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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.9 released
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:48:23 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox version 2.0.9. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 2.0.9


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 2.0.8 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-2142] some /ICCBased colorspaces not rendered correctly
[PDFBOX-2558] Image missing
[PDFBOX-2917] PDF to Image, faint/dim Images
[PDFBOX-3377] font caching never stops in AIX
[PDFBOX-3401] PDObjectReference getReferencedObject() returns null if referenced 
obj is not a COSStream
[PDFBOX-3457] Glyphs rendered in wrong width
[PDFBOX-3956] Truncated pdf can't be repaired anymore
[PDFBOX-3990] Rendering will never complete
[PDFBOX-3994] ClassCastException in COSParser.bfSearchForTrailer
[PDFBOX-3997] Cannot encode strings with of surrogate pairs
[PDFBOX-4001] Rendering LineFeed (No Unicode mapping for .notdef (10))
[PDFBOX-4002] Layer Utility - Text not being displayed when overlaying
[PDFBOX-4005] Incorrect use of PDNumberTreeNode in PDPageLabels
[PDFBOX-4006] PDFBox throws NullPointerException when parsing PDF
[PDFBOX-4011] BBox in signature forms has wrong order
[PDFBOX-4012] PDF with incremental save is shown blank
[PDFBOX-4015] java.awt.color.CMMException: LCMS error 13: Couldn't link the profiles
[PDFBOX-4018] NPE in sanitizeType in org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.PDPageTree
[PDFBOX-4021] Font missing when building from source makes build fail
[PDFBOX-4027] IndexOutOfBoundsException when XObject form matrix has only 5 elements
[PDFBOX-4030] ClassCastException when matrix array has indirect objects
[PDFBOX-4038] CFF font Blue values and other delta encoded lists read incorrectly
[PDFBOX-4043] ExtractImages doesn't extract images from PDPatterns
[PDFBOX-4044] Unable to process overlay on Cognos PDF documents
[PDFBOX-4052] Number '------------06836305' is getting too long, stop reading at 
offset 36
[PDFBOX-4053] build test fails on jdk9
[PDFBOX-4058] High memory consumption when extracting image from PDF file
[PDFBOX-4060] Slow rendering of PDF file with DeviceN jpeg file
[PDFBOX-4061] ClassCastException PDActionJavaScript cannot be cast to PDDestination
[PDFBOX-4064] cm operator has 7 numbers
[PDFBOX-4066] Merging documents with nested fields duplicates child fields
[PDFBOX-4083] Line annotation /LL, /LLE and /LLO have wrong default values
[PDFBOX-4084] Can't draw PDFs while ANNOTS is COSStream instead of COSArray
[PDFBOX-4085] COSString cannot be cast to COSDictionary error
[PDFBOX-4088] Root/StructTreeRoot/K/S must be name, not string (merge)
[PDFBOX-4091] Cannot analyze signatures : Wrong type of referenced length object 
[PDFBOX-4093] illegible characters in rendered image
[PDFBOX-4103] Optional Content Groups with same names can't have different 
[PDFBOX-4105] Copyright 2011 adam
[PDFBOX-4107] NPE at PDFMergerUtility
[PDFBOX-4108] /Length1 not needed for /CIDToGIDMap
[PDFBOX-4113] Debugger file open dialog has incorrect filter on Mac
[PDFBOX-4114] ICCBased color spaces wrong color output
[PDFBOX-4115] Problem creating PDF with German text using embedded Type1 (PFB) font
[PDFBOX-4125] FDFField.writeXML KO with String
[PDFBOX-4129] Deleted fonts not detected when checking cache
[PDFBOX-4140] Crash when repeating flag is outside of range.
[PDFBOX-4146] Patch: Fix for appearance of visible signature
[PDFBOX-4153] Outlines missing in some versions, not in others

New Feature

[PDFBOX-3198] Visible Signature N2 layer / Support signature with text
[PDFBOX-4106] Vertical text creation
[PDFBOX-4117] Implement GoToE action-type


[PDFBOX-1848] Time Stamp Document Level Sigature
[PDFBOX-2092] Very slow rendering of scanned document
[PDFBOX-3340] Image decoded twice without a real need
[PDFBOX-3984] Add validation data of signer to document
[PDFBOX-3992] Implement show text with positioning operator (TJ)
[PDFBOX-3998] Inform the user when not using KCMS with jdk8 or higher + set KCMS 
in cli
[PDFBOX-4020] Into existing signature embedded signed timestamp for validation
[PDFBOX-4022] Cache ColorSpace instances in PDColorSpace.java
[PDFBOX-4024] YCbCr JPEGs not implemented
[PDFBOX-4025] Other page sizes than US Letter should be selectable in TextToPDF
[PDFBOX-4040] Get/set Viewports in PDPage
[PDFBOX-4119] KCMS takes too much time
[PDFBOX-4121] (-Dorg.apache.pdfbox.rendering.UsePureJavaCMYKConversion=true) 
takes much time
[PDFBOX-4137] Allow subsampled/downscaled rendering of images, and rendering 
[PDFBOX-4139] Optimize memory footprint of CID mappings within CMaps
[PDFBOX-4142] Don't use md5 checksum due to changes to the release distribuition 
[PDFBOX-4150] Optimize clipping text rendering modes


[PDFBOX-4094] Add support for a flag disabling the rendering of PDF annotations 
in PDFRenderer


[PDFBOX-2852] Improve code quality (2)
[PDFBOX-3991] PDPageContentStream has sometimes float, sometimes double parameters
[PDFBOX-4050] Check user password when decrypting with owner password in build test
[PDFBOX-4055] Output info when PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO is released
[PDFBOX-4135] Modify PDFBox builds für Apache JBIG2 plugin
[PDFBOX-4143] repository-cached download of fontbox test files


[PDFBOX-4029] Rendering transparency groups in patterns

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 SHA512 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.

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