October 10th, 2013
Implemented new text rendering engine. Drawing of PDF pages is greatly improved.
Added new PdfImage.Compression property.
Added new PdfTextBox.Comb property.
Added support for JPEG 2000 images (i.e. support for JPXDecode filter).
Added support for extraction of masked images.
Added new property PdfTextData.Font that returns a font of text chunk.
Added new property PdfTextData.RenderingMode that returns a text rendering mode for text chunk.
Added new method PdfTextData.GetCharacters that allows to get information about characters of arbitrary text chunk.
Added new property PdfDocument.Version that returns the current version of the PDF document.
Added new property PdfSaveOptions.Version that allows you to retrieve and / or change the version to use while saving the PDF document.
From now on, changing text or max length of text in a PdfTextBox might cause a PdfException to be thrown if text length is bigger than max length (and vice versa).
Improved opening of PDF documents.
Improved text extraction.
Fixed bugs related to extraction of TIFF images.
Fixed bugs related to opening of broken documents with incorrect linearization dictionaries.
Fixed bugs related to opening of encrypted documents with unusual file trailers.
Fixed bugs related to appending documents.
Fixed bugs related to processing of text boxes without appearance streams.
Fixed bugs related to processing of stream decode parameters.
Fixed bugs related to saving of password text boxes.
Fixed bugs related to swapping of pages.
Fixed processing of linearized documents with incorrect hint tables.
Fixed bugs related to processing of JPEGs with relatively big sections.
Fixed bugs related to processing of CMYK TIFFs.
Fixed bugs related to processing of Separation and DeviceN color spaces.
Fixed bugs related to recompression of some black-and-white images.
Following methods and properties (previously marked as obsolete) are removed: PdfDocument.Compression, PdfDocument.FontEmbedStyle, PdfDocument.ProducePdfA, PdfDocument.Watermarks, PdfDocument.WatermarkCount, PdfDocument.GetWatermark(System.Int32), PdfDocument.AddWatermark(), PdfFont.EmbedStyle, PdfPage.Watermark, PdfPage.RemoveWidget(BitMiracle.Docotic.Pdf.PdfWidget), PdfTextBox.VerticalAlign.
Removed PdfWatermark class because it was used only with obsolete method and properties.
February 28th, 2013
Optimized speed of PDF opening.
Added support for file attachments and annotations. Please take a look at following new properties and methods: PdfDocument.SharedAttachments, PdfDocument.CreateFileAttachment, PdfPage.AddFileAnnotation(PdfRectangle, PdfFileSpecification). Also please take a look at the samples.
Added ability to apply arbitrary transformation to coordinate system of a canvas. See PdfCanvas.Transform(PdfMatrix) method.
The library changed to better preserve existing PDF structures.
Improved support for JPEG-in-TIFF images.
PdfTextBox.VerticalAlign property marked obsolete.
Fixed some bugs related to page copying.
Fixed some bugs related to processing of document views.
Fixed some outline-related bugs.
Fixed some bugs with stream decode parameters.