RAD PDF 2.30 Released

Red Software is proud to announce version 2.30 of RAD PDF, the ASP.NET PDF form fill, PDF editor, PDF reader, and PDF annotator. This new version includes new annotations tools, allowing for users to more easily markup text in PDF documents.

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RAD PDF now supports the addition of:

  • Caret annotations (indicator for inserting text)
  • Strikeout annotations (sometimes called strikethrough)
  • Underline annotations

These new annotation types (as well as the existing highlight annotation tool) now also detect text in the PDF document, smartly applying the annotations to the words in the document (text selection must not be disabled by the document settings). Additionally, all markup annotations (not just sticky notes) can have popups with additional text associated.

The text insertion tool has also been improved, making use of the tool on the same line more intuitive.

This release also includes 64-bit operation improvements and several bug fixes.

This version is available free of charge to all Red Software customers with an active RAD PDF Maintenance Plan.

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RAD PDF 2.29 Released

Red Software is proud to announce version 2.29 of the ASP.NET PDF component, RAD PDF. This new version includes a 64-bit only operation mode, document exporting / importing, and PdfButtonField creation options.

This release offers methods to export and import RAD PDF document data, preserving the document state in RAD PDF (using a BSON format). It also adds the option to create button form fields (with submit or reset actions).

Additionally, Popup Annotations now can be positioned off page (except in IE6 and IE7 where it poses currently unavoidable issues).

This update also includes several bug fixes, particularly with IE10 and IE11.

This version is available free of charge to all Red Software customers with an active RAD PDF Maintenance Plan.

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RAD PDF 2.28 Released

Red Software is excited to release version 2.28 of the ASP.NET PDF editor and viewer, RAD PDF. This update includes basic support for PDF form field submit buttons, simplified object duplication, and other improvements.

In the RAD PDF GUI, users can now click form field reset and submit buttons. When clicked, PdfButtonFields detected to be submit buttons (IsSubmit is true) will save the loaded document along with its field data, passing a special save type to your ASP.NET web application for processing. Additionally, buttons with a reset form action are now detected and will reset a form to its default values when clicked.

The PdfWebControl's object right click dialog now includes a "Duplicate" option allowing users to easily create identical form fields or other objects.

This update also includes several logging improvements and bug fixes.

This version is available free of charge to all Red Software customers with an active RAD PDF Maintenance Plan.

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RAD PDF Service Update 2.27.5 Released

Today, Red Software releases version 2.27.5, a service update to its ASP.NET PDF editor, RAD PDF. This release provides a number of bug fixes for RAD PDF.

Most importly, this update includes a number of security improvements and text extraction improvements.

This version is available free of charge to all Red Software customers with an active RAD PDF Maintenance Plan.

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RAD PDF 2.27 Released

Red Software is proud to announce version 2.27 of RAD PDF, the ASP.NET PDF form filler, PDF editor, and PDF reader. This update focuses on PDF form filling improvements, particularly the use of non-ASCII characters. Now, with the optional use of CMap resources, RAD PDF can more accurately output form field values even when the specific font isn't fully available (which is often the case when CJK characters are used).

Along with these new Unicode features, this release includes some hashing performance improvements and other optimizations.

This release also includes several bug fixes.

This version is available free of charge to all Red Software customers with an active Maintenance Plan.

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