Author Archives: Ihor Mykhalevych

A Web-Based PDF Viewer Sample Built Using the GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library

GroupDocs.Viewer for JavaGroupDocs.Viewer for Java is a multi-format document viewer library that allows developers to seamlessly enhance their Java applications with the capability to display over 50 document and image types. Designed based on the client-server architecture, GroupDocs.Viewer doesn’t transfer documents to client machines during view sessions. Instead, the library converts documents to web-compatible content, transfers it to clients and then renders in a web-browser. This client-server architecture provides you with the following benefits: 1. End users see only web copies of… Continue Reading
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Improved API and New Features in the GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library – Version 2.7.0

GroupDocs.Viewer for JavaGreetings! Recently we’ve released a new version – 2.7.0 – of the GroupDocs.Viewer for Java library and in this post I’d like to share details about the most important enhancements we made in this latest version. Among a number of code optimizations and improvements, we’ve added the ability to rotate document pages in the image-based rendering mode, added support to relative license paths, and the ability to rotate text watermarks within the PDF print adjustments. But most importantly, we’ve updated… Continue Reading
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GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET – Generate Word & PDF Documents from Templates in Your C#/VB.NET/ASP.NET Apps

GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET LogoGroupDocs.Assembly for .NET is a comprehensive library for generating documents and reports by merging your templates and data. With GroupDocs.Assembly, you can generate any type of document that requires custom data input. These could be invoices, NDAs, sales quotes, employment letters, reports, etc. The library supports Microsoft Word, Excel and PDF templates, and allows you to save the final, assembled documents in either of these formats. Just like all GroupDocs libraries, GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET is designed as a middleware that… Continue Reading
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Convert Common Document Types to PDF and Image Files in Your Java Apps: Word to PDF, PDF to Image and a Lot More

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Meet the all new GroupDocs.Conversion for Java library – a multi-format document converter with support for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, PDF & image files. Just like all GroupDocs Java libraries, GroupDocs.Conversion is designed as a middleware to make it easy to integrate the converter into any ECM, CMS, or Java app.

In this first release, the library already supports over 50 file formats and allows you to convert literally all common business documents to PDF and raster images. To … Continue Reading

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Control Meta-Data and Build a Custom UI with the New GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library Version 1.7.0

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library GroupDocs.Annotation for Java is a lightweight library that allows end users to annotate PDF and Microsoft Office documents, raster images, AutoCAD drawings and 50+ types of files without the need to install the software that the documents or images were created in. A convenient web UI allows users to view, annotate, redact, comment on and share documents from any web-enabled device. Recently we’ve released a new GroupDocs.Annotation for Java library – version 1.7.0. We’ve greatly enhanced the metadata storage APIs,… Continue Reading
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GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Library Version 2.5.0 – A Universal Document Viewer for Your Web, Mobile & Desktop Apps

GroupDocs.Viewer for JavaIn this post I’m going to introduce new features that became available with version 2.5.0 of the Java document viewer library from GroupDocs. GroupDocs.Viewer for Java is a lightweight document viewer library that supports more than 50 file formats, including Microsoft Office documents, PDFs, images, OpenDocument files, emails and others. Initially, the library was geared towards integration into web apps and websites. Starting from this release, we overcame the boundaries of the “web” prefix and made the viewer available for… Continue Reading
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Save Annotations in a DB and Set User Avatars in the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

Today, I’d like to present several great enhancements that we’ve implemented in the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java library version 1.6.0:

User Avatars

Remote collaboration in groups is much more engaging and productive when we can see each other (or at least put a face to each other). In this release we’ve implemented functionality that allows users to use personal avatars when annotating documents in a group. The avatar functionality can be easily configured through the library’s API. The {{AnnotationHandler}} has two… Continue Reading
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Zero-Footprint, Cross-Platform Java PDF Viewer for Your Apps

Java PDF Viewer Library - GroupDocsGroupDocs.Viewer for Java is a lightweight library that allows developers to display PDF (as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and over 50 other types of documents) within their Java apps. The Java PDF viewer provides cross-platform compatibility, allowing end users to view PDF documents from any web-enabled device, including mobiles and tablets. The viewer works with all modern browsers: IE8+, Chrome, FireFox, Safari 5+, Opera and their mobile versions. There is no need to install anything on the client… Continue Reading
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Managing User Access Rights and Specifying Fonts in the GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Library

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java is a lightweight document annotation Java library that allows the placing of markup and comments in Microsoft Office documents, PDFs, images and over 50 other file types. It provides end users with a rich set of markup tools and can be used on any web-enabled device without the need to install third-party software. Thanks to its cross-platform compatibility and convenient UI, GroupDocs.Annotation is an ideal solution if you need to add document annotation functionality to your Java… Continue Reading
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Support for Native Word & PDF Annotations in GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Version 1.5+

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java is a flexible library built to extend document collaboration to the web. It allows end users to review, annotate and comment on over 50 types of documents. The library supports Microsoft Office and OpenDocument formats, PDFs, images, AutoCAD drawings and others. A rich set of tools allows users to draw lines, place watermarks and pointers, redact and comment text, strike through and underline it. And thanks to its cross-browser compatibility, the library lets users to annotate… Continue Reading
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