ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 7.0

Habarisoft released version 7.0 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform.

All users with active update subscription are encouraged to download the Source edition or the Jar edition of the library.

As this release contains some breaking changes (see PDF and API documentation), Habarisoft also offers the previous ( 6.7 ) release which includes many improvements of 7.0 with less breaking changes.

Online demo

An online demo is located at https://www.scroogexhtml.com/sxd/ and allows to upload and convert small RTF documents with the current shipping version.

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ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 6.7 – fast RTF to HTML5 and XHTML conversion

Habarisoft released version 6.7 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform. Habarisoft encourages all users of earlier versions of to upgrade to this latest release.

Changes

Changes in this release are mostly backports from the 7.0 development branch:

  • Improved initialization speed of DOM tree transformation
  • Improved Unicode support for Japanese text
  • Added ReplaceWingdingsBullets constructor parameters
  • Updated izpack installer to version 5.1.2

Release notes are available on the ScroogeXHTML web site and in the HTML API documentation.

ScroogeXHTML 6.5 example

Online demo

You can evaluate the new release with the online converter demo, which displays the configuration property values of the converter, and allows to modify many of them. The demo page also links to a demo of a preview (or a development snapshot) of the next version.

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ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 7.0 Release Candidate 1

Habarisoft announces the first release candidate for version 7.0 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform.

Download

The installer for 7.0.0-RC1 is now available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/download/release (for registered users only).

As it is work in progress, source code not included in the installer.

API

The Javadoc API is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-RC1/docs/api/index.html

Getting Started PDF

The “Getting Started” PDF is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-RC1/docs/ScroogeXHTMLGettingStarted.pdf

New in 7.0.0-RC1

Experimental list conversion support

  • a new experimental implementation for numbered and unnumbered list is now available and may be enabled with the ConversionKeys.USE_LIST_TABLE switch (see PDF for details)
  • multi-level bullet list conversion support is now available when list table support is enabled
  • numbered lists with roman numbers are now supported when list table support is enabled
  • Note: not all RTF writers generate correct and consistent list level code
  • the library includes an example post processor which replaces Wingdings bullets with web-safe Unicode bullet characters

Table conversion support

  • cell background color support
  • faster algorithm for cell merging
  • table border (whole table border) detection improved

Minor changes

  • Faster initialization of DOM tree transformation
  • Improved Unicode support for Japanese text
  • paragraph border conversion switch
  • JavaBean manifest entry
  • installer updated to IzPack 5.1.2
  • new property ConvertAlignment
  • faster solution for ConvertEmptyParagraphs
  • faster RGB color to HTML color conversion

Breaking changes

Release 7.0 will contain breaking changes. Please consult the Getting Started PDF for details.

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ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 7.0 Milestone 4 released

Habarisoft released the fourth milestone for version 7.0 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform.

Download

The installer for 7.0.0.MS4 is now available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/download/release (for registered users only).

As it is work in progress, source code not included in the installer.

API

The Javadoc API is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-MS4/docs/api/index.html

Getting Started PDF

The “Getting Started” PDF is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-MS4/docs/ScroogeXHTMLGettingStarted.pdf

New in 7.0.0-MS4

Experimental list conversion support

  • a new experimental implementation for numbered and unnumbered list is now available and may be enabled with the ConversionKeys.USE_LIST_TABLE switch (see PDF for details)
  • multi-level bullet list conversion support is now available when list table support is enabled
  • numbered lists with roman numbers are now supported when list table support is enabled
  • Note: not all RTF writers generate correct and consistent list level code
  • the library includes an example post processor which replaces Wingdings bullets with web-safe Unicode bullet characters

Table conversion support

  • cell background color support
  • faster algorithm for cell merging
  • table border (whole table border) detection improved

Minor changes

  • Faster initialization of DOM tree transformation
  • Improved Unicode support for Japanese text
  • paragraph border conversion switch
  • JavaBean manifest entry
  • installer updated to IzPack 5.1.2
  • new property ConvertAlignment
  • faster solution for ConvertEmptyParagraphs
  • faster RGB color to HTML color conversion
  • Javadoc has been cleaned up to be compatible with the new JDK 8 Doclet

Breaking changes

Release 7.0 will contain breaking changes. Please consult the Getting Started PDF for details.

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ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 6.6 – fast RTF to HTML5 and XHTML conversion

Habarisoft released version 6.6 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform. Habarisoft encourages all users of earlier versions of to upgrade to this latest release.

Changes

  • new: support for table cell background color conversion
  • new: property ConvertAlignment (default true) enables / disables paragraph alignment conversion
  • improved: faster algorithm for table cell merging
  • improved: faster RGB to HTML color conversion

Release notes are available on the ScroogeXHTML web site and in the HTML API documentation.

ScroogeXHTML 6.5 example

Online demo

You can evaluate the new release with the online converter demo, which displays the configuration property values of the converter, and allows to modify many of them. The demo page also links to a demo of a preview (or a development snapshot) of the next version.

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ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 7.0 Milestone 3 released

Habarisoft released the third milestone for version 7.0 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform.

Download

The installer for 7.0.0.MS3 is now available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/download/release (for registered users only).

As it is work in progress, source code not included in the installer.

API

The Javadoc API is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-MS3/docs/api/index.html

Getting Started PDF

The “Getting Started” PDF is included in the installer.

It is also available at https://www.habarisoft.com/scroogexhtml_j/7.0.0-MS3/docs/ScroogeXHTMLGettingStarted.pdf

New in 7.0.0-MS3

Experimental list conversion support

  • a new experimental implementation for numbered and unnumbered list is now available and may be enabled with the ConversionKeys.USE_LIST_TABLE switch (see PDF for details)
  • multi-level bullet list conversion support is now available when list table support is enabled
  • numbered lists with roman numbers are now supported when list table support is enabled
  • Note: not all RTF writers generate correct and consistent list level code
  • the library includes an example post processor which replaces Wingdings bullets with web-safe Unicode bullet characters

Table conversion support

  • cell background color support
  • faster algorithm for cell merging
  • table border (whole table border) detection improved
  • other improvements are still in development

Minor changes

  • paragraph border conversion switch
  • JavaBean manifest entry
  • installer updated to IzPack 5.1.2
  • new property ConvertAlignment
  • faster solution for ConvertEmptyParagraphs
  • faster RGB color to HTML color conversion
  • Javadoc has been cleaned up to be compatible with the new JDK 8 Doclet

Breaking changes

Release 7.0 will contain breaking changes. Please consult the Getting Started PDF for details.

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