Release iText 7.1.5

iText 7.1.5 is the fifth maintenance release for iText 7 Core/Community. We're also updating pdfHTML, pdfCalligraph, pdfSweep and pdfXfa.

6th February 2019
benoit.lagae

iText 7.1.5 is the fifth maintenance release for iText 7.1 Core/Community. We're also updating the add-ons pdfHTML to 2.1.2pdfCalligraph and pdfSweep to 2.0.3, and pdfXFA to 2.0.1.

In total, about 50 tickets were closed, many of which were of significant complexity.

Release notes

iText Core/Community 7.1.5 for Java - for .NET

kernel

  • We can now also read MMType1 fonts (we treat them like regular Type1 fonts)
  • We now support 24bit and 8bit depth Transparent PNG images
  • A fix for a very rare yet stingy memory leak

layout

  • It is now possible to add a Link element to a Canvas
  • Improvements to Font parsing and resolving
  • Reported issues with character spacing and text chunk repositioning

sign

  • Fix security incident where our signature checker is too lenient. The CVE number for this vulnerability is pending.

svg

  • The much requested feature clipPath is now supported
  • Path operator improvements

Other modules

Small fixes for forms, pdfa, styled-xml-parser, and barcodes. Fixes in io are for pdfCalligraph

pdfHTML 2.1.2 for Java - for .NET

Features

  • support for SVG encoded in a data-uri
  • support for a table's caption element
  • support for border-radius on img tags
  • support for value in list items

Fixes

  • incorrect page-margin box dimensions calculation
  • bugs related to font providers, RTL, and property inheritance
  • "!important" CSS attribute ignores "display:none"

pdfCalligraph 2.0.3 for Java - for .NET

  • Fix for when GlyphLine content throws an exception if it contains an empty ActualText field
  • Thai mark combinations are now supported
  • Improved support for Hebrew table nesting

pdfSweep 2.0.3 for Java - for .NET

pdfSweep now supports redacting all annotation types

pdfXFA 2.0.1 for Java - for .NET

4 fixes for JavaScript evaluation problems (1 specifically for .NET)

Bugs

New features

Tasks

Improvements



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 7.1.5

iText 7 Core

7.1.5

iText 7 Community

7.1.5

pdf2Data

2.0.0 - 2.1.2

pdfHTML

2.1.2

pdfDebug

2.0.1

More add-ons 7.1.5

pdfSweep

2.0.3

pdfXFA

2.0.1

pdfCalligraph

2.0.3

pdfOCR+

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pdfSearch

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