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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.8.6 released
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2014 05:30:23 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.8.6. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.8.6


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 1.8.5 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-54] - please correct the SetField example
[PDFBOX-62] - Incorrect (zero) character widths returned in some docs
[PDFBOX-239] - PDFToImage prints every word at the start of the line
[PDFBOX-934] - ImageToPDF.createPDFFromImage causes problems for certain TIFF inputs
[PDFBOX-1474] - PDDocument.decrypt does not throws InvalidPasswordException
[PDFBOX-1689] - Partial failure to render PDF
[PDFBOX-1713] - [PATCH] Bullet character not rendered
[PDFBOX-1756] - ClassCastException CosString cannot be cast to COSName
[PDFBOX-1845] - PDDocument.load() give Error: Expected a long type at offset 1633
[PDFBOX-1895] - Type0 settings /Registry and /Ordering are not decrypted when 
[PDFBOX-1922] - NonSequentialParser not reading version in header and trailer
[PDFBOX-2047] - read operations alter PDLab object
[PDFBOX-2050] - Add predictor to LZW filter
[PDFBOX-2054] - Remove System.out.println()
[PDFBOX-2056] - incomplete build tests
[PDFBOX-2057] - Importing BufferedImage into PDPixelMap is broken in 1.8.5
[PDFBOX-2058] - The text of pdfs using Type1C can't be extracted correct
[PDFBOX-2063] - Incomplete EOF detection in ASCIIHexFilter
[PDFBOX-2064] - ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in CompositeImage.createMaskedImage
[PDFBOX-2072] - Wrong calculation of space char width in PDFStreamEngine
[PDFBOX-2073] - PDF files with unusual Japanese font can not be rewrite correctly
[PDFBOX-2074] - 4-bytes CMap entry causes exception
[PDFBOX-2079] - Extra new line characters extracted in 1.8.5 for embedded files
                 leading to ZipFile exception in Java 1.6
[PDFBOX-2080] - Barcode getting color inverted in pdf to image conversion
[PDFBOX-2082] - signing corrupts PDF when signature exactly fits allocated space
[PDFBOX-2095] - Useless memory allocation in GlyfDescript
[PDFBOX-2096] - ICC profile ignored if number of components is 1
[PDFBOX-2100] - Gouraud shading doesn't work with function
[PDFBOX-2101] - Surprising memory consumption when extracting images
[PDFBOX-2102] - Characters swallowed on COSString.getString()
[PDFBOX-2109] - CFFParser uses String constructor without encoding
[PDFBOX-2110] - Font not found: CourierNew
[PDFBOX-2111] - Cast error in Gouraud shadings
[PDFBOX-2114] - ObjStm is being processed to late
[PDFBOX-2115] - Use unfiltered stream in gouraud shadings
[PDFBOX-2120] - Regression: Type 1 font corrupted
[PDFBOX-2122] - FontBox's TTFDataStream doesn't set timezone in 


[PDFBOX-712] - SecurityHandlersManager May stop the application Server when running
                PDFParser in a Servlet.
[PDFBOX-1596] - OverlayPDF logic should be moved into a library class
[PDFBOX-1739] - Load document error for two RegisSTAR documents
[PDFBOX-2034] - TestFilters is non-deterministic
[PDFBOX-2052] - PDFCloneUtility does not handle COSStreamArray
[PDFBOX-2066] - RubberStampWithImage should support more image types
[PDFBOX-2084] - Make TestImageIOUtils optional in 1.8 for Fedora packaging
[PDFBOX-2105] - Support for multipage TIFFs in CCITTFactory, makes PDFBox capable of
                 doing tiff2pdf
[PDFBOX-2129] - Add PDFBox version to the title
[PDFBOX-1600] - COSDocument and PDDocument declare throws IOException when they 
[PDFBOX-1584] - Add unit test for RandomAccessFileOutputStream

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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