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PDF Library 1.3

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Released: Aug 3, 2007
Updated: Aug 4, 2007 by charlesgiguere
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Release Notes

The library allows you to read PDF files and get several informations on them, you can also modify existing PDF files by changing their document information properties, add text annotations to a page, add JPEG images to a page, change page rotation and erase the whole content of a page.

Bugs fixed :
  • Double values where not saved culture independant
  • Boolean objects were not parsed, causing trouble with some PDFs.
  • Cross-reference writing problem, object generation number were not written in the cross-reference tables causing problem with some PDF.

New Features :

  • Manipualtion of Annotation's characteristics.
  • New attribute to Get and Set page rotation.
  • New method to erase the whole page content, giving a blank page.

Modifications to a PDF are written following the incremental PDF updates convention.
(Note that the library do not support changes to encrypted (password protected) PDF files

The source code contains a test project with examples on how to use the library.
A documentation file (chm) is also provided with this release.

Reviews for this release

Nice free library for modifying PDF files. I use it to add text (creating on the fly image from it) to existing PDF files. May be interesting as a new library feature in a next release.
by Mario on Feb 19, 2009 at 9:15 PM