Release iText 5.5.12

iText 5.5.12 is a maintenance release that rolls up 22 bugfixes for iText 5 Core.

1st August 2017
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iText 5.5.12 is a maintenance release that rolls up 22 bugfixes for iText 5 Core from the past 5 months. At the same time we also release pdfXFA 1.0.2, an add-on for iText 7. All bugfixes for XFAWorker 5.5.12 were ported to pdfXFA 1.0.2.

Release notes

iText 5.5.12 Core for Java and for .NET

  • 22 bugfixes for iText 5 Core 5.5.12.

  • 6 bugfixes for XFAWorker 5.5.12 (Commercial add-on, not on GitHub).

No new functionality has been added since 5.5.11.

iText 5 Core 5.5.12

Bug

  • [DEV-127] - XFA: Support resolving of image data by JavaScript
  • [DEV-1818] - XFA Demo feedback: Form DOM with checksum not rendered
  • [DEV-1848] - XFA Worker has problems when there is a blank subform
  • [DEV-1856] - Form field rotated after flattening
  • [DEV-1858] - XFAWorker: drop-down menu not rendered when flattening
  • [DEV-1859] - Nullreference exception with valid pdf
  • [DEV-1862] - iTextSharp pull request #30
  • [DEV-1863] - XXE vulnerability in PdfReader when parsing XFA
  • [DEV-1870] - Javascript in Javadocs
  • [DEV-1879] - Regression: missing line style operators in text rendering modes with outline stroking
  • [DEV-1881] - PdfGraphics2D miscalculates width of text String
  • [DEV-1884] - prevent parsing of star comments in HTML
  • [DEV-1885] - CJK font embedding issue. Port from iText 7
  • [DEV-1886] - PdfA: Radiocheckfield not embedding font
  • [DEV-1887] - FreeText Flattening: Default Appearance is never used
  • [DEV-1889] - Flattening an XFA form yields differences from simply filling it out.
  • [DEV-1890] - XmlWorker not drawing table borders
  • [DEV-1893] - Font subset not properly embedded. Port from iText 7
  • [DEV-1894] - Javascript reference error while flattening XDP
  • [DEV-1895] - LicenseKey does not overwrite producerline in web context
  • [DEV-1896] - NullPointerException when flattening freetext annotations
  • [DEV-1913] - Port the barcode improvements to iText5

New Feature

  • [DEV-1828] - Pull Request #27: Support for TIFF w/o compression
  • [DEV-1917] - Add OSGI metadata to xfaworker jar

Task

  • [DEV-962] - XFA: Support Form DOM element

Improvement

  • [DEV-1865] - Performance: avoid expensive logging calls in table rendering
  • [DEV-1883] - Set JDK target and boot classpath for iText 5
  • [DEV-1915] - Port barcode improvements to iTextSharp

Sub-task

  • [DEV-899] - Calculate checksum value

iText 5 XFA Worker 5.5.12 & iText 7 pdfXFA 1.0.2

Bug

  • [DEVSIX-1425] - pdfXfa: Text fields not flattened correctly
  • [DEVSIX-1431] - pdfXfa: incorrect page numbering
  • [DEVSIX-1443] - pdfXfa: Intentionally left blank pages not flattened
  • [DEVSIX-1444] - pdfXfa: Elements downshifted during flattening
  • [DEVSIX-1445] - PdfXfa ignores field formatting when flattening.

Task

  • [DEVSIX-1403] - pdfXfa: Filled XFA form doesn't flatten correctly when using DomDocument


Compatibility Matrix

Use our easy compatibility matrix tool to find more information about the compatibility between your current iText Core/Community version and our add-ons and 3rd-party standalone applications

Add-ons 7.1.6

iText 7 Core

7.1.6

iText 7 Community

7.1.6

pdf2Data

2.1.1

pdfHTML

2.1.3

More add-ons 7.1.6

pdfDebug

2.0.1

pdfSweep

2.0.4

pdfXFA

2.0.1

pdfCalligraph

2.0.4

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