Release

This is a hotfix release on top of iText for .NET 7.0.2; they are functionally identical, except that the following blocking issue was fixed: ASP.NET users reported the following sequence of fatal exceptions when using iText for .NET 7.0.2 in their web applications: System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'iText.IO.Util.ResourceUtil' threw an exception. System.NotSupportedException: The invoked member is not supported in a dynamic assembly. The cause of this was a functional change in 7.0.2 to allow loading of certain resources in dependencies, but this change did not...
iText Launches pdfHTML to Easily Convert HTML to PDF Ghent, Belgium, March 16, 2017 – Leading PDF library company iText Software today introduced pdfHTML, a powerful tool to easily convert HTML and CSS content into a PDF document. An iText 7 add-on, pdfHTML is a premium upgrade to the previous XML Worker from iText 5. The new solution provides more functionality out of the box and easier extensibility and customization. “HTML is ubiquitous. A lot of software already outputs HTML in one way or another, and most developers know at least the basics,” said Raf Hens, iText director of product...
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pdfXFA flatten dynamic forms
pdfXFA is the successor to XFA Worker. It allows you to process and finalize dynamic forms by automating form filling and later flattening for easy use and security. pdfXFA offers all of the same functionality as XFA Worker, but also offers a convenient API. To get started with pdfXFA, read on! Load your License Key Before we begin we'll need to load the license file. This is done using our license key library. Make sure to use version 2 and higher. These version are meant to be used in tandem with iText 7 products, while versions 1.x.y are meant to be used with iText 5. LicenseKey....
Leading PDF library company iText Software is proud to announce the official launch of its new flagship product. iText 7 is the successor to the company’s successful iText 5 offering and will come with several add-ons for PDF structure inspection, non-Latin script support and digital invoicing. iText is currently used by over 5.000 companies around the world to embed PDF functionalities into various parts of their workflow. As opposed to off-the-shelf, plug-and-play PDF converters, iText provides APIs for developers to fine-tune the way they want to create or edit PDFs according to different...
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The focus for version 5.5.9 was not on new features but that doesn't mean we've been twiddling our thumbs. This new version contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. The areas of improvement include: Tagged PDF and accessibility Fixed an issue with tagging of nested lists. Improvements in tagging of form XObjects . When adding multiple Chunk s to a Phrase , there's an optimization of merging them when they have the same properties. But this resulted in their accessibility attributes and roles being overwritten. PDF/A Corrected the...
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A new site, a new release! We've been working very hard on a new web site that would contain more code samples and answers to questions . We've also made it easier to find the information you need by creating different, easy-to-understand categories, but also through better search functionality and the use of tags. We are now releasing iText 5.5.8 and we've reorganized the source code. The projects itextpdf, pdfa, xtra, and xmlworker, are now all in one...
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There's a new 60-page tutorial in the works about creating e-Invoices with iText. This book will be presented at Adobe's Headquarters in San Jose at the PDF Association's PDF Technical Conference . In the pdfa jar of iText 5.5.7, you'll find code that allows you to create ZUGFeRD invoices as a PDF document with an XML attachment that complies either with the ZUGFeRD Basic profile or the ZUGFeRD Comfort profile. All you need to do to create the...
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If you compare the changelogs for iText 5.5.6 with previous change log entries (for instance the one for iText 5.5.5 ), you immediately notice that we're using a completely different style. We have successfully moved from svn on SourceForge as our main code repository to git on a private GitLab server. From out GitLab server, the source code is now distributed to SourceForge (search for the git repository, the svn repository is no longer updated) and GitHub. Changelogs are now mostly generated automatically based on the GitHub logs...
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We're releasing iText 5.5.5 on iText's 15th birthday: February 14, 2015 and if we take a look at the changelog , we see that we're making progress in a couple of related areas. Returning topics are text extraction, compare tool and clean-up functionality . The common denominator of these three evolutions is PDF parsing . Text extraction: We have fixed a bug that was introduced very recently and that was reported by many different developers. This bug caused an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException when...
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We're releasing iText 5.5.4 on December 17, exactly 3 months after the previous release . If you scroll down in the changelog , you notice that once again, XFA Worker has received plenty of attention. Our initial XFA customers are very happy with the functionality we provided in previous versions, but new XFA customers are discovering more and more features in the XFA spec and we're consistently adding these features to XFA worker. But let's focus on the open source part of iText: The most promising new feature is hidden in a single...