GrapeCity Documents for Word (GcWord) is a cross-platform library that allows to create, analyze, and modify Office Word documents without dependencies on MS Office.
It exposes a robust and convenient object model (based on Open XML SDK) that provides access to document content and properties such as page settings, headers and footers, and so on.
The GcWord object model was designed to make working with Office Word documents in code easier and more convenient.
For example, GcWord's notion of ranges allows to create accessor objects that stay with the designated portions of content even while the document is being modified.
In addition, GcWord provides a platform-independent layout engine that allows to render and export Word documents to PDF (GrapeCity.Documents.Layout).
The online Documents for Word sample browser is available at

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Install-Package GrapeCity.Documents.Word -Version
dotnet add package GrapeCity.Documents.Word --version
<PackageReference Include="GrapeCity.Documents.Word" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add GrapeCity.Documents.Word --version
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Release Notes

# Changes from version

## Fixed
- Several bugs fixed in export to PDF.

## Changed
- Renamed ThemeColor enum to ThemeColorId (breaking change).
- Changed default value for WordColor.ThemeShade from 0 to 255 (breaking change).
- Changed default value for WordColor.ThemeTint from 0 to 255 (breaking change).
- CompatibilityOptions class: added compatibility options.
- FontBase.Name property behavior improved.
- Improved the speed of creating a new instance of GcWordDocument.
- File share in GcWordDocument.Load() changed to ReadWrite (was Read).

## Added
- EastAsianLayout class: Specifies any East Asian typography settings which shall be applied to the contents of a run.
- EastAsianTypography class: Provides options for East Asian typography.
- HyphenationOptions class: Allows to configure document hyphenation options.
- ColorScheme class: Represents the color scheme of a Microsoft Office theme.
- ThemeColor class: Represents a color in the color scheme of a theme.
- ThemeColorSchemeId enum: Specifies the theme colors for document themes.
- Theme.ColorScheme: Gets a set of colors which are referred to as a color scheme.
- ViewType enum: Possible values for the view mode in application.
- ZoomType enum: Possible values for how large or small the document appears on the screen in the application.
- ViewOptions class: Provides various options that control how a document is shown in application.
- Properties added to FontBase: EastAsianLayout, FitTextWidth, FitTextId.
- Properties added to Settings: HyphenationOptions, EastAsianTypography, ViewOptions.

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This is a cross-platform library providing document layout services to GrapeCity.Documents.Word (GcWord). Adding a reference to this library to a project that uses GcWord will provide GcWordDocument.SaveAsPdf() extension methods, which will allow to export Word documents to PDF. This library does not depend on MS Office or any third-party libraries, and works on all platforms that support .NET Standard 2.0. The online Documents for Word sample browser that uses GrapeCity.Documents.Layout to generate PDFs from Word documents is available at

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Version History

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