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iOS / Changelog / v5-8-1 (2012.04.04)


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Version 5.8.1

Release Date: 2012.04.04

Changes to PDFViewCtrl:

  • Retina display support for iPhone and iPad
  • A new Print API. Uses iOS Air Print, but prepares the document by flattening annotations and removing encryption.
  • New APIs for highlighting text (highlightSelectedTextWithColor:, hideSelectedTextHighlights)
  • Added new delegate methods for outer scroll view.
  • Added new ToolChanged delegate method that can be used to update toolbars, etc.
  • Links are highlighted when activated.
  • Support for transparent background (so that a non-moving thatched background can be shown behind pages).
  • Added a new custom event on PDFViewCtrl that can be called manually when a "custom" event has occurred and handled by a tool.
  • Bug fixes.

Changes to Tools:

  • New FreeText tool.
  • New tools TextHighlightCreate, TextSquigglyCreate, TextStrikeoutCreate and TextUnderlineCreate that immediately mark up text without the need to select the text first.
  • New tool mode that allows a tool not to switch back to another tool after TouchesEnded.
  • Sticky notes are now automatically opened for editing when created.
  • Added a page indicator in the tool base class.
  • Increased default thickness of markup annotations.
  • Tools has built-in iPhone compatibility for the ColorPicker and note editor.
  • Improved performance of FreeHand tool.
  • Selecting text now allows widgets to cross.
  • Bug fixes.

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