Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.13 Beta 1 Released

Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.13 Beta 1 has been released and is ready for downloading and testing. Version 9.13 Beta 1 includes updated digital signature and text extraction support as well as other new functions, bug fixes and enhancements. The 9.13 Beta 1 installer can be downloaded from the button below.

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Release Notes

New functions

  • GetFormFieldCheckStyle
  • SetFieldSignatureImage
  • GetFormFieldTabOrderEx
  • SetSignProcessField
  • SetSignProcessInfo
  • SetSignProcessPFXFromFile
  • NewSignProcessFromFile
  • NewSignProcessFromStream
  • NewSignProcessFromString
  • EndSignProcessToFile
  • EndSignProcessToStream
  • EndSignProcessToString
  • DAExtractPageTextBlocks
  • ExtractPageTextBlocks
  • ExtractFilePageTextBlocks
  • GetTextBlockCount
  • GetTextBlockFontName
  • GetTextBlockFontSize
  • GetTextBlockBound
  • GetTextBlockColorType
  • GetTextBlockColor
  • GetTextBlockText
  • GetTextBlockCharWidth
  • ReleaseTextBlocks
  • DAGetTextBlockCount
  • DAGetTextBlockFontName
  • DAGetTextBlockFontSize
  • DAGetTextBlockBound
  • DAGetTextBlockColorType
  • DAGetTextBlockColor
  • DAGetTextBlockText
  • DAGetTextBlockCharWidth
  • DAReleaseTextBlocks

Bug fixes

  • Improved handling of form field dictionaries that have been merged with an annotation dictionary
  • Signature field appearances are no longer affected by changes to the field properties
  • Correct glyph index matching for certain TrueType fonts
  • DAAppendFile now works with files larger than 2GB
  • DAAppendFile once again works with files containing xref streams
  • Corrected output of certain negative floating point numbers
  • Prevent recursive loop when retrieving certain field names with the direct access functions
  • MergeDocument sets the final document version number to the highest of the input documents
  • Fix in EMF Import for rotated and aligned text
  • Reading/writing XMP metadata is now enabled in the 64-bit builds
  • MoveLayer now correctly handles an indirect reference to the page Contents array
  • Improved UpdateAppearanceStream for certain field types


  • Minor changes for Lazarus/FPC compilation
  • Performance improvement for changing form field rotations
  • Added support for ETO_CLIPPED to metafile import
  • Improvements to handling of XFA data
  • Improvements to detection of inline image data length
  • Better handling of negative font descent values
  • New text extraction options to split on double space and to trim characters outside the extraction area
  • Limit pattern textures to 3000×3000 pixels

Upgrading To Version 9

If you are still using version 7 or 8 and would like to upgrade visit this page:

Feedback! Any feedback large or small is appreciated. We’ll shortly be planning the next round of exciting new features for Debenu Quick PDF Library, so we’d really like to know what you want to see added to the SDK. Don’t be shy, email us at and have your say.

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