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What's New in Essential Studio for Xamarin.iOS


What's New in Essential Studio for Xamarin.iOS

Give your iOS apps a boost with image filter support in the Image Editor control, single-page view support in the PDF Viewer, and auto-scroll support for selected segment items in the Segmented control.


Plot series based on index or value in a category axis

This feature allows users to plot series based on the index or value in a category axis.

Arrange by Index

Word Library

Custom table styles

Word Library now allows creating and applying custom table styles in Word documents (DOCX and WordML), and preserving them in DOCX-to-PDF, Word-to-image, and Word-to-HTML conversions.

Custom table style

Rotation support for shape, text box, image, and group shape

Word Library now allows rotating shapes, text boxes, and group shapes in Word documents and preserving them in DOCX-to-PDF and Word-to-image conversions.

Rotation support for shape, text box, image, and group shape

Watermark preservation support in Word-to-PDF conversion

Word Library now preserves watermark elements in Word-to-PDF conversion.

Watermark preservation in Word-to-PDF conversion

Image Editor

Image filter support

The image filter support enables you to apply effects to an image. You can apply the following effects either from the toolbar or code.

  • Hue
  • Saturation
  • Contrast
  • Brightness
  • Sharpen
  • Blur

Xamarin.iOS Image Editor color filter support.

Support to add read-only text

This feature allows users to restrict the text pop-up preview window when tapping the text to add read-only text.

Disable resizing support for text, shapes, and custom views

Provides support to disable the resizing option for text, shapes, and custom views.

Masked Edit

Support to display password characters with a delay

This feature allows users to display password characters with a specified delay when entering text.

Xamarin.iOS masked edit password character delay support.

PDF Library

PDF digital signatures with CAdES

Digitally sign PDF documents with an advanced digital signature standard called CAdES (CMS Advanced Electronic Signatures).

Signatures with CAdES.

Validating PDF digital signatures

Validate digital signatures in existing PDF documents.

Validate digital signatures.

Encrypt only file attachments

Encrypt only file attachments in a PDF document.

Encrypt only attachments.

Find corrupted PDF documents

Find out whether a PDF document is corrupted or not.

Find corrupted PDF.

PDF Viewer

Single page view

Display one page at a time and horizontally navigate pages.

Single page view.

Load encrypted PDF document

Load password-protected PDF documents.

Minimum zoom customization

Customize the minimum zoom value.

Measuring tools

Calculate distance, area, perimeter, radius, and volume on all pages.

Measuring tools.


Auto scroll support for selected segment items

This feature allows users to scroll to the selected segment item when changing the selected index.

Excel Library

Data import enhancements

  • Import data from a nested collection to Excel and group it in a hierarchy.
  • Import column headers when using the ImportOnSave option.
  • Skip a property while importing data from a collection.

Nested Collections Imported to Excel

Data export enhancement

Data from Excel can be exported to collection objects so that the values can be used as models. Now, XlsIO allows exporting data to nested classes to visualize data in a relative structure.

Excel-to-PDF conversion enhancements

  • Unsupported fonts will be substituted by a font stream in Excel-to-PDF conversions.
  • Capture and log warnings intentionally raised in Excel-to-PDF conversions.

Excel-to-PDF Conversion

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