XSL-FO Designer for Apache FOP

2.7.0 - April 2018

  • added Report Analyzer feature
  • fix manual change of dimensions (reports cannot be opened after saving)
  • change tool tip of the export FO button
  • fix loops in XPath dialog

2.6.0 - April 2018

  • Excel output on cloud server
  • added border box object to the palette
  • added name property for line and markers
  • update field dimensions and position in the properties
  • pretty format FO Code window
  • fix compatibility fixed field area and fixed object height
  • fix compatibility fixed field area and column markers
  • fix error if free code (not cell type) is in empty cell

2.5.0 - March 2018

  • added fix field positions for areas
  • added page break after X repetition of areas
  • added spinning button to fine positioning and sizing of fields
  • added scaling of background images
  • added embedding of background images, no file system required anymore
  • page footer, page header and report footer can be made invisible
  • fix encoding for inhouse J4LFOPServer
  • Fix justify alignment in memo fields
  • fix send to front/back
  • fix custom page size setting

2.4.0 - Jan/Feb 2018

  • PDF protection functionality (for Cloud FOP Server)
  • Fixes for memo fields
  • Fixes for subtotal reference field

2.3.0 - Jan/Feb 2018

  • License key format changed
  • Support for remote cloud testing 
  • License information in exported xsl-fo
  • Sending emails from the designer
  • Preferences pages reorganized
  • New program icons and splash screen
  • Fixed response reading bug when using remote PDF server
  • Added progress window for remote PDF rendering
  • Use of Java 1.8 VM
  • Support for HTTPS

2.2.0 - Jan 2018

  • Support for templates (reusable reports)
  • Support for HTML fields (formatted long text fields)
  • Support for Memo fields
  • Support for variables (placeholders in long text fields)
  • Version for Mac OS

2.1.0 - Dec 2017

  • Allow deletion of row markers in header areas. Required for imported legacy report
  • New example report with 2 columns
  • Added 2 additional field for grouping
  • Added local grouping flag
  • Advanced settings in area objects
  • Initialization code in the report
  • New example PersonKey , keys and variable examples
  • Documentation for the use of key and variables
  • Use of condition in flavour tab when there is only one flavour. In this case it is like making the field conditional
  • Description of subversion installation on java4less.com
  • New menu item "Select all"
  • Add documentation field in the reports properties
  • Fix area border type combo box
  • Allow row markers in header areas
  • Fix display problem when inserting new areas
  • Set row height flag in areas (allow areas to shrink)
  • Added waiting cursor for long lasting operations
  • Document naming of files (reports and projects)
  • Added example server URL in the preferences window
  • Fix bug in xsl-fo output when there are no column markers and the area has subareas

2.0.0 Nov-2017

  • Major release based on the Eclipse Platform

1.6.3

  •  new preview tab
  •  new code tab 
  •  new free code field
  •  fixed minor problem selecting objects for resizing
  •  new menu item "select all" and "deselect all"
  •  fixed UI error while working with several selected objects 
  • undo option


1.6.2.2

  •  fix align to grid setting 
  •  fix save dialog for FO files

1.6.2.1

  •  fix constant image for Apex 


1.6.2

  •  fix for saving reports in UTF-8 charset 

1.6.1 

  •  fix for APEX Listener, use xsl:stylesheet instead of xsl:transform

1.6

  • database for report templates and versioning
  • user/password protected
  • embedded constant images in xsl-fo
  • embedded dynamic images from source XML (base 64 encoded)
  • embedded chart definition, no need for reference to external file
  • support for opening PDF in default desktop reader
  • support for multiuser and team work environment with central database
  • support for webstart (automatic installation of client)


1.5.5.2

  • fix XPath for attributes

1.5.5.1

  • fix toArabic function

1.5.5

  • www links
  • background area with fixed (absolute position) texts
  • text rotation
  • vertical lines
  • content tables lines


1.5.4.3

  • add format to subtotal values
  • encode + sign in Sum function for Apex


1.5.4.2

  • fix Line (leader-length) for Apex
  • multi element field
  • fix "keep-together" functionality
  • formatDate function will ignore empty elements (empty string), instead of writting an error in the log
  • fix dragging of fields in landscape orientation
  • fix landscape orientation, field being cut on the right side


1.5.4.1

  • fix exception when creating fo/pdf file if field if higher than area.
  • Apex Server, fix error for Apex default layout "For fo:simple-page-master, fo:region-body must be declared before fo:region-before."
  • fix free J4LFOPServer, remove BOM bytes when uploading XML files to server
  • XSL-FO files for Apex option in setting windows. Solution for Apex not encoding special characters when calling the print server.
  • Picture object, align property
  • Picture object, new non-uniform scaling
  • Picture object, user defined FO attribute
  • fixed error when creating a schema from XML file whose name has a character like �, � or �.


1.5.4
 

  • fields flavours added
  • added properties to row and column markers
  • filename added to Apex server

1.5.3

  • fix TTF files support, new format of fopUserConfig.xml for FOP 0.95 or later
  • use defined function to support arabic text
  • new border type property
  • new user defined fo attributes for fields and comboboxes

1.5.2

  • support for preserve line feed in fields

1.5.1

  • fix, special characters in constant values: & , < , > , " and '
  • support for total number of pages <fo:page-number-citation ref-id="last-page"/>

1.5 

  • Support for PDF interactive forms

1.4.3 

  • improved landscape orientation
  • background images
  • running subtotals in page footer
  • fixed bold fonts


1.4 

  • Support for several page masters (e.g. cover pages)


1.4.1 

  • fix screen flickering in java 1.6.21 and later 

1.4.2 

  • page break in areas only if the area exists
  • add function conditionalValue(value,condition)

1.3 

  • added user functions
  • added functions in the xpath editor
  • added support for TTF fonts


1.3.1

  • new "Keep together" property in detail areas
  • add "remove NS" setting in the administration window


1.3.2

  • remove processing instruction node when loading test data

1.3.3

  • send email from APEX servlet
  • barcode new property "checksum"
  • support for RChart


1.1 

  • Barcodes integrated into designer


1.1.1 

  • Fix for Oracle APEX

1.1.2 

  • Fix border-width and page bottom margin

1.2 

  • Added "group-by" option


1.0 

  • initial release