Using Aspose.Words.Document constructor with a path to the file I have linked below locks up the constructor with 14.8.0
Same effect in 14.10.0
Thanks for your inquiry. I have tested the scenario and have managed to reproduce the same issue at my side. For the sake of correction, I have logged this problem in our issue tracking system as WORDSNET-11033. I have linked this forum thread to the same issue and you will be notified via this forum thread once this issue is resolved.
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