scryber 0.9.0

.NET Framework 4.0
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We are no longer updating the scryber dot net 4 library, but are using Scryber.Core - for dotnet.core as the new code.

dotnet add package scryber --version 0.9.0
NuGet\Install-Package scryber -Version 0.9.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="scryber" Version="0.9.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add scryber --version 0.9.0
#r "nuget: scryber, 0.9.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install scryber as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=scryber&version=0.9.0

// Install scryber as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=scryber&version=0.9.0

Scryber is an advanced PDF generation tool that allows complete definition of a dynamic PDF document based on XML (and code)
     including cascading styles, databinding and component separation in referenced files.
     This framework is built entirely in .NET and is released under the LGPL licence so you can link to it in commercial applications.
     More information can be found at

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Version Downloads Last updated
0.9.0 19,828 6/8/2015 2,081 1/7/2015 1,319 8/4/2014
0.8.8 1,232 7/1/2014 1,170 7/1/2014
0.8.7 1,194 5/9/2014 1,286 3/27/2014

This release is

     Includes a complete implementation of paths and shapes
          Polygons and polygrams
          Complex paths - same syntax as SVG
          Full Style support including lines, dashes, image fills, etc.

     Adds support for declarative items.
          Inline item values support for decisions in data binding.
          Support for Xml data and Template item values.

     A full update of the layout engine to improve positioning
          Overflow working for complex hierarchies of components
          Clipping and NeverSplit now working over columns and pages.
          Margins and padding are preserved across pages.

     A SQL and Object command for the XMLDataSource
          XML data can be loaded from any SQL database supported
          Nested relations and parameters
          Dynamic loading of custom objects and XML data from within the application code.

     Trace log output appended to the document
          Output trace messages and append to the document output.
          Vary the level of output, and optionally include parser output.

     *****  Many more enhancements ******

     Existing templates will need updating to the new v0.9.0.0 schema files.

     The release is stable but beta

     Fixes an issue with the table headings overflowing onto new pages with empty / spanned cells.
     Fixes an issue that default value of the use system fonts returns false when not configured (rather than true).

     The release is stable but beta

     Includes a fix for rows that are set as Visible=false still rendering.
     Includes a fix for repeating table heading heights.

     Fixed a defect that would embed TTF files even through their use was restricted.
     Fixed a defect for invalid unicode names in the TTF file causing an array overflow.
     Added logging to identify the invalid fonts in the trace.

     Includes a fix for pages or sections (or nested groups) within a page group that are set as Visible=false still rendering

     Fixed a defect in the PageOf component that threw an exception if it was on not visible  (@visible=false).

     Now supports the use of {item:...} as a binding expression so the data value can be dynamically set from the Items collection in the document.
     (XMLDataSource must be databound before any references try to use it.)

     Choose / Otherwise - updated the schema to support any document component type, rather than schema warnings for anything that was not a top level visual component.

     Now supports the use of binding expressions onto the img-data attribute, so images can be dynamically assigned from binding expresssions (for Xml binding requires a Base64 encoded bitmap).

     The release is stable but beta.
     Updates include...

     Includes a fix for row headings that are not in full-width tables.

     Text Decoration
     Adds support for Underline, Overline, StrikeThrough in text-decoration.
     Adds a new pdf:U component for underlining content

     File Format
     No longer keeps requesting to save the file after opening.

     Includes a fix for the Link type that will auto-resolve the action based on file and destination.
     Fixed a defect in the Link to navigate to the bounding box of an item.
     Fixed a defect in the Link schema for remote destinations - ExternalDestination

     Text and Fonts
     Added the whitespace-significant to the text style schema
     Updated the base layout engine to resolve a number of issues with overflowing content
     Fixed a defect in the ANSII fonts that rendered empty widths section.
     Fixed an issue with Standard fonts and the variant styles

     Added the pooled stream writer to reduce memory requirements
     Added the data:style-identifier so unique styles are not required to be built for each component when binding large data sets.

     More information can be found at