GroupDocs.Parser for Java 20.3 Release Notes

Major Features

There are the following improvements in this release:

  • Fixed the bug: Cannot parse large sized PDF file to HTML
  • Improved table of contents extraction API

Full List of Issues Covering all Changes in this Release

PARSERJAVA-110Cannot parse large sized PDF file to HTMLBug
PARSERNET-1432Improve the support of text structure extractionImprovement

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

Improve the support of text structure extraction


This feature adds text extraction from shapes, word art objects and text boxes for Microsoft Office formats. Also added hyperlink extraction for spreadsheets and presentations.

Public API changes

There are no changes in public API


The following example shows how to extract hyperlinks from the document:

// Create an instance of Parser class
try (Parser parser = new Parser(Constants.SampleHyperlinksDocx)) {
    // Extract text structure to the XML reader
    Document document = parser.getStructure();
    // Check if text structure extraction is supported
    if (document == null) {
        System.out.println("Text structure extraction isn't supported.");
    // Read XML document
private static void readNode(Node node) {
    NodeList nodes = node.getChildNodes();
    for (int i = 0; i < nodes.getLength(); i++) {
        Node n = nodes.item(i);
        if (n.getNodeName().toLowerCase() == "hyperlink") {
            Node a = n.getAttributes().getNamedItem("link");
            if (a != null) {
        if(n.hasChildNodes()) {