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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.4 released
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:48:04 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 2.0.4. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 2.0.4


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 2.0.3 release. It 
a couple of fixes and small improvements.

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


[PDFBOX-3300] - Space rendered as missing glyph
[PDFBOX-3375] - Use a static lock for a singleton
[PDFBOX-3396] - flattening AcroForm with visible sign field ETSI.CAdES.detached
[PDFBOX-3412] - Using fallback font 'TimesNewRomanPSMT' for 'Wingdings'
[PDFBOX-3498] - Unexpected spaces in text extraction
[PDFBOX-3500] - Error expected floating point number actual='0.-262'
[PDFBOX-3504] - Special characters issue
[PDFBOX-3506] - Not able to read the custom metadata in trailer section
[PDFBOX-3507] - Modern OS X doesn't show JMenuBar in PDFDebugger app
[PDFBOX-3509] - DrawPrintTextLocations example fails with cropBox and rotated pages
[PDFBOX-3510] - "java.io.IOException: Stream closed" while parsing a page 
without contents
[PDFBOX-3511] - NullPointerException - missing glyph description
[PDFBOX-3514] - Stackoverflow exception
[PDFBOX-3517] - [Patch] CCITTFactory.createFromFile methods do not release lock 
on source file
[PDFBOX-3520] - Security manager fails
[PDFBOX-3521] - FontProvider not thread safe
[PDFBOX-3526] - DataFormatException: invalid stored block lengths
[PDFBOX-3530] - WriteDecodedDoc slow due to decoding images
[PDFBOX-3531] - LCMS error 13: Couldn't link the profiles
[PDFBOX-3532] - Java 6 errors
[PDFBOX-3534] - NPE if an AcroForm field's child cosdict is null
[PDFBOX-3535] - ClassCastException in PDAnnotationLink.getAction()
[PDFBOX-3540] - Trailer Syntax error, ID is different in the first and the last 
trailer - for PDF with incremental updates
[PDFBOX-3546] - IOException over DataFormatException, "invalid stored block 
lengths" on a valid PDF
[PDFBOX-3549] - Can't read embedded ICC 4 profile (Invalid profile sequence)
[PDFBOX-3551] - CLI Decrypt broken, only allows 1 argument
[PDFBOX-3555] - FlateFilter.decode cause native memory leaks
[PDFBOX-3556] - Error "Error getting header version: %PDF--33" on a valid document
[PDFBOX-3558] - NPE in JBig2Filter if BitsPerComponent is missing
[PDFBOX-3559] - ExtractImages does not apply masks in some jpegs
[PDFBOX-3560] - PDPattern.getCOSObject() always returns null
[PDFBOX-3561] - PDTilingPattern not initialized correctly
[PDFBOX-3562] - PDFBox hangs indefinately when rendering certain files
[PDFBOX-3566] - ClassCastException in JPEGFactory.createFromImage()
[PDFBOX-3569] - Performance regression in PDColorSpace#toRGBImageAWT
[PDFBOX-3570] - JDK-8054565 Java 8 close contract issue
[PDFBOX-3571] - sRGB Color Space Profile is subject to 3rd party copyright
[PDFBOX-3572] - AES-Decryption with Bouncycastle throws NullPointerException
[PDFBOX-3587] - Flatten not working on attached pdf form
[PDFBOX-3590] - AccessPermission not applied
[PDFBOX-3594] - Use PDOutlineItem#findDestinationPage() cannot get PDPage, 
return was null
[PDFBOX-3605] - Infinite Read Loop in BufferedRandomAccesssFile
[PDFBOX-3607] - Font with name containing cache separator
[PDFBOX-3608] - byte/short tiff tags not read correctly
[PDFBOX-3609] - ClassCastException in PDCIDFont.readWidths()
[PDFBOX-3610] - ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in PDICCBased.loadICCProfile()
[PDFBOX-3615] - Multiply transparency not anti-aliased
[PDFBOX-3619] - TextStripper red bounds not shown correctly in rotated text
[PDFBOX-3622] - DCTDecode image with separation colorspace not rendered correctly
[PDFBOX-3625] - Use correct file encoding when saving fdf data


[PDFBOX-2934] - Support smask /S /Alpha
[PDFBOX-3524] - signatureField.setValue() not implemented
[PDFBOX-3525] - reference existing signature field when signing


[PDFBOX-3262] - AcroForm flattening will cause hidden fields become visible
[PDFBOX-3432] - Optimize CID to GlyphId mapping (TTF)
[PDFBOX-3502] - add character spacing to content stream
[PDFBOX-3529] - Read overprint attributes
[PDFBOX-3537] - Create example of AcroForm creation with field that has two widgets
[PDFBOX-3541] - Use /L entry to determine if a linearized file shall be treated 
as such for PDF/A validation
[PDFBOX-3547] - [Patch] Improved signing of existing signature fields
[PDFBOX-3552] - Allow external signing in two steps
[PDFBOX-3567] - Process softmasks in ExtractImages
[PDFBOX-3589] - Double negative float
[PDFBOX-3599] - Support 16 bit JPG2000 images
[PDFBOX-3618] - Helvetica in PDF/A - warn in PDType1Font.java about licensing issues

New Feature

[PDFBOX-3563] - Create sample code for creating a PDF with patterns


[PDFBOX-3539] - Close Document after printing

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,
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.

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