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Version 6.9.2 Changelog (December 10, 2018)

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Release Date: December 10, 2018

linkNew features

  • RectRedactionCreate tool for creating redaction annotations as well redact content, see guide here: use redaction tool
  • New signature UI and flow has been applied to the digital signature tool. In addition, you can now pass in your own keystore and password to sign, see guide here: use digital signature
  • Adds style picker for redaction annotation, now with ability to change redaction color as well as overlay text
  • It is now possible to change the character casing for the quick menu, for example:
<style name="QuickMenuButton" parent="Widget.AppCompat.Button.Borderless">
  <item name="android:background">?attr/selectableItemBackground</item>
  <item name="android:textAllCaps">false</item>

linkDependency changes

  • Butter Knife is now removed from the Demo package and all samples

linkPermission changes

  • DocumentActivity no longer asks for storage permission. However if you are opening files from local storage, you will need to request storage permission in your application prior to opening the DocumentActivity, for example:
if (!Utils.hasStoragePermission(this)) {
    Utils.requestStoragePermissions(this, null, RequestCode.STORAGE_1);


  • Fixed issue where same file might show up multiple times in All Documents tab in AdvancedReaderActivity
  • Fixed issue where system bar is not hidden when rotating the device in full screen mode
  • Fixed issue where previously closed tab would show up again when switching to/from night mode from/to day mode
  • Fixed issue where PrintAnnotationsSummaryDialogFragment cannot be used in an Activity
  • Fixed issue where flatten annotation and redact annotation not working correctly when annotationLayerEnabled is set to true
  • Fixed issue where export annotation not working for non local/SD card files
  • Fixed issue where office files from URI are getting duplicated multiple times when using PdfViewCtrlTabHostFragment
  • Fixed potential crash in PDFViewCtrl::onScroll



  • A new DigitalSignature class has been added with the new signature UI, along with APIs to set the keystore file path as well as password
  • A new RectRedactionCreate class for content redaction
  • ToolManagerBuilder::setUseDigitalSignature
  • ToolManagerBuilder::setDigitalSignatureKeystorePath
  • ToolManagerBuilder::setDigitalSignatureKeystorePassword
  • ToolManager::setDigitalSignatureKeystorePath
  • ToolManager::getDigitalSignatureKeystore
  • ToolManager::setDigitalSignatureKeystorePassword
  • ToolManager::getDigitalSignatureKeystorePassword


  • The original DigitalSignature class has been renamed to DigitalSignatureLegacy and marked as deprecated