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Scryber PDF Generator

Scryber is an advanced PDF generation tool that allows complete definition of a dynamic PDF document based on XML (and code)

including cascading styles, databinding and component separation in referenced files.

This framework is built entirely in .NET and is released under the LGPL licence so you can link to it in commercial applications.

More information can be found at http://www.scryber.co.uk

To install Scryber PDF Generator, run the following command in the Package Manager Console

PM> Install-Package scryber

Release Notes

The release is stable but beta
      Fixes an issue with the table headings overflowing onto new pages with empty / spanned cells.
      Fixes an issue that default value of the use system fonts returns false when not configured (rather than true).
      The release is stable but beta

      Includes a fix for rows that are set as Visible=false still rendering.
      Includes a fix for repeating table heading heights.

      Fixed a defect that would embed TTF files even through their use was restricted.
      Fixed a defect for invalid unicode names in the TTF file causing an array overflow.
      Added logging to identify the invalid fonts in the trace.

      Includes a fix for pages or sections (or nested groups) within a page group that are set as Visible=false still rendering

      Fixed a defect in the PageOf component that threw an exception if it was on not visible  (@visible=false).

      Now supports the use of {item:...} as a binding expression so the data value can be dynamically set from the Items collection in the document.
      (XMLDataSource must be databound before any references try to use it.)

      Choose / Otherwise - updated the schema to support any document component type, rather than schema warnings for anything that was not a top level visual component.

      Now supports the use of binding expressions onto the img-data attribute, so images can be dynamically assigned from binding expresssions (for Xml binding requires a Base64 encoded bitmap).

      The release is stable but beta.
      Updates include...

      Includes a fix for row headings that are not in full-width tables.

      Text Decoration
      Adds support for Underline, Overline, StrikeThrough in text-decoration.
      Adds a new pdf:U component for underlining content

      File Format
      No longer keeps requesting to save the file after opening.

      Includes a fix for the Link type that will auto-resolve the action based on file and destination.
      Fixed a defect in the Link to navigate to the bounding box of an item.
      Fixed a defect in the Link schema for remote destinations - ExternalDestination

      Text and Fonts
      Added the whitespace-significant to the text style schema
      Updated the base layout engine to resolve a number of issues with overflowing content
      Fixed a defect in the ANSII fonts that rendered empty widths section.
      Fixed an issue with Standard fonts and the variant styles

      Added the pooled stream writer to reduce memory requirements
      Added the data:style-identifier so unique styles are not required to be built for each component when binding large data sets.

      More information can be found at http://www.scryber.co.uk/HowTo/tabid/133/Default.aspx?topic=Release+Change+Notes



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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
Scryber PDF Generator 185 Monday, August 04 2014
Scryber PDF Generator 0.8.8 78 Tuesday, July 01 2014
Scryber PDF Generator 45 Tuesday, July 01 2014
Scryber PDF Generator 0.8.7 89 Friday, May 09 2014
Scryber PDF Generator 95 Thursday, March 27 2014