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Release Notes 2020.04

Release date:24th April 2020

Next release: 29th May 2020

Key features at a glance

  • Rewritten PDF Parser to handle even more broken files. For example, JPedal can now open pdf files with no xref table.
  • Better Documentation on features of JPedal.
  • Internal spring cleaning of code to improve ease of maintenance.
  • Fixing the broken files,
  • Bug fixes for Client Files.

Enhancements

  • [CORE-3549] - PDF xref table pointer incorrectly set
    Workaround added for malformed file which was unable to open
  • [CORE-3563] - Spurious end of Dictionary object detected inside text stream of unknown key
    Workaround added for malformed file which was unable to open
  • [CORE-3565] - Very broken PDF file with no xref table does not open
    Workaround added for malformed file which was unable to open
  • [CORE-3568] - PDF not correctly displayed as Page clip incorrectly generated
    Workaround added to handle malformed page clip which caused superflous content to be drawn

Fixes

  • [CORE-3548] - PDF Layer names not handled correctly
    Fixes missing content in file due to error decoding layer names
  • [CORE-3561] - Allow for null cropBox value
    Fixes file which was unable to open
  • [CORE-3564] - Encrypted PDF file with no ID value does not open
    Fixes file which was unable to open