[Changelog] doPDF 8

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Claudiu (Softland)
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[Changelog] doPDF 8

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Below is the changelog for the public builds of doPDF 8.0 - doPDF 8.9. This version was first released in June 2014 and development ended in December 2018. It is currently still SUPPORTED on the following operating systems: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP SP3, Server 2012/2008/2003 (32/64-bits).

If you are looking for the latest version of doPDF, you can download it here: http://www.dopdf.com/download.html

Changes in doPDF 8.9.957 (30-July-2021)
  • Fixed: Windows Vista compatibility issues
Changes in doPDF 8.9.954 (17-December-2018)
  • Update: Updated several language files
  • Update: Conversion of large files is faster in certain situations
  • Fix: Multiple fixes for PDF conversion
Changes in doPDF 8.9.953 (08-October-2018)
  • New: Added Polish language for the user interface
  • New: News tab in the Getting Started application
  • Fix: Latest browser version will be used for embedded content
Changes in doPDF 8.9.950 (07-June-2017)
  • Update: "Check for updates" changes
  • Fix: Fix for "Reading license" error message
Changes in doPDF 8.9.950 (07-June-2017)
  • New: Added Ukrainian language
  • New: Interface translated into Burmese
  • New: Added Thai language for UI
  • New: Added Russian translation
  • Fix: Corrected signature date & time format in PDF
  • Fix: Correction for conversion of Korean fonts
  • Fix: Corrected installer on Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Fix: Various UI fixes for Getting started
[Current build] Changes in doPDF 8.8.947 (22-February-2017)
  • Fix: Added Italian translation for the user interface
  • Fix: Added Spanish translation for the UI
  • Fix: Added Serbian translation for the UI
  • Fix: Added Bulgarian translation for the UI
Changes in doPDF 8.8.946 (19-December-2016)
  • Fix: Redesign for Check for Updates
  • Fix: Translation corrections for several languages
Changes in doPDF 8.8.945 (28-November-2016)
  • Fix: Bug when using specific special characters in the PDF save file name
  • Fix: Restoring the default active printer when using the add-in for Microsoft Word
  • Fix: Error when the printer name was longer then 30 chars
Changes in doPDF 8.7.943 (28-September-2016)
  • Fix: Error when trying to open Getting Started in other languages
  • Fix: Error in particular situations when creating PDF from Crystal Reports
  • Fix: Printer driver crashed when converting documents with large bookmarks using add-in for Word
Changes in doPDF 8.6.942 (27-June-2016)
  • Fix: Windows Event log info is now added when the printing service fails to start
  • Fix: Fixed some issues with the add-in for Excel when converting hyperlinks
  • Fix: Minor design corrections for some dialogs
Changes in doPDF 8.5.940 (07-March-2016)
  • Fix: Correction for creating PDFs with Multiple Copies option enabled
  • Fix: Show message with options when the active profile is not found
  • Fix: Show message when printing service stops
  • Fix: Minor corrections for the About page of Printing Preferences
Changes in doPDF 8.5.939 (27-January-2016)
  • Fix: Correction for doPDF Getting Started tool
  • Fix: Changed novaPDF Server recovery options to restart service
  • Fix: Web installer change to verify signature & other updates
Changes in doPDF 8.5.937 (15-October-2015)
  • New: Added German language for the user interface
  • New: Added Croatian language for the user interface
  • New: Added Indonesian language for the user interface
  • New: Added Vietnamese language for the user interface
  • Update: Reduced setup file size
Changes in doPDF 8.4.935 (22-September-2015)
  • Update: Added 14 languages for the user interface - Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Greek, Korean, Lithuanian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Turkish
  • Fix: Settings in the Collate and Copies fields are now remembered
  • Fix: Added an update task in older version of Windows
Changes in doPDF 8.3.934 (16-July-2015)
  • Update: Added major version number for all the start menu tools shortcuts
  • Update: Setup files are served from CDN
  • Fix: Replaced blurry icon in Startup
  • Fix: Last save date uses milliseconds
Changes in doPDF 8.3.933 (10-June-2015)
  • Fix: Setup add/remove port monitor corrections
  • Fix: Setup correction for set default printer
Changes in doPDF 8.3.931 (12-May-2015)
  • Update: Improved conversion speed
  • Fix: Corrected conversion for Excel documents with no text when using the addin
  • Fix: Corrected conversion for Word documents with incomplete links when using the addin
  • Fix: Web installer corrections
Changes in doPDF 8.2.929 (2-March-2015)
  • Fix: First print from Internet Explorer had errors in certain situations
  • Fix: Various other minor fixes
Changes in doPDF 8.2.927 (10-February-2015)
  • Various fixes for errors occurring during installation
  • 1bit images are now correctly converted
  • Distributing and using forms on client computers was not working correctly
Changes in doPDF 8.1.923 (27-January-2015)
  • Several fixes for installation errors were included in the past two builds
Changes in doPDF 8.1.921 (16-December-2014)
  • When installation fails users can send log files to support
  • Corrections for client computers when converting via the addin for Microsoft Office
  • "The language not corresponds to the loaded files" error corrected
Changes in doPDF 8.1.920 (24-November-2014)
  • Added custom paper size option
  • Smaller PDF files due to compression algorithm updates
  • Page Zoom in the resulting PDF now is set to system default
  • Added firewall exception for service port during setup
  • Fixed minor PDF conversion issues
Changes in doPDF 8.0.915 (05-August-2014)
  • Spooler dependent services are stopped during installation to prevent errors
  • Removed several unnecessary start/stop actions for the print spooler
  • Support option is offered when installation fails
  • Small fixes for conversions from Excel and Visio
Changes in doPDF 8.0 build 911 (3-July-2014)
  • Fix: Check for updates window now shows up only when a new update is actually available
  • Fix: Minor fixes for conversion
Changes in doPDF 8.0 build 910 (25-June-2014)
  • Fix: Offline installer is now digitally signed
  • Fix: Offline installer doesn't require an internet connection
  • Fix: Other fixes for setup and conversion engine
Changes in doPDF 8.0 build 908 (19-June-2014)
  • NOTE: You have to uninstall manually the previous build of doPDF before installing this new build
  • Fix: Resulting PDF will have the same page size as the original document sent for printing
  • Fix: Updated information displayed on the About window
  • Fix: Various fixes for the installer
  • Fix: Update uninstall version message
  • Fix: Updated help file and manual
  • Fix: Added details regarding the novaPDF add-in for Microsoft Office during installation
Changes in doPDF 8.0 build 906
  • New: Add-ins for Microsoft Office that allow one-click PDF conversion from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Publisher
  • New: Bookmarks from Microsoft Word are recognized and converted to PDF bookmarks (only when using the add-in)
  • New: Hidden links in Microsoft Office documents are recognized and converted to active links in the PDF file (only when using the add-in)
  • New: Modified installer to show add-in installation as an optional step
  • Fix: Installer failed if Windows username had special characters (i.e. spaces)
  • Fix: Check for updates was verifying daily even if it was set to weekly
  • Fix: Version history was showing changes for previous build numbers (older than current build)
  • Fix: Corrected requirement information and added help sections for the add-in conversion in the help file

Changes in doPDF 8.0 build 905
  • New: New predefined forms, 50 different formats are now available (A0, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, B4/5, Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope DL/C5/B5/Monarch/#10, ANSI, ARCH, ...)
  • New: Driver certification for Windows 8
  • New: Automatic updates with changelog notifications
  • Update: Fully redesigned installer (more simple)
  • Fix: Several bug fixes

You can download the new version from http://www.dopdf.com/quick-download.php

NOTE: Starting with version 8, doPDF requires .NET (v4) to be installed. If it's not already installed on your OS, you'll be prompted to do the installation of .NET first and the doPDF install will continue after that.

You can read the changelog for different versions of doPDF here:
doPDF 10.x (current version)
doPDF 9.x (previous version)
doPDF 7.x (unsupported version)

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