January 2019 Release Notes 8.9.25

Release date: 25th January 2019

Next release: 28th February 2019

Key features at a glance

  • Multi jar support has been added to JPedal
  • Full document text extraction now accessible from Viewer
  • Code tidy and bug fixes


  • [JPED-441] - Set Export menu as visible by default
    We have enabled access to full document text extraction via the menu and update GUI
  • [JPED-447] - Simplify Viewer internally
    We have refactored the Viewer internally to make code more maintainable
  • [CORE-3345] - CIDFontType2 not displayed as data incorrectly labelled as Fontfile
    JPedal will now load CIDFontType2 fonts that have been incorrectly named ‘fontfile’ rather than ‘fontfile2’
  • [CORE-3343] - Add multi-jar to JPedal
    JPedal will now support Java 9+ features while still running without issues on Java 8. For more details see this blog post
  • [CORE-2936] - General code improvements
    Improvements to refactor long methods and variable/method JVM optimizations


  • [JPED-446] - Acroform PDFs recursively displaying data/time validation errors
    Fixed - Prevented recursively calling method
  • [CORE-2879] - HKSCS characters not displaying correctly

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