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From Arnaud HERITIER <aherit...@gmail.com>
Subject [ANN] Maven PDF Plug-in 2.4 released
Date Mon, 05 Sep 2005 21:35:05 GMT
We are pleased to announce the Maven PDF Plug-in 2.4 release! 

http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/pdf/

PDF Documentation generator 

Changes in this version include:

New Features:

o Allow the pdf plugin to be added as a project's report. Issue: MPPDF-9. 
Thanks to Fabrizio Giustina. 

Fixed bugs:

o sub-/superscripts do not work. Issue: MPPDF-43. Thanks to Lukas Theussl. 
o Error when logo locations are not set. Issue: MPPDF-42. Thanks to Lukas 
Theussl. 
o Suppress verbose output by default. Issue: MPPDF-41. Thanks to Lukas 
Theussl. 
o Missing patch for MPPDF-24 ( it defines a missing attribute for 
&amp;lt;code 
style="indent"&amp;gt; tags and cleans up some layout issues with definition 

lists). Issue: MPPDF-39. Thanks to Lukas Theussl. 
o Standardize copyright notices. Issue: MPPDF-35. Thanks to Lukas Theussl. 
o Fix some "contents overflows area" errors. Issue: MPPDF-33. Thanks to 
Valerie Nyre. 
o Cannot use SVG images. (batik: java.lang.NoSuchMethodError.) Issue: 
MPPDF-32. Thanks to Lukas Theussl. 
o Can't insert the logo image described in the POM if its path begins with a 

slash (as it works for the xdoc plugin). Issue: MPPDF-31. Thanks to Lukas 
Theussl. 
o Allow copy and paste from pdf to text editor. Issue: MPPDF-22. Thanks to 
Lukas Theussl. 
o Add support for external imaging libraries like jimi and jai to use PNG 
images in generated pdf files. Issue: MPPDF-8. Thanks to Fabio Franco 
Uechi. 
o PDF generation doesn't use proxy settings for external resources. Issue: 
MPPDF-7. 

Changes:

o Make the plugin compatible with maven 1.0 and jdk 1.3/1.4/1.5 or with 
maven 
1.1 and jdk 1.4/1.5. 

To automatically install the plugin, type the following on a single line:

maven plugin:download
-Dmaven.repo.remote=http://www.ibiblio.org/maven, 
http://cvs.apache.org/repository/
-DgroupId=maven
-DartifactId=maven-pdf-plugin
-Dversion=2.4

For a manual installation, you can download the plugin here:
http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/java-repository/maven/plugins/maven-pdf-plugin-2.4.jar


Have fun!
-The Maven PDF Plug-in development team

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