Posted at: 11:39 AM on 02 April 2013 by Muhimbi
We are happy to announce a major new release of the popular Muhimbi PDF Converter for SharePoint, version 7.0. The main new features are support for SharePoint 2013 and Nintex Workflow 2013, but a large number of other additions and improvements have been made as well. Rest assured that the product continues to run great on SharePoint 2007 and 2010.
- Support for SharePoint 2013.
- Support for Nintex Workflow 2013.
- Target different PDF Versions, Enable Fast Web View, Embed / Strip fonts.
- Specifying Viewer Preferences.
- Overhaul of the MSG (email) converter with improved formatting and support for SMIME and Clear Text signed emails.
For those not familiar with the product, the PDF Converter for SharePoint is a lightweight solution that allows end-users to watermark, merge, split, secure and convert common document types - including InfoPath, AutoCAD, MSG (email) MS-Office, HTML and images - to PDF as well as other formats from within SharePoint using a friendly user interface, workflows or a web service call without the need to install any client side software or Adobe Acrobat. It integrates at a deep level with SharePoint and leverages facilities such as the Audit log, Nintex Workflow, localisation, security and tracing. It runs on SharePoint 2007, 2010 & 2013 and is available in English, German, Dutch, French, Traditional Chinese and Japanese. For detailed information check out the product page.
In addition to the changes listed above, some of the main changes and additions in the new version are as follows:
|1778||CAD||Improvement||AutoCAD Conversion - Empty layout not properly detected|
|1774||Conversion||New||Validate converter with Office 2013 / 15|
|1758||Documentation||New||Document how to invoke the Web Service from PHP|
|1846||Documentation||New||Document ConverterSpecificSettings in Java using Axis2|
|1864||Documentation||New||Add Ruby sample code|
|1839||HTML||Fix||HTML to PDF Conversion fails on certain pages using 0.5inch page margins|
|1842||HTML||Fix||Bitmapped output in IE8|
|1833||HTML||Fix||Pixelated HTML to PDF conversion on Win2K3|
|1739||HTML||New||Add credential override for HTML Conversion in config file|
|1818||InfoPath||Fix||'ClearFormCache' expects English OS|
|1802||Merging||Fix||PDF Bookmark targets bottom of page under certain circumstances|
|1825||Merging||Fix||Unexpected token Number before 42079 when merging|
|1848||Merging||Fix||Unexpected token DictionaryStart when merging file|
|1851||Merging||Fix||Fatal Error at 109 when merging files|
|1755||Merging||Improvement||Completely suppress errors when merging|
|1722||Meta-Data||Improvement||On the merge screen allow the item to be specified where to copy the meta data from|
|1797||Meta-Data||Improvement||Copying named meta data fields fails when any of those fields are globally excluded|
|1808||MSG||Fix||MSG to PDF - Regression bug, email renders as plain text|
|1809||MSG||Fix||MSG to PDF - Incorrect identification of email type (RTF / HTML)|
|1817||MSG||Fix||MSG to PDF - Extra ltrch RTF keywords remain in converted PDF|
|1601||MSG||Improvement||MSG to PDF - Improve line spacing in HTML to PDF Conversion|
|1592||MSG||Improvement||MSG to PDF - Font sizes sometimes becomes very small|
|1658||MSG||Improvement||MSG to PDF - Conversion - Indentation missing|
|1858||MSG||New||Add support for SMIME and Clear Text signed MSG files|
|1867||Other||Fix||Converting MS-Word to non-PDF files using the web services interface requires empty strings for open and owner password|
|1731||Other||Improvement||Verify InfoPath & HTML Conversion in Kerberos environments.|
|1803||Other||Improvement||Check parameter names when passing 'override settings'|
|1828||Other||Improvement||Improve Diagnostics tool for Performance tests|
|1870||Other||Improvement||There doesn't appear to be any logging in convert.aspx when not able to connect to central admin|
|1852||Other||Improvement||Clean up Diagnostics tool and add new post processing facilities|
|1775||Other||New||Add SharePoint 2013 support|
|1724||Post Processing||New||Allow PDF Post processing for 'Fast Views' / Linearization|
|1793||Post Processing||New||Add support for PDF/A-2B|
|1835||Post Processing||New||Add support for specific PDF Versions|
|1836||Post Processing||New||Add support for Font Embedding|
|1837||Post Processing||New||Add support for PDF Viewer Preferences|
|1791||Setup||Fix||During install loopback check window is displayed in the background|
|1801||Workflow||Fix||File names with multiple periods are truncated|
|1865||Workflow||New||Add Nintex Workflow 2013 support|
For more information check out the following resources:
- Product Page.
- FAQ & Knowledge Base.
- Release Notes.
- Installation & Administration Guide.
- User Guide.
- Discussion Forum.
- Related Blog Posts.
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