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Manage contrast when converting a document to Grayscale Image in C#

The first and foremost question in your mind could be, is it about converting an RGB image to Grayscale only? No, you can convert any supported file format (including images) to black-and-white or gray monochrome image. The contrast ranges from black at the weakest intensity to white at the strongest.See the below demonstration. We converted first page of a PDF file to Grayscale image. You can manage brightness, contrast or gamma of the resultant image as well. Code will be …

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Convert Documents to Excel XLS, XLSX or any Other in C#

Is it about converting a particular file format, let’s say convert PDF to Excel spreadsheet? The answer is No. There are a bunch of regularly used and common file formats (Word, Presentation, Image, PDF, etc) that you can convert to Excel using GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET. Convert to Excel without dependency Does it require any third party software installation?Absolutely not. This is a back-end API that could easily be integrated into any new or existing .NET application without any dependency. Using …

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Convert Spreadsheets using GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET and Java

Reason to use a Document Conversion API The world is becoming a global village and businesses running all over the world interacting and collaborating with hundreds of institutions across the globe, the data gathered from different sources come in a number of different formats. Even the data arranged within an organization could be compiled in different formats depending upon the person or department gathering and maintaining it. You may also find yourself in a situation where the older files being …

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Add Watermark to Documents while Conversion in C# or Java

Document conversion is one of the most frequent processes that endures across a lot of industries. Sometimes, it is the business need to put a watermark on the resultant document after conversion. For example, you want to convert a Word document to PDF or PowerPoint PPT/PPTX to PDF with a watermark (text or image) in all the PDF pages. GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET and Java gives you such an option. It possesses a class WatermarkOptions with rich properties such as: Text/FontColorWidthHeightBackgroundTransparency …

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Adjust Contrast when Converting a Document to Image

Up till now, there was a simple document to image conversion process. With the GroupDocs.Conversion for Java release version 19.10, we’ve added a number of interesting features for image conversion. Set color mode when converting to JPEGOption to set compression modeAdjust image brightness and contrastSet gamma Option to flip image Have a look at its implementation of the above features in Java Conversion from CDR CDR is a vector graphics file. API now allows you to convert from CDR. Improvements …

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Introducing Simple and Easy to Use .NET Document Conversion API

We are introducing a new public API that is designed to be implemented easily. Those who are using previous version of the API (below 19.9), you don’t have to worry. The legacy API has been moved into legacy namespace. If you want to upgrade to v19.9, it is required to make project-wide replacement of namespace usages from GroupDocs.Conversion to GroupDocs.Conversion.Legacy in order to avoid any build issues. Why to use new version? Converter class introduced as a single entry point …

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Convert Selected or Partial Spreadsheet Rows

You might be looking for a software component or API using that an excel sheet could be converted to PDF/Word or any other supported format partially. What is the difference?Many of us are just concerned with the output. Process an excel spreadsheet and get the right PDF/output. A simple conversion (Complete spreadsheet to PDF) is ideal until the source file has limited number of rows. Partial Conversion – Usability If you have a spreadsheet with more than 10,000 rows and …

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Retrieve Count of Credits Consumed In GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET

As you know that API already supports metered licensing. Can we get count of credits consumed?Yes, we have a good news for you. There is a new method GetConsumptionCredit() implemented in Metered class. This method returns count of credits that are consumed in case of Metered licensing is used.Following example demonstrates how to retrieve count of credits consumed. Let’s talk about the new file formats introduced. Most of you might be working with XLAM, an Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In file format. …

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Issue with Footnote Number is Resolved

If you worked with earlier versions of the API, you are probably aware that there was issue in footnote number conversion. A Word document with such footnotes was converted to PDF or any other supported file format successfully but the footnote number order was disturbed. There was one more issue reported in the forum. It was about converting a PowerPoint document with black SmartArt text to PDF. And the SmartArt text in the resultant document was changed to white text. …

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Implement Conversion to WMF Format

WMF is a Windows MetaFile that can contain both vector and bitmap image information. We added support of WMF file format along-with few others in GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET 19.5. You can now convert any supported file format to WMF. Along-with WMF, convert supported documents to EMF. Convert to EMF Convert to WMF Moreover, you can now pay royalties for the use of the API. Yes, metered licensing is now enabled. New file formats you can convert from: DIBXLTPOT In this …

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