We are pleased to announce the release of version 19.1 of GroupDocs.Assembly for Java. The latest version allows you to merge the table cells having equal textual contents within your reports dynamically. Furthermore, we have introduced the feature of adding optional comments within the syntax tags that can provide a human-readable explanation. For more details on the latest version, please have a look at the release notes.
Merging Table Cells Dynamically
Using the latest version, you can tell the API to merge the table cells that have equal textual content. The following tag is used for this purpose:
In the above expression, the horzswitch is optional. If this switch is present, the cell merging will be performed in the horizontal direction. Otherwise, if the switch is missing, cells will be merged in the vertical direction (the default). At the moment, this feature is supported for the following document types:
Word Processing Documents
Emails with HTML and RTF Bodies
For more details on this feature, please visit this documentation article.
Support of Textual Comments within Syntax Tags
This feature is introduced to add the textual comments within the syntax tags in the templates. These comments are only for providing human-readable explanation and ignored by the reporting engine. The following sample shows how to use the comments: