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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.8.7 released
Date Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:31:27 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.8.7. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.8.7


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 1.8.6 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-91] - Problem with Form TextField and option "COMB"
[PDFBOX-710] - XMPSchema.java:392 and XMPSchema.java:570 Possible null pointer
                dereference of bagElement
[PDFBOX-1268] - OutOfMemory Error because of huge colors
[PDFBOX-1511] - pdfMerger App produces Garbage
[PDFBOX-1533] - When merging certain PDF's several odd looking empty pages occur
                 in the result
[PDFBOX-1872] - PDMetadata.exportXMPMetadata fails when Metadata has encrypted 
[PDFBOX-1875] - Image and some text missing in rendered file
[PDFBOX-1940] - Faulty pdf->image rendering
[PDFBOX-2020] - PDF/A Validation raises NullPointerException for PDFs without
[PDFBOX-2141] - Shading not applied to text
[PDFBOX-2153] - Setting the correct clipping path for shading
[PDFBOX-2154] - NPE while rendering files with type3 fonts
[PDFBOX-2156] - different shading patterns at different resolutions when ctm is null
[PDFBOX-2160] - PDFTextStripper doesn't always write paragraph start
[PDFBOX-2163] - inline image with EI in the middle incorrectly parsed
[PDFBOX-2166] - AIOOBE with barcode ttf font
[PDFBOX-2183] - COSArray cannot be cast to COSNumber
[PDFBOX-2185] - Rotation and skew not applied on rectangles
[PDFBOX-2186] - java.io.IOException: Catalog cannot be found
[PDFBOX-2187] - ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in TIFFFaxDecoder
[PDFBOX-2194] - Refactor predictor
[PDFBOX-2198] - ClassCastException in COSArrayList.convertIntegerCOSArrayToList for
                 font widths
[PDFBOX-2201] - getKeywords returns null although keywords are present
[PDFBOX-2207] - Stream parsing still incorrect if length value is wrong
[PDFBOX-2212] - OutOfMemoryError in GlyfCompositeDescrip
[PDFBOX-2218] - PDFCheckbox NPE
[PDFBOX-2222] - NPE in PDFStreamEngine
[PDFBOX-2225] - ClassCastException in PDFMergerUtility.appendDocument
[PDFBOX-2228] - LZW EarlyChange parameter isn't supported
[PDFBOX-2234] - [PATCH] Invalid Color space preflight error on Java 8
[PDFBOX-2237] - java.io.IOException: Image stream is empty for inline image
[PDFBOX-2243] - java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: negative dash phase
[PDFBOX-2247] - Regression in text extraction between 1.8.5 and 1.8.6
[PDFBOX-2249] - Listbox controls render incorrectly in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader
[PDFBOX-2251] - NoSuchElementException when reading cmap format 4 subtable
[PDFBOX-2257] - BufferedInputStream wrapped in BufferedInputStream
[PDFBOX-2267] - IOException and partial rendering and colorspace creation error
[PDFBOX-2270] - PDField.getFullyQualifiedName() returns name adding suffix '.null'
[PDFBOX-2285] - debugLogMetadata doesn't log
[PDFBOX-2291] - Differences in Overlay stamping between version 1.8.2 and 1.8.6
[PDFBOX-2292] - Saving of decrypted version of password protected document gives 
an error
[PDFBOX-2330] - Typo on usage message; "PDFDBox" instead of "PDFBox"
[PDFBOX-2344] - NegativeArraySizeException in radial shading
[PDFBOX-2345] - IndexOutOfBoundsException reading encrypted pdf
[PDFBOX-2347] - NPE while creating security handler for decryption


[PDFBOX-1055] - XMPMetadata.getSchemasByNamespaceURI() implementation inefficient
[PDFBOX-1915] - Implement shading with Coons and tensor-product patch meshes
[PDFBOX-2151] - Replace log4j with commons logging
[PDFBOX-2211] - Create sample code for creating a PDF with shading
[PDFBOX-2236] - Useless dependency in specific usage
[PDFBOX-2239] - Add missing values to PDComplexFileSpecification
[PDFBOX-2314] - Restore backward compatibility between Overlay and OverlayPDF

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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