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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

Changes
------------
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
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/poi/tags/REL_3_14_FINAL/KEYS

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

On behalf of the Apache POI PMC,
Andi

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