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This page contains release notes for GroupDocs.Redaction for .NET 19.3.

Major Features

There are the following improvements in this release:

  • Support for raster image formats and image region redactions 
  • Ability to specify a set of redaction rules (policy) in XML file
  • Improved information concerning redaction application status

Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release





Add support for image formats and region redactionsFeature


Implement Configurable Redaction


REDACTIONNET-144Redesign redaction reportingImprovement


Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

This section lists public API changes that were introduced in GroupDocs.Redaction for .NET 19.3. It includes not only new and obsoleted public methods, but also a description of any changes in the behavior behind the scenes in GroupDocs.Redaction 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.


Implement Configurable Redaction

Implement mechanism to configure redactions in XML and apply them to any document as a single redaction profile.

Public API changes

Class RedactionPolicy has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Configuration namespace.
Method Load(System.String) has been added  to GroupDocs.Redaction.Configuration.RedactionPolicy class.
Method Load(System.IO.Stream)  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Configuration.RedactionPolicy class.
Property Redaction[] Redactions has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Configuration.RedactionPolicy class.


This example shows how to use RedactionPolicy class:


Support for image formats and region redactions

Added support for image formats and region redactions.

Public API changes

Value ImageArea has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.RedactionType enum.

Class RegionReplacementOptions has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions namespace.
Property System.Drawing.Color FillColor has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.RegionReplacementOptions class.
Property System.Drawing.Size Size has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.RegionReplacementOptions class.

Interface IImageFormatInstance has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Integration namespace.
Method EditArea(System.Drawing.Point, RegionReplacementOptions) has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Integration.IImageFormatInstance interface.

Class ImageAreaRedaction inheriting from Redaction class has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions  namespace.
Method EditArea has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.ImageAreaRedaction  class as an implementation of GroupDocs.Redaction.Integration.IImageFormatInstance interface.
Property RegionReplacementOptions Options  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.ImageAreaRedaction  class.
Property System.Drawing.Point TopLeft has been added   to GroupDocs.Redaction.Redactions.ImageAreaRedaction  class.


This example shows how to use ImageAreaRedaction class:


Redesign redaction reporting

Refactor/redesign RedactionResult to reflect at least following options:

  • Redaction ran without errors, but was rejected by user.
  • Redaction could not run because it is not applicable to this type of files.
Public API changes

Constant String RejectionMessage has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.Integration.DocumentFormatInstance class.

Enum RedactionStatus has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction namespace.
Value Applied has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionStatus enum.
Value PartiallyApplied has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionStatus enum. 
Value Skipped has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionStatus enum.

Value Failed has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionStatus enum.  

Class RedactionLogEntry has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction namespace.
Property RedactionResult Result  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionLogEntry class.
Property Redaction Redaction has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionLogEntry class.

Property RedactionStatus Status has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionSummary class.
Property Systrem.Boolean Success has been declared warning-level OBSOLETE in GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionSummary class.

Property RedactionStatus Status has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class.
Property Systrem.Boolean Success has been declared warning-level OBSOLETE in GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class
Public constructor of GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class has been declared private and is no longer available to users .
Static factory method Successful()  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class.
Static factory method Skipped(System.String)  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class.
Static factory method Partial(System.String)  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class..
Static factory method Failed(System.String)  has been added to GroupDocs.Redaction.RedactionResult class.


Instead of RedactionSummary.Success or RedactionResult.Success, declared as obsolete, users have to use corresponding Status property. This example shows how to use Status property:

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