Aspose.Words 20.9.0

Aspose.Words for .NET is a Document Processing library that allows developers to work with documents in many popular formats without needing Office Automation. Users can perform a wide variety of document tasks, ranging from simply converting documents from one supported format to another and modifying these documents during the conversion process, to business-oriented tasks, such as creating structured and visually appealing documents or automating reporting with complex templates and data-bound fields.

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Install-Package Aspose.Words -Version 20.9.0
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Aspose.Words for .NET is a powerful on-premise class library that can be used for numerous document processing tasks. It enables developers to enhance their own applications with features such as generating, modifying, converting, rendering, and printing documents, without relying on third-party applications, for example, Microsoft Word, or automation.

Word API Features

The following are some popular features of Aspose.Words for .NET:

  • Aspose.Words can be used to develop applications for a vast range of operating systems such as Windows or Linux & Mac OS and platforms such as Windows Azure, Xamarin.Android, or Xamarin.iOS & Xamarin.Mac.
  • Comprehensive document import and export with 35+ supported file formats. This allows users to convert documents from one popular format to another, for example, from DOCX into PDF or Markdown, or from PDF into various Word formats.
  • Programmatic access to the formatting properties of all document elements. For example, using Aspose.Words users can split a document into parts or compare two documents.
  • High fidelity rendering of document pages. For example, if it is needed to render a document as in Microsoft Word, Aspose.Words will successfully cope with this task.
  • Ability to print a document programmatically using Aspose.Words and the XpsPrint API or via dialog boxes.
  • Generate reports with Mail Merge, which allows filling in merge templates with data from various sources to create merged documents.
  • LINQ Reporting Engine to fetch data from databases, XML, JSON, OData, external documents, and much more.

New Features & Enhancements in Version 20.9

  • Support for footnotes upon loading PDF documents.
  • Ability to render metafiles with EMF+ containers.
  • The FormField font formatting API has been extended.
  • Ability to apply font formatting to FormField as a whole.
  • VbaReferenceCollection and related types have been exposed publicly.
  • Ability to remove template reference from a Word document.

For the detailed notes, please visit Aspose.Words for .NET 20.9 Release Notes.

Read & Write Document Formats

Aspose.Words for .NET supports the following formats,

  • DOC, DOCX, RTF, DOT, DOTX,
  • ODT, OTT,
  • PDF, XPS,
  • HTML, MHTML, Markdown,
  • JPEG, TIFF, PNG,
  • and others.

For a complete list of formats supported by Aspose.Words, see the Supported Document Formats page.

Platform Independence

Aspose.Words for .NET API can be used to develop applications for a vast range of operating systems, such as Windows, Linux and Mac OS, and platforms. You can build both 32-bit and 64-bit applications, including ASP.NET, WCF, and WinForms. Aspose.Words for .NET can also be used via COM Interop from ASP, PHP, Perl, and Python.

You can also build applications with Mono, as well as on Windows Azure, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Silverlight, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, and Xamarin.Mac.

Getting Started with Aspose.Words for .NET

Ready to give Aspose.Words for .NET a try?

Simply run Install-Package Aspose.Words from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch the NuGet package.
If you already have Aspose.Words for .NET and want to upgrade the version, please run Update-Package Aspose.Words to get the latest version.

You can run the following snippets in your environment to see how Aspose.Words works, or check out the GitHub Repository for other common use cases.

Using C# to Create a DOCX File from Scratch

Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to create a new blank document and add content to this document.

// Create a blank document.
Document doc = new Document();

// Use a document builder to add content to the document.
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
// Write a new paragraph in the document with the text "Hello World!".
builder.Writeln("Hello World!");

// Save the document in DOCX format. Save format is automatically determined from the file extension.
doc.Save(dir + "output.docx");

Using C# to Convert a Word Document to HTML

Aspose.Words for .NET also allows you to convert Microsoft Word formats to PDF, XPS, Markdown, HTML, JPEG, TIFF, and other file formats. Following snippet demonstrates the conversion from DOCX to HTML:

// Load the document from disc.
Document doc = new Document(dir + "TestDocument.docx");

// Save the document to DPF format.
doc.Save(dir + "output.html");

Using C# to Import PDF and Save as a DOCX File

In addition, you can import a PDF document into your .NET application and export it as a DOCX format file without the need to install the Microsoft Word:

// Load the PDF document from disc.
Document doc = new Document(dir + "TestDocument.pdf");

// Save the document to DOCX format.
doc.Save(dir + "output.docx");

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Aspose.Words for .NET is a powerful on-premise class library that can be used for numerous document processing tasks. It enables developers to enhance their own applications with features such as generating, modifying, converting, rendering, and printing documents, without relying on third-party applications, for example, Microsoft Word, or automation.

Word API Features

The following are some popular features of Aspose.Words for .NET:

  • Aspose.Words can be used to develop applications for a vast range of operating systems such as Windows or Linux & Mac OS and platforms such as Windows Azure, Xamarin.Android, or Xamarin.iOS & Xamarin.Mac.
  • Comprehensive document import and export with 35+ supported file formats. This allows users to convert documents from one popular format to another, for example, from DOCX into PDF or Markdown, or from PDF into various Word formats.
  • Programmatic access to the formatting properties of all document elements. For example, using Aspose.Words users can split a document into parts or compare two documents.
  • High fidelity rendering of document pages. For example, if it is needed to render a document as in Microsoft Word, Aspose.Words will successfully cope with this task.
  • Ability to print a document programmatically using Aspose.Words and the XpsPrint API or via dialog boxes.
  • Generate reports with Mail Merge, which allows filling in merge templates with data from various sources to create merged documents.
  • LINQ Reporting Engine to fetch data from databases, XML, JSON, OData, external documents, and much more.

New Features & Enhancements in Version 20.9

  • Support for footnotes upon loading PDF documents.
  • Ability to render metafiles with EMF+ containers.
  • The FormField font formatting API has been extended.
  • Ability to apply font formatting to FormField as a whole.
  • VbaReferenceCollection and related types have been exposed publicly.
  • Ability to remove template reference from a Word document.

For the detailed notes, please visit Aspose.Words for .NET 20.9 Release Notes.

Read & Write Document Formats

Aspose.Words for .NET supports the following formats,

  • DOC, DOCX, RTF, DOT, DOTX,
  • ODT, OTT,
  • PDF, XPS,
  • HTML, MHTML, Markdown,
  • JPEG, TIFF, PNG,
  • and others.

For a complete list of formats supported by Aspose.Words, see the Supported Document Formats page.

Platform Independence

Aspose.Words for .NET API can be used to develop applications for a vast range of operating systems, such as Windows, Linux and Mac OS, and platforms. You can build both 32-bit and 64-bit applications, including ASP.NET, WCF, and WinForms. Aspose.Words for .NET can also be used via COM Interop from ASP, PHP, Perl, and Python.

You can also build applications with Mono, as well as on Windows Azure, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Silverlight, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, and Xamarin.Mac.

Getting Started with Aspose.Words for .NET

Ready to give Aspose.Words for .NET a try?

Simply run Install-Package Aspose.Words from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch the NuGet package.
If you already have Aspose.Words for .NET and want to upgrade the version, please run Update-Package Aspose.Words to get the latest version.

You can run the following snippets in your environment to see how Aspose.Words works, or check out the GitHub Repository for other common use cases.

Using C# to Create a DOCX File from Scratch

Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to create a new blank document and add content to this document.

// Create a blank document.
Document doc = new Document();

// Use a document builder to add content to the document.
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
// Write a new paragraph in the document with the text "Hello World!".
builder.Writeln("Hello World!");

// Save the document in DOCX format. Save format is automatically determined from the file extension.
doc.Save(dir + "output.docx");

Using C# to Convert a Word Document to HTML

Aspose.Words for .NET also allows you to convert Microsoft Word formats to PDF, XPS, Markdown, HTML, JPEG, TIFF, and other file formats. Following snippet demonstrates the conversion from DOCX to HTML:

// Load the document from disc.
Document doc = new Document(dir + "TestDocument.docx");

// Save the document to DPF format.
doc.Save(dir + "output.html");

Using C# to Import PDF and Save as a DOCX File

In addition, you can import a PDF document into your .NET application and export it as a DOCX format file without the need to install the Microsoft Word:

// Load the PDF document from disc.
Document doc = new Document(dir + "TestDocument.pdf");

// Save the document to DOCX format.
doc.Save(dir + "output.docx");

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Release Notes

https://docs.aspose.com/words/net/aspose-words-for-net-20-9-release-notes

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Ewl
The Enterprise Web Library (EWL), and its tailored infrastructure platform, are a complete and open solution for developing and operating web-based enterprise software.
Zny.Common.Document
文档操作库
AsposeWordsSupport
A supportive package for Aspose.Words
iCom
iCom integrates a variety of specific operation classes, such as: Cookie, Items, Cache, Form, DbContext, DbDynamic, DbConn, SqlQuery, FileUtil, FileUpload, Crypto, BarCode, StringUtil, TypeConvert, SortList, DateUtil, RegexUtil, Environal, ReflectUtil, HttpClient, ImageUtil, XmlUtil, ZipPackage, WordUtil, ExcelUtil, PdfUtil, PinyinConvert, PdfToImageConverter, JsonConfig, XmlConfig, ObjectCopy, TagHelper, SkipUrlMiddleware and so on. // HttpContext Called in the ConfigureServices method services.AddContextAccessor(); // Called in the Configure method app.UseHttpContext(); // EfCore Called in the ConfigureServices method // Application Assembly var assembly = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly(); // Register Database Models services.AddDbContext(assembly); // Auto Update Database services.AddMigrate(); // Register All Services services.AddService(assembly);
Aspose.Words.Shaping.HarfBuzz
Aspose.Words.Shaping.HarfBuzz is a .NET wrapper around HarfBuzz shaping engine for use in Aspose.Words. Free support for Aspose.Words for .NET is provided on our support forum: https://forum.aspose.com/ and on StackOverflow: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/aspose.words

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aspose-words/Aspose.Words-for-.NET
Aspose.Words for .NET examples, plugins and showcases

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
20.10.0 7,532 10/6/2020
20.9.0 23,259 9/3/2020
20.8.0 29,988 8/4/2020
20.7.0 30,394 7/3/2020
20.6.0 38,678 6/3/2020
20.5.0 25,509 5/4/2020
20.4.0 31,294 4/3/2020
20.3.0 43,526 3/3/2020
20.2.0 46,113 2/4/2020
20.1.0 105,569 12/30/2019
19.12.0 39,157 12/5/2019
19.11.0 101,064 11/5/2019
19.10.0 54,693 10/4/2019
19.9.0 64,389 9/4/2019
19.8.0 56,460 8/9/2019
19.7.0 71,076 7/3/2019
19.6.0 50,911 6/3/2019
19.5.0 57,370 5/7/2019
19.4.0 83,230 4/2/2019
19.3.0 48,256 3/4/2019
19.2.0 96,015 2/1/2019
19.1.0 60,531 12/26/2018
18.12.0 18,227 12/4/2018
18.11.0 66,775 11/2/2018
18.10.0 60,061 10/3/2018
18.9.0 44,857 9/3/2018
18.8.0 38,590 8/1/2018
18.7.0 44,185 7/4/2018
18.6.0 71,392 6/1/2018
18.5.0 35,442 5/2/2018
18.4.0 33,883 4/2/2018
18.3.0 22,720 3/2/2018
18.2.0 23,230 2/1/2018
18.1.0 42,393 12/26/2017
17.12.0 36,183 12/6/2017
17.11.0 17,512 11/15/2017
17.10.0 38,545 10/9/2017
17.9.0 21,637 9/5/2017
17.8.0 73,571 8/6/2017
17.7.0 19,709 7/6/2017
17.6.0 30,702 6/6/2017
17.5.0 15,272 5/15/2017
17.4.0 36,087 4/4/2017
17.3.0 44,482 3/6/2017
17.2.0 39,080 2/6/2017
17.1.0 14,639 1/16/2017
16.12.0 22,543 12/11/2016
16.11.0 42,372 11/3/2016
16.10.0 32,208 10/12/2016
16.8.0 29,096 9/10/2016
16.7.0 30,557 8/9/2016
16.6.0 14,132 7/13/2016
16.5.0 17,721 6/23/2016
16.4.0 64,940 5/12/2016
16.3.0 14,245 4/11/2016
16.2.0 16,594 3/16/2016
16.1.0 60,632 2/3/2016
15.12.0 21,843 12/26/2015
15.11.0 18,530 12/5/2015
15.10.0 22,427 11/5/2015
15.9.0 15,606 10/12/2015
15.8.1 26,457 9/5/2015
15.7.0 101,647 8/7/2015
15.6.0 16,365 7/4/2015
15.5.0 8,515 6/7/2015
15.4.0 23,549 5/10/2015
15.3.0 10,122 4/2/2015
15.2.0 27,985 3/6/2015
15.1.0 14,189 2/8/2015
14.12.0 12,866 1/10/2015
14.11.0 6,039 12/8/2014
14.10.0 16,766 11/8/2014
14.9.0 7,080 10/17/2014
14.8.0 11,890 9/10/2014
14.7.0 10,138 8/7/2014
14.6.0 7,827 7/7/2014
14.5.0 20,551 6/3/2014
14.4.0 5,053 5/4/2014
14.3.0 5,417 4/7/2014
14.2.0 7,280 3/14/2014
14.1.0 34,286 2/10/2014
13.12.0 25,101 1/12/2014
13.11.0 27,254 12/10/2013
13.10.0 2,427 11/12/2013
13.9.0 19,835 10/9/2013
13.8.0 5,317 9/4/2013
13.7.0 16,262 8/4/2013
13.6.0 24,988 7/3/2013
13.5.0 4,934 6/4/2013
13.4.0 16,251 5/7/2013
13.3.0 8,918 4/3/2013
13.2.0 2,425 3/4/2013
13.1.0 9,917 2/3/2013
11.11.0 12,837 12/31/2012
11.10.0 9,227 12/4/2012
11.9.0 15,470 11/3/2012
11.8.0 5,150 10/7/2012
11.7.0 4,383 9/3/2012
11.6.0 4,989 8/2/2012
11.5.0 1,485 7/3/2012
11.4.0 7,083 6/4/2012
11.3.0 1,985 5/2/2012
11.2.0 1,301 4/10/2012
11.1.0 2,603 3/3/2012
11.0.0.1 1,212 2/16/2012
11.0.0 1,841 2/1/2012
10.8.0 5,394 1/24/2012