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This is a summary of changes made to the reportlab source code for each release.
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Please refer to subversion backlogs (using the release dates) for more details
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or for releases which we have not provide a hig`her level changes list for.
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E.g. to retrieve the changes made between release 3.4 and release 3.5, type::
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  $ hg log -r 54ce2469ba5c
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The contributors lists are in no order and apologies to those accidentally not
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mentioned. If we missed you, please let us know!
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CHANGES  3.6.7a1 10/02/2022
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	* Remove use of cPickle; patch from Claude Paroz < claude at 2xlibre dot net >
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	* Remove unneccessary object inheritance; patch by Claude Paroz
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CHANGES  3.6.6	 24/01/2022
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	* remove uniChr alias of chr (patch contribution from Claude Paroz)
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	* modify pdfdoc template to be eventually compatible with pikepdf suggested by Lennart Regebro lregebro at shoobx.com
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	* fix bug in table gradient bg; contribution by Justin Brzozoski justin.brzozoski at gmail.com
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	* fix bug in validateSetattr (__dict__) discovered and reported by Chris Buergi  cb at enerweb dot ch
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	* fix handling of ddfStyle in XLabel class
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CHANGES  3.6.5	 24/12/2021
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	* only skip listwrap on for small height objects
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	* changes to allow for deprecated stuff in Python-3.11
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CHANGES  3.6.4	  7/12/2021
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	* try to improve multi-frag paragraph justification
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	* fix justification condition
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	* allow validator OneOf to take re.Pattern
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CHANGES  3.6.3	  4/11/2021
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	* modernisation of para.py contribution from <Andrews Searle at BMC dot com>
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	* many changes to .github workflows
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	* changes to setup.py to support cibuildwheel
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	* _FindSplitterMixin protect against deepcopy failure
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	* allow textAnnotation to have QuadPoints keyword
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CHANGES  3.6.2	  1/10/2021
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	* minor changes to datareader
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	* fix XLabel argument usage
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CHANGES  3.6.1	  6/08/2021
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	* add mock for urlopen calls so tests can run off line. Contribution by Antonio Trande sagitter at fedoraproject dot org
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CHANGES  3.6.0	 23/07/2021
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	* create py-2-3 branch
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	* Cease support for Python-2.7
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	* graphics improve some error messages for renderPM
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	* changed lib.urilt.recursiveImport after errors in python3.10, reflect changes in readJPEGInfo
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	* pdfutils readJPEGInfo extracts dpi if present defaults to (72, 72)
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	* Image flowable allows a useDPI argument
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	* paraparser annotate some errors
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CHANGES  3.5.67	 12/04/2021
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	* Allow unicode PDFString to use encoding directly; fixes bug where colorspace indexes are broken
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	* Ensure PIL images can be size checked
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CHANGES  3.5.66	 19/03/2021
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	* fix obvious bug in renderPS.py cut'n'paste bah :(
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	* fix bug saving to SpooledtemporaryFile's reported by Robert Schroll <rschroll at gmail.com>
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	* fix bug in justified RTL paragraphs example & bugfix contributed by Moshe Uminer <mosheduminer at gmail.com>
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	* fix regex deprecation reported by Jürgen Gmach <juergen.gmach at apis.de>
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	* add yieldNoneSplits utility function
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	* fix BarChart so it lines can have markers and Nones in their data
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	* add ability to have lineplots in barcharts; no support yet for line markers
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	* added checkAttr method to TypedPropertyCollection
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	* ensure setup.py works from sdist; bug reported by Antonio P. Sagitter (sagitter at fedoraproject.org)
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	* restore broken MANIFEST.in somehow overwritten by Robin :(
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	* allow para tag borderPadding attribute
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	* efficiency savings in text2Path
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	* allow a renderPM plugin cairo backend package rlPyCairo
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	* Allow legend column control of vertical alignment
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	* Allow renderTextMode attribute in reportlab.graphics.shapes.String
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	* Allow renderTextMode drawString handling in renderPDF/PM/PS/SVG
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	* Some fixes to fillMode handling
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	* Minor changes to table rounded corners; some documentation updates
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	* Allow variant corners in Canvas.roundRect
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	* Allow tables to have rounded corners
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	* allowed for embedded(and ordinary)Hyphenation to pre-empt splitting when embeddedHyphenation>=2
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	* added .github action wheel.yml
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	* micro change to userguide doc
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RELEASE 3.5.56	 01/12/2020
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	* micro changes for Big Sur in C extensions
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	* allow Drawing.outDir to be a callable for more control in save method
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	* add trustedHosts and trustedSchemes for url management
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	* deifinitely drop 3.5 support (Jon Ribbens points out it may have happened in 3.5.54).
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RELEASE 3.5.54	 23/10/2020
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	* Allow extra fields in AcroForm suggested by Chris Else ubuntu247 at gmail.com
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	* Allow DocTemplate.\_firstPageTemplateIndex to be a list of PageTemplate ids
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	* improve PageBreak repr
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	* minor changes to travis & appveyor scripts; drop forml support for python 3.5
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RELEASE 3.5.53	 02/10/2020
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	* Fix bug that allowed type 0 postscript commands to persist
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RELEASE 3.5.52	 01/10/2020
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	* add support for DataMatrix barcode
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RELEASE 3.5.51	 24/09/2020
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	* fix malloc(0) issue in \_rl_accel.c \_fp_str thanks to Hans-Peter Jansen <hpj@urpla.net> @ openSUSE
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	* Add BM ExtGState option (suggestion by tjj021 @ github
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	* Fix memory leak in \_renderPM.c
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RELEASE 3.5.49	 02/09/2020
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	* ViewerPreferencesPDFDictionary add /Duplex as possibility
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	* Doctemplate add support for all ViewerPreferencesPDFDictionary keys
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	* fix bugs in USPS_4State; Barcode inherits from Flowable and object.
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RELEASE 3.5.48	 18/08/2020
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	* bug fix for balanced column special case unsplittable half column
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RELEASE 3.5.47	  7/08/2020
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	* try to limit table style cell ranges
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RELEASE 3.5.46	 22/07/2020
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	* fix style-data mismatch in LinePlot found by Anshika Sahay
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RELEASE 3.5.45	 10/07/2020
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	* fix some documentation bugs reported by Lele Gaifax
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	* fix error in BarChart axes joining reported by Faisal.Fareed
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	* ensure qr bar colour is passed (contrib by Lele Gaifax)
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	* fix img layout bug (reported by Lele Gaifax) 
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RELEASE 3.5.43	 03/06/2020
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	* small change to improve strokeDashArray handling to allow [phase, [values]] and allow stroke-dashoffset
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	* Hatching class which inherits from shapes.Path
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	* apply a pr from KENLYST @ bitbucket (gfe.py)
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RELEASE 3.5.42	 17/03/2020
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	* fix bug in tables.py reported by Kamil Niski https://bitbucket.org/rptlab/reportlab/issues/182 & Adam Kalinsky
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RELEASE 3.5.41	 4/03/2020
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	* fix python3 bug in DDIndenter.__getattr__
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RELEASE 3.5.40	28/02/2020
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	* fix broken (by robin) simple bar lables found by Djan
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RELEASE 3.5.39	26/02/2020
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	* allow selection of ttf subfonts by PS name
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	* revert to old style recursiveGetAttr
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	* raise error for problematic Canvas.setDash reported by Mike Carter from sitemorse
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RELEASE 3.5.38	14/02/2020
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	* bug fix for normalDate monthnames; bump travis; version-->3.5.38
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RELEASE 3.5.37	07/02/2020
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	* experimental support for 2d pie/doughnut shading
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RELEASE 3.5.36	28/01/2020
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	* update travis version of multibuild contrib by Matthew Brett
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	* fixes to cope with python 3.9
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	* imrove Drawing formats handling and ensure asString can do svg
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	* test fixes
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	* Label enhancement
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	* added isSubclassOf validator
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	* added CrossHair widget
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	* attempted restriction of the reportlab.lib.color.toColor function
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RELEASE 3.5.33	30/10/2019
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	* fix bug in Pie3d reported by Eldon Ziegler <eldonz@atlanticdb.com>
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	* fix bug in background splitting in repeatRows cases reported by David VanEe <david.vanee@convergent.ca>
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	* small improvements to CandleSticks
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	* created NotSet validator (use in  CandleStickProperties)
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	* update .travis.yml and .appeyor.yml hopefully to create 3.8 wheels
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RELEASE 3.5.32	24/10/2019
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	* some chart efficiency changes
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	* use clock in fontFinder contributed by Matěj Cepl @ bitbucket
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	* improve recursive access and do some minor eval/exec fixes
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RELEASE 3.5.31	15/10/2019
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	* paraparser fix contributed by ravi prakash giri <raviprakashgiri@gmail.com>
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	* better support for candlestick charts using smartGetItem
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   409
	  Reported by Kayley.Lane @ oracle.com
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   410
	* Use local libart by default
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   411
	* Use upgrade libart source to 2.3.21-3 https://salsa.debian.org/gnome-team/libart-lgpl@aa059539
4450
f4e8b84929b3 fix empty space paragraph bugs reported by Kayle Lane @ Oracle; version --> 3.5.4
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4446
diff changeset
   412
4446
8fc52ebf1240 add MANIFEST.in; version --> 3.5.2
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   413
RELEASE 3.5.2  23/07/2018
8fc52ebf1240 add MANIFEST.in; version --> 3.5.2
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   414
-------------------------
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   415
	* Bug fix release to make th sdist work properly
4446
8fc52ebf1240 add MANIFEST.in; version --> 3.5.2
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   416
8fc52ebf1240 add MANIFEST.in; version --> 3.5.2
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   417
RELEASE 3.5.1  17/07/2018
8fc52ebf1240 add MANIFEST.in; version --> 3.5.2
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   418
-------------------------
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   419
	* Bug fix for infinite looping in Paragraph (likely caused by small available Widths).
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   420
	  Reported by Kayley.Lane @ oracle.com
4446
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4428
diff changeset
   421
4428
64e936f23aa6 initial hyphenation work; version-->3.5.0rc1
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4330
diff changeset
   422
RELEASE 3.5  07/07/2018
64e936f23aa6 initial hyphenation work; version-->3.5.0rc1
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4330
diff changeset
   423
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4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   424
	* BalancedColumns flowable added
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   425
	* primitive hyphenation functionality (with Pyphen installed)
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   426
	* simple paragraphs now allow space shrinkage
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   427
	* mixed parallel / stacked barcharts mechanism
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   428
	* makeStream compression fix for python 3.x
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   429
	* reproducibility fixes
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   430
	* Bugfix for KeepWithNext and None
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   431
	* Fix pie chart issue
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   432
	* allow canvas filename to be a wrapped OS level file
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   433
	* added DocTemplate._makeCanvas
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   434
	* _text2Path fix
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   435
	* AcroForm improvements
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   436
	* added anchorAtXY parameter for images
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   437
	* fix PDF syntax error with no Outlines
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   438
	* fix bullet code
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   439
	* qrencoder fix
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   440
	* table minRowHeights support
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   441
	* stopped abusing builtins to aid compatibility
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   442
	* fix embedded font & fontfinder bugs
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   443
	* fix zero width paragraph layout error
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   444
	* doughnut charts support innerRadiusFraction
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   445
	* more controllable under and strike lines
4428
64e936f23aa6 initial hyphenation work; version-->3.5.0rc1
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4330
diff changeset
   446
64e936f23aa6 initial hyphenation work; version-->3.5.0rc1
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4330
diff changeset
   447
### Contributors:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   448
	* Axel P. Kielhorn
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   449
	* ben @ readingtype.org.uk
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   450
	* Chris Jerdonek cjerdonek @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   451
	* Dan Palmer danpalmer @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   452
	* Garry Williams gary_williams @ bit_bucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   453
	* Greg Svitak
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   454
	* htgoebel @ bitbucket
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   455
	* Johann Du Toit https://bitbucket.org/johanndt/ 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   456
	* Jon Hinton (inivatajon @ bitbucket.org)
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   457
	* Lele Gaifax
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   458
	* lisandrija @ bitbucket.org
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   459
	* lostbard @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   460
	* Martin J. Laubach bitbucket issue #140
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   461
	* Moritz Pfeiffer moritzpfeiffer @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   462
	* Raji Sundar
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   463
	* Silas Sewell silassewell @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   464
	* simonkagwe @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   465
	* Tom Alexander @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   466
	* Trevor Bullock
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   467
	* Waldemar Osuch
4428
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4330
diff changeset
   468
4330
617ffa6bbdc8 changes for release 3.4.0
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4327
diff changeset
   469
RELEASE 3.4  07/03/2017
4311
fab7ad9a3507 preparing for 3.4.0 release
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4252
diff changeset
   470
-----------------------
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   471
	* More pagesizes from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_size (contributed by https://bitbucket.org/alainchiasson/)
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   472
	* add in fillMode (fill-rule) variable to the graphics state for drawings
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   473
	* add support for automatic bullet rotation in ListFlowables.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   474
	* fix acroform annotation bug in radios (reported by Olivia Zhang)
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   475
	* fix split paragraph rendering bug (reported by Olivia Zhang & Echo Bell)
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   476
	* Allow Image to have a drawing as argument
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   477
	* support for Path autoclose & fillMode; version --> 3.3.29
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   478
	* add support for different fill policies in renderXX drawPath; version-->3.3.28
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   479
	* allow for UTF_16_LE BOM, fix for bug contributed by Michael Poindexter mpoindexter@housecanary.com
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   480
	* improved support for images in renderPM/renderSVG bug report from Claude Paroz
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   481
	* add AcroForm support to canvas; version --> 3.3.22
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   482
	* avoid cr lf line endings
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   483
	* attempt to ensure zipImported has some files or returns None
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   484
	* added additonal test to barcode/test.py
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   485
	* add an invisible font test thanks https://bitbucket.org/kb/ Konstantin Baierer
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   486
	* add mailto href test
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   487
	* improve UPCA barcode contribution by Kyle McFarlane https://bitbucket.org/kylemacfarlane/
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   488
	* attempt to fix __loader__ issues in pyinstaller suggested by dbrnz @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   489
	* fix NormalDate comprisons in python3.x
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   490
	* fix ypad use in ParagraphAndImage contrib annamarianfr@bitbucket, version-->3.3.16
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   491
	* try to prevent multiple saving contrib by Tim Meneely
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   492
	* fix problems with svg drawToString contrib by Eric Gillet & Johann Du Toit
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   493
	* fix issue reported by Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@gmail.com>
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   494
	* fix fake KeepTogether setup in handle_keepWithNext
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   495
	* add NullActionFlowable, fix empty KeepTogether
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   496
	* really merge para-measure-fix
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   497
	* merge para-measure-fix changes
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   498
	* fixes to TypedPropertyCollection
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   499
	* changes to Render class; allow drawings to specify initialFontName/Size
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   500
	* fix python>=3.2 default axis labelling to match python2.x; bugfix contributed by Robin Westin bitbucket issue #82
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   501
	* fix AttributeError reported by Kay Schluehr bitbucket issue #81
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   502
	* add experimental time value axis
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   503
	* fix bug in python shapes rendering
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   504
	* add negative span style to test_platypus_tables splitting example
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   505
	* fix segfault in _rl_accel.c; fix contributed by Neil Schemenauer as issue #78
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   506
	* attempt to remove quadratic performance hit when longTableOptimize is set
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   507
	* allow DATA: scheme in open for read
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   508
	* import Table _rowpositions calculation
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   509
	* support small ttfs which do not allow subsets
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   510
	* add rl_settings allowTTFSubsetting
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   511
	* address issue #76 (deprecated immports) reported by Richard Eames
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   512
	* add table cell support for simple background shadings, contributed by Jeffrey Creem jcreem@bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   513
	* fix bug in tables.py reported by Vytis Banaitis @ bitbucket; version-->3.3.2
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   514
	* minor change to allow barWidth setting in ecc200datamatrix.py (suggested by Kyle MacFarlane @ bitbucket)
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   515
	* make paraparser syntax errors real and fix <sup/sub> tags to have relative values; version-->3.3.1
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   516
	* ReportLab now runs all tests under Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 & 3.6.
4311
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4252
diff changeset
   517
fab7ad9a3507 preparing for 3.4.0 release
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4252
diff changeset
   518
### Contributors:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   519
	* Alain Chiasson https://bitbucket.org/alainchiasson/
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   520
	* annamarianfr@bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   521
	* Claude Paroz
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   522
	* dbrnz @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   523
	* Dinu Gherman
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   524
	* Echo Bell
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   525
	* Eric Gillet
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   526
	* Jeffrey Creem jcreem@bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   527
	* Johann Du Toit
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parents: 4483
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   528
	* Kay Schluehr bitbucket issue #81
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   529
	* Konstantin Baierer
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   530
	* Kyle McFarlane https://bitbucket.org/kylemacfarlane/
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   531
	* Michael Poindexter mpoindexter@housecanary.com
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
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	* Neil Schemenauer
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   533
	* Olivia Zhang
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   534
	* Richard Eames
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   535
	* Robin Westin
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   536
	* Tim Meneely
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   537
	* Vytis Banaitis @ bitbucket
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   538
	* Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna@gmail.com>
4311
fab7ad9a3507 preparing for 3.4.0 release
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4252
diff changeset
   539
4201
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
diff changeset
   540
4252
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robin
parents: 4205
diff changeset
   541
RELEASE 3.3  17/02/2016
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robin
parents: 4205
diff changeset
   542
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4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   543
	* Canvas & Doctemplate now allow specification of the initial font Name, Size & Leading. Prevously you had to mess with rl_settings to accomplish this.
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   544
	* Canvas & Doctemplate now support specification of the crop/art/trim/bleed boxes.
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   545
	* Add option to auto generate missing TTF font names. Handy for CJKers with home produced fonts. Also attempt to prevent usage of multiple TTFs with same name.
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   546
	* Paragraph styles now have justifyBreaks to control justification of lines broken with <br/>.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   547
	* Paragraph styles now have justifyLastLine=n to control justification of last lines with more than n words (0 means do not).
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   548
	* Added EAN-5 and ISBN barcode widgets (contribution by Edward Greve).
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   549
	* Bug fix of QrCodeWidget (prompted by https://bitbucket.org/fubu/).
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   550
	* Frames now have support for automatic flowables at the top of frame. story support via the class reportlab.platypus.flowables.SetTopFlowables.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   551
	* Added support for Trapped and ModDate PDF info dictionary keys.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   552
	* Bug fix for pie charts with no data (raised by  Michael Spector).
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   553
	* New barcodes BarcodeCode128Auto & BarcodeECC200DataMatrix (contributed by Kyle MacFarlane).
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   554
	* Improved LinePlot marker handling.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   555
	* PyPy improvements inspired by Marius Gedminas.
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   556
	* Bug fix in reportlab.lib.utils.simpleSplit (reported by Chris Buergi <cb@enerweb.ch>).
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   557
	* Unwanted escaping in renderSVG fixed (reported by Ruby Yocum).
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   558
	* Bug fix in _rl_accel.c (remove excess state and fix refcount breakage reported by Mark De Wit <mark.dewit@iesve.com>).
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   559
	* Code128 barcode length optimization inspired by Klaas Feenstra.
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   560
	* Paragraph <sup>/<super> & <sub> tags now support rise & size attributes to allow special control over position & font size.
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   561
	* Splitting tables now remove unwanted styles in the first part of the split (reported by Lele Gaifax). 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   562
	* test changes inspired by https://bitbucket.org/stoneleaf
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   563
	* ReportLab now runs all tests under Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4 & 3.5.
4252
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parents: 4205
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   564
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robin
parents: 4205
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   565
fe660f227cac changes for release 3.3.0
robin
parents: 4205
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   566
### Contributors:
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   567
	* Edward Greve
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   568
	* https://bitbucket.org/fubu/
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   569
	* Michael Spector
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   570
	* Kyle MacFarlane
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   571
	* Marius Gedminas
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   572
	* Chris Buergi
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   573
	* Ruby Yocum
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   574
	* Mark de Wit
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   575
	* Klaas Feenstra
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   576
	* Lele Gaifax
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
   577
	* https://bitbucket.org/stoneleaf
4252
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robin
parents: 4205
diff changeset
   578
4201
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parents: 4200
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   579
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   580
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4199
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parents: 4198
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   581
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   582
   * Added proportional underlining specific to font sizes, set via the `underlineProportion` attribute of ParagraphStyles. 
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   583
   * TrueType fonts: added support for cmaps 10 & 13
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   584
   * DocTemplate class now supports a boolean `displayDocTitle` argument.
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parents: 4201
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   585
   * TableofContents now supports a formatter argument to allow formatting of the displayed page numbers (eg for appendices etc).
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
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   * Table `repeatRows` can now be a tuple of row numbers to allow incomplete ranges of rows to be repeated. 
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
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   * Tables now do pass instance.`spaceBefore` & `spaceAfter` to their split children when split 
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   588
   * Several strangenesses were fixed in the pdfbase.pdfform module; Multiple usage is now allowed.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   589
   * Error message fixes
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   590
   * Various environment fixes for Google Application Environment
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   591
   * Resource fixes
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   592
   * PDFDoc can now set the `Lang` attribute
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   593
   * canvas.drawString and similar now allow the character spacing to be set 
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   594
   * Index of accented stuff has been improved
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   595
   * RTL code was improved
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
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diff changeset
   596
   * fix Propertyset.clone
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   597
   * `flowables.py`: fix ImageAndFlowables so it avoids testing negative availableWidth 
4199
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parents: 4198
diff changeset
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4204
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   599
### Contributors:
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parents: 4199
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   * Steven Jacobs
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
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   601
   * Philip Semanchuk
58965da2e8d8 added list of contributors
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
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   602
   * Marius Gedminas
58965da2e8d8 added list of contributors
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
diff changeset
   603
   * masklinn
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
diff changeset
   604
   * Kale Franz
58965da2e8d8 added list of contributors
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
diff changeset
   605
   * Albertas Agejavas
4201
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parents: 4200
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   606
   • Anders Hammarquist
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
diff changeset
   607
   * jvanzuela @ bitbucket
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
diff changeset
   608
   * Glen Lindermann
dac976dbffd4 update to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
diff changeset
   609
   * Greg Jones
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
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   610
   * James Bynd
4204
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diff changeset
   611
   * fcoelho @ bitbucket
4200
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
diff changeset
   612
4201
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4200
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   613
dac976dbffd4 update to change log
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parents: 4200
diff changeset
   614
RELEASE 3.1  22/04/2014
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parents: 4201
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   615
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4198
daebffad20fa Update changes text to 3.1 release
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4040
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   616
daebffad20fa Update changes text to 3.1 release
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4040
diff changeset
   617
If you are running ReportLab 3.0.x, the changes are minor.
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   618
   * support for emoji - characters outside the Unicode basic multilingual plane
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   619
   * improved pip-based installers will pull in all the needed dependencies; Pillow 2.4 appears to deal with all our issues.
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Andy Robinson <andy@reportlab.com>
parents: 3614
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   620
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   621
### Contributors
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parents: 4201
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   622
   * Ivan Tchomgue
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parents: 4201
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   623
   * Waldemar Osuch
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
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   624
   * masayuku
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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   625
   * alexandrel_sgi
4200
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parents: 4199
diff changeset
   626
58965da2e8d8 added list of contributors
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4199
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4204
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parents: 4201
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   628
RELEASE 3.0  14/02/2014
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parents: 4201
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   629
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4040
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parents: 3614
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   630
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parents: 4483
diff changeset
   631
ReportLab 3.0 now supports Python 2.7, 3.3 and higher.	
4040
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   632
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   633
There has been a substantial internal rewrite to ensure consistent use of unicode strings for
60080318e740 release 3.0 documentation updates
Andy Robinson <andy@reportlab.com>
parents: 3614
diff changeset
   634
  natural-language text, and of bytes for all file format internals.  The intent
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parents: 3614
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   635
  is to make as few API changes as possible so that there should be little or no
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parents: 3614
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   636
  impact on users and their applications.  Changes are too numerous but can be
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parents: 3614
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   637
  seen on Bitbucket.
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parents: 3614
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parents: 3614
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   639
### Python 3.x compatibility
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   640
  * Python 3.x compatibility.  A single line of code should run on 2.7 and 3.3
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   641
  * __init__.py restricts to 2.7 or >=3.3
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   642
  * __init__.py allow the import of on optional reportlab.local_rl_mods to allow monkey patching etc.
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   643
  * rl_config now imports rl_settings & optionally local_rl_settings
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   644
  * ReportLab C extensions now live inside reportlab; _rl_accel is no longer required; All _rl_accel imports now 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   645
	pass through reportlab.lib.rl_accel
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   646
  * xmllib is gone, alongside the paraparser stuff that caused issues in favour of HTMLParser.
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   647
  * some obsolete C extensions (sgmlop and pyHnj) are gone
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parents: 3614
diff changeset
   648
  * Improved support for multi-threaded systems to the _rl_accel extension module.
4204
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   649
  * Removed reportlab/lib/ para.py & pycanvas.py;  these would better belong in third party packages, 
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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   650
	which can make use of the monkeypatching feature above.
4040
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parents: 3614
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   651
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   652
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parents: 3614
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   653
### New features
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   654
  * Add ability to output greyscale and 1-bit PIL images without conversion to RGB. (contributed by Matthew Duggan)
4040
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parents: 3614
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   655
  * highlight annotation (contributed by Ben Echols)
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### Other
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  * numerous very minor fixes, visible through BitBucket.
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RELEASE 2.7  04/04/2013
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#### Charts / graphics enhancements
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  * Added SimpleTimeSeriesPlot
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  * added _computeMaxSpace
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  * added in lineStyle (for bars)
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   668
  * improved SVG rendering
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  * Pie Chart now has an `innerRadiusFraction` to allow doughnut-like appearance for 2d charts	(it has no effect with 3d charts). 
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	The separate 'doughnut' chart lacks many pie chart features and should only be used if you wanted multiple nested doughnuts. 
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#### Charts/graphics bug fixes
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  * piecharts.py: fix Pie3d __init__ to call its superclass
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  * linecharts.py: fix swatch creation
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  * fixed `y` axis in the simple time series plot
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#### PDF
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  * Fixes to testshapes & pdfform resetting
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  * colors.py
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  * various minor fixes
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#### Platypus
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  * Defined a small bullet rather than a big circle as the default for unordered lists
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  * fixed attribute spelling bug
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  * fixed CJK + endDots
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### Acknowledgements
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  Many thanks to Andrew Cutler, Dinu Gherman, Matthias Kirst and Stephan Richter for their contributions to this release.
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RELEASE 2.6  27/09/2012
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This is a minor release focusing mainly on improved documentation.	There are a 
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number of minor enhancements, and a larger number of previous-undocumented
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enhancements which we have documented better.
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#### General changes
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   * Manuals have been reformatted with more pleasing code snippets and tables of 
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   700
	 contents, and reviewed and expanded
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   701
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   702
#### Flowing documents (Platypus)
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   703
   * Added support for HTML-style list objects
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   704
   * Added flexible mechanism for drawing bullets
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   705
   * Allowed XPreformatted objects to use Asian line wrapping
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   * Added an `autoNextPageTemplate` attribute to PageTemplates.  For example you 
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	 can now set up a 'chapter first page template' which will always be followed
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   708
	 by a 'continuation template' on the next page break, saving the programmer from
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   709
	 having to issue control flow commands in the story.
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   * added a TopPadder flowable, which will 'wrap' another Flowable and move it 
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	 to the bottom of the current page.  
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   * More helpful error messages when large tables cannot be rendered
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   713
   * Documentation for images within text (`test_032_images`)
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   714
   * Trailing dots for use on contents pages
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   715
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#### Charts and graphics
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   717
   * Support for UPCA bar codes
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   718
   * We now have a semi-intelligent system for labelling pie charts with 
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   719
	 callout lines.  Thanks to James Martin-Collar, a maths student at Warwick 
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   720
	 University, who did this as his summer internship.
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   721
   * Axes - added startOffset and endOffset properties; allowed for axis 
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   722
	 background annotations.
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   723
   * Bar charts - allow more control of z Index (i.e. drawing order of axes and
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   724
	 lines)
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   725
   * Pie charts - fixed bugs in 3d appearance
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   726
   * SVG output back end has seen some bugs fixed and now outputs resizeable SVG
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   727
   
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   728
### Contributors
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   729
   * Alex Buck
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   730
   * Felix Labrecque <felixl@densi.com>
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   731
   * Peter Johnson <johnson.peter@gmail.com>
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   732
   * James Martin-Collar
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laurence
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   733
   * Guillaume Francois
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   734
   
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RELEASE 2.5  at 18:00 GMT  01/Oct/2010
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   738
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   739
Many new features have been added and numerous bugs have been fixed.
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   740
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   741
Thanks to everybody who has contributed to the open-source toolkit in
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   742
the run-up to the 2.5 release, whether by reporting bugs, sending patches,
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   743
or contributing to the reportlab-users mailing list.
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   744
Major contributors are credited in the user documentation.
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   745
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   746
   * Support for colour separated PDF output and other optimisations and
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   747
	 features for high-quality printing, including enforcement of colour
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   748
	 models for CMYK, RGB, and "spot colours"
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   749
   * Long table optimisations are now turned on by default.  Previously,
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   750
	 documents with very long tables spanning many pages could take a long
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parents: 4483
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   751
	 time to create because we considered the whole table to work out row
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   752
	 and column sizes.	A patch was submitted some time ago to fix this
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   753
	 controlled by a flag in the rl_config file, but this was set 'off'
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parents: 4483
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   754
	 for compatibility.  Users are often not aware of this and we haven't
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   755
	 found any real-world cases where the new layout technique works badly,
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   756
	 so we are turning this behaviour on.
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   757
   * New support for QR barcodes - [try our demo!](https://www.reportlab.com/demos/qr/)
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   758
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   759
#### PDF
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   760
   * Colour separation and other enhancements for high-end print
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rgbecker
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   761
   * Python 2.7 support
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   762
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   763
#### Charts
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   764
   * reportlab.graphics.charts.axes
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   765
	   * ValueAxis
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   766
		   * avoidBoundSpace - Space to allow above and below
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   767
		   * abf_ignore_zero - Set to True to make the avoidBoundFrac calculations treat zero as non-special
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   768
		   * keepTickLabelsInside - Ensure tick labels do not project beyond bounds of axis if true
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   769
	   * NormalDateXValueAxis
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   770
		   * specialTickClear - clear rather than delete close ticks when forced first/end dates
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   771
	   * AdjYValueAxis
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   772
		   * labelVOffset - add this to the labels
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   773
   * reportlab.graphics.charts.barcharts
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   774
	   * BarChart
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   775
		   * categoryLabelBarSize - width to leave for a category label to go between categories
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   776
		   * categoryLabelBarOrder - where any label bar should appear first/last
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   777
		   * barRecord (advanced) - callable(bar,label=labelText,value=value,**kwds) to record bar information
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   778
   * reportlab.graphics.charts.legends
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   779
	   * SubColProperty
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   780
		   * dx - x offset from default position
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   781
		   * dy - y offset from default position
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   782
	   * Legend
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   783
		   * swdx - x position adjustment for the swatch
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   784
		   * swdy - y position adjustment for the swatch
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   785
   * reportlab.graphics.charts.piecharts
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   786
	   * Pie
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   787
		   * wedgeRecord (advanced) - callable(wedge,*args,**kwds)
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   788
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   789
   * reportlab.graphics.charts.utils
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   790
	   * DrawTimeCollector - generic mechanism for collecting information about nodes at the time they are about to be drawn
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RELEASE 2.4  at 18:00 GMT  20/Jan/2010
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   794
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   795
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#### PDF
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   797
   * lots of improvements and verbosity to error messages and the way they are handled.
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   * font size can now be specified in pixels
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   799
   * unicode file names are now accepted
3288
d361ad4e5bf6 user guide changes
meitham
parents: 3105
diff changeset
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4204
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diff changeset
   801
#### Platypus
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   802
   * canvas auto cropmarks
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   803
   * added support for styles h4-h6
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   804
   * Improved support for onDraw and SimpleIndex
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   805
   * Add support for index tableStyle
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parents: 4201
diff changeset
   806
   * Added an alphabetic grouping indexing class
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   807
   * Added support for multi-level and alphabetical indexes
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
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   * Added support for an unlimited number of TOC levels with default styles
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   809
   * Index entries can now be clickable.
3288
d361ad4e5bf6 user guide changes
meitham
parents: 3105
diff changeset
   810
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   811
#### Graphics
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   812
   * Axes values can be reversible.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   813
   * Labels on the axes can now be drawn above or below the axes (hi or low).
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
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   * A per swatch callout is now allowed in the legend.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   815
   * A new anchroing mode for string 'numeric' that align numerical strings by their decimal place.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
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   * Shapes have new attributes to specify if the shape should grow to take all canvas area (vertically or horizontally) or if the canvas should shrink to fit the shape size.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   817
   * color objects now have a clone method.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   818
   * colors module has a fade function that returns a list of different shades made up of one base colour.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   819
   * added in support for Overprint/Opacity & Separated colours
3288
d361ad4e5bf6 user guide changes
meitham
parents: 3105
diff changeset
   820
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   821
#### Bugs fixes
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   822
   * word counting in complex paragraphs has been fixed.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   823
   * SimpleIndex and TableOfContents bugs have been fixed.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   824
   * Fix for position of hyperlinks when crop marks are added.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   825
   * flowables.py: fix special case of doctemplate with no frames
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   826
   * PDFFormXObject.format missing Resources bug patch from Scott Meyer
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   827
   * KeepInFrame justification bug has been fixed.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   828
   * paragraph.py: fix linebreaking bug thanks to Roberto Alsina
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   829
   * fix unicode/str issue bug found by Michael Egorov <michwill@gmail.com>
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   830
   * YCategoryAxis makeTickLabels fix contributed by Mike Folwell <mjf@pearson.co.uk>
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   831
   * pdfdoc.py: fix ro PDFDate contributed by Robert Alsina
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   832
   * and others ..
3288
d361ad4e5bf6 user guide changes
meitham
parents: 3105
diff changeset
   833
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
   834
### Contributors
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   835
   * PJACock's (<peter@maubp.freeserve.co.uk>)
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   836
   * Hans Brand
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   837
   * Ian Stevens
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   838
   * Yoann Roman <yroman-reportlab@altalang.com>
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   839
   * Randolph Bentson
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   840
   * Volker Haas
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   841
   * Simon King
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   842
   * Henning Vonbargen
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   843
   * Michael Egorov <michwill@gmail.com>
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   844
   * Mike Folwell <mjf@pearson.co.uk>
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   845
   * Robert Alsina
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   846
   * and more ...
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   847
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   848
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   849
RELEASE 2.3  at 18:00 GMT  04/Feb/2009
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   850
--------------------------------------
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   851
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   852
#### PDF
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   853
   * Encryption support (see encrypt parameter on Canvas and BaseDocTemplate constructor)
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   854
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   855
#### Platypus
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   856
   * TableOfContents - Creates clickable tables of contents
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   857
   * Variable border padding for paragraphs (using the borderPadding style attribute)
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   858
   * New programming Flowable, docAssert, used to assert expressions on wrap time.
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   859
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   860
#### Bug fixes
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   861
   * Fixed old documentation and installation issues
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   862
   * 610 - Fixed Image anchoring code to match documentation
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   863
   * 704 - renderSVG groups problem
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   864
   * 706 - rl_codecs.py now compatible with WordAxe
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   865
   * and others...
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   866
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   867
### Contributors 
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   868
   * Yoann Roman
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   869
   * Dinu Gherman
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   870
   * Dirk Holtwick
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   871
   * Marcel Tromp
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   872
   * Henning von Bargen
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   873
   * Paul Barrass
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   874
   * Adrian Klaver
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   875
   * Hans Brand
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   876
   * Ian Stevens
3084
fa5bd7f45ce1 Updated CHANGES.txt with changes for 2.3.
jonas
parents: 3054
diff changeset
   877
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   878
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   879
RELEASE 2.2  at 18:00 GMT  10/Sep/2008
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   880
--------------------------------------
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   881
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
   882
#### PDF
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   883
   * pdfmetrics: Added registerFontFamily function
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   884
   * Basic support for pdf document viewer preferences (e.g.: fullscreen).
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   885
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
   886
#### Platypus
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   887
   * Paragraph <img> tag support for inline images.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   888
   * Paragraph autoleading support (helps with <img> tags).
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   889
   * Platypus doctemplate programming support.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   890
   * Support for tables with non-uniform row length.
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   891
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
   892
#### Graphics
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   893
   * RGBA image support for suitable bitmap types.
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   894
   * LTO labelling barcode.
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   895
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   896
And many bugfixes...
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
   897
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   898
### Contributors 
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   899
   * Matt Folwell
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   900
   * Jerome Alet
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   901
   * Harald Armin Massa
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   902
   * kevin@booksys.com
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   903
   * Sebastian Ware
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   904
   * Martin Tate
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   905
   * Wietse Jacobs
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   906
   * Christian Jacobs
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   907
   * Volker Haas
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   908
   * Dinu Gherman
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   909
   * Dirk Datzert
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   910
   * Yuan Hong
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   911
   * Ilpo Nyyss�nen
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   912
   * Thomas Heller
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   913
   * Gael Chardon
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   914
   * Alex Smishlajev
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   915
   * Martin Loewis
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   916
   * Dirk Holtwick
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   917
   * Philippe Makowskic
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   918
   * Ian Sparks
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   919
   * Albertas Agejevas
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   920
   * Gary Poster
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   921
   * Martin Zohlhuber
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   922
   * Francesco Pierfederici
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   923
   * michael@stroeder.com
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   924
   * Derik Barclay
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   925
   * Publio da Costa Melo 
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   926
   * Jon Dyte
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   927
   * David Horkoff
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   928
   * picodello@yahoo.it
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   929
   * R�diger M�hl
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   930
   * Paul Winkler
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   931
   * Bernhard Herzog
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   932
   * Alex Martelli
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   933
   * Stuart Bishop
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
   934
   * Gael Chardon
2982
32b005bb6879 reportlab: lastminute changes before 2.2 tagging
rgbecker
parents:
diff changeset
   935
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
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RELEASE 2.1  at 15:00 GMT  24/May/2007
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### Contributors 
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   * Ilpo Nyyss�nen
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   * Thomas Heller
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   * Gael Chardon
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   * Alex Smishlajev
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   * Martin Loewis		 
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   * Dirk Holtwick
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   * Philippe Makowskic
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   * Dinu Gherman
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   * Ian Sparks
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RELEASE 2.0  at 15:00 GMT  23/May/2006
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### Contributions
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   * Andre Reitz
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   * Max M
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   * Albertas Agejevas
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   * T Blatter
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   * Ron Peleg
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   * Gary Poster
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   * Steve Halasz
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   * Andrew Mercer
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   * Paul McNett
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   * Chad Miller
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### Unicode support
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This is the Big One, and the reason some apps may break. You must now pass in 
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text either in UTF-8 or as unicode string objects. The library will handle 
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everything to do with output encoding. There is more information on this below.
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Since this is the biggest change, we'll start by reviewing how it worked in the 
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past. In ReportLab 1.x, any string input you passed to our APIs was supposed to 
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be in the same encoding as the font you selected for output. If using the 
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default fonts in Acrobat Reader (Helvetica/Times/Courier), you would have 
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implicitly used WinAnsi encoding, which is almost exactly the same as Latin-1. 
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However, if using TrueType fonts, you would have been using UTF-8. For Asian 
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fonts, you had a wide choice of encodings but had to specify which one (e.g 
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Shift-JIS or EUC for Japanese). This state of affairs meant that you had to 
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make sure that every piece of text input was in the same encoding as the font 
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used to display it.
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With ReportLab 2, none of that necessary. Instead:
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   986
Here is what's different now:
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#### Input text encoding is UTF-8 or Python Unicode strings
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  Any text you pass to a canvas API (drawString etc.), Paragraph or other 
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  flowable constructor, into a table cell, or as an attribute of a graphic (e.g. 
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  chart.title.text), is supposed to be unicode. If you use a traditional Python 
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  string, it is assumed to be UTF-8. If you pass a Unicode object, we know it's 
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  unicode. 
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   995
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#### Font encodings
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  Fonts still work in different ways, and the built-in ones will still use 
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  WinAnsi or MacRoman internally while TrueType will use UTF-8. However, the 
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  1000
  library hides this from you; it converts as it writes out the PDF file. As 
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  1001
  before, it's still your job to make sure the font you use has the characters 
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  1002
  you need, or you may get either a traceback or a visible error character. 
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  1003
  Asian CID fonts
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  1004
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  1005
  You no longer need to specify the encoding for the built-in Asian fonts, 
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  1006
  just the face name. ReportLab knows about the standard fonts in Adobe's Asian 
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jonas
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  1007
  Language Packs. 
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  1008
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  1009
#### Asian Truetype fonts
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  1010
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  1011
  The standard Truetype fonts differ slightly for Asian languages (e.g 
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  1012
  msmincho.ttc). These can now be read and used, albeit somewhat inefficiently. 
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  1013
  Asian word wrapping
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  1014
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  1015
  Previously we could display strings in Asian languages, but could not 
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  1016
  properly wrap paragraphs as there are no gaps between the words. We now have a 
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jonas
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  1017
  basic word wrapping algorithm.
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  1018
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  1019
#### unichar tag
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  1020
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  1021
  A convenience tag, <unichar/> has also been added. You can now do <unichar 
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  1022
  code="0xfc"/> or <unichar name='LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS'/> and get 
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jonas
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  1023
  a lowercase u umlaut. Names should be those in the Unicode Character Database.
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jonas
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  1024
  Accents, Greeks and symbols
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jonas
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  1025
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  1026
  The correct way to refer to all non-ASCII characters is to use their 
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jonas
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  1027
  unicode representation. This can be literal Unicode or UTF-8. Special symbols 
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jonas
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  1028
  and Greek letters (collectively, "greeks") inserted in paragraphs using the 
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jonas
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  1029
  greek tag (e.g. <greek>lambda</greek>) or using the entity references (e.g. 
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jonas
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  1030
  &lambda;) are now processed in a different way than in version 1. Previously, 
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jonas
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  1031
  these were always rendered using the Zapf Dingbats font. Now they are always 
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jonas
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  1032
  output in the font you specified, unless that font does not support that 
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jonas
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  1033
  character. If the font does not support the character, and the font you 
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jonas
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  1034
  specified was an Adobe Type 1 font, Zapf Dingbats is used as a fallback. 
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  1035
  However, at present there is no fallback in the case of TTF fonts. Note that 
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jonas
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  1036
  this means that documents that contain greeks and specify a TTF font may need 
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jonas
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  1037
  changing to explicitly specify the font to use for the greek character, or you 
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jonas
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  1038
  will see a black square in place of that character when you view your PDF 
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jonas
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  1039
  output in Acrobat Reader.
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  1040
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  1041
### Other New Features
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  1043
#### PDF
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  1044
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  1045
  * Improved low-level annotation support for PDF "free text annotations"
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  1046
	FreeTextAnnotation allows showing and hiding of an arbitrary PDF "form" 
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  1047
	(reusable chunk of PDF content) depending on whether the document is printed or 
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parents: 4483
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  1048
	viewed on-screen, or depending on whether the mouse is hovered over the 
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parents: 4483
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  1049
	content, etc.
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  1050
  * TTC font collection files are now readable:
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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  1051
	ReportLab now supports using TTF fonts packaged in .TTC files
4204
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  1052
  * East Asian font support (CID and TTF):
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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  1053
	You no longer need to specify the encoding for the built-in Asian 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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  1054
	fonts, just the face name. ReportLab knows about the standard fonts in Adobe's 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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  1055
	Asian Language Packs. 
4204
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parents: 4201
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  1056
  * Native support for JPEG CMYK images:
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parents: 4483
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  1057
	ReportLab now takes advantage of PDF's native JPEG CMYK image support, 
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
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  1058
	so that JPEG CMYK images are no longer (lossily) converted to RGB format before 
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parents: 4483
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  1059
	including them in PDF. 
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  1060
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  1061
#### Platypus
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  1062
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  1063
  * Link support in paragraphs:
4486
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  1064
	Platypus paragraphs can now contain link elements, which support both 
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parents: 4483
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  1065
	internal links to the same PDF document, links to other local PDF documents, 
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  1066
	and URL links to pages on the web. Some examples:
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  1067
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  1068
	Web links::
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parents: 4201
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  1069
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  1070
		<link href="http://www.reportlab.com/">ReportLab<link>
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parents: 4201
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  1071
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parents: 4483
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  1072
	Internal link to current PDF document::
4204
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parents: 4201
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  1073
4486
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  1074
		<link href="summary">ReportLab<link>
4204
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  1075
4486
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  1076
	External link to a PDF document on the local filesystem::
4204
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  1077
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  1078
		<link href="pdf:c:/john/report.pdf">ReportLab<link>
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  1079
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
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  1080
  * Improved wrapping support:
4486
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robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1081
	Support for wrapping arbitrary sequence of flowables around an image, 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1082
	using reportlab.platypus.flowables.ImageAndFlowables (similar to 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1083
	ParagraphAndImage).
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1084
  * `KeepInFrame`:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1085
	Sometimes the length of a piece of text you'd like to include in a 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1086
	fixed piece of page "real estate" is not guaranteed to be constrained to a 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1087
	fixed maximum length. In these cases, KeepInFrame allows you to specify an 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1088
	appropriate action to take when the text is too long for the space allocated 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1089
	for it. In particular, it can shrink the text to fit, mask (truncate) 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1090
	overflowing text, allow the text to overflow into the rest of the document, or 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1091
	raise an error.
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1092
  * Improved convenience features for inserting unicode symbols and other 
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1093
  characters:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1094
	`<unichar/>` lets you conveniently insert unicode characters using the 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1095
	standard long name or code point. Characters inserted with the `<greek>` tags 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1096
	(e.g. `<greek>lambda</greek>`) or corresponding entity references (e.g. &lambda;) 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1097
	support arbitrary fonts (rather than only Zapf Dingbats).
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1098
  * Table spans and splitting improved:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1099
	Cell spanning in tables used to go wrong sometimes when the table split 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1100
	over a page. We believe this is improved, although there are so many table 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1101
	features that it's hard to define correct behaviour in all cases.
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1102
  * `KeepWithNext` improved:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1103
	Paragraph styles have long had an attribute keepWithNext, but this was 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1104
	buggy when set to True. We believe this is fixed now. keepWithNext is important 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1105
	for widows and orphans control; you typically set it to True on headings, to 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1106
	ensure at least one paragraph appears after the heading and that you don't get 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1107
	headings alone at the bottom of a column. 
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
  1108
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
  1109
#### Graphics
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1110
  * Barcodes:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1111
	The barcode package has been added to the standard reportlab 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1112
	toolkit distribution (it used to live separately in our contributions area). It 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1113
	has also seen fairly extensive reworking for production use in a recent 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1114
	project. These changes include adding support for the standard European EAN 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1115
	barcodes (EAN 8 and EAN13).
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1116
  * Improvements to Legending:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1117
	Instead of manual placement, there is now a attachment point (N, 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1118
	S, E, W, etc.), so that the legend is always automatically positioned correctly 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1119
	relative to the chart. Swatches (the small sample squares of colour / pattern 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1120
	fill sometimes displayed in the legend) can now be automatically created from 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1121
	the graph data. Legends can now have automatically-computed totals (useful for 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1122
	financial applications).
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1123
  * More and better ways to place piechart labels:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1124
	New smart algorithms for automatic pie chart label positioning 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1125
	have been added. You can now produce nice-looking labels without manual 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1126
	positioning even for awkward cases in big runs of charts.
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1127
  * Adjustable piechart slice ordering:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1128
	For example. pie charts with lots of small slices can be 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1129
	configured to alternate thin and thick slices to help the label placement 
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1130
	algorithm work better.
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1131
  * Improved spiderplots
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
  1132
4205
73ab083a354a minor edits to change log
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4204
diff changeset
  1133
#### Noteworthy bug fixes
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1134
  * Fixes to TTF splitting (patch from Albertas Agejevas):
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1135
	This affected some documents using font subsetting
4204
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1136
  * Tables with spans improved splitting:
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1137
	Splitting of tables across pages did not work correctly when the table had
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1138
	row/column spans
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1139
  * Fix runtime error affecting keepWithNext
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1140
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
  1141
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1142
Older releases
b6e6338eed55 update changelog [to markdown]
Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1143
--------------
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
  1144
4204
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Ricardo Mendonca <ricardo@reportlab.com>
parents: 4201
diff changeset
  1145
Please refer to subversion backlogs for a low level change list
3054
9055afab3268 Created higher level changes list and removed svn logs.
jonas
parents: 2982
diff changeset
  1146
4486
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1147
	RELEASE 1.20 at 18:00 GMT  25/Nov/2004
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1148
	RELEASE 1.19 at 18:00 GMT  21/Jan/2004
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1149
	RELEASE 1.18 at 12:00 GMT  9/Jul/2003
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1150
	RELEASE 1.17 at 16:00 GMT  3/Jan/2003
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1151
	RELEASE 1.16 at 16:00 GMT  7/Nov/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1152
	RELEASE 1.15 at 14:00 GMT  9/Aug/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1153
	RELEASE 1.14 at 18:00 GMT 28/May/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1154
	RELEASE 1.13 at 15:00 GMT 27/March/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1155
	RELEASE 1.12 at 17:00 GMT 28/February/2002
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1156
	RELEASE 1.11 at 14:00 GMT 12/December/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1157
	RELEASE 1.10 at 14:00 GMT 06/November/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1158
	RELEASE 1.09 at 14:00 BST 13/August/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1159
	RELEASE 1.08 at 12:00 BST 19/June/2001
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1160
	RELEASE 1.07 at 11:54 BST 2001/05/02
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1161
	RELEASE 1.06 at 14:00 BST 2001/03/30
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1162
	RELEASE 1.03 on 2001/02/09
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1163
	RELEASE 1.02 on 2000/12/11
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1164
	RELEASE 1.01 on 2000/10/10
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1165
	RELEASE 1.00 on 2000/07/20
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1166
	RELEASE 0.95 on 2000/07/14
b5673e9d2876 fix frame background stroking for the container case. version --> 3.5.16
robin <robin@reportlab.com>
parents: 4483
diff changeset
  1167
	RELEASE 0.94 on 2000/06/20