Aspose team is pleased to announce the new release of Aspose.CAD for Java 1.1.0 . The major developments in this release are the ability to search text within the DWG file and support to convert DGN file to PDF & raster image formats. This release also supports retrieval of block attribute values from within a DWG file and its external references. Aspose.CAD for Java API allows users to search text in a DWG AutoCAD file. Aspose.CAD API exposes CadText class that represents text entities in the DWG AutoCAD file. Class CadMText is also included in the Aspose.CAD API because some other entities may also contain text. This release has introduced the functionality to load a DGN AutoCAD file and convert it to PDF format. CadImage class serves the purpose. You need to load an existing DGN file as CadImage. Create an instance of CadRasterizationOptions class and set different properties. Create an instance of PdfOptions class and pass the CadRasterizationOptions instance. Now call the save method of CadImage class instance. It has introduced the functionality to load a DGN AutoCAD file and convert it to raster image. CadImage class serves the purpose. You need to load an existing DGN file as CadImage. Create an instance of DgnRasterizationOptions class and set different properties. Create an instance of JpegOptions class and pass the DgnRasterizationOptions instance. Now call the save method of CadImage class instance. Aspose.CAD for Java API allows you to get external reference of a block attribute. Aspose.CAD API exposes getXRefPathName property to get the external reference of a block attribute in a CadBlockDictionary collection. It enhanced Process to convert CAD to BMP format has been improved and Process of converting Face3D objects in DXF has been improved. The main new features added in this release are listed below
- Find or search text in the DWG file
- Support to retrieve block attribute values from within a dwg and its external references
- Support for DGN file format for possible conversion to PDF & raster image formats
- Cad export to Bmp fails with out of memory exception
- Unable to access Face3D Objects in DXF file [.Net]
- Update Java packaging to conform to Aspose guidelines
Newly added documentation pages and articles
Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.CAD for Java documentation that may guide users briefly how to use Aspose.CAD for performing different tasks like the followings.
Aspose.CAD for Java enables developers to convert AutoCAD DWG and DXF files to PDF, JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF and GIF image formats. It is a native API and does not require AutoCAD or any other software to be installed. Developers can also convert the selected layers and layouts from the AutoCAD files. The conversion to PDF and Raster images is of very high quality. Developers can also remove entities from DWG and DXF documents. It also adds support for leader’s entity for DWG format.