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What’s new in this release?

Aspose team is pleased to announce the release of Aspose.PDF for Java 18.10 . As per regular monthly revision, quite exciting features and enhancements have been included in latest release in order to make API more user friendly and usable while creating and manipulating PDF documents. RichText is now supported in FreeTextAnnotation. Please note that rich text is HTML-like text markup and in order to use this in FreeTextAnnotaiton, users need to use setRichText() method offered by the API. If users need just plain text, then should use Contents Property instead of RictText but, Users may assign plain text to RichText and this would also work. Along with the feature mentioned above, there are some useful improvement which have been made to the latest version of the API, such as support of custom fonts is tested and verified for IBM iSeries, HOCR to PDF conversion has been improved for multithreaded maven scenarios, Text Stamping has further been improved and PDF to PDF/A Conversion engine is further improved. Some important improved features included in this release are given below

- Support of custom fonts on IBM iSeries
- Move Java APIs Code Baseline to JDK 1.8
- Exception when applying HOCR to PDF in multithreaded maven test
- HOCR text isn't properly aligned in the output document
- Output PDF - the text stamp is invisible
- NullPointerException on getNamedDestinations().getNames()
- The FreeTextAnnotation text content isn't shown in the output document.
- PDF to PDFA2a: Converting PDF, generated from Aspose.Cells, to PDFA2a fails the compliance
- An exception occurs while applying the text stamp

Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.PDF for Java documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.PDF for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Add Layers to PDF File
- Validate PDF/UA Compliance

Overview: Aspose.PDF for Java

Aspose.PDF is a Java PDF component to create PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat. It supports Floating box, PDF form field, PDF attachments, security, Foot note & end note, Multiple columns document, Table of Contents, List of Tables, Nested tables, Rich text format, images, hyperlinks, JavaScript, annotation, bookmarks, headers, footers and many more. Now you can create PDF by API, XML and XSL-FO files. It also enables you to converting HTML, XSL-FO and Excel files into PDF.

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