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From Andreas Beeker <kiwiwi...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache POI 3.14 released
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2016 21:36:23 GMT
The Apache POI project is pleased to announce the release of POI 3.14.
Featured are a handful of new areas of functionality, and numerous bug fixes.

See the downloads page for binary and source distributions: http://poi.apache.org/download.html

Release Notes

The most notable changes in this release are:

Common: New version of ooxml-schema and ooxml-security jars which are linked to custom safe
type loader
Common: OPC relation fix for multiple same named ids (#54916)
Common: Update third-party dependencies: commons-logging, commons-codec, xmlsec, bouncycastle
Excel: Allow to set multiple cell style properties at once (#58633)
Excel: Add API for inserting ignored warnings into XSSF sheets.
       This can be used e.g. to suppress 'number stored as text' warnings. (#56892)
Powerpoint: unify hyperlink handling
HSLF: various fixes for parsing and rendering
WMF:  new API for WMF parsing and rendering (for Powerpoint)
XWPF: various fixes for handling paragraphs and tables

A full list of changes is available in the change log: http://poi.apache.org/changes.html.
People interested should also follow the dev mailing list to track further progress.

Release Contents

This release comes in two forms:
 - pre-built binaries containing compiled versions of all Apache POI components and documentation
   (poi-bin-3.14.zip or poi-bin-3.14.tar.gz)
 - source archive you can build POI from (poi-src-3.14.zip or poi-src-3.14.tar.gz)
  Unpack the archive and use  the following command to build all POI components with Apache
Ant 1.6+ and JDK 1.6 or higher:

  ant jar

 Pre-built versions of all POI components are also available in the central Maven repository
 under Group ID "org.apache.poi" and Version "3.14"

All release artifacts are accompanied by MD5 checksums and a PGP signatures
that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

About Apache POI

Apache POI is well-known in the Java field as a library for reading and
writing Microsoft Office file formats, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word,
Visio, Publisher and Outlook. It supports both the older (OLE2) and
new (OOXML - Office Open XML) formats.

See http://poi.apache.org/ for more details

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