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Quick PDF Library 8.14 Beta 3 Released

January 9, 2012

Quick PDF Library 8.14 beta 3 has been released and is ready for download and testing. Version 8.14 beta 3 includes new functions, bug fixes and enhancements. The 8.14 beta 3 installer can be downloaded from the button below.

Release Notes

New functions

  • GetViewPortBBox
  • SetOptionalContentConfigState
  • SetCapturedPageTransparencyGroup

Bug fixes

  • Corrected page height related issues with direct access text extraction
  • Shading patterns are removed from the page correctly with SplitPageText
  • Corrected Index parameter offsets in geospatial PDF functions
  • Corrected handling of symbolic TrueType fonts
  • Improved metafile import (non-breaking spaces and rotated text)
  • Added range checks to Type1 charstring lookup
  • NewNamedDestination now updates multilevel name trees correctly
  • Intermediate form field nodes updated correctly when child nodes are flattened or deleted
  • Added preliminary support for CalGray colorspace
  • Fixed word spacing bug during rendering in 64-bit mode


  • GetDefaultPrinterName function returns correct result even after printing to a different printer
  • DPI of certain images extracted using direct access function are now set
  • DPI of certain images generated by the renderer are now set
  • Files with a datetime earlier than the year 1900 can now be opened
  • Added support for incorrect AcroForm spelling (Acroform)
  • Added G4 TIFF output to the renderer (not supported in Windows XP and earlier)
  • HTML5 renderer output added to documentation and enabled in all rendering functions
  • QPL base class now internally calls CoInitialize and CoUninitialize in a safe way
  • Better support for single pixel masked images
  • Improvements to line styles in metafile import
  • Improvements to text extraction word splitting
  • Added support for importing 8-bit paletted TIFF images
  • Added support for importing TIFF images with SamplesPerPixel greater than 4
  • Improvements to text alignment in the metafile import
  • Improved text extraction from PDFs without explicit space characters
  • Added support for UTF-16LE strings in PDF text string objects

Upgrading To Version 8

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More information on upgrading to version 8 can be found online here.

Feedback! Any feedback large or small is appreciated. We’ll shortly be planning the next round of exciting new features for Quick PDF Library, so we’d really like to know what you want to see added to the SDK. Don’t be shy, email us at and have your say.

By Rowan | Comments (2) | Posted in News,Quick PDF Library


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    Pingback by Quick PDF Library 8.14 Beta 3 Released | Debenu Blog — January 9, 2012 @ 1:07 am

  2. Congrats! Great Job. Thanks for you hard work!

    Comment by JCH — January 11, 2012 @ 8:54 am

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