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Aspose.Words for C++ 24.6 Release Notes

Major Features

There are 77 improvements and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:

  • Enhanced Charting Capabilities: Now you can create a wider variety of charts, including Treemaps, Sunbursts, Histograms, Pareto charts, Box & Whisker charts, Waterfalls, and Funnels. This allows for a more diverse and informative way to visualize your data.
  • Color Control for Shadow Formatting: Gain finer control over the visual appearance of your documents by accessing the shadow colors.
  • Advanced Comparison Options: Streamline your data analysis workflows with improved comparison functionality. This includes the new “IgnoreStoreItemId” option and a redesigned interface for advanced comparisons.
  • Enhanced Comment Management: The new Comment.DateTimeUtc property provides a more accurate timestamp for comments, improving organization and traceability.
  • Performance Boost for Background Rendering: Experience significantly faster rendering times for backgrounds containing small elements thanks to native tiling technology.
  • Realistic Gradients for Shapes: Create DML shapes with nonlinear gradients, mimicking the visual style of MS Word for a more polished look.

Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

This section lists public API changes that were introduced in Aspose.Words 24.6. It includes not only new and obsoleted public methods, but also a description of any changes in the behavior behind the scenes in Aspose.Words which may affect existing code. Any behavior introduced that could be seen as regression and modifies the existing behavior is especially important and is documented here.

Limitations and API Differences

Aspose.Words for C++ has some differences as compared to its equivalent .NET version of the API. This section contains information about all such functionality that is not available in the current release. The missing features will be added in future releases.

  • The current release does not support Metered license.
  • The current release does not support LINQ and Reporting features.
  • The current release does not support OpenGL 3D Shapes rendering.
  • The current release does not support loading PDF documents.
  • The current release has limited support for database features - C++ doesn’t have common API for DB like .NET System.Data.
  • The current release supports Microsoft Visual C++ version 2017 or higher.
  • The current release supports GCC 6.3 or higher and Clang 3.9.1 or higher on Linux and only for the x86_x64 platform.
  • The current release supports macOS Big Sur or later (11.5+) for 64-bit Intel Mac platform.