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This page contains release notes for GroupDocs.Comparsion for Java 18.6

Major Features

Below the list of fixed bugs in this release of GroupDocs.Comparsion for Java. The most notable are:

  • Add ability of comparing DICOM documents by Comparison.Imaging
  • Simplified and improved public API across all supported formats
  • Introduced the process absorbing of tables with merged cells for GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF
  • Fixed comparing filled tables for GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF
  • Introduced support of multi compare for formats to GroupDocs.Comparison public API
  • Introduced supporting of CAD formats
  • Improved comparison of Imaging formats
  • Simplify API across all supported formats
  • Fixed comparing multi-column tables for GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF
  • GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF: Fix bug when the text from the paragraphs overlaps tables
  • Introduced support of PNG, BMP and PNG formats
  • Added strikeout option for deleted/changed text in words comparison
  • Improve comparison performance for Text and Imaging formats
  • Added support of ChangeInfo
  • Introduced support of Emails formats
  • Improved comparison performance for Cells, Slides, HTML formats
  • Improved Summary Pages information about comparison results for all formats
  • Added ability of applying or discarding for category of changes in Words formats
  • Introduced support of style settings for all formats
  • Introduced setting for cloning passwords for all formats
  • Introduced setting for cloning metadata for all foramts
  • Added clone ability for Cells formats
  • Added comparing Note documents
  • Improvemet Cells comparison
  • Fixed a number of Comparison.Slides iisue
  • Upated logger
  • added new features for Cells format (Pivot tables, header and footers)
  • Fixed summary page working
  • Authors were added to all changes
  • Bug with changed styles in Note was fixed
  • SaveImages and GetImages methods in Note were fixed
  • Cell’s Aligner was improved
  • Intermediate paragraph algorithm was added to Note
  • Outline’s styles were added
  • AlignWithoutPositioning algorithm was added to Note
  • Note’s Summary page was fixed
  • Comparison of headerFoters was added to PDF
  • Fixed a number of specific cases for Note format (words breaking, paragraph comparing)
  • Added intermediate paragraphs mechanism for simplifying comparing (for Words and Note)
  • Fixed styles comparing in Notes
  • PDF structure update
  • Fixes for working with images on PDF format

Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release

Issue Type
COMPARISONNET-1156Add ability of comparing DICOM documents by Comparison.ImagingNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1163Apply/Discard changes for DICOM formatNew Feature
OMPARISONNET-1165Add summary page to images streamsNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1143Add support of multi compare for formats to GroupDocs.Comparison public APINew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1172Add UpdateChanges Model for ImagingNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1175Add supporting of comparison CADNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1217Add support for JPG, BMP and PNG formatsNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1170GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF: Add comparison of page context before building of the object modelNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1273GroupDocs.Comparison.Words: Add support of setting for cloning document metadataNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1295Add support of Emails format by GroupDocs.Comparison for .NETNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1276GroupDocs.Comparison all formats: Add support of Check Box and Page in Change InfoNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1272GroupDocs.Comparison.Words: Add ability of applying or discarding for category of changesNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1274GroupDocs.Comparison: All formats: Add support of style settings: bold, italic, underline and strike throughNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1332Add setting for cloning passwords for all formatsNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1331Groupdocs.Comparison: Add setting for cloning metadataNew Feature

Add ability of applying or discarding for category of changes

New Feature
COMPARISONNET-1407Add coordinates of Images as StylesNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1395Add ParagraphMergerNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1387Add set password to document for PDFNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1367Comparison.Cells: Add support Headers and FootersNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1365Add support for headers and footers for pivot tablesNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1362Add support of pivot tables in CellsNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-1305Add support of OneNote format by GroupDocs.Comparison for .NETNew Feature
COMPARISONNET-778Implement the process absorbing of tables with merged cellsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1148Improved public APIImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1161Add ability for comparison of result and original files in Imaging.TestsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1157Add localize exceptions for wrong passwords while opening documents in Cells, Words, Slides and PDFImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1188Improve comparison of Imaging formatsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1182Cross-format API simplifications across all supported formatsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1080Comparison.PDF: Improve comparison changes detection for ParagraphsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1254Strikeout option for deleted/changed text in words comparisonImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1237GroupDocs.Comparison.Imaging: Improve comparison performanceImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1235GroupDocs.Comparison.Text: Improve comparison performanceImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1218Fix the support of new settings for PDFImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1245Comparison.Words: Fix case with absolutely different paragraphsImprovement
OMPARISONNET-1244Add styles change detection for Comparison.Imaging (height, width)Improvement


Improve Summary Pages information about comparison results for all formatsImprovement


GroupDocs.Comparison.Slides: Improved comparison performanceImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1275GroupDocs.Comparison.Words: Add support of UpdateChanges for StyleChanged changesImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1288GroupDocs.Comparison.Cells: defining Cells coordinates for componentsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1245GroupDocs.Comparison.HTML: Improved comparison performanceImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1234GroupDocs.Comparison.Cell: Improved comparison performanceImprovement


GroupDocs.Comparison.Cells: Introduced IComparisonStyle interfaceImprovement


Comparison.Cells: Add clone abilityImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1378Find correct position of pivot table if its coordinates have already been usedImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1372Cells comparison improvementImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1358GroupDocs.Comparison.Slides: Add support of HyperLinks on ShapeImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1326Update loggerImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1409Pdf Improvements:Check compare and add HeaderFooter to documentImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1408Pdf Improvements: Update page propertiesImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1402Improve compare of comments in Comparison.CellsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1400Refactoring for settings codeImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1396Remove null checking from FeelChild methodImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1390Improve Comparison.NoteImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1431Comparison.Pfd: Refactor document builder using new content mapImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1429Comparison.Pdf: Implement page content mapImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1427Pdf Improving: Check and fix colums comparingImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1424Improve Style changed deep for Comparison.NoteImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1422Add ParagraphMerger for Comparison.NoteImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1420Update pdf structureImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1418Add IntermediateParagraphComparer to WordsImprovement
COMPARISONNET-1160PDF Comparison - PDF files with tables and footer lines generating unexpected outputBug
COMPARISONNET-1184GroupDocs.Comparison.Words: Text files with html content compared by Words engineBug
COMPARISONNET-1185GroupDocs.Comparison.Text: Fix compare html code in .txt files using word comparerBug
COMPARISONNET-1200GroupDocs.Comparison.PDF: Fix bug when the text from the paragraphs overlaps tablesBug
COMPARISONNET-1208Disposed Images in FacadeBug
COMPARISONNET-1256New Version 17.4.0 have Missing Properties for ChangeInfoBug
COMPARISONNET-1246Comparison.Slides: Two almost identical comments compared as differentBug
COMPARISONNET-1292Comparison.Slides: wrong style of table cells after reject or accept the changesBug
COMPARISONNET-1300Comparison.Slides: After rejection of deleted SmartNode was lost contentBug
COMPARISONNET-1284Comparison.Words: Incorrect table comparison with different stylesBug
COMPARISONNET-1314Comparison.Cells: Fix getting style change when content of the cell is not changedBug
COMPARISONNET-1333Fix getting style change when content of the cell is not changedBug
COMPARISONNET-1315Comparison.Cells: Improve accepting and rejecting of components with hyperlinksBug
COMPARISONNET-1370Licensing is not workingBug
COMPARISONNET-1315Comparison.Cells: Improve accepting and rejecting of components with hyperlinksBug
COMPARISONNET-1376Summary Page is not working with API v 17.7.0Bug
COMPARISONNET-1291Comparison.Slides: Accept\Reject bugsBug
COMPARISONNET-1410Fix summary page styleBug
COMPARISONNET-1405Fix Deep Changed NodesBug
COMPARISONNET-1399Fix saveImages and getImages methods for Comparison.NoteBug
COMPARISONNET-1394Bug with same text divided on different paragraphsBug
COMPARISONNET-1392Bug with excess outlineBug
COMPARISONNET-1385issue in Getting author for the changes (Changeinfo)Bug
COMPARISONNET-1433Intermediate paragraphs problem in WordBug
COMPARISONNET-1432Comparison.Note: Fix special cases of word divisionBug
COMPARISONNET-1430Comparison.Note:Break line in the middle of a wordBug
COMPARISONNET-1428Fix infinite loop in image rectangle PDFBug
COMPARISONNET-1423Comparison.Note Insert\Delete empty paragraph before textBug
COMPARISONNET-1421Tables with similar coordinates overlap on each otherBug
COMPARISONJAVA-419For RTF comparison, API detects style changes but does not highlight them like it does with DOCX.Bug
COMPARISONJAVA-418Comparison of particular PDFs returns nullBug
COMPARISONJAVA-383Invalid comparison for PDF documentsBug
COMPARISONJAVA-380Comparing a file with itself, gives poor resultBug
COMPARISONJAVA-377HTML Comparison is not workingBug
COMPARISONNET-1523PDF Comparison - scrambled/text overlapped outputBug
COMPARISONJAVA-226Comparer is not comparing any format and returning null in ICompareResultBug
COMPARISONJAVA-421Output of PDF comparison is not as expected, all the text exceeding first line is missingBug
COMPARISONJAVA-420No style changes are detected in PDF comparison and PDF is also truncated in multiple placesBug

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

This section lists public API changes that were introduced in GroupDocs.Comparison for Java 18.6. It includes not only new and obsoleted public methods, but also a description of any changes in the behavior behind the scenes in GroupDocs.Comparison which may affect existing code. Any behavior introduced that could be seen as a regression and modifies existing behavior is especially important and is documented here.


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