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Public API for Working with Custom Fields & Saving Extended Task Attributes to Output MPP using Java

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What is new in this release?

We are pleased to announce the release of Aspose.Tasks for Java 17.1.0 . This month’s release improves the Extended Attributes implementation of a task. The modification makes it easy to add lookup extended attributes to a task. It also fixes a number of resources reported by our valued customers with the last month’s version of the API. This month’s release improves the implementation of adding Extended attributes to a task and resource. The new implementation makes it easy to create plain as well as Lookup custom fields to a project’s tasks and resources.  Some important static methods of ExtendedAttributeDefinition class are provided under this new implementation such as CreateTaskDefinition, CreateResourceDefinition, CreateLookupTaskDefinition and CreationLookupResourceDefinition. In addition to the improvements, this month’s release also fixes several bugs related to the API functionality such as working with Extended Attributes of the API, Lookup values error while assigning to task, Large file size after creating task baseline, Saving Extended Task Attributes to output MPP and many more. Below is the complete list of bug fixes and enhanced features included in this release.

- Improve public API to simplify working with Custom Fields.
- Extended attribute lookup table is not showed in XML format.
- MPP cannot be loaded into Project object
- False lookup table attached with an extended attribute while adding lookup with another extended attribute
- Wrong %Complete and ActualDuration calculated in MPP as compared to XML (.NET)
- Huge file size after setting baseline
- Extended attribute cannot be added to MPX
- Marking Tasks As Complete - Task Complete Indicator Not Displayed
- Extended attribute not saved properly to MPP file
- Wrong %Complete and ActualDuration calculated in MPP as compared to XML (.NET)
- When MPP is opened and saved, custom field content is set to 0
- Extended Attribute not saved properly to MPP file

Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.Tasks for .NET documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Tasks for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Extended Task Attributes
- Writing Metadata to MPP

Overview: Aspose.Tasks for Java

Aspose.Tasks is a non-graphical Java Project management component that enables Java applications to read, write & manage Project documents without utilizing MS Project. It supports reading MS Project Template (MPT) files as well as allows exporting project data to HTML, BMP, PNG, JPEG, PDF, TIFF, XPS, XAML and SVG formats. It reads & writes MS Project documents in both MPP & XML formats.  Developers can read & change tasks, recurring tasks, resources, resource assignments, relations & calendars.

More about Aspose.Tasks for Java

- Homepage of Aspose.Tasks for Java
- Download Aspose.Tasks for Java
- Online documentation of Aspose.Tasks for Java

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Aspose Pty Ltd
Suite 163, 79 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW, 2066
Aspose - The .NET and Java component publisher
Phone: 888.277.6734
Fax: 866.810.9465
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