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pdfFactory Release Notes

Version 7.11 – January 2, 2020

  • added a clickable Password Reveal button to show plain text passwords in the Jobs list and Security dialog
  • the Security dialog no longer requires passwords to be entered twice
  • fixed a bug that caused the PDF conversion status to be stuck at 0% when creating a complex PDF file
  • documents with very large custom paper sizes now display correctly
  • fixed a bug that caused the currently selected note to scroll offscreen when the page display was zoomed in (Pro only)

Version 7.10 – December 5, 2019

  • changing the location of the Autosave folder no longer presents a warning message
  • improved the appearance of the Rotate grab handle when a note is selected
  • fixed bugs that sometimes caused extra grab handles to be drawn when a note is selected
  • improved the appearance of the popup buttons that appear when the mouse is over a corner or edge of a page

Version 7.07 – November 15, 2019

  • the “Always save to a unique file name” setting now works correctly when the “Do not show dialog” option is checked
  • the “Always save to a unique file name” setting now works correctly with UNC paths

Version 7.06 – November 4, 2019

  • fixed a redraw bug that sometimes happened when jobs were deleted while the page display was zoomed
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused selected notes to be drawn with incorrect grab handles
  • embedded FP notes containing text that originally came from Adobe Acrobat now preserve the original font face name whenever possible

Version 7.05 – October 30, 2019

  • improved performance when printing documents with a large number of pages
  • characters in vertical writing are now drawn in the correct orientation in accordance with the Unicode 12.1.0 standard
  • fixed a bug that caused extraneous black rectangles to appear in the page image
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused unusually large output when scrolling through the page display
  • fixed redraw problems involving rotated text notes
  • fixed a crash that sometimes happened when snapshotted content is detached or moved (Pro only)

Version 7.03 – September 24, 2019

  • fixed failures that sometimes happened when printing from FinePrint to pdfFactory
  • improved performance and file size when sections of large bitmaps are copied and pasted (Pro only)
  • fixed bugs that sometimes caused rotated text to be imaged incorrectly

Version 7.02 – August 8, 2019

  • fixed a bug that prevented Snapshot notes from being copied and pasted as bitmaps (Pro only)
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused lines and shapes to be drawn at slightly incorrect locations

Version 7.01 – July 25, 2019

  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused missing text output in the page display
  • performance and stability improvements when saving complex FP files
  • fixed clipping problems when imaging text notes to PDF files (Pro only)

Version 7.00- July 14, 2019

Version 6.37 – March 27, 2019

  • assorted bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 6.36 – December 17, 2018

  • assorted bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 6.35 – December 7, 2018

  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused pdfFactory to become  unresponsive when the mouse was right-clicked
  • fixed a bug that caused extraneous white lines to appear in the onscreen preview
  • fixed display and scrolling bugs that sometimes happened when fine-zooming in thumbnail view (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+0, Ctrl Alt +, Ctrl Alt-)
  • fixed a bug that caused the Send command to fail for long email messages

Version 6.34 – November 1, 2018

  • display and performance improvements
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused bitmaps on rotated pages to be imaged incorrectly
  • (Pro only) better usability when working with line and shape notes

Version 6.33 – September 23, 2018

  • (Server Edition only) Fixed problems with deploying server-based settings to clients when UAC is enabled. Publish settings can now be done from any server admin account.

Version 6.32 – August 23, 2018

  • All executable files (*.exe, *.dll) and all driver files (*.cat) are now dual-signed with EV SHA-1 and SHA-256 code signing certificates. You can get more information here.
  • (Pro only) the Settings\Bookmarks command now works correctly when run from the printer driver UI

Version 6.31 – July 30, 2018

  • performance improvements
  • rollup of various bug fixes

Version 6.30 – June 19, 2018

  • the default app font is now larger (Calibri 9pt)
  • the default app font can now be customized in the Settings dialog
  • keyboard users can now use the Tab key to navigate through the toolbar buttons
  • you can now set the PDF password from the main Jobs tab instead of having to use the Settings\Security command
  • (Pro only) you can now drag and drop snapshot selections from pdfFactory Pro to other apps (e.g. Windows Explorer, Google Maps)

Version 6.25 – April 6, 2018

  • resizing thumbnails by dragging the grab handle in the lower right corner of a thumbnail page now shows real-time feedback
  • resizing the main window or the pane divider now shows real-time feedback
  • thumbnails now automatically snap to “best fit” sizes when they are resized.  Holding down the Ctrl key overrides this behavior and allows total control  over thumbnail sizes.
  • new and improved keyboard shortcuts for zooming:
  • Ctrl + (Zoom In)
  • Ctrl – (Zoom Out)
  • Ctrl 0 (Fit Page)
  • Ctrl Alt + (Zoom In, small amount)
  • Ctrl Alt – (Zoom Out, small amount)
  • Ctrl Alt 0 (Thumbnail view)
  • F11 (enter/exit Full Screen)
  • performance improvements, particularly with large documents
  • fixed problems imaging large bitmaps (e.g. photos, scans) that were broken up into separate pieces when printed by the application
  • bug fixes and performance improvements when imaging bitmaps and line art
  • that use transparency
  • Ctrl+A (Select All) now works correctly in edit controls on the Jobs tab
  • fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when the print job contained a ‘%’ character
  • (Pro only) fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when text notes containing multiple lines of text were converted to PDF
  • (Pro only) improvements and bug fixes to the Bookmarks tab
Version 6.20 – October 31, 2017
  • fixed a bug that caused some Excel charts and other graphics to be drawn incorrectly
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused the toolbar buttons to be positioned slightly incorrectly
  • fixed problems that caused some lengthy operations to make the main window unresponsive
  • fixed problems with the Send button and Microsoft Outlook
  • the Send button now preserves Unicode characters in the attached PDF file name if the email program supports it
  • (Pro only) email addresses in the Settings dialog Email tab can now be in RFC822 format (e.g. “Joseph Blough <joeblough@company.com>”), with multiple recipients separated by the ‘;’ character
  • (Pro only) fixed a bug that sometimes caused rotated embedded FP notes to be rendered incorrectly in the PDF file
Version 6.19 – September 28, 2017
  • faster startup when you print to pdfFactory
  • (Pro only) the “Start numbering at” setting of a page tag is now correctly saved and restored along with the other settings
Version 6.18 – August 17, 2017
  • (Pro only) improved hit testing when clicking on line and shape notes
  • (Pro only) note borders can now be set to specific widths
  • (Pro only) the Snapshot note Trim command now correctly handles text that is drawn in a rotated font
  • Shift+Ctrl+C now performs the “Copy PDF file to clipboard” command
Version 6.17 – July 1, 2017
  • new “Always Save As” checkbox in the Settings dialog forces the Save As dialog to be displayed whenever a Save operation is performed
  • multiple print jobs can now be deleted from the Jobs list by selecting a print job, then pressing and holding down the Delete key
  • you can now update a previously saved note by dragging a note from the page display directly onto the note in the Notes list
  • you can now drag and drop the PDF file from the pdfFactory window (e.g. into Outlook or Windows Explorer) from either Fit Page or Thumbnail view
Version 6.16 – May 30, 2017
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused the Customize dialog to be incorrectly displayed
Version 6.15 – May 16, 2017
  • fixed problems rendering styled lines
  • fixed problems with the Send button when the PDF filename contains Unicode  characters
Version 6.11 – March 30, 2017
  • added support for layered output which uses alpha blending
  • fixed problems imaging the Knul family of fonts
Version 6.10 – March 23, 2017
  • fixed problems with the progress window that appears during lengthy operations
  • no longer get the location of the current user’s Documents folder from the registry
  • various bug fixes involving rotated pages and rotated notes
  • (Pro only) notes can now be easily increased or decreased in size with Ctrl Shift + and Ctrl Shift –
  • (Server Edition only) the list of servers on the Licensing tab now shows which server is the license server.  you can reassign the license server by holding down the Ctrl key and right-clicking on a server in the list.
Version 6.05 – January 21, 2017
  • fixed a selection bug that sometimes happened when pages are rotated
  • better output quality when text is printed from Chrome, Google Docs, or Adobe Reader
  • fixed a bug that sometimes caused incorrect PDF output when pages printed from Adobe Reader are rotated
  • (Pro only) rotating notes with the mouse now uses 45 degree increments.  For finer degrees of rotation, press the Ctrl key while rotating the note.
Version 6.03 – December 30, 2016
  • fixed a bug where sessions with unsaved changes sometimes did not show the correct status indicator in the caption bar
  • fixed incorrect scrolling that sometimes happened when pages are rearranged (either drag and drop or cut/copy/paste)
  • fixed a crash that sometimes happened when the status bar was clicked on
  • fixed a bug where pages with a very small amount of content (e.g. just a single character) sometimes did not produce any PDF output
Version 6.02 – December 17, 2016
  • fixed an FpFile error that sometimes happened when printing jobs after deleting pages
  • improved performance when working with complex files (e.g. deleting or rearranging pages, snapshot notes, etc.)
Version 6.01 – December 12, 2016
  • made some improvements to non-English language versions
  • fixed incorrect keyboard shortcuts in the Page Left and Page Right toolbar  buttons
  • fixed a bug where clicking on a note sometimes did not result in the note being selected
  • fixed a bug where sometimes the installer did not create the starter notes
Version 6.00 – December 8, 2016
  • Released – pdfFactory 
  • Released – pdfFactory Pro
Version 5.38 – November 3, 2016
  • Implemented printer driver package awareness
Version 5.37 – June 7, 2016
  • page tags and text notes that refer to environment variables  (i.e. <%variable_name%>) now refresh the values of the environment variables at each rendering
  • fixed an FpFile error 4 that sometimes happened when printing from FinePrint to pdfFactory
  • fixed an issue related to Outlook 2016
Version 5.36 – May 12, 2016
  • fixed server edition licensing issue
  • Version 5.35 – February 12, 2016
  • performance and stability improvements
Version 5.34 – January 20, 2016
  • performance and stability improvements
  • when printing to a physical printer, the progress window now allows you to cancel the print job
  • fixed problems imaging temporary OpenType fonts printed from IE
  • (Pro only) fixed problems with the “Lighten” setting when applied to some 32-bpp bitmaps
  • (Pro only) the PDF permissions for “Filling of form fields”, “Signing”, and”Creation of Template Pages” are now set correctly when encrypted PDF files are created
  • (Pro only) manually editing a bookmark (creating, changing the text, moving, etc.) no longer causes the PDF file to be immediately regenerated.  This is helpful for very large or complex sessions.  The PDF file will be regenerated when you click away from the Bookmarks tab (either to another tab, or to another Windows application).
Version 5.32 – September 10, 2015
  • fixed problems with rearranging pages when in thumbnail view
  • the TrueType font “Galant” now images correctly
Version 5.31 – July 31, 2015
  • fixed problems where first-time product installation sometimes did not correctly detect the current Windows language
  • improved performance when imaging full-page scans or faxes to PDF
  • (Pro only) the “Line” and “Sticky Note” starter notes are now correctly created in non-English versions of the product
  • updated digital signature certificate to 2018
Version 5.30 – July 7, 2015
  • rollup of various bug fixes
Version 5.28 – May 7, 2015
  • rollup of various bug fixes
Version 5.27 – April 14, 2015
  • (Pro only) fixed problems with the Crop All Pages command
  • performance and stability improvements when multiple FinePrint windows are  active
Version 5.25 – March 3, 2015
  • fixed a problem where print jobs were sometimes lost when several files were printed from Windows Explorer in rapid succession
  • fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when you click OK in the Printing Preferences dialog
Version 5.22 – February 12, 2015
  • the onscreen page display now correctly represents the printable and unprintable areas of the sheet as defined by the pdfFactory printer’s margins
  • you can now sort the list of print jobs by clicking on the job name column header. The first click sorts the list in ascending order, the second click sorts in descending order, and the third click restores the original order.
  • fixed problems imaging some embedded fonts when printed from Adobe Reader to pdfFactory
  • fixed a bug where custom paper sizes sometimes could not be deleted
  • Ctrl-A now selects all pages. To deselect a page you can Ctrl-click on that page.
  • (Pro only) the “Crop all pages” command no longer trims the crop rectangle to the content of the selected page
  • (Pro only) the “Crop all pages” command now works silently instead of scrolling through the pages onscreen
  • (Pro only) fixed problems where changes made to Page tags or Letterheads in the Page tags or Letterhead dialog did not rebuild the output PDF file
  • (Pro only) fixed problems where sometimes embedded FP notes were not imaged at the correct location in the PDF file
  • (Pro only) dragging a line note now gives more accurate feedback on where the line will be placed when it is dropped
  • (Pro only) fixed problems where the Bookmarks tab sometimes disappeared, or individual bookmarks disappeared
Version 5.20 – October 13, 2014
  • (Pro only) added more starter notes to the Notes tab (line, rectangle,
  • ellipse)
  • (Pro only) added support for PDF/A-2b and PDF/A-3b
Version 5.16 – September 15, 2014
  • fixed problems cleaning up temporary TrueType font files
Version 5.15 – August 28, 2014
  • fixed a slowdown or crash that sometimes occurred when content is printed to pdfFactory
  • fixed a crash that sometimes occurred after PDF files are printed from pdfFactory to a physical printer
  • made corrections to the Italian translations
Version 5.12 – July 8, 2014
  • the Notes tab now uses a more intuitive thumbnail view.  The old view is still available by right-clicking the notes list and unchecking the “Thumbnails” option.
  • added more starter notes to the Notes tab (different Date formats, Highlight, Sticky Note)
  • rollup of various bug fixes
Version 5.11 – May 18, 2014
  • (Pro only) fixed problems dragging bitmaps from Windows Explorer onto the page display
  • (Pro only) copying snapshot notes and embedded FP notes now also puts a bitmap on the  clipboard which can be pasted into other applications
  • the uninstaller now deletes unneeded INF files from the Windows INF folder
Version 5.10 – April 23, 2014
  • new artwork in the toolbar
  • rollup of various bug fixes
Version 5.05 – March 16, 2014
  • (Pro only) new Lighten feature reduces the color intensity of your printed content.  This is primarily intended to save ink when printing from a PDF.
  • fixed problems with the “Create new printer” command under Windows 7/8/8.1
Version 5.02 – February 10, 014
  • various bugs fixed
Version 5.01 – November 19, 2013
  • fixed display problems when zooming and scrolling
  • (Pro only) the Letterhead setting is now properly saved and loaded
Version 5.00 – October 24, 2013
  • initial release

Version 4.81 – May 13, 2013

  • fixed problems with CFpFile error 7 that sometimes happened when creating PDF files
  • removed unnecessary Server Edition prompts to overwrite INI files
  • AirPrint compatibility added
  • Japanese language added