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Release iText 5.0.5

iText 5.0.5 is a release for iText 5 Core. 


iText 5.0.5 Core

  • Changes made by Paulo Soares
    • A kind of signature couldn't be verified (reported by Piotr Rojewski on the mailing list on October 21, 2010, including a patch).
    • Support broken PDFs with a direct /Info in the trailer instead of a reference.
    • Added clearSignatureField() method (to clear a signed field).
    • A missing /P prevented signatures from being copied correctly.
    • Filling a xfa form with xml would fail if the dataDescription in the datasets section came before the data itself.
    • Support for transparency in TIFF images with 8 bit per sample.
    • G4 FAX images were incorrectly extracted.
    • DefaultFontMapper refactoring as suggested by Hans Oesterholt (mailing list August 29, 2010).
    • Tagged PDF to XML: Replaced a '_' for a '-' in the invalid characters in name tags to have more in tune with Acrobat.
    • Tagged PDF to XML: Names weren't correctly decoded and an XML encoding charset option was added.
    • Parsing PDF: PDFs generated by Mac OSX have some spaces in the cmaps.
    • Parsing PDF: the difference array was not being correctly considered in text extraction.
    • RichMedia wasn't ported to iTextSharp.
  • Changes made by Mark Storer
    • Added better CSS support for font creation/style in HTMLWorker. Specifically for "font-family" and "text-decoration" (underline & strikethru only).
    • Changed gifImage.readBlock to use the byte-array version of for improved efficiency.
  • Changes made by Kevin Day
    • Make ExceptionConverter much easier to debug.
  • Changes made by Bruno
    • The leading wasn't set for irregular columns.
    • Language files were not copied to the src.tar.gz
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