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PDF on the Fly Changes

This page documents changes that have been made to the PDF-PL library to fix problems found by its users. Other information on changes to the library will also appear here as and when they occur.

Date Problem Module(s)
1999 PDFs created on Windows systems resulted in Acrobat needing to rebuild damaged file. Output was being generated in ASCII/text mode thus converting newlines to carriage return/linefeed pairs and invalidating the file's cross-reference table. Binary mode was set for the output file.
29th March 2000 PDF-PL hanging with Perl on Windows NT systems. The system date command was being used to generate the PDF file ID, which required user input on Windows NT. This was changed to use the Perl localtime function.

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