Prince now detects infinite loops when resolving cross-references.
Fixed issue where form controls are treated as having the wrong min/max width.
Changed the default behaviour for certificate revocation checks to ignore failure due to missing or offline distribution points for the revocation check lists. This can be disabled with the new command-line option
--no-ssl-revoke-best-effort. This option only has effect on Windows.
Fixed issue affecting Prince on Windows if binary path contains non-ASCII characters.
Improved subsetting of OTF fonts (OpenType with CFF outlines).
Fixed an issue where the background and styling on iframe
html elements could be lost.
prince-pdf-tag-type: Formula | Figure to apply to non-image elements.
Updated libwebp version to fix CVE-2023-4863.
Updated libcurl version to fix CVE-2023-38545.
in operator and symbol values.
Added support for the HTML
Added a workaround for an issue where table borders could affect Acrobat Reader's "Export to Excel" feature.
Revert to the 8-bit "standard encoding" approach used for text in Prince 14 as the CMap dictionary approach is unfortunately not supported for PDF editing in Acrobat.
Fix issue where some fonts with symbol encoding cmaps could use the wrong glyphs when subset.
Reference PDF tags to the
prince-pdf-tag-type CSS property.
PDF forms can be created from HTML forms with the
PDF comments/annotations can be added using the
prince-pdf-annotation CSS properties.
Support for ES6 lexical scopes with let/const declarations.
Support for the ES6 Map and Set classes.
Support for the ES6 Symbol class and values.
Support for ES6 iterators.
Support for ES6 for-of loops.
Support for ES6 arrow functions.
classList property and
Added stubs for the XMLHttpRequest
Support for the WebP image format.
Support for the AVIF image format.
Support for Unicode 15.
Support for the Sinhala script.
Support for the Khmer script.
Applied Unicode mark reordering to more scripts, not just Arabic and Indic scripts.
Applied correct mark decomposition and reordering for Lao script.
Support for fragmentation and correct sizing for multi-line flex row containers (flex-wrap).
align-self: stretch for flex items in a fragmented flex row container.
Support for wavy and double
Support for the CSS text-decoration-line/color/style properties.
Support for the
Added the options
--ssl-revoke-best-effort for Windows.
Added the option
--fail-stripped-transparency to fail when
transparent images are used with a PDF profile that does not support
Added the option
Added the option
--pdf-xmp-metadata to include the HTML metadata
in an XMP packet even when not required by the PDF profile.
(also available via the
PDF.xmpMetadata property and and the
pdf-xmp-metadata job field).
--cookiejar option to
Provided a universal binary for MacOS that supports Apple Silicon and Intel architectures.
Support for the HTML
Improved the appearance of HTML select elements.
Improved the appearance of HTML radio buttons when PDF Forms are not enabled.
Disabled HTML iframes by default and added an
--iframes option to enable them.
prince-pdf-event-scripts CSS properties from accessing files or
URLs and added new command-line options for this purpose.
Improved performance of style sheets with many class selectors.
Fixed bug in flex column layout that could lead to overlapping content.
Improved treatment of
break-before: avoid so that it can pull partial content from the previous block instead of pulling the entire block to the next page.
Fixed bug affecting multi-column layouts with zero line-height.
Fixed column width issue with auto table layout in shrink-to-fit contexts, like nested tables and floats.
Fixed issue with
box-decoration-break: slice and spanning cells in tables with collapsing borders.
Better support for relatively positioned table cells.
Preserved leading newlines for
Improving handling of trailing spaces for
Fixed incorrect positioning of absolute positioned content within inline blocks.
Fixed incorrect positioning of absolute positioned content within relatively positioned inline elements.
Fixed incorrect paragraph breaks caused by absolutely positioned blocks inside inline content.
Improved color space handling of PNG images with sRGB/cHRM/gAMA chunks but not iCCP chunks.
Paletted PNGs are now embedded as indexed color images instead of expanded.
Avoided unnecessarily re-rasterising SVG masks where possible.
Improved the performance of complex font shaping.
Fixed issue where
font-variant: prince-opentype(...) would disable Arabic and Indic shaping.
Fixed performance issue affecting some CFF fonts such as Noto Sans SC.
Fixed below-base mark reordering for Thai script.
Fixed bug affecting rare combination of OpenType GPOS positioning features.
Renamed embedded font subsets to avoid name clashes in documents that include multiple subsets of the same font.
Function.bind method would not support constructor invocation or
return as property names.
Fixed performance issue affecting tagged PDF.
Avoided inserting extra P structure element in tagged PDF for paragraphs containing only figures and/or floats.
Avoided generating some unnecessary Span elements in the tagged PDF structure tree.
Fixed bug where run-in elements could break the tagged PDF structure tree.
Fixed crash affecting some very large documents.
Workaround Acrobat issue triggered by certain uses of bfrange in PDF ToUnicode mappings.
Fixed the XMP serialisation of the meta
See the release history for earlier versions of Prince.