Releasing GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 16.11.0 – Compare more than just Text in Documents

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In order to enrich the document comparison experience, team GroupDocs is pleased to release GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 16.11.0 that comes with multitude of new features such as comparison of comments, WordArt objects, forms and many more. API also sums up a lot of improvements and bug fixes. We would recommend you to download latest release of the API and integrate it in your project.

GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 16.11.0 – New Features

API comes with following new features:

  • Added page numbers comparison for MS Word
  • Added comparison of group shapes for Word Documents
  • Comparison of comments for MS Word
  • Comparison of WordArt objects in MS Word
  • Comparison of tables in MS Word
  • Comparison of Forms in MS Word
  • Comparison of multi-language in MS Word
  • Object model of Paragraph for PDF
  • Implemented absorber of paragraphs for the basic cases for PDF
  • Added option to compose multiple result list from result lists of each document for MS Word
  • Support comparing multiple documents with track changes for MS Words
  • Added support of absorption of the Page Footer for PDF
  • Added support of absorption of the Page Header for PDF
  • Added apply/discard changes support for multiple result changes list for MS Word
  • Added support for new components: media objects, image positioning for PDF
  • Added support of comparing watermarks for PDF
  • Added support of comparing charts for MS Power Point Presentations
  • Added support of comparing comments for MS Power Point Presentations
  • Added support of style changes detection for MS Power Point Presentations
  • Added support of detection of Picture Frames for MS Power Point Presentations

Document Comparison API for Java – Improvements

Following are the features that are improved in the latest version of the GroupDocs.Comparison API:

  • Improve the comparison of tables, Some tables differ on two cell but algorithm not defined the tables as similar for MS Word
  • Improve comparison for contents list for MS Word
  • Improve cells performance for spreadsheets
  • Improve working with tables for PDF
  • implementation of tables absorption for simple cases for PDF
  • Implement the function cleanOperatorsList for PDF
  • Document processing performance improvement for MS Word
  • Divide text into paragraphs by checking if the text fragments are contained in different parent objects for PDF
  • Improved Comparison paragraph absorber for cases with plain text for PDF
  • Improved text comparison support for all Adobe Acrobat formats for PDF
  • Improved compare tables for PDF
  • Improved comparisonParagraphAbsorber for cases with tables for PDF
  • Improved document builder and page mapper for PDF
  • Improved comparisonParagraphAbsorber for cases with plain text for PDF
  • Improved comparison performance for MS Power Point Presentation
  • Extended engine to support all kind of images for MS Power Point Presentation
  • The case the comparison of tables with different results for all formats
  • Added support for new components to new core for PDF

GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 16.11.0 – Bug Fixes

Given below is the list of bug fixes:

  • Fix bug when you can not open document with tables after comparison for PDF
  • Files generating zero output (no change is detected ) for attached files only for MS Word
  • Some tables differ on two cell but algorithm not defined the tables as similar for PDF
  • The target file is modification of source file but defined as different for MS Word
  • Cannot open result file: graphics objects for MS Word
  • Some images (or graphical objects) are not displayed for MS Word
  • fix function getText of ComparisonCell class for PDF
  • Identical text from neighboring paragraphs is defined as deleted and inserted for MS Word
  • Files are not opened after comparison for MS Power Pint Presentation
  • If content of row is unique then row should be marked as Inserted or Deleted for Spreadsheets
  • The result table structure not conforming to primary table structure for Spreadsheets
  • Exception: The new Child was created from a different document than the one that created this node for MS Word
  • Comparing PDF documents neither generate any error nor the output PDF with Gradle

For more details about supported document formats, please visit Features Overview.

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