Release Notes: 8.0

October 1, 2008 Atalasoft General

DotImage 8.0 has added support for the new features listed below.

  • New Assemblies
  • New Features
  • Improvements to existing features

New Assemblies

  • Atalasoft.dotImage.Barcoding.Writing
  • Atalasoft.dotImage.Silverlight
  • Atalasoft.dotImage.Silverlight.Annotations.Web
  • Atalasoft.dotImage.Silverlight.Design
  • Atalasoft.dotImage.Silverlight.Web

New Features

DotImage 8.0 has added support for the new features listed below.

  • Silverlight Image Viewer
    • DotImage supports Silverlight based viewing of images.
    • Views and author annotations.
    • Works similarly to the WinForms AnnotateViewer.
    • Uses the same annotation data format as WinForms, WPF, and Web annotation viewers
  • Barcode Writing
    • Includes classes and controls for barcode writing of 1-D and 2-D barcodes
  • Comment Annotations
    • Support for importing and exporting comment annotations from PDF
    • Support for creating and viewing comment annotations in Silverlight and Web applications
  • Merged Image Source
    • Added the ability to create a merged image source that can combine other image sources into one
  • PDF Image Source
    • Allows PDFs to be treated as a single image source
    • If pages consist of a single image, that image will be returned at its original quality instead of rasterizing the page
  • TWAIN 2.0 and 64-bit TWAIN Driver Support
    • New ActiveX based WebScanning component
    • Easily added to any website and controlled via JavaScript
    • Get a list of devices, scan, and upload to a server
  • Advanced Document Cleanup
    • (ADC) is now included in the base DotImage SDK, no longer requiring runtime purchases.

Improved Features

The DotImage features listed below have been improved in DotImage 8.0.

  • GlyphReader OCR Engine
    • Upgraded to new version for greater accuracy
  • PDF Annotations
    • Added support for embedding non-PDF annotation data so that custom annotations can be embedded in PDF
    • Authoring annotations with custom appearances
    • Automatic merging of annotation changes (movement, etc) into embedded custom annotations
  • Web Thumbnail Viewer
    • Added the ability to drag and drop thumbnails within the viewer
  • Memory Management
    • Allow customization of how image memory is allocated
    • Added the ability to allocate image memory from the Managed heap
    • Added the ability for memory to locked and unlocked, allowing movable memory blocks
  • Self-Printing PDF Documents

 

 

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