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  • Added option to mark comments as resolved in Writer tdf#119228 (Scott Clarke, CodeThink)


  • Improved selecting cells which contain hyperlinks tdf#126393 (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
  • You can now choose Fourier analysis tool in the menu Data > Statistics, which uses the FOURIER() formula tdf#X74664 (Dennis Francis, Collabora)

XML Source

  • XML structure containing nested repeat elements can now be imported. (Kohei Yoshida)
  • It is no longer an experimental feature, and is enabled by default without having to enable experimental features. (Kohei Yoshida)
  • Improved stability and fixed some rare-occurring crashes. (Stephan Bergmann, Kohei Yoshida)

New spreadsheet functions

Changed spreadsheet functions

Impress & Draw

  • Added 'Remove Hyperlink' to context menu in Impress tdf#111707 (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
  • Added 'Consolidate Text' which combines multiple selected textboxes into one (primarily to simplify editing fragmented content from imported PDFs). tdf#118370 (Justin Luth, SIL)
  • Interaction now only executed in presentation mode (when clicking on an object). For edit mode, a context menu "Execute interaction" was added. tdf#125748 (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
  • Image Maps now respect the setting to require Ctrl-Click to follow the hyperlink (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
  • Hyperlink in Image Maps now work in Slideshow too tdf#74045 (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)





  • Macros: When converting Hex strings of negative value tdf#62326 (Andreas Heinisch), treat the high-order bit always as sign bit, e.g., &H8000 = -2^16, &HFFFF = -1, and &H7FFFFFFF = 2^32-1. Behaviour is identical in either modes, i.e., LibO Basic, with Option Compatible, and Option VBA Support 0/1.

Core / General

  • Internal Paths are now displayed in the UI tdf#126088 (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
  • Add checkbox to enable/disable sending crash reports to TDF tdf#107471 Gabor Kelemen
  • Hyperlink context menus were unified. Every hyperlink now has the following context menu entries: (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)
    • Open Hyperlink
    • Edit Hyperlink
    • Copy Hyperlink location
    • Remove Hyperlink
  • Generate QR Code feature is added in LO (Shubham Goyal)
    • To generate a QR code in LO apps (Impress, Draw, Writer or Calc), go to Insert ▸ Object ▸ QR Code
    • The QR code generator takes 3 inputs:
    • URL/Text: For which QR code is to be made.
    • Correction: Select the complexity of QR code. More complex QR can recover better if destroyed. "Low" is preferable for long URLs.
    • Border: A border around the generated QR code.
QR Code Generator
Generated QR with above parameters
  • Make it possible to set anchored object to overlap tdf#124600 (Miklos Vajna, Collabora)

LibreOffice Help

  • Help pages for Calc's FOURIER function and Fourier analysis. commit (Olivier Hallot)


Improvements of Excel 2003 XML import filter:

NOTE: The core functionality of importing Excel 2003 XML files is provided by the orcus library.

  • Fixed issues with importing files encoded with UTF-16. tdf#123553 (Kohei Yoshida)
  • Fixed issues with importing files containing named color values. tdf#126515 tdf#123880 (Kohei Yoshida)
  • Fixed several XML parsing issues that affected importing of certain files. (Kohei Yoshida)

Improvements of DOC and DOCX import/export filter:

  • Add Word-compatibility option for end-notes tdf#124601, Thanks at TU-Dresden for making this improvement possible! (Miklos Vajna, Collabora)
  • Handle floating tables at import of Doc-files in header/footer as Word does tdf#124601, Thanks at TU-Dresden for making this improvement possible! (Miklos Vajna, Collabora)

Improvements of PPT and PPTX import/export filter:

  • Make gradient as slide background in Powerpoint PPTX roundtrip correctly tdf#127379 (Tamás Zolnai, Collabora)
  • Correctly import Text Camera Rotation with Powerpoint PPTX import tdf#126060 (Gülşah Köse, Collabora)

Improvements of animation rendering:

Document Encryption


General Improvements

  • Document thumbnails at the start center have now an icon overlaid to indicate the module tdf#125756 (Heiko Tietze, TDF)

Classic Toolbars

Icon Theme


Online and Mobile

  • Add Table Resize Handles for iOS/Mobile tdf#126959 (Tomaž Vajngerl, Collabora)

Tomaž Vajngerl

  • Make it possible to move graphic elements to front or backwards on iOS/Mobile tdf#125566 (Tomaž Vajngerl, Collabora)
  • A whole bunch of improvements, to be spelled out later (Michael Meeks, Tor Lillqvist, Tomaž Vajngerl, Dennis Francis, Andras Timar, Muhammet Kara, Miklos Vajna, Ashod, Jan Holesovsky, Ashod Nakashian, Mike Kaganski, Collabora)


An option to hide the ruler has been added (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)


A dropdown has been added to the statusbar to allow quick document language switching (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)


The following PostMessage method has been added to allow UI customization: (Samuel Mehrbodt, CIB)

  • Remove_Statusbar_Element to remove an element from the statusbar


  • Updated Slovenian thesaurus. commit (Andras Timar)
  • AutoText in Writer: Complete all translated user interfaces with Formula Numbering (FN+F3) and Lorem Ipsum dummy text (LOREM+F3) tdf#81436 (Laurent BP)

Incorporation of other languages

Feature removal / deprecation


Support for Java 6 and 7 has been removed. Java 8 is now the oldest supported version.


Platform Compatibility




KDE 5 + Qt5

API changes

UNO API changes

  • A new property LockContentExtraction has been added to MediaDescriptor. Setting this property will disallow copying/dragging any text from the respective document to another document or another application. (Samuel Mehrbrodt, CIB)

Configuration changes

SDK changes

Android Viewer

New Features