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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.8.5 released
Date Fri, 02 May 2014 16:26:57 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.8.5. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.8.5


The Apache PDFBox library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF 

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 1.8.4 release. It
contains a couple of fixes and small improvements.

For more details on all fixes included in this release, please refer to the 
issues on the PDFBox issue tracker at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX.


[PDFBOX-198] - Tiff image problems
[PDFBOX-205] - Miscellaneous errors on valid files
[PDFBOX-778] - OutOfMemory when extracting text from pdf
[PDFBOX-1069] - Ubuntu throws exceptions when fonts missing
[PDFBOX-1074] - TIFFFaxDecoder5 when using PDFImageWriter
[PDFBOX-1147] - Printing a PDF with an image inside show black.
[PDFBOX-1164] - Inline image parsing error causes RuntimeException + FIX
[PDFBOX-1664] - NullPointerException in PDType1Font.java
[PDFBOX-1708] - IndexOutOfBoundsException on convertToImage with an embedded 
[PDFBOX-1811] - java.io.IOException: Object at offset does not end with 'endobj'
[PDFBOX-1860] - HTML converter escapes formatting close tags
[PDFBOX-1870] - PDFunctionType0 incorrect
[PDFBOX-1876] - Incorrect color for DeviceN type 4 shading object
[PDFBOX-1877] - Radial Shading (type 3) fails Ghent Workgroup tests
[PDFBOX-1880] - [PATCH] Type 1 Shading must not ignore current transformation matrix
[PDFBOX-1882] - Negative array size exception when reading a string from a OTF font
[PDFBOX-1884] - Avoid NPE when encountering null PDComplexFileSpecification
[PDFBOX-1887] - Bugfixes + Optimization of Gouraud Shading
[PDFBOX-1888] - JBIG2Filter is creating an ImageInputStream (with temp file) and not
                 closing it
[PDFBOX-1896] - Support MMType1 (Multiple Master) Fonts
[PDFBOX-1901] - null check confusing
[PDFBOX-1917] - Rendering hangs
[PDFBOX-1924] - Gouraud shading: detect empty triangles
[PDFBOX-1966] - Type 1, 4 and 5 shadings for shFill()
[PDFBOX-1970] - 1.8 shadings are sometimes flipped
[PDFBOX-1977] - LZWFilter fails
[PDFBOX-1984] - PDFont documentation correction needed for getFontWidth and 
[PDFBOX-1988] - PDFBox ExtractText issue of PDF with no embedded fonts
[PDFBOX-1998] - PDF rendering with reversed colors
[PDFBOX-1999] - JBIG2Filter - FlateDecoded Globals Table
[PDFBOX-2004] - PDF2Image hangs/loops forever processing PDF
[PDFBOX-2008] - Off-by-one error in BaseParser.readGenerationNumber()
[PDFBOX-2016] - Stream parsing still incorrect if length value is wrong
[PDFBOX-2018] - Dashed line with incorrect line cap
[PDFBOX-2024] - /Rotate 180 PDF is not displayed correctly in PDFReader app
[PDFBOX-2026] - cannot load jpg into new pdf
[PDFBOX-2030] - Using new PDPixelMap() results in black image in PDF
[PDFBOX-2031] - GrayScale images become inverted
[PDFBOX-2032] - [PATCH] TTF Type12 IOException: Invalid Characters codes
[PDFBOX-2035] - Ignore badly formatted toUnicode CMaps
[PDFBOX-2036] - Add test with LZW fail sequence
[PDFBOX-2042] - ColorSpace with empty Range array


[PDFBOX-52] - DCTFilter is not implemented yet
[PDFBOX-615] - shfill operator needs implementation
[PDFBOX-1734] - ImageIoUtil.WriteImage doesn't work with tiff images
[PDFBOX-1869] - Implementation for ShadingType 1
[PDFBOX-1897] - There are some errors within the source code documentation 
[PDFBOX-1902] - generics added to maputil
[PDFBOX-1909] - Close open streams
[PDFBOX-1914] - Shading package: Move "function" methods to base class and more
[PDFBOX-1946] - Running within an Applet has many AccessControlException 's
[PDFBOX-1964] - PDFMergerUtility support merging using non sequential parser
[PDFBOX-1975] - Improve TestImageIOUtils unit tests to check image resolution and
[PDFBOX-2010] - make "protected PDFont getDescendantFont()" public as it is in 2.0.0
[PDFBOX-2039] - Class PDDocument should implement java.io.Closeable

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

Established in 1999, The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational,
legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
the Foundation's intellectual property framework limits the legal exposure
of its 2,500+ contributors.

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

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