AH Formatter V6.6 R1

Includes support for WOFF File Format 2.0, plus added support for Ethiopic and Syriac scripts.
September 05, 2018 - 12:31
New Version


  • Support for Ethiopic and Syriac scripts. *
  • Now able to create PDFs with forms using HTML and CSS. *
  • Footnote breaking in CSS is now available as well as in FO.
  • Specifying the grouping of page number reference for CSS is now available. *
  • Now able to use @page with page selectors.
  • Specifying :last to any @page is now available.
  • Now able to specify the object-fit, object-position properties.
  • Specifying content-list for the bookmark-label value is now available.
  • Now able to add the content from multiple elements into a running header without loosing their formatting properties.
  • Composite values for -ah-leader-length can now be specified.
  • Multiple background images can now be specified.
  • The border color, style and width of the free text annotation can now be specified. *
  • Specifying the shape of the connecting portion of borders is now available. *
  • Now able to specify whether the height of each row occupied by the cell should be as even as possible when the height of a cell with rowspan is high. *
  • Specifying whether to count the last punctuation to be included in one character when axf:avoid-widow-words =”true” is specified in CJK is now available.
  • Ligatures can now be suppressed by inserting a zero-width space, etc. between letters where a ligature occurs.
  • The document information can now be specified for any XML that is not HTML.
  • Print mark types, such as a registration mark, have been added. *
  • Support for OpenType MATH Feature.
  • MathML Settings have been enhanced.
  • Option Setting File can now be specified with parameters when starting the GUI program.
  • The number of digits after the decimal point of real numbers to be output in PDF can now be specified.
  • Support for WOFF File Format 2.0.
  • CSS processing described in <style> in SVG has been enhanced.
  • Specifying whether to enable <hyphen-min> in the Hyphenation Exception Dictionary is now available.

* - Not in Lite Version


FO - The following issues have been corrected:

  • axf:footnote-keep did not work.
  • axf:border-radius created artifact in PDF output.
  • Column balancing with space-before.maximum moved the content prematurely to the next page.
  • PDF link destination didn't work if visibility=”hidden” was set on outer block.

CSS - The following issues have been corrected:

  • attr() did not work with background-image.
  • ‘break-before: right' and ‘column-span: all' caused an overflow.
  • An image reference in the content property did not work correctly.
  • <input type=”hidden”> did not work correctly.


  • PDF/X-1a output with embedded PDF/X-1a failed.
  • Application error with Noto font.
  • In certain fonts and conditions, characters with the same GID were merged with one Unicode
  • Font config alias name matching font name didn't appear to work.
  • CGM image no longer rendered.
  • Multi-domain certificates were not considered in server hostname verification.
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