i-net PDFC

Changes in Version 2.x

This document presents the changes of the legacy version 2.x if i-net PDFC.

v2.5.155 (November 12, 2013)

  • Text clipping will now be only active if the filter 'Invisible Elements' is in use.
  • Decryption of PDF files with user permissions access is extended to standard encryption filters with revision 4 and version 4. IllegalArgumentException: Parsen of encrypted pdf files is not supported occurred in this case.

v2.5.135 (October 23, 2013)

  • IllegalArgumentException: Unknown encoding: StandardEncoding occurred.

v2.5.130 (October 18, 2013)

  • UnsupportedOperationException: ps command: add
  • Solid red boxes has been displayed over images in the PDF file.

v2.5.113 (October 01, 2013)

  • “PDFParseException: Unsupported shader type: 4” occurred.

v2.5.98 (September 16, 2013)

  • UnsupportedClassVersionError occurred if Java API or command line version was used with Java 6.

v2.5.92 (September 10, 2013)

  • 'Illegal Capacity' exception occurred randomly for pages with a large amount of lines.

v2.5.78 (August 27, 2013)

  • CompareTwoFilesWithCustomHandler - Differences directory was deleted after comparison.
  • NullPointerException occurred, if a required value in the font description was missing.

v2.5.64 (August 13, 2013)

  • Java and .Net edition of i-net PDFC installed with the same setup.
  • java.awt.color.CMMException: Invalid profile data occurred.
  • Difference description contains wrong page number if there is a text replacement with equal bounds but on different pages.
  • File name in the difference summary on the console was limited.
  • Text concatenation error occurred sometimes near punctuation marks.

v2.5.7 (June 17, 2013)

  • new text filter which accepts plain text and regular expressions to exclude certain text from the comparison
  • major performance improvements for the internal and GUI rendering process
  • report can now be generated with the command line tool as well
  • several fixes for embedded font, especially Type1C
  • GUI: cycle through differences the with left and right cursor keys
  • improved scrolling, doesn't jump when zooming anymore
  • the gui now logs to a file

v2.2.14 (April 15, 2013)

  • Performance optimization in parser.
  • Improvements in memory usage to prevent OutOfMemory errors.
  • It is now supported to scroll with the left and rigth key through the differences.
  • The GUI executable now accepts two parameters which will preset the first and second file of the GUI.
  • CheckBoxes in PDF files are now compared.
  • Following exceptions fixed:
    • UnsupportedOperationException: ps command dup
    • RuntimeException: invalid reference: null
    • IllegalArgumentException: Unknown encoding: SymbolSetEncoding
    • ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
    • BufferUnderflowException
    • PDFParseException: Data format exception:incorrect header check
  • It was not possible to compare PDF files on the command line using runPDFC.bat
  • Scrolling behavior in the GUI was wrong if the compared PDF files had different lengths.

v2.1.38 (January 18, 2013)

  • PDFParseException: Unknown command: Qq
  • Differences in watermark of PDF files were not highlighted
  • Various bugs in the GUI were fixed
  • Comparison report was improved

v2.1.7 (December 18, 2012)

  • EXPORT of a comparison report as PDF
  • API class IDifference has a new type “TYPE_STYLE_MODIFIED” to get the distinguish between content and style modifications
  • NullPointerException in PDFFontEncoding occurred
  • PDF parser improvements for:
    • type 6 and 7 shaders are now supported
    • support for embedded CIDMaps
    • unicode mapping to character arrays
    • improved support of CMYK colors

v2.0.161 (November 09, 2012)

  • Command line parameter -generateinfo added
  • BufferUnderflowException solved
  • IllegalStateException: “invalid dimension of return values” solved
  • French accents are now displayed correctly
  • Content of the compared PDF files were not displayed in the i-net PDFC GUI for some landscape pages

v2.0.143 (October 22, 2012)

  • Fix for scaled font sizes and font colors
  • Fix for Type3-Fonts with embedded images
  • Fix for the PDF 'carriage return' command
  • Optimization of the Multi-Column filter for single column scenarios - produces less columns boxes
  • Image comparison for images with different internal resolution is now possible

v2.0 (August 27, 2012)

  • Streamlined licensing process, include offline mode
  • Invisible elements filter
  • Performance optimization in parser and result view
  • Several bug fixes to conform strict and loose compare mode

v2.0 Beta (July 31, 2012)

  • Entirely new continuous comparison engine to find modifications in large documents. This engine focuses on content changes rather than on exact location of each element. It's configurable by several new configuration properties.
  • Whole new comparison GUI for both comparison modes.
  • New result visualizations in the GUI for both modes
  • Visual configuration
  • Support for PDF form elements added
  • New paged mode normalizer 'HEADER_FOOTER' to exclude fixed header and footer areas
  • New module property 'COMPARE_TEXT_STYLES' to compare the text styles as well
  • New module property 'TEXT_ALIGN_RATIO' to better compensate alignment differences due to different PDF generators
  • New values for the 'CREATE_DIFFIMAGES' property to create only images for the left or right page
  • Support for Colored Tiling Patterns added
  • Fix for 'div zero' error in pattern type 1
  • Fix for PDFs with corrupt kerning data
  • Fix for ParserException due to incorrect CCITT image decoding

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