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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 6.0.1:

Fixes:

  • NullReferenceException at PDFKeeper.WindowsApplication.CommonViewPresenter.Dispose(Boolean disposing) that is being logged to PDFKeeper.log during application shutdown.
  • Help topic not opening when F1 is pressed while Set Category dialog is open.
  • Welcome Help Topic opening instead of 'Configuring an Upload Folder' topic when F1 is pressed while Manage Upload Folder Configurations dialog is open after New or Edit is selected.
  • Upload in progress status bar icon is being displayed when no PDF files need to be uploaded but other, unsupported file types exist in the Upload folder.
  • UploadFolderErrorToolStripStatusLabel will remain visible on the status bar after all of the files that cannot be uploaded were removed from the Upload folder and will remain visible until the next upload cycle runs that uploads one or more PDF files.
  • Wait cursor display delay when Select All or Deselect All is selected from the File menu.
  • Progress bar on Main Form not updating properly during a lengthy Search Results operation (Delete, Export, or setting of a Category).
  • 'Failed to create restore point (Process = C:Windowssystem32msiexec.exe /V; Description = Installed/Removed PDFKeeper; Error = 0x80042306)' is logged to Windows Application Event Log during an install and uninstall.

Other Changes:

  • Updated iTextSharp to 5.5.13.2
  • Updated AutoUpdater.NET to 1.6.3

What's New in version 5.0.3:

Compatible Database Management Systems:

  • Oracle Database 11g Express Edition
  • Oracle Database 18c Express Edition
  • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (no longer being tested)
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (no longer being tested)
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (tested with version 12.2.0.1.0)
  • Oracle Database 18c (tested with version 18.3)
  • Oracle Database 19c (tested with version 19.3)
  • Setup instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release)

Notable Changes:

  • Fixed an issue with Add PDF Documents dialog not having focus after selecting a PDF document
  • Fixed left panel of main form not always opening full width after Search Results grid view is filled when the width of the columns exceeded the width of Search Results grid view
  • Fixed Search Results grid view Category column not sizing correctly after selecting Toggle Right Panel to show right panel and then selecting Toggle Right Panel again to hide right panel
  • Fixed selected Search tab on main form not always being visible after the right panel collapsed state has changed
  • When Search Results is refreshed, the previously selected document record will be selected

Additional Information:

  • Starting with version 4.0.0, PDFKeeper is installed per-user, requiring older, per-machine installs to be uninstalled manually
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.1.0 or earlier, the database schema will require an upgrade. Database Schema Upgrade instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release)
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.1.0 or earlier, Oracle Data Access Components Runtime 19.3 is now required that includes an updated Oracle Data Provider for .NET. Instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release)
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.x.x, the User name and Data source will need to be entered on the first login
  • Oracle Database 19c (19.3) requires the Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.30501 to be installed on the computer hosting the database

Caveats:

  • Annotations in a PDF document are not filtered by Oracle Database
  • Embedded fonts in a PDF document are not filtered correctly by Oracle Database

What's New in version 5.0.1:

Client Requirements:

  • Windows (32 or 64 bit) with .NET Framework 4.6.1 or higher.
  • Any additional requirements will be referenced in the Help file (available in the binary release).

Compatible Database Management Systems:

  • Oracle Database 11g Express Edition
  • Oracle Database 18c Express Edition
  • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (no longer being tested)
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (no longer being tested)
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (tested with version 12.2.0.1.0)
  • Oracle Database 18c (tested with version 18.3)
  • Oracle Database 19c (tested with version 19.3)
  • Setup instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release).

Notable Changes:

  • Fixed 'PDFKeeper has detected that you've upgraded from an older version' message box from being displayed when PDFKeeper was upgraded from version 5.0.0 or above.
  • Upload status no longer shows running after one or more PDF documents fail to upload.
  • Fixed User Interface hanging while the Upload process is running.
  • Fixed unhandled InvalidOperationException during an upload that needs to be caught without displaying an error.
  • Modified PDF file and application generated supplemental data will now be permanently deleted from the UploadStaging folder after being uploaded.

Third-Party Updates in the Binary Release:

  • pdftopng from Xpdf Tools was updated to 4.02.
  • AutoUpdater.NET was updated to 1.5.8.
  • Additional Information
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.1.0 or earlier, the database schema will require an upgrade. Database Schema Upgrade instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release).
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.1.0 or earlier, Oracle Data Access Components Runtime 19.3 is now required that includes an updated Oracle Data Provider for .NET. Instructions are available in the Help file (available in the binary release).
  • When upgrading from PDFKeeper 4.x.x, the User name and Data source will need to be entered on the first login with PDFKeeper 5.0.1.
  • Starting with PDFKeeper 5.0.0, Database Connection Pooling has been turned off to prevent PDFKeeper from consuming large amounts of memory on the database server causing 'ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection'.
  • Oracle Database 19c (19.3) requires the Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.30501 to be installed on the computer hosting the database.

Caveats:

  • Starting with PDFKeeper 4.0.0, PDFKeeper is installed per-user requiring per-machine installs of PDFKeeper will need to be uninstalled manually.
  • Annotations in a PDF document are not filtered by Oracle Database.
  • Embedded fonts in a PDF document are not filtered correctly by Oracle Database.

What's new in this version 2.4.0:

  • This is a minor release including enhancements and fixes.
  • Information Properties Editor form is now modeless which will allow switching to the main form without closing the Information Properties Editor.
  • Sumatra PDF has been updated, now at version 1.9.
  • iTextSharp has been updated, now at version 5.1.3.
  • Documentation has been updated for new release of Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 and ODAC 11.2 Release 3.
  • Improvements to the product's quality and reliability.

What's new in this version 2.3.0:

  • This is a minor release with some enhancements and fixes.
  • Sumatra PDF has been updated, now at version 1.7.
  • iTextSharp has been updated, now at version 5.1.2.
  • Improvements to the product's quality and reliability.

What's new in this version 2.2.0:

  • This is a minor release with some significant enhancements and fixes.
  • Document Notes and Document Keywords functionality has been consolidated into the Main form.
  • Sumatra PDF has been updated, now at version 1.6.
  • iTextSharp has been updated, now at version 5.1.1.
  • Improvements to the product's quality and reliability.

What's new in this version 2.1.0:

  • This is a minor release with some significant enhancements and fixes.
  • PDFKeeper will now check if a newer version is available.
  • Main form has been enhanced.
  • Information Properties Editor form has been enhanced.
  • Document Notes form has been enhanced.
  • iTextSharp has been updated, now at version 5.0.6.
  • Sumatra PDF has been updated, now at version 1.4.
  • Improvements to the product's quality and reliability.

What's new in this version 2.0.0:

  • This is a major release with some significant enhancements and fixes.
  • Completely rewritten in Visual Basic for .NET Framework; Open Object Rexx 4.0.0 is no longer required.
  • Server-side functionality has been deprecated and is now part of the client, making initial configuration easier.
  • Oracle Express Client is no longer required when connecting remotely. However, Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) 11.2.0.1.2 is now required on all systems that will use the PDFKeeper application, offering compatibity with .NET Framework 2.0.
  • Rexx/SQL is no longer used and has been removed.
  • pdfinfo.exe from Xpdf and pdftk have been replaced by iTextSharp.
  • Sumatra PDF has been updated, now at version 1.1.
  • The Database Setup will now build the database schema with the BASIC_LEXER, replacing the WORLD_LEXER.
  • Additional software testing for this release was performed by nResult.
  • Improvements to the product's quality and reliability.