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Working with Encrypted Documents in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

Specific document types, in particular Adobe PDF and the family of Microsoft Office documents (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) can be encrypted and password protected, i.e. may require a password to open them (do not confuse this with the password protection against document editing). Not a long time ago GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET was not able to display such encrypted documents. For the first time, support for encrypted PDF and Microsoft Word document was introduced in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET version 2.16. And …

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Opening Remote Documents with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET provides multiple options to open a document. Usually documents are stored in a form of files and are placed inside the root storage folder. Such documents should be pointed by using the .FilePath() method of the ClientHelper class, which is a main part of the GroupDocs.Viewer widget where all document- and display-related parameters are specified. When there is no way to get documents from files, they can be obtained in a form of byte streams. The .Stream() …

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Enhance Your SharePoint Environment with a Multi-Format Document Comparison Tool

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET is a downloadable library designed to let developers seamlessly add multi-format document comparison functionality to their own applications or 3rd party services. It allows end users to compare two versions of a document in a web-browser without having to install original software used to create the documents. Supported file formats include: PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, plain text, HTML and ODT. Today we’re pleased to announce the release of a plugin that allows developers to integrate GroupDocs.Comparison …

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GroupDocs.Viewer Plugin for One of the Leading Learning Platforms – Moodle

Moodle is a powerful learning management system that provides educators and learners with a robust set of tools for building and administrating collaborative learning environments. When integrated into Moodle, GroupDocs.Viewer enables both educators and learners to view and securely share documents, drawings and images in more than 50 different file formats – all from within Moodle environment and without having to install original software used to create the files. GroupDocs.Viewer is a multi-format HTML5-based document viewer that comes with a …

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GroupDocs.Viewer for Java version 2.13.0 – improved support for ODT, ODS and ODP files

Today we’re pleased to announce the release of a new version of the GroupDocs.Viewer for Java library – 2.13.0. In this release we improved handling of documents in the OpenDocument formats. These include spreadsheets (ODS), word processing files (ODT) and presentations (ODP) when they are displayed using the HTML-based rendering mode. We also added a new customDocumentCss parameter for the div.gdvimg tag, which allows you to configure image styles (CSS), such as centering against the widget window, or adding image …

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InstanceID: using multiple simultaneous instances in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

Two months ago we presented a new feature called InstanceID in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET for the first time. In short, InstanceID allows you to configure several simultaneous instances of GroupDocs.Viewer associated with different independent root storage paths. Since that time, we’ve received a lot of feedback on the feature and this time would like to clarify how you can benefit from InstqanceID and how to configure it correctly in more details. Those of you who are familiar with GroupDocs.Viewer for …

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Added support for new formats in GroupDocs.Conversion for Java library – PDF to HTML, Word to HTML and more

We’re pleased to announce the release of a new version of GroupDocs.Conversion for Java library – 1.2.0. In this release we’ve implemented three major updates. Probably the most interesting among them – is the ability to convert all supported file formats to HTML (including PDF to HTML, Microsoft Word to HTML and many more). We also added support for Microsoft Word bookmarks and the ability to convert and merge several documents into one PDF file. Convert PDF and Microsoft Office …

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GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET version 2.13.0 – caching PDF copies of original documents & using multiple root storage paths

Last week we’ve announced a release of the GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET library version 2.13.0 and its two new features – an option for caching PDF copies of original files and the ability to use the viewer with an unlimited number of different independent root storage paths. Today we’d like to write about these features in more detail to help you quickly set up and get the most out of them. Let’s start with the caching enhancement. As you may already …

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Protect Your Documents with Watermarks in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

One of the most requested and hence actively developed features in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET is watermarking. Watermarking allows you to protect documents that you display on the web from screen-grabbing. In GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET watermarks are implemented as customizable text that can be added over a displayed document, overlapping its content. For the first time the ability to add watermarks was implemented in GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET version 2.0. In its first implementation, the feature had a number of restrictions. In …

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GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Version 2.11.1 Released

We’re pleased to announce the release of the GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET library – version 2.11.1. In this release we’ve implemented over 16 improvements and issue fixes reported by our customers. In particular, we’ve improved PDF document rendering accuracy and fixed issues that caused incorrect text and other document elements flow when displaying documents in Internet Explorer 9. We’ve also improved handling of the email files (MSG, EML). When viewing an email message, its title is now displayed above the message …

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