2.1.0 – Several performance enhancements and fixes.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.3.0 – Russian localization, page rotation and more. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.4.0 – Several performance enhancements and fixes.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.6.0 – Navigate annotations as tabs, and other new features. GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.6.0 – Various new annotation tools added.

Spotlight on GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET and News, September 2014

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Need a Reliable File Conversion API?
Converting files between formats shouldn't have to be difficult. All you want to do is to convert one format to another while retaining layout and formatting. With GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET, you get just that. 

Convert between over 50 formats with high-fidelity results every time. Supported formats include Microsoft Windows Office files, AutoCAD, PDF and image files. By hosting the API on your own infrastructure, you have complete control over file security and compliance.

Product News
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library 

  • Tabbed view for multi-sheet Microsoft Excel documents.
  • Faster display of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint documents.
  • Enhanced HTML-based viewing of Microsoft Excel documents.
  • View HTML files without converting to images, stripping out JavaScript.
  • Various improvements and fixes.

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

  • GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.4.0.
  • Support for Microsoft Visio files on JDK 1.6.
  • New upload path parameter.
  • Improved speed for file conversion.
  • Various improvements and fixes.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • Auto-upgrade of GroupDocs.Annotation's storage schema.
  • Advanced undo/redo feature.
  • Improvements to annotation PDF export.
  • Various improvements and fixes.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

  • GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.5.0.
  • Import and export annotations to and from PDF: underline, ruler.
  • Export annotations from Microsoft Word: area and point annotation, typewriter, watermark, underline, strikeout, text and resource redaction.
  • Export tracked changes.
  • Added the ability to include a user avatar.
  • Various fixes and user interface updates.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud Library

  • Advanced undo/redo feature.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud App

  • Support for text replacement.
  • Support for pointer tool.
  • Support for text and resource redaction.
  • Support for underline and ruler tools.

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • Support for forms linked to more than one document.
  • General bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • General bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved DOC/DOCX comparison.
  • Performance improvements.
  • General bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Batch conversion.
  • Various bug fixes.
Coming Soon
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library 

  • Enhanced HTML based viewing of Microsoft Project documents.
  • Rotate pages.
  • Log exceptions and operations.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • Print view options.
  • Navigate annotations using tabs.
  • Tooltips with annotation comments.
  • Enhanced UI usability.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • New field type in envelopes and forms: stamp.
  • Owner can allow users to move fields during the signature process.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Detect moved text.
  • Compare Microsoft Visio project files.
  • Improved comparison of native Microsoft PowerPoint files.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Performance improvements.
  • Enhanced comparison for documents with advanced Microsoft Word features.
From The Library
Setting up and Customizing Email Notification Templates in the GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App
GroupDocs.Signature lets you manage the signature workflow online, whether the document is a complex contract or a simple NDA. One of the features that makes the app so convenient is the in-built reminder management. To give you total control, you can customize the various email notifications that the app sends during the signature process. Find out more.
GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Trigger Customization
GroupDocs.Viewer for Java, our HTML5 universal document reader, supports a number of in-built JavaScript triggers that control how files are viewed. We've written an article that lists them and shows how to use them. Read the article.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest release of our .NET libraries. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.4.0 – Diagram file support for JDK 1.6 and various fixes.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.5.0 – Updated database schema and other enhancements and fixes. GroupDocs.Conversion for Java 1.5.0 – Support for a number of new annotation tools and fixes.
GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 1.3.6 – Improved conversion and various fixes.

Focus on GroupDocs.Annotation for Java & news from GroupDocs, August 2014

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Add Annotation Features to Java Web Apps
With GroupDocs.Annotation for Java, developers can add sophisticated annotation features to Java web-based applications.

GroupDocs.Annotation helps groups collaborate on and finalize documents and images. They can mark up documents in many ways, using highlights, comments, strikethroughs and other intuitive tools. When done, they can save the annotated document to a Microsoft Word file to work on offline.

Product News
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library

  • Support for adding watermarks to printed pages and settings to enable them.
  • Option to pre-load pages on the client-side added.
  • Polish localization added.
  • Improved support for mobile devices.

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

  • Released GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.3.0
  • Support for custom locales.
  • Support for rendering XPS files.
  • Support for P8 FileNet.
  • Support for sub-folders.
  • Added image to PNG rendering.
  • Improved support for long file names and URLs.
  • Improvements to email, Microsoft Excel, and Word document viewing.
  • Updated UI.
  • A number of additional minor fixes.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud App

  • Undo/redo feature added.
  • Underline tool added.
  • Ruler added.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

  • Support for text redaction.
  • Support for exporting annotations and comments directly to a Microsoft Word document when the input is a Microsoft Word document.
  • Updated UI.
  • A number of fixes and enhancements.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • Introduced tagging to envelopes, forms and templates to help users organize their work.
  • A number of fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • Supports using template when generating a summary page.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved DOC/DOCX comparison.
  • Improved detection of changed styles.
  • A number of fixes.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • General fixes and enhancements.
Coming Soon
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library

  • Tab-based view for Microsoft Excel documents.
  • Faster viewing of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Project files.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • Automatic upgrade of the storage schema for new versions.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud Library

  • Support for text replacement, pointers, text and resource redaction, underline text and ruler.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud App

  • Advanced undo/redo feature.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • Forms for multiple documents.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Detect moved text.
  • Compare Microsoft Visio project files.
  • Improved comparison of native Microsoft PowerPoint files.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Batch conversion.
From The Library
Use GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET to Compare Documents in C#/ASP.NET
GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET is a free-standing library that developers use to integrate comparison features into their applications. We've written a detailed article that explains how to use it to compare documents in a desktop environment, or online. Read the article.
Joomla! Extension for GroupDocs.Viewer for Java
We have released a number of extensions that allow developers to integrate our apps and libraries into their websites. Recently, we released one that allows you to integrate GroupDocs.Viewer for Java into Joomla! websites. By hosting both library and documents you are in complete charge of your own infrastructure and security. Find out more.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest release of our .NET libraries.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.4.0 – Undo/redo, import/export underlines and other improvements and fixes.
GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET 1.0.3 – Improvements and fixes.
GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.3.0 – Support for custom locales, sub-folders, P8 FileNet and rendering XPS files.

Product updates and roadmap: news from GroupDocs, July 2014

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Securely Sign Documents in the Cloud
GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud is an API that allow developers to add secure e-signature features to their apps. Platform and language independent, the API supports different types of signatures, a variety of workflows, reminder management, contact management and signer roles.
Product News
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library

  • Improved performance when viewing large documents.
  • DWG file format support.
  • Support for Amazon S3 and Azure storage.

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

  • Support for TIFF Files.
  • Added parameters to improve watermark handling, PDF printing and page reordering.
  • Support for relative application path.
  • Support for switching browser cache.
  • Simpler license verification when GroupDocs.Viewer is used in another application.
  • Fixes for various issues.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • DWG file format support.
  • Redacting (blacking out) text.
  • Hiding tools.
  • Print view with annotations.
  • Support for Amazon S3 and Azure storage (.NET).

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

  • User interface improvements.
  • Arrow annotation type added.
  • Support for importing comments and replies on point, area, text and polyline annotations.
  • General fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • Take signer photo for authentication when signing envelope.
  • Add comments to envelopes.
  • A variety of bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • Use stream for input and output when signing.
  • Various issues fixed.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved comparison of PDFs: switch layers off or on when performing vector-based comparison.
  • Improved detection of added or deleted text.
  • Improved performance.
  • Various bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved performance (using streams for input and output).

GroupDocs Cloud App Platform

  • DWG file format support.
Coming Soon
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library

  • Improved support for mobile devices.
  • Rendering links for email attachments.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Tool for underlining text.
  • Measurement tool (ruler).
  • Undo/redo feature.
  • Import/export comments to Microsoft Excel documents.

GroupDocs.Signature Cloud App

  • Tag envelopes, forms and templates to improve organization.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Detect moved text.
  • Improved detection of style changes.
  • Compare Microsoft Visio files.
  • Improved comparison of Microsoft PowerPoint files.
From The Library
Integrating GroupDocs.Viewer for Java into a PHP Application
If you are new to GroupDocs.Viewer for Java, and want to integrate it with a PHP web application, this article will have you up and running quickly. It describes what you need, and what you need to do, to add document viewing features to your app. Read the article.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Extension for pimcore
pimcore is an open-source content management and e-commerce platform. We recently developed an extension that lets you add GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET to pimcore websites. Because the extension uses the .NET library and not the Cloud service, you can host it entirely on your own infrastructure. Find out more.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest release of our .NET libraries. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.2.0 – Support for TIFF files and improved watermark handling.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.1.2 – Maintenance release. GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.4.0 – Import comments and replies on point, area, text and polyline annotations.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.3.0 – Various improvements to markup tools and other fixes and enhancements.

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.1.0 released and other news from GroupDocs

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GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET: HTML5 Document Rendering
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET is a powerful HTML5 document viewer component that lets you display over 45 file formats from within .NET applications.

HTML5 rendering means that users can search for text in the document, as well as copy and paste to the clipboard. Text looks sharp regardless of zoom level, and your users gets the best possible document viewing experience.

 

Product News
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved search functionality.
  • Improved cache management.
  • Option to zoom out large images only.

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.1.0 released:

  • Added custom encryption key.
  • Optimized dependencies to improve load speed.
  • Fixed issue with viewing documents on Linux.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved active annotation highlighting.
  • Improved line drawing tools.
  • New configuration options: drawing options for area and polyline annotation tools; text highlight color option; typewriter tool background color.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.3.0 released:

  • File upload feature added.
  • Feature for specifying combined rights for collaborator added.
  • Updated user interface.
  • Various bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • New field for attaching a document during signing.
  • Options for selecting the allowed signature type during sign (typed and uploaded can be switched on or off).
  • Option for taking a user photo with a web cam during signing, for authentication.
  • Option for requiring user photo when signing forms.
  • Several fixes.

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • General fixes.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Merge three or more word documents.
  • Improved Microsoft Word document comparison.
  • Improvements to PDF comparison: switching layers on and off when using vector based comparison.
  • Bug fixes.
Coming Soon
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Support for Amazon S3 storage.
  • Improved support for mobile devices.
  • Performance improvements when viewing large documents.
  • Support for DWG file format.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Redaction tools.
  • Hiding tools.
  • New print view with annotations.

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Option for taking user photo for authentication when signing envelopes.
  • Commenting on envelopes.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Detect moved text.

GroupDocs.Comparison for Java Library

  • GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 1.0.0

GroupDocs Cloud App Platform

  • File versioning support.
  • Support for DWG file format.
From The Library
Load Files from Streams with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET
Not all files are stored on disk. We recently wrote an article that explains how to read files from streams with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET. Read the article.
Customize the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java User Interface
One of the benefits of GroupDocs's libraries is that they come with fully customizable interfaces. Not only do you save time on implementation, but you also get a module that fits right in with your app's look and feel. Read the post.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
 

Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest release of our .NET libraries.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.1.0 – Native HTML5 rendering.
GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 1.0.0 – Compare documents in Java apps.

News from GroupDocs, May 2014: GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.0.0 Released

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Do you need an easy way to implement document review and annotation?
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET is a convenient library that adds document annotation to your apps quickly. It comes complete with an intuitive, customizable user interface that saves you time and effort. The library lets your users annotate Microsoft Office, PDF and other documents within web .NET apps. Annotated documents can be printed out and exported to PDF, or where the document is originally Microsoft Word, deletions, replacements and highlight annotations can be exported as native Word comments with track changes!
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GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.0.0 Released
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.0.0 now lets users convert pages in documents to a combination of HTML, fonts, SVG and CSS instead of displaying them as images. As a result of this, viewed documents are up to 95% smaller in the browser and load faster. Download it today.
Product News
 GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Reorder pages in a document.
  • Improved search.

 GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

  • GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.0.0 released.
  • Native HTML5 support.
  • Faster page rendering on first load.
  • Secure and unique token ID on files uploaded using the upload API.
  • Improvements to token ID API.
  • Improved cache generation for text selection and search.
  • Updated UI.
  • Improved file conversion.
  • Lowered memory usage.
  • Improved integration.
  • Improved image quality for thumbnails.
  • General bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Fixes for mobile devices.
  • Export annotations to Microsoft Word documents.
  • Improved annotation import and export.
  • Tools for drawing arrows and replacing text.
  • Specify drawing options for the square and polyline annotation tools.
  • Different configuration options added for the control.
  • Support for change tracking.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

  • Draw annotations on exported PDF documents.
  • Annotation front-end configuration from sample added.
  • Updated document rendering to 2.0.0.
  • Various bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library


  • Enhancements and fixes.

 GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud API

  • Customize the notification email template.
  • Possible to resend notification emails.
  • Several fixes.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Improved detection of style changes.
  • Calculate percentage similarity between compared document layouts.
  • A range of fixes.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for Cloud App

  • GroupDocs.Conversion for Cloud 2.0.0 released.
Coming Soon
 GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Support for Amazon S3 storage.
  • Support for mobile devices.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Blacking out text.
  • Hiding resources, oval and line drawing tools.
  • New print view of annotations.

 GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • Field for attaching a document when signing.
  • Commenting on envelopes.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library and Cloud App

  • Detect moved text.
  • Merge three and more Microsoft Word documents.
  • Improvements to PDF comparison.

 GroupDocs Cloud App Platform

  • Support for file versioning.
From The Library
Integrating the GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET library into ASP.NET MVC Projects
GroupDocs for .NET libraries can be integrated into a range of different projects to add document management features to apps. Recently, we wrote an article that shows how to add document annotation features to apps by integrating the GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET library into ASP.NET MVC projects. Read the tutorial.
Using Shared Storage with the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java library on Windows and Linux
Like the .NET library, GroupDocs.Annotation for Java adds document annotation features to a range of different projects. If you want your app to use shared storage, you can. This tutorial explains how to set up shared storage for the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java library on Windows or Linux. Read the article.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – The latest release of our .NET libraries. GroupDocs Comparison for .NET 2.0.0 – Complete new comparison algorithm, track changes and more.
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET 2.0.0 – HTML5 support and other new features. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 2.0.0 – HTML5 support and other new features.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.2.0 – Enhancements and fixes. GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.2.0 – Enhancements and fixes.

News from GroupDocs, April 2014: Product Updates and New Integrations

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April, 2014
GroupDocs for Java APIs:
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your Own Applications
GroupDocs for Java APIs help developers add document viewing, annotation, digital signing, conversion, comparison and assembly into their Java applications quickly. Get the features you need without spending weeks coding them.
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Product News
 GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library 

  • Add watermark to document pages.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • New tool for replacing text.
  • Text removal mode for the strikeout tool.
  • Export annotations as deletions, replacements and comments with track changes as an Microsoft Word file when source file is Microsoft Word based.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud App

  • Import Acrobat PDF document annotations.
  • Export annotations to Microsoft Word.

 GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

  • Support for multiple signers.
  • Fluent syntax for setting up the signature widget.
  • Bugs related to Internet Explorer fixed.
  • General bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud API

  • SVG checkbox rendering in signed documents.
  • Improved height and width matching behavior for signatures.
  • General bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library

  • Improved comparison algorithm.
  • Generating native Microsoft Word revisions in comparison output.
  • Improved accept/reject interaction.
  • Download cleaned up result file without redundant internal tags.
  • General bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for Cloud App

  • Improved comparison algorithm.
  • Generating native Microsoft Word revisions in comparison output.
  • Improved accept/reject interaction.
  • Download cleaned up result file without redundant internal tags.
  • General bug fixes.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library

  • GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET works in a console application without a UI.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for Cloud App

  • Improved behaviour in Internet Explorer.
  • General bug fixes.
Coming Soon
 GroupDocs.Viewer for Cloud App 

Add watermarks to documents.

 GroupDocs.Annotation for Cloud App

  • Fixes to make it work better on mobiles and tablet devices.
  • New tools for redaction of text and resources within documents.

 GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud App

  • Customizable notification email template.
  • Comment on envelopes.
  • Re-send notification emails.
  • New field for attaching documents when applying a signature.

 GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET and Cloud App

Detect moved text, improved detection for style changes.

 GroupDocs.Conversion for Cloud App 2.0.0

A new, improved version of the cloud application makes file conversion even more intuitive and efficient.

 GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET Library

A .NET library that encapusaltes the features of the GroupDocs.Assembly for Cloud App.

GroupDocs Cloud App Platform

  • Support for version tracking.
  • Support for DWG files.
From The Library

Integrating GroupDocs.Annotation for Java with a Java Web Project
This tutorial from the GroupDocs blog explains how to integrate the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java library into a Java Web project so that you can get up an running with the latest of our Java libraries quickly. Read the tutorial.
Embed Documents on a Page in ocPortal
This tutorial on the Arvixe blog shows, step by step, how to embed a document in a page on ocPortal so that you can display a document instead of just offering it for download. Read the tutorial.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – A compilation of all the GroupDocs for .NET libraries.
GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 1.8.0 – Support for MSG, MHT and EML files, upload API and more.
GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.0.0 – The first release of GroupDocs.Annotation fo Java library.
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Product Updates and Tutorials: News from GroupDocs, March 2014

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GroupDocs for Cloud APIs: Convenient Cloud Document Collaboration
GroupDocs for Cloud APIs allow developers to introduce user-friendly document collaboration features into their own web apps. End users can view, annotate, sign, compare, convert and assemble documents quickly and easily.
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Product News
GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Library

  • Added WinForm control.
  • New configuration options.
  • General fixes and improvements.

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Library

  • References to redundant 3rd party assemblies removed.
  • Set which UI elements collaborators can see.
  • General improvements to interface and experience.

GroupDocs.Signature for Cloud API

  • Manually set fields tab order in preparation wizards in envelopes.
  • Improved signature dialog.
  • Detect overlapping fields during envelope, template, and form preparation.
  • Bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library

  • GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET works in console applications without a UI.

GroupDocs.Comparison for Cloud App

  • Detect style changes.
  • Accept and reject changes, and download the reviewed file.
  • Improved comparison: change detection on the word level, instead of on the character level.
  • Bug fixes.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library

  • GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET works in console applications without a UI.

GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET Library

  • New, improved assembly execution.
  • New, improved assembly wizard.
  • Improvements to the Ruby SDK.
  • General fixes and improvements.
Coming Soon
GroupDocs.Signature for .NET 1.3

  • Support for multiple signers.
  • Attach a parsed field to a signer.
  • Redundant references removed.

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 1.3

  • Redundant references removed.
From The Library
How to Work with GroupDocs Users with the .NET SDK
GroupDocs APIs allow you to offer your users convenient features. But they also make it easy for you to manage GroupDocs accounts. We've written an article that explains how to manage GroupDocs users from a .NET SDK. Read the article.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET Supports JSON Storage for Annotations
The latest version of GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET, 1.2.0, introduces some useful new features, as well as a number of fixes. It lets you manage individual collaborator's access rights, and has script minimization. It also lets you use JSON to store annotations. Read more.
Embedding Documents into ocPortal
This tutorial by Steve Jarvis shows how to use GroupDocs.Viewer to embed documents into ocPortal pages. It gives you step-by-step instructions for installing and using the GroupDocs.Viewer ocPortal addon. Read the tutorial.
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Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs.Total for .NET – A compilation of all the GroupDocs for .NET libraries. GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 1.2.0 – Now works in console applications.
GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 1.2.0 – Script minimization and JSON storage for annotations. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 1.7.0 – Enable/disable cache generation on local disk.
GroupDocs.Signature for .NET 1.2.0 – New features and fixes. GroupDocs.Annotation for Java 1.0.0 – The first release of GroupDocs.Annotation fo Java library.
GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET 1.2.0 – Compare PDF files and convert to Word, use without UI.
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GroupDocs.Total for .NET & More: the February 2014 Newsletter

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February, 2014

GroupDocs .NET Libraries: Complete Control Over Your Documents
GroupDocs Total for .NET is a compilation of every .NET library offered by GroupDocs. View, annotate, compare, sign, convert and assemble documents effortlessly with this all-in-one tool kit.
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Download GroupDocs Total for .NET
We've recently released GroupDocs Total for .NET, which you can download from our "Downloads" page. GroupDocs Total for .NET is a compilation of all .NET components offered by GroupDocs. The GroupDocs Total for .NET pack is compiled each day to ensure that it contains the most up-to-date versions of each of our .NET components. GroupDocs Total for .NET lets you create a wide range of applications, each leveraging the combined power of GroupDocs' .NET components.
Use GroupDocs Comparison for .NET and GroupDocs Conversion for .NET in Desktop Apps
GroupDocs Comparison for .NET and GroupDocs Conversion for .NET can now be used within desktop apps and windows services; no requirements for embedded browser controls or web servers.
GroupDocs Conversion for .NET is Now Thread Safe
From version 1.2.0, GroupDocs Conversion for .NET is now thread safe, so you can use it in multi-threaded web and desktop applications.
More File Format Support for GroupDocs Viewer for Java 1.6.8
The latest version of GroupDocs Viewer for Java, version 1.6.8, supports CSV and TIFF files. Also, we've added support for reading files from GET requests and URLs.
Product News
Coming Soon: GroupDocs Assembly for Cloud App 2.5.0
The new version of GroupDocs Assembly for cloud app, version 2.5.0, is in the pipeline and will be released in the coming weeks.
GroupDocs Annotation for .NET 1.2.0 Adds New Features
GroupDocs Annotation for .NET 1.2.0 was just released. We've added a bunch of new features like collaborator avatars, support for cross domain requests, and annotation tools configuration.
New Features and Improvements for GroupDocs Signature for .NET 1.2.0
GroupDocs Signature for .NET includes the ability to use the library header-less as well as being able to change the existing header to make it look similar to GroupDocs Viewer for .NET.
GroupDocs Comparison for .NET 1.2.0 Implements Stream Support
GroupDocs Comparison for .NET 1.2.0 has implemented stream support as document input parameters. Also, GroupDocs Comparison for .NET 1.2.0 uses a new way to instantiate and store client instances.
Use GroupDocs Conversion for .NET 1.2.0 in Console Applications
The latest version of GroupDocs Conversion for .NET is modified for use with console applications. It's also thread safe.
From The Library
Did You Know that GroupDocs Signature is Available as a .NET library?
Last month, we released GroupDocs Signature for .NET Library. The library is developed based on our online signature app and enables developers to easily add electronic signature capabilities to their own ASP.NET, C#/VB.NET applications. It's a one-stop-shop solution, which includes all the necessary controls for a complete, legally-binding electronic signature workflow. Read more.
GroupDocs Viewer for Java Developer library was Launched Last Month
GroupDocs Viewer for Java Library, a J2EE & J2SE universal java document viewer, was released last month. Java developers can now seamlessly use our web-based document viewer within their Java development environment. Just like GroupDocs Viewer for .NET Library, this version can be easily embedded into customer platforms and allows developers to display over 49 document and image file formats without any external dependencies. Read More
Using GroupDocs Conversion in Console Application Projects (Windows)
Looking for a conversion library to use as part of your windows service? This sample code shows you how to use GroupDocs Conversion for .NET in a console app. See the sample code.
Review on APPVITA: GroupDocs – Everything's Better With a Group
GroupDocs is a suite of online document management and collaboration apps that people can use to sync documents between multiple computers. Using GroupDocs gives teams an easy way to ensure every member has the latest version of every file, whether they're online or not. Read More
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New Features
GroupDocs Signature for Cloud App 

  • Improved fonts loading in signature creation popup.
  • Options in signature field for the user to decide whether the signature should be constrained by height, or width.
  • Detection and restriction of overlapping fields.
  • Several general bug fixes.

GroupDocs Viewer for .NET

  • File name parameter for the Stream method.
  • Tooltips localization.

GroupDocs Viewer for Java

  • Support for TIFF and CSV files.
  • Implemented Custom data input document processing.
  • Implemented file reading from GET requests and URLs.
  • Enhanced quality and performance.
  • Minor bug fixes.

GroupDocs Annotation for .NET

  • Scripts minimization.
  • Page breaks on the summary pane.
  • Option to specify the database connection string using server-side code.
  • JSON storage for annotations.
  • MS SQL Server 2008/2012 support.

GroupDocs Signature for .NET

  • Multiple instances of signature widget on a single page.
  • A new version having signature widget without header.
  • client-side events.

GroupDocs Conversion for .NET

  • Conversions without UI (for example, in console or service apps).

GroupDocs Comparison for .NET

  • Support for comparisons from streams.
  • Enhanced UI.
  • Enhanced PDF comparison.
  • Bug fix for intercepted general routes in MVC applications.

  • Line numbering for MS Word documents API.
  • Support for EPUB, EMLX, MHT, PPS and PPSX file formats.
Integrations and New Cloud API Samples
Product Releases And Updates
GroupDocs Signature for .NET 1.2.0 - new features and enhancements - Download GroupDocs Annotation for .NET 1.2.0 - support for cross domain request, collaborator avatar, etc. - Download
GroupDocs Comparison for .NET 1.2.0 - stream support as input parameters - Download GroupDocs Conversion for .NET 1.2.0- modified version to use with console applications - Download
GroupDocs Viewer for Java 1.6.8 - more file format support - Download

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