We are pleased to announce GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud 18.2. The release of this month includes a number of new features. Some of the important new features of this release are support of minified HTML and SVG, rendering responsive HTML, rendering specific layer of CAD documents along with many other new features. Please check the detailed release notes of this version to get an idea about all the new features/enhancements and fixes made in this release. The following sections describe some details regarding these features.

Rendering the Responsive HTML

We have introduced the support of responsive HTML output in this version. Now, GroupDocs.Viewer API provides a new EnableResponsiveRendering property of the HtmlOptions object, that lets you render documents as responsive output HTML. Please check documentation for more details of this exciting feature.

Minified HTML and SVG

Sometimes it is business requirement to get views of a document that loads faster for review, by removing unnecessary data. This version supports this functionality by introducing minificaiton feature. It provides a new EnableMinification property of the HtmlOptions object, that lets you get output content minified. It removes comments, extra white-spaces, and other unneeded characters without breaking the content structure. As a result, page becomes smaller in size and loads faster.

Introduction of PHP SDK of GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud PHP SDK is introduced this version. It is a wrapper around REST APIs, that allows you to work with GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud REST APIs in PHP 5.5 or higher quickly and easily, gaining all benefits of strong types and IDE highlights. The distribution is available at Packagist and the source code at GitHub.

Other Improvements

There are 12 features and fixes in this regular monthly release. The most notable are:

  • Support of new file formats
    • Jpeg2000 (JP2, J2C, J2K, JPF, JPX, JPM)
    • PPSM (PowerPoint macro-enabled slide show)
    • POTM (PowerPoint macro-enabled template)
    • ODG (OpenDocument Graphics)
  • Added options which allows specifying Layers when rendering CAD documents
  • Support of rendering notes for Presentation documents when rendering as HTML
  • Support to render MS Project documents by time intervals

GroupDocs.Viewer Cloud Resources

Following are the links to some useful resources you may need to accomplish your tasks.

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