Common Functions and Features

  • Code of calling Aceoffix is simple and effective and it is easy to be embedded into web pages. For ASP.NET, you can drag it from toolbox of Visual Studio into your web pages and set its properties without code.
  • No need to install Microsoft Office on the server side and no need to use Office automation technology on the server side.
  • Online view, edit and save Office documents. Aceoffix makes the whole Office application run in the web page and avoids the shortage of HTML editors that cannot be fully compatible to Microsoft Office.
  • Read-only mode. Documents in Aceoffix are not allowed to copy, paste, print screen, download, Save as, print and right-click menu. Users are only allowed to read them online.
  • Saving as HTML. You can save documents to server as HTML format. With this function, those documents can be viewed by the users who do not install Microsoft Office on their local computers.
  • AceoffixCtrl can entirely support VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) interfaces of Microsoft Office on the client side. Following VBA syntax, the functions of Word/Excel can be called by JavaScript or VBScript on web pages.
  • Print and preview Word/Excel documents in Web pages. Developers no longer to worry about the code related to print and preview Word/Excel documents in Web pages, because Aceoffix offers the whole print functions of Word/Excel.
  • Built-in session supported. Aceoffix supports Session, Session-based authentication, Forms Authentication, offers security protection of documents on server and avoids illegal downloading and uploading.
  • Developers can customize prompting messages of successful saving, failed saving and data validation.
  • Debug information. When fail to save files, click “Description” to see the error messages from server side, which can help developers to debug program.
  • Database supported. Aceoffix not only supports import and export text-only content of Word/Excel to database, but also supports that storage the binary stream of file to database.
  • Files encryption and compress. Encryption offers security of saving files on the server. Compress can make good use of hard disk space of server and accelerate the speed of uploading and downloading.
  • Concurrency control. It is possible that Word/Excel files are modified by several users at the same time. Aceoffix can properly control concurrent access.
  • Toolbar and ribbonbar customization. AceoffixCtrl can create a developer-defined toolbar and also customize ribbonbar of Acoeffix, which is convenient and easy to call more developer-defined functions.
  • Developer-defined main menu. Developers can define a main menu, which is convenient and easy to call more developer-defined functions.
  • Popping up a HTML dialog box. When user click a DataRegion in Word or a cell in Excel, a HTML dialog box will pop up. A perfect input form can be designed with HTML code for user inputting specified content in document.
  • Support many styles of user interface(UI), for example, Office2007, Office2010.
  • Full screen mode. Users can double click title bar of AceoffixCtrl or click full screen button to switch between full screen mode and page mode.
  • Support all the popular browsers. Aceoffix supports Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari (on windows) and etc.
  • On the server side Aceoffix supports many kinds of Web servers (IIS, WebLogic, WebSphere, Apache, Tomcat, Resin and etc.) , operating systems (Windows2003/2008/XP/Vista, Windows7/8/10, Linux, Unix, AIX, HP-UX, Mac-OSX and etc.), databases (Access, SQL server, Oracle, MySQL and etc.) and programming languages and web architectures(C#, Java, PHP, VB.Net, JSP, J2EE, ASP.NET, Ajax and etc.).

 

Word Document Specific Features

  • Filling data in Word document. Developers can write simple code with Aceoffix to fill data into data regions of Word documents, and then users will view the formal reports on the web pages by Aceoffix.
  • Word data submit. Aceoffix extracts data in the predefined data regions and saves data to database without submitting Word file.
  • Aceoffix can specify editable regions in the Word document. Developers make template document, users are allowed to edit Word document in the specific regions, and they cannot modify contents out of these regions. Aceoffix can control editable regions according to access rights of users. It is useful in the work flow of documents.
  • When saving Word document, Aceoffix can extract data inputted by users, validate them and save them to database. If validation fails, a friendly message in HTML format will be prompted.
  • Make formal documents with complex format and generate formal documents dynamically by using data from database with Aceoffix.
  • Forced revision mode. Different modified revisions are displayed by different colors. Revision can show who modified, when the file was modified and what was modified. User can not accept, reject and delete other user’s revisions.
  • Aceoffix has five modes to open Word files: NormalEdit mode, ForcedRevision mode, FinalizeDraft mode, Read-only mode, SubmitForm mode. The only thing you have to do is setting OpenMode of Aceoffix without lots of code and complicated control by parameters.
  • Full-text search. You can search key words not only in the title but also in the body of documents. Text-only content is extracted with DocumentText of FileRequest and saved to database to implement this function.
  • Simultaneous editing. Aceoffix supports simultaneously editing the same Word/Excel document by Many users and you can see your co-workers’ edits happening in real time.
  • Word comparison online. With Aceoffix, two Word documents can be compared online and all the differences between the two documents will be marked.
  • Thumbnail preview. You can get the thumbnail of the first page of the word document and users can preview the document before opening it. This will enhance the user experience of your web application.
  • Word template customization. Aceoffix will provide tools to add or remove the DataRegions and DataTags in word template online.
  • Word split and merge. With Aceoffix, a word document can be splitted into many word documents or many documents can be merged into one document.

 

Excel Spreadsheet Specific Features

  • Filling data in Excel. Developers can write simple code with Aceoffix to fill data into cells of Excel sheets, and then users will view the final reports on the web pages by Aceoffix.
  • Excel data submit. Aceoffix extracts data in the cells and save data to database without submitting Excel file.
  • Aceoffix can specify editable regions in the Excel sheets. Developers can make template document, users are allowed to edit Excel sheets in the specific regions, and they cannot modify cells out of these regions. Aceoffix can control editable regions according to access rights of users. It is useful in the work flow of documents.
  • When saving Excel documents, Aceoffix can extract data inputted by users, validate them and save them to database. If validation fails, a friendly message in HTML format will be prompted.
  • With Aceoffix it is easy to use formulas, Pivot Table, format, data validation of Excel functions to develop reports and far better than reports in HTML.
  • Make formal spreadsheets with complex format and dynamically generate reports with text, charts, tables and pictures by using data in database with Aceoffix.

 

PowerPoint Presentation Specific Features

  • Read-only mode. Display PowerPoint slides in Web pages in read-only mode. They can be played in full-screen and are convenient for speech.
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