cpan PDF-API2 2.022

latest releases: 2.044, 2.043, 2.042...
8 years ago
  • Added $pdf->version() get/set method. When opening an existing
    PDF, the existing version number will now be retained.

  • Renamed the following in PDF::API2:

    • importpage to import_page
    • openScalar to open_scalar

The old names are deprecated.

  • [RT #69503] Fix the -firstpage option to $pdf->preferences() so
    that it doesn't always lead to a crash (reported by Dietrich

  • [RT #47974] Accept malformed xref subsections (with a warning)
    that have extraneous spaces on the first line (reported by
    Abhinav Kaushik).

  • [RT #94505] For Code128 barcodes, the initial character set is
    now optional (defaults to B or C depending on the content to be
    encoded). The initial character set can be passed as a capital
    letter, and the program will die if an invalid character set is
    requested (requested by Andrea Nall).

  • Interleaved 2 of 5 barcodes now prepend a zero when an odd
    number of digits is specified, which is standard behavior.
    Previously, a zero was appended instead.

  • $page->rotate(0) now sets rotation to 0 degrees rather than
    deleting an existing page rotation command. Page rotation is
    inherited, so this is necessary to undo any inherited page

  • Fix: Attempts to use EAN-128 barcodes resulted in an error.

  • Add a more informative error when text() is called without first
    setting a font(), and when font() is called without including a
    font size.

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