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From Karton Lenin <kle...@processia.com>
Subject RE: [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.14 released
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2019 07:00:49 GMT
Hello Andreas,

Currently I am using 2.0.0. Could you please share some highlights of the benefits if I am
moving to 2.0.13 or 2.0.14?  

Karton Lenin
Software Architect 

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M. +91-9403664178

-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de> 
Sent: 01 March 2019 AM 02:22
To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox 2.0.14 released

The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of Apache PDFBox version 2.0.14.
The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache PDFBox -- Version 2.0.14


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

This is an incremental bugfix release based on the earlier 2.0.13 release. It contains 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-4460] - Show URL or page destination in PDFDebugger on mouse move


[PDFBOX-3973] - OCG Layers partly lost after merge [PDFBOX-4003] - Can't retrieve number tree
from structure tree [PDFBOX-4009] - Structure tree lost when merging from the command line
[PDFBOX-4149] - PDF consisting on one page with 5 MB renders until the end of time using renderImageWithDPI
[PDFBOX-4193] - StackOverflow [PDFBOX-4233] - Flatten does not work properly on field with
type 0 font [PDFBOX-4303] - Helv and ZaDb overridden [PDFBOX-4390] - ExtractText loses spaces
when rotationMagic option is used [PDFBOX-4391] - Page to image rendering in pdfbox 2.0: Poor
quality compared to  1.8 [PDFBOX-4392] - PDF completely blow up the RAM on amazon instances
[PDFBOX-4393] - PDF signature invalid after second interactive field signed [PDFBOX-4395]
- Accent positioning in Type1 fonts [PDFBOX-4399] - Disabled optional content groups are rendered
[PDFBOX-4400] - jlink loading police.afm files [PDFBOX-4406] - PrintBookmarks does not support
named destinations [PDFBOX-4407] - ParentTree Objects do not match KArray objects after merge
[PDFBOX-4408] - Object StructParent property does not match entry in parent tree [PDFBOX-4415]
- Structure tree RoleMap isn't merged [PDFBOX-4416] - Structure tree IDTree isn't merged [PDFBOX-4417]
- Merged file has several structure trees [PDFBOX-4418] - ParentTree can't be merged if it
has several levels [PDFBOX-4419] - Merging doesn't consider MarkInfo properly [PDFBOX-4422]
- PDF with OutputIntent with alternative colorspace with incorrect component count validates
[PDFBOX-4423] - Merge test checkWithNumberTree() fails when widget has no StructParent [PDFBOX-4428]
- pdfbox called by Lotus Notes/Domino agent can't load afm fonts [PDFBOX-4429] - Bogus /StructParent(s)
entries are kept when merging with file that has a structure tree [PDFBOX-4435] - Poor quality
printing of PDF label [PDFBOX-4437] - Import XFDF stamp annotation loses appearance [PDFBOX-4444]
- NPE in PDNumberTreeNode.convertCOSToPD() [PDFBOX-4445] - Language and Viewer Preferences
are not properly merged [PDFBOX-4446] - Tolerate some incorrect Xref in PDF file [PDFBOX-4449]
- Rotated pages produce matrix value like -0.999999999999999 instead of -1 [PDFBOX-4450] -
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError when validating pdf [PDFBOX-4451] - ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
in PDRectangle constructor [PDFBOX-4452] - ClassCastException in PDPageTree [PDFBOX-4453]
- Encrypted string not decrypted [PDFBOX-4456] - PrintPDF doesn't support 1:1 printer name
matching [PDFBOX-4459] - PDPageDestination.retrievePageNumber() returns 0 on isolated page
[PDFBOX-4461] - PDFunctionType0.eval() damages its input [PDFBOX-4466] - Signature without
/Type /Sig can't be read [PDFBOX-4470] - Red areas around text when converting a pdf to png
with pdfbox


[PDFBOX-4231] - cache file fallback if not writable [PDFBOX-4394] - Encrypt CLI default key
length should be strong [PDFBOX-4397] - made enum fromString() less error-prone [PDFBOX-4411]
- Support caching of ICC based color spaces [PDFBOX-4413] - Add support for AES256 encryption
for public key [PDFBOX-4420] - Correct javadoc comment [PDFBOX-4434] - Create flexible CheckBox
and RadioButtons example [PDFBOX-4455] - empty widget list of non terminal field should be
non modifiable [PDFBOX-4457] - Multiple Fonts with fallback technology [PDFBOX-4462] - Add
watermark example [PDFBOX-4463] - Add PDExtendedGraphicsState.setBlendMode() to 2.0


[PDFBOX-4388] - Update several tests to cache downloaded test files with download-maven-plugin
[PDFBOX-4401] - Fine-tune KCMS warning message + update documentation

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 a SHA512 checksum 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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