CIB pdf brewer offers functions such as PDF file size optimisation, merging of multiple PDF documents and lossless reworking of PDF documents with Microsoft Word or others using the Hybrid PDF output format.

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Release Notes

CIB pdf brewer 3.11.2

New

  • Added confirmation of language and document title

Improvements

  • PDF/UA improved merged cells structure
  • Improved table recognition

Fixes

  • Fixed eLearning link for PDF/UA
  • Alternate link description was not detected
  • Typos
  • Hybrid pdf png processing
  • special case for Tif processed by context menu

CIB pdf brewer 3.11.1

Fixes

  • Excel Addin: conversion issue with specific layout
  • CIB fairBrief: fixed issue with print job description and thermosealed envelope (ES only)

CIB pdf brewer 3.11.0

New

  • Licensed users can skip additional data download during silent installation
  • Help and information links added to CIB fairBrief
  • Address detection now detects left margin automatically during address relocation (CIB fairBrief)
  • News displayed at program startup in CIB fairBrief
  • Letters sent via CIB fairBrief can be backed up locally
  • Target server can be changed in CIB fairBrief in the settings menu
  • Video embedding in PDF supported through MS PowerPoint add-in

Improvements

  • CIB fairBrief description tag is available at letter level now
  • More file formats supported in the CIB doXiview opener (Open with…)
  • PDF/A enhancements, PDF/A-4 output added
  • UI improvements

Fixes

  • Fixed cut pages during printing
  • MS add-in fixes (Excel and Word)
  • PDF/A conversion fixes
  • Invoices: calculated field rounding issue fixed, missing tag
  • Visual artifacts in CIB fairBrief (thumbnails and disabled items)
  • Special characters: allowed in stationeries filenames and uploads to CIB doXiview

CIB pdf brewer 3.10.1

Improvements

  • Allow custom application name in context menu entry
  • Single password input encryption (PDF owner/user password)
  • CIB pdfModule updated (1.44.0)

Fixes

  • Locked settings now affect the UI when setting a password during document generation

CIB pdf brewer 3.10.0

New

  • Excel Add-In 
  • Automatic address detection in CIB fairBrief (DE only, requires checkmask) 
  • Flexible application name (license required) 
  • AI compression 
  • Invoice PDF (+ hybrid) custom opener 

Improvements

  • Context menu options in case no PDF document was selected 
  • (CIB fairBrief) Support server URL in settings without ending slash 
  • (CIB fairBrief) Several UI enhancements: icons, tooltips, proxy settings as in CIB pdf brewer, asynchronous processing, etc. 
  • (CIB fairBrief) Auto reattempt of failed settings request 
  • Provide right mime type in doXisafe uploads 
  • XRechnung 1.2.2 support removed 
  • LeitwegID no longer mandatory for XRechnung generation 

Fixes

  • JPEG 2000 input issue 
  • Dialogs centered in PowerPoint Add-In 
  • Proxy connection issue 
  • Typo in proxy settings (DE) 
  • (CIB fairBrief) Spurious crash on batch dump 

CIB pdf brewer 3.9.3

New

  • UI changes in CIB fairBrief client (Spain) 

CIB pdf brewer 3.9.2

Fixes

  • Fixed occasional problem during font optimization step 

CIB pdf brewer 3.9.1

Fixes

  • Typo in proxy settings (DE) 
  • Proxy connection issue 

CIB pdf brewer 3.9.0

New

  • VB.NET/VBA/C++ API Testset 
  • PowerPoint Add-in 
  • CIB fairBrief: new UI design and ability to lock settings 
  • Proxy settings panel, in the global configuration window 

Improvements

  • Text improvements 
  • Merge&Split window default size reduced 
  • General improvements in CIB fairBrief 

Fixes

  • Typos 
  • Context menu reload option after installation 
  • Issue in Merge&Split drag and drop 
  • CIB fairBrief, checkmask is now applied to attachments 
  • Issue with login switch in CIB fairBrieft 
  • Issue during export without forms in Word Add-in 

CIB pdf brewer 3.8.0

New

  • New CIB fairBrief settings: description / certified letters 
  • Setup is now aware of newer versions 
  • Allow more document types in Merge and split utility 

Improvements

  • Office Addin improvements 
  • CIB fairBrief general enhancements 
  • UI Wizard for PDF/UA reworked 
  • Several translation changes in UI 
  • Bookmarks are available now for floating point font size 
  • Merge and split utility improved 

Fixes

  • Encryption / Decryption enhancements and bug fix 
  • Fixed a PDF/A conversion corruption for a document 
  • Fixed small issues in Merge and Split 
  • Printing issue with PowerPoint slides dimensions 
  • CIB fairBrief internal file names improved 
  • Context menu issue if no printer device available fixed 
  • Invoice error at XRechnung 1.2.2 
  • Fixed attachments inside invoice XML

CIB pdf brewer 3.7.1

New

  • Activate / Deactivate context menu entries 
  • Added direct image conversion to PDF for JPEG2000 images 

Fixes

  • Delivery Note Referenced Document is correctly created in ZUGFeRD output 
  • Fixed Thumbnail problem in CIB fairBrief client 
  • Fixed an issue, where 2 invoice items were not recogniced correctly 
  • Fixed output of image conversion to PDF for a special case in tiff image and for gif images. 

CIB pdf brewer 3.7.0

New

  • Office add-in: E-Invoice wizard added to the Microsoft Word Addin 
  • Office add-in: News with splash screen 

Improvements

  • Improved user handling in CIB merge & split dialog 
  • Several improvements for translations 
  • Improved handling of existing shares in doxisafe option in the context menu 
  • Update welcome page info regarding addin 
  • Update elearning addin info 
  • Updated Icons

BUGS

  • Correctly process .lnk Files in the context menu 
  • The location defined by user to save the outputs is ignored when saving from CIB AddIn 
  • Error when creating the document even if the document was created 
  • Issues with the progress bar 
  • Officeconverter job is not canceled 
  • Missing information in PDF after creation via Adobe Reader 
  • Add brewer icon at the windows taskbar for encryption and decryption 
  • CIB pdf brewer gave up working when selecting “merge & split” for encrypted files 
  • Issues with specific document 
  • Issue of “Decide for each document separately” when encrypting/decrypting > 1 documents 
  • CIB pdf brewer crashes when Merge&Split with MS documents selected 
  • Issue when cancelling the encryption option 
  • x button in Encryption doesn’t work properly 
  • Buyer ID (150,80,80) is not transferred to XML (ZUGFeRD) 

CIB pdf brewer 3.6.0

New

  • Initial implementation of PDF/UA creation 
  • Extend invoice items in ZUGFeRD 
  • Extended XRechnung (XML) so it supports attachments 

Improvements

  • Welcome page for new users update 
  • Grouped icons in office ribbon have a group-icon now 
  • Allow the preview document with annexed pages in CIB fairBrieft client 
  • Hide MSO progress bar when converting Office files from context menu 
  • Improvements when a doXisafe code already exists or is not valid 
  • Improve handling of doXisafe synchronization 
  • Several improvements for the Save & Share utility 
  • UI improvements in doXisafe sharing utility 
  • Improve workflow in Merge & Split 
  • DPI awareness improvements 

Fixes

  • Fixed encrypt/decrypt problem while using defined labels as file name 
  • Fixed error when uploading certain files to doXisafe from CIB pdf brewer 
  • Merge & Split edition issues 
  • ShipToTradeParty added to ZUGFeRD 
  • ZUGFeRD MarkUp: korrektes Mapping von negativen Beträgen (Gutschrift) 
  • XRechnung: Content in merged cells of excel sheet not converted to XML correctly 
  • Fixed invoice typecode 
  • Wrong calculation basis tax amount 
  • Fixed invoice validation error when not using 4 decimal places 
  • CIB fairBrief: fixed issue with the number of pages displayed 
  • CIB fairBrieft: duplex setting was ignored 
  • Fixed issue regarding output extension 
  • Several text typos were fixed 

CIB pdf brewer 3.5.1

Fixes

  • Encryption icon not displayed for Owner OW generated documents 
  • Error shown when documents are uploaded to internal CIB doXiview 
  • Duplex blank page is missing, when Supplement Attachment is added in CIB pdf brewer and not in CIB fairBrieft client 

CIB pdf brewer 3.5.0

New

  • Supporting UNC pathes inside CIB fairBrief client 
  • Integrate Code generator for Passwords and CIB doXisafe Codes 
  • Use optionally inside CIB fairBrieft client the language settings of CIB pdf brewer 
  • Use a new CIB doXiview starter, which can be find in open with for PDF files 
  • Support simplex / duplex settings from CIB pdf brewer to be passed thru to CIB pdf brewer 
  • Use own office converters to convert Microsoft Office files to PDF instead of print. 
  • Added Support for ZUGFeRD TotalPrepaidAmount and DuePayableAccount 
  • Display (test) inside CIB fairBrief client, if a test user is used 
  • Check all files added to CIB fairBrief and convert then to PDF/A-3b, if they don’t comply to PDF/A 
  • Support X-Rechnung 2.0 

Improvements

  • Improved localization in Microsoft Word Addin 
  • Ignore case in the CIB fairBrief config files keys 
  • Improved translations inside CIB fairBrief client 
  • Don’t mark OWNER-PW encrypted PDFs anymore with an encryption symbol in file explorer anymore 
  • Improved file explorer icons 
  • Display also attached files in error window, if check mask fails in CIB fairBrief client, 
  • Improved stability of Setup 

Fixes

  • Fixed a case, when there was no preview in CIB doXisafe generated share email. 
  • Fixed correct saving of settings of the Microsoft Word Add-in 
  • Allowance and Charge can be combined now during CIB invoice toolbox 
  • Fixed clicking Cancel on progress window, that no success is shown anymore 
  • Fixed a case, when a configuration files could be corrupted during update 
  • Fixed: An Update deletes settings from system wide configuration file inside the Microsoft Drivers Directory 
  • Fixed positioning of signature fields, if they are inside a table 
  • Fixed opening hybrid files, when opened from UNC paths 
  • Fixed a crash during pdf processing, when opening a special file 
  • Fixed opening of files on CIB doXisafe. It could happen, that an empty web page is opened. 

CIB pdf brewer 3.2.0

  • Support ZUGFeRD 2.1 Generation 
  • The CIB fairBrief extension, which is your cost-effective way to send out real letters, has seen an overwork. You can e.g. add supplements to a letter now. 
  • Inside CIB pdf brewer profiles you can also add front pages and footer pages to a newly generated document. 
  • Many improvements and some bugfixes for the Merge & Split Window 
  • Overall many improvements in usability, user interface, localizations for the whole product 

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