Release notes for iText 7.0.5

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iText 7.0.5 is a scheduled maintenance release for iText 7 Community. We're also updating pdfSweep to 1.1.0, pdfHTML to 1.0.2, [pdf2Data][pdf2Data-120] to 1.2.0, and pdfInvoice to 1.0.2.

The major new improvements are found in the core and pdfHTML, and there are some nice additions to pdfSweep. Below is a quick overview per product of the fixes and improvements included in the new release.

General

  • The add-ons pdfSweep, pdfHTML, and pdfInvoice have been released as Open Source software under the AGPL software license. You can find the repositories here:
  • OSGi metadata has been added to all pom.xml files

iText 7 Core/Community 7.0.5 for Java - for .NET

  • Improvements to Table tagging, table borders, and column width logic
  • Constant values in Color are moved to the ColorConstants class. The values in Color still exist, but they are deprecated and will be removed in iText 7.1
  • PDF/A: we are now more strict on color space enforcement
  • Barcodes: support was added for the MSI Plessey and segmented PDF417 barcode types.

pdfHTML 1.0.2 for Java - for .NET

  • Windows style environment variables, like %HOMEDIR%, are now supported in ConverterProperties.baseUri
  • Various CSS properties, such as percent-based height and outline

pdfSweep 1.1.0 for Java - for .NET

  • Support creating Redact Annotations
  • pdfSweep can now create PdfCleanUpLocation objects from a String, including regexes, and determine by itself which areas should be redacted. See the autosweep package or namespace.

pdf2Data 1.2.0 for Java and .NET

  • Data coordinates extraction

  • Time selector

  • Java 7 support for library

  • Video tutorials

  • Improvements in CLI

The full list of changes can be found in the changelogs.

Compatibility Matrix

iText 7 Core7.0.07.0.17.0.27.0.37.0.47.0.5

License Key

2.0.4

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

pdf2Data

1.2.0

-

-

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

pdfCalligraph

1.0.3

-

-

-

-

Yes

Yes

pdfDebug

1.0.1

-

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

pdfHTML

1.0.2

-

-

-

-

-

Yes

pdfInvoice

1.0.2

-

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

pdfSweep

1.1.0

-

-

-

-

-

Yes

pdfXFA

1.0.1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes