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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.1.0 released
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2010 13:12:19 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the first release
of Apache PDFBox version 1.1.0. The release is available for download


See the full release notes below for details about this release.

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.1.0


PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.

This is an incremental feature release based on the earlier 1.0.0 release.
Unlike previous PDFBox releases, this release contains also updated versions
of the supporting FontBox and JempBox libraries. The other notable changes
in this release include basic support for tagged PDF, various font handling
improvements and better handling of CJK character sets. For more details,
please refer to the following issues on the PDFBox issue tracker at

New Features

  [PDFBOX-7]   extract information from tagged PDF
  [PDFBOX-48]  Create a tagged PDF
  [PDFBOX-67]  Implement StructTreeRoot/StructTree classes in the PDModel
  [PDFBOX-636] Add decoded stream length to PDStream
  [PDFBOX-640] Add getter/setter for alternate field name (TU) to PDField


  [PDFBOX-628] Too many detours in COSDictionary convenience methods
  [PDFBOX-630] Create PDDictionaryWrapper
  [PDFBOX-633] Add indexOfObject and removeObject methods with ...
  [PDFBOX-635] Fallback mechanism for broken CFF fonts
  [PDFBOX-643] Date conversion errors
  [PDFBOX-644] Move FontBox and JempBox under the same trunk with PDFBox
  [PDFBOX-646] Map the form space to user space if the optional form ...
  [PDFBOX-653] Document the missing command line tools
  [PDFBOX-654] Extracting CJK text
  [PDFBOX-655] Default character width should be used if width of a ...
  [PDFBOX-663] Ensuring non-null FontDescriptor for external TrueType fonts

Bug Fixes

  [PDFBOX-55]  Invalid character while extracting text from a chinese pdf
  [PDFBOX-116] PNG image page completely garbled
  [PDFBOX-259] support request chinese-traditional
  [PDFBOX-420] Japanese Characters are garbled.
  [PDFBOX-619] Adobe CFF/Type2 font encoding enhancements
  [PDFBOX-621] XMPSchema.getIntegerProperty does not return existing value
  [PDFBOX-624] Misplaced text
  [PDFBOX-632] Invalid page rendering while printing a PDF with an image ...
  [PDFBOX-634] CFF parsing failure
  [PDFBOX-637] problem with static code in COSInteger/COSNumber
  [PDFBOX-645] PDDocumentOutline should not have getParent()
  [PDFBOX-656] Typo: there is no DecodeParams value. The correct name is ...
  [PDFBOX-658] Fix typo in FontMapping.properties
  [PDFBOX-660] Applying FontMatrix scale factors to PDFont drawing operations
  [PDFBOX-666] Ensure the correct path direction when drawing a rectangle

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature 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 PDFBox

Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.
This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing
documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox
also includes several command line utilities. Apache PDFBox is published
under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

For more information, visit http://pdfbox.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation

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legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
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enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
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