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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 1.8.9 released
Date Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:25:08 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 1.8.9. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 1.8.9


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 1.8.8 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-159] - Field renaming character set problem
[PDFBOX-785] - Spliting a PDF creates unnecessarily large files
[PDFBOX-1002] - Form field not rendered after being processed by pdfbox-1.1.0, 
wrong position of same field in pdfbox-1.5.0
[PDFBOX-1618] - Split PDF file to single page files, some files are inflated in size
[PDFBOX-1651] - PDFBox doesn't read the permission bits correct. 
PDDocument.getCurrentAccessPermission().canPrint() is allways returning true 
irrespective of the document print permissions
[PDFBOX-1750] - PDTextbox and PDAnnotationWidget are not correct initialized 
from it's own constructor .
[PDFBOX-1859] - ClassCastException for unknown destination type
[PDFBOX-1874] - PDFTextStripper.isParagraphSeparation(...)
[PDFBOX-1965] - NPE in NonSequentialPDFParser when parseMinimal property is set 
to true
[PDFBOX-2525] - Overlay: data black & white after import
[PDFBOX-2549] - TIFF-Predictor with 16 bits per component not supported
[PDFBOX-2550] - ClassCastException in PDAnnotation.getColour
[PDFBOX-2552] - Blank rendering when negative page rotation
[PDFBOX-2559] - TTF font cannot be loaded
[PDFBOX-2579] - Exception in thread "main" java.io.IOException: Error: Expected 
a long type at offset 1029, instead got '12688(Deleted'
[PDFBOX-2582] - Form fields missing entirely or incorrect in PDField list
[PDFBOX-2583] - Error when rendering a PDF with annotations
[PDFBOX-2595] - Pdfbox always sets the second part of documentID to the same value
[PDFBOX-2615] - IllegalArgumentException in PDPageTree constructor: root cannot 
be null
[PDFBOX-2617] - Group of Button fields treated as a Radio Button group
[PDFBOX-2620] - Support named actions
[PDFBOX-2622] - PDAnnotationLink::getBorderStyle() don't understand external 
border style
[PDFBOX-2644] - Load FDF document creates Temp file when called with file parameter
[PDFBOX-2653] - Image extraction fails with attached PDF
[PDFBOX-2654] - NullPointerException when reading a GIF file with a transparent 
[PDFBOX-2676] - PDPageLabelRange.setLabelItem() should not allow negative startPage
[PDFBOX-2678] - possible NPE in ExtractText tool of trunk
[PDFBOX-2687] - ClassCastException when trying to get OutputIntents or add to it
[PDFBOX-2698] - PDFToImage IndexOutOfBoundsException
[PDFBOX-2702] - Merging PDFs created using "Nuance PDF Create" not possible
[PDFBOX-2710] - Form fields missing in 1.8.9 version
[PDFBOX-2726] - org.apache.pdfbox.cos.COSArray cannot be cast to 


[PDFBOX-1523] - Manifest should support Specification entries
[PDFBOX-2594] - Set default params in JBIG2Filter
[PDFBOX-2619] - XMP dates contain time zone, while document info dates do not, 
and this isn't detected by preflight
[PDFBOX-2673] - Add output path prefix param in PDFSplit/Splitter

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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of its 2,500+ contributors.

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