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GdPicture.NET 14 New Major Release!

Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 11:07 am
by Loïc
The new GdPicture 14 is here!

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What's new:

Some update will come within 48 hours regarding some exciting news!...

GdPicture.NET 14.0.3

Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 7:05 pm
by Loïc
- GdViewer (WinForm): new event: RegionMovedByUser.
- GdViewer (WinForm): new event: RegionResizedByUser.
- Improved blank page detection filter.
- Improved docx rasterizer.
- Fixed a bug with some PDF generated with annotations causing an error message on Adobe reader at opening.
- Battery of other minor bug fixes and minor improvements.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.4

Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:00 pm
by Loïc
- Docx rasterizer: Improved the rendition of tables.
- Improved the PDF rasterizer.
- DocuVieware: SetAnnotDefaultAuthor JS API now takes an extra parameter to define if the author field should be read-only or not.
- DocuVieware: New JS function: EnableAnnotEditionOnDblClick.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.5

Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 6:08 pm
by Loïc
- 1D barcode reader: Improved the accuracy when the image contains several barcodes.
- GdViewer (winform) fixed an annotation flickering issue.
- GdPicturePDF: new overload SaveToStream() to specify linearization.
- GdPicturePDF: New overload method NewPDF() to specify PDF conformance to use (any PDF/A is supported).
- DOCX renderer: Added support for images encoded by the mean of legacy format Vector Markup Language (VML).

GdPicture.NET 14.0.6

Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:17 pm
by Loïc
- Added support for rtf document.
- Dramatically Improved docx rendering speed.
- PDF: fixed a bug preventing to set the owner password when the user password was empty.
- PDF printing: reduced generated spool size for some complex documents.
- PDF printing: improved quality of produced pages, especially with virtual printers.
- Barcode QR: +24% accuracy.
- Barcode Datamatrix: Fixed a bug causing some characters not to be properly decoded.
- Datamatrix encoder: Fixed a bug when encoding a string starting with FNC1 character.
- Improved the efficiency tables rendition for docx.
- Improved text extraction and selection for docx and txt documents.
- DocuVieware: Dramatically decreased the amount of data required to handle free hand drawing annotations.
- DocuVieware: Added Slovenian language support.
- DocuVieware: new .NET method TwainSetCapCurrentNumeric().
- DocuVieware: new .NET method TwainSetCapCurrentString().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainSetConfig().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainGetLocalServiceStatus().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainGetSources().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainDownloadServiceSetup().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainAcquireToNewDocument().
- DocuVieware: new JavaScript function TwainAcquireToCurrentDocument().
- DocuVieware: TwainSetConfig JavaScript function has been improved to accept advanced TWAIN configuration.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.7

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:04 pm
by Loïc
- Improved PDF rendering quality with small bitmap.
- GdPicturePDF: new OcrPages() overload to specify if the method must run synchronously.
- GdPictureImaging: new method MeasureTextBox().
- GdPictureImaging: new method TwainIsMemoryTransferModeAvailable()
- GdPictureImaging: new method TwainAcquireToMemoryFile()
- GdPicturePDF: new method PrintSetPreRasterization().
- GdViewer (WinForms and WPF): new method PrintSetPreRasterization().
- GdViewer WinForm: fixed a flickering issue while navigating through multipage documents in single page view mode.
- Battery of performance enhancements, especially for getting and setting bitmap data.
- Improved speed and dramatically reduced memory usage while converting bitmap to 32 bpp.
- ViewerZoomMode enumeration: new member ZoomModeShrinkToViewerWidth.
- GdViewer (WinForm & WPF): added new zoom mode: Shrink image to viewer width.
- GdViewer (WinForm): new method SetZoomShrinkWidthViewer()
- Docx: Fixed an issue with specific headers and footers causing some not to be rendered.
- Docx: Added the rendition of the page numbers.
- RTF: Implementation of underline support.
- RTF: Implementation of paragraph justification support (horizontal alignment of type "both").
- RTF: Implementation of forced line breaks support.
- RTF: Fix incorrect page break detection bug.
- DocuVieware: Improved file transfer mechanism to recover from transfer error.
- DocuVieware Improved speed when sticky session is disabled.
- DocuVieware Improved error handling and diagnostic mechanism.
- DocuVieware New mobile/touch device optimized toolbar.
- DocuVieware New .NET property ToolbarStyle to choose between auto, desktop or mobile.
- DocuVieware Improved rendering quality on devices with high pixel density.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.8

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:01 pm
by Loïc
- Introduced a new filter to dropout colors into several contexts: drop out forms, etc.
- GdPictureImaging: new method FxColorDropout().
- new enumeration ColorDropoutFilter.
- battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.9

Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:23 pm
by Loïc
- Barcode 1D: Improved the accuracy for some difficult cases of code 128.
- Barcode 1D: Improved the accuracy for some degraded code 39.
- 2D Barcode writer: Fixed a bug affecting Datamatrix Edifact encoding.
- Docx: fixed a problem causing images not to be rendered properly in headers and footers.
- Docx: fixed a problem causing images not to be rendered at the correct location.
- Docx: Improved table borders rendition.
- Improved RTF and PDF rendering engines.
- DocuViewareManager: new static overloaded method SetupConfiguration(bool StickySession, DocuViewareSessionStateMode SessionStateMode, string CacheFolder)
- DocuVieware: new enumeration DocuViewareSessionStateMode.
- DocuVieware: CacheFolder & StickySessionsEnabled properties have been marked as obsolete.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.10

Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:42 pm
by Loïc
- GdPicturePDF: added support form CMYK JPEG file to the AddJpegImageFromFile() & AddJpegImageFromStream() method.
- Datamatrix barcode reader engine: Fixed a bug causing some umlauts not to be read properly.
- Qr barcode reader engine: Fixed a bug causing GdPicture.NET not to interpret properly some raw bytes within QR code (accuracy +4%)
- 1D barcode reader engine: Fixed a bug causing some barcodes not to be detected when the expected number of barcode is set to a value different than 1
- DocuVieware: DocuViewareManager: new overload of SetupConfiguration() to specify the application URI.
- DocuVieware: Added support for ASP.NET Core Web Applications (.NET Framework).
- DocuVieware: New JavaScript function AddLinkAnnotInteractive().
- DocuVieware: Added link annotation support in built-in annotation palette.
- Battery of other minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.11

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:18 pm
by Loïc
- Improved document format detection.
- Improved auto-deskew accuracy.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.12

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:10 pm
by Loïc
- Dramatically improved MICR engine accuracy and speed with checks.
- GdPictureImaging: new method ForceTopDown()
- GdPictureImaging: new method ForceDownTop()
- Punch hole removal filter is now able to remove punch holes from greyscale and color images.
- Punch hole removal filter now removes punch holes from documents scanned with a white background scanner.
- Punch hole removal filter now removes punch holes made by specialized hole punch for comb binding (rectangles).
- DocuVieware: improved memory usage with large documents.
- battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.13

Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:25 am
by Loïc
- GdPictureImaging: improved primitive drawing speed (rectangle, ellipse, line, path...) (up to 3x faster)
- Improved blank page detection filter accuracy.
- Improved color detection filter accuracy.
- DocuVieware: new SetAnnotPropertiesToDisplay() JavaScript function.
- DocuVieware: new ResetAnnotPropertiesToDisplayDefault() JavaScript function.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.14

Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:17 pm
by Loïc
- GdViewer (WinForm and wpf) now honors the exif rotation tag of the displayed image.
- Improved blank page detection accuracy.
- Improved color detection and MRC accuracy.
- DocuVieware: added support for link to URI.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.15

Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:50 pm
by Loïc
- Improved blank page detection accuracy.
- Added support for region of interest to the blank page detection algorithm.
- Improved speed of the PDF rasterizer for jbig2 bitmap.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.

GdPicture.NET 14.0.16

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:40 pm
by Loïc
- GdPicturePDF: added opentype font support to AddTrueTypeFontFromFile(), AddTrueTypeFont(), AddTrueTypeFontU() and AddTrueTypeFontFromFileU() methods.
- New IsBlank() overload to specify if punch holes must be taken into account.
- Battery of minor bug fixes.