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At GIDS 2016 , we have now just demonstrated one of iText 7's more powerful features: the pdfCalligraph add-on. Developer Benoit Lagae and CSO Bruno Lowagie demonstrated that it is now possible to include full support for the Devanagari and Tamil scripts in an automatic PDF process. Up until now, this has been a struggle for most PDF tools because of the many ligatures these scripts need, resulting in flawed lines and awkward character transitions. iText 7 eliminates this...
The annual Great Indian Developer Summit has opened today in Bangalore, India. Sponsored by key players such as Microsoft, PayPal, Amazon and, yes, iText, the event kicked off with a keynote speech from our Chief Strategy Officer Bruno Lowagie, who used the event to launch iText 7 . iText 7 is of particular interest to the Indian market because one of its value add-ons supports correct retention and rendering of...
Leading PDF library company iText Software is proud to announce the official launch of its new flagship product. iText 7 is the successor to the company’s successful iText 5 offering and will come with several add-ons for PDF structure inspection, non-Latin script support and digital invoicing. iText is currently used by over 5.000 companies around the world to embed PDF functionalities into various parts of their workflow. As opposed to off-the-shelf, plug-and-play PDF converters, iText provides APIs for developers to fine-tune the way they want to create or edit PDFs according to different...
Documation , an annual event held in Paris, France, around digitalization and document management, is in full swing. And iText is present! We're relishing the chance to talk to some customers as well as introduce ourselves to a whole host of potential new ones, and listening to the challenges organizations face in archiving, PDF management and smart document workflow. This year's edition runs on April 6 and 7, with the last day featuring a morning talk by iText's Product Manager Stephan Bleeckx about how PDF can help companies accelerate their...
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The focus for version 5.5.9 was not on new features but that doesn't mean we've been twiddling our thumbs. This new version contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. The areas of improvement include: Tagged PDF and accessibility Fixed an issue with tagging of nested lists. Improvements in tagging of form XObjects . When adding multiple Chunk s to a Phrase , there's an optimization of merging them when they have the same properties. But this resulted in their accessibility attributes and roles being overwritten. PDF/A Corrected the...
March 15, 2016
The founder of the iText Group, Bruno Lowagie, was nominated in the category "Top Founder of the Year" in The Entrepreneur Awards. Read the full blog post to learn how to vote.
SXSW (South by Southwest) is one of the world's most highly-publicized festivals that combine music, interactive media, film and technology. For the 2016 edition, running from March 11 to March 20, iText's CSO and founder Bruno among the festival's 80.000 attendees. In his wake, he's brought an armada of iText lego minifigs. These @iText LEGO dudes are real conversation starters at #SXSW with @StartupsBe...
Do you want to cast your vote for Belgium in the European Business Awards? Follow this step-by-step guide and tweet about us!
The European Business Awards announced their winners in each of the 33 participating countries for National Public Champions, and for Belgium, this was iText! We like to think of it a little like the Eurovision Song Contest but without the kitsch and the ludicrous hair, replaced with innovation and successful growth for European companies (but we do think our hair is looking pretty nice today). This honor gets iText, who defeated nine other Belgian companies, into the second round where it will run against the other National Public Champions for the European Public Champion title. “We owe...