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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

    • This Beta release will install in parallel to your existing LibreOffice installation.


    • LibreOffice 24.2 will require Windows 7 or newer

    New Features

    An in-progress list of features for this version is available here.

    Reported Bugs

    A list of annoying bugs still contained in this version is available from Bugzilla, the full list of reported bugs is here.


    The full list of people who have collaborated in this release is here.

    List of fixed bugs

    Bugs fixed compared to 24.2.0 Alpha1:

    1. cid#1545320 unused value [Caolán McNamara]
    2. cid#1545566 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    3. cid#1545582 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    4. cid#1545597 using invalid iterator [Julien Nabet]
    5. cid#1545617 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    6. cid#1545692 std::swap COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    7. cid#1545764 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    8. cid#1545810 using invalid iterator [Julien Nabet]
    9. cid#1546021 using invalid iterator [Julien Nabet]
    10. cid#1546212 invalid iterator (xmloff/namespacemap.cxx) [Julien Nabet]
    11. cid#1546275 using invalid iterator [Julien Nabet]
    12. cid#1546325 invalid iterator (xmloff/namespacemap.cxx) [Julien Nabet]
    13. cid#1546332 using invalid iterator [Julien Nabet]
    14. cid#1546413 silence Using invalid iterator [Caolán McNamara]
    15. cid#1546422 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    16. cid#1546453 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    17. cid#1546455 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    18. cid#1546472 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    19. cid#1546475 std::swap COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    20. cid#1546476 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    21. cid#1546483 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    22. cid#1546485 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    23. cid#1546495 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    24. cid#1546497 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    25. cid#1546501 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    26. cid#1546503 using invalid iterator [Caolán McNamara]
    27. cid#1554867 silence Out-of-bounds access [Caolán McNamara]
    28. cid#1554876 use of auto that causes a copy [Caolán McNamara]
    29. cid#1555476 silence Unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    30. cid#1555536 use of auto that causes a copy [Caolán McNamara]
    31. cid#1555974 silence Unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    32. cid#1557589 use of auto that causes a copy [Caolán McNamara]
    33. cid#1557920 COPY_INSTEAD_OF_MOVE [Caolán McNamara]
    34. cid#1558172 division or modulo by zero [Caolán McNamara]
    35. cid#1558795 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    36. cid#1558798 unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    37. ofz#64582 out-of-memory [Caolán McNamara]
    38. ofz#64680 integer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#33201 UI: Highlight (not select) current row and column in spreadsheet [Sahil, Sahil Gautam]
    40. tdf#43157 Clean up OSL_ASSERT, DBG_ASSERT, etc. [Chris Sherlock]
    41. tdf#56258 FORMATTING: Default TABs for numbered list inappropriate, 2-digits Numbers exceed first TAB position [Justin Luth]
    42. tdf#60558 FILEOPEN DOCX: floating table w/parallel wrap followed by an inline table doesn't wrap beside in empty space on right [Miklos Vajna]
    43. tdf#96401 FILEOPEN: DOCX - Specific file reported as corrupted (openable in MSO but not in other programs because of unzip error, backslash "\" as filename separator) [Mike Kaganski]
    44. tdf#103492 vcl: add unit test for cached glyphs based on [Chris Sherlock]
    45. tdf#104718 use package repair request and behavior [Mike Kaganski]
    46. tdf#105844 package,sfx2: wholesome ODF package wrapping encryption [Michael Stahl]
    47. tdf#108505 writerfilter: fix legacy dropdown fields direct bold setting [Justin Luth]
    48. tdf#109790 revert "RTF import: keep remembering... [Justin Luth]
    49. tdf#115965 sw sidebar: no need for RemoveBullet [Justin Luth]
    50. tdf#119908 FILEOPEN: DOCX: Layout differences with justified paragraph. MS 2013 introduced a new "smart justify" that can shrink as well as expand. [László Németh]
    51. tdf#123396 LO Writer automatically replaces SVGs embedded in FODT files with an embedded low-resolution PNGs and drops the SVGs from the documents [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    52. tdf#124480 Support Android system theme [Michael Weghorn]
    53. tdf#126084 DOCX/OOXML support of SVG images via Office Drawing extension and fallback (published schema) [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    54. tdf#129357 Soft hyphen shows no hyphen at line break [László Németh]
    55. tdf#136472 FILEOPEN DOCX: be like DOC - import bTitlePage into Default Page Style (as separate first header), not First Page style [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    56. tdf#143148 Use pragma once instead of include guards (Episode 2: Endgame) [Kira Tubo, Achintya Sharma]
    57. tdf#148389 The bracket of "display of bookmarks formatting" doesn't position itself properly at undo [Michael Stahl]
    58. tdf#148540 FILEOPEN RTF Paragraph style extends to more table cells in a row [Justin Luth]
    59. tdf#148790 UI: The No List button constantly highlighted when no some text isn't a list [Justin Luth]
    60. tdf#148986 Support the "XF86Forward" and "XF86Back" presenter mouse / remote clicker shortcuts to move between slides in presentation mode [Gabor Kelemen]
    61. tdf#152307 Content of row in a table is cut after Tools → Update → Update all [EMartinGube]
    62. tdf#152583 Need a new citation style and autonumbering scheme for simplifed Chinese [Kevin Suo]
    63. tdf#153693 Error in Api LanguageTool: partial words or large sections underlined when writing in Spanish [Mike Kaganski]
    64. tdf#153969 Text hidden when importing PDF document with RTL text and using he-IL locale [Kevin Suo]
    65. tdf#154369 FILEOPEN DOCX Numbering loses its parastyle-assigned color b/c of applied charstyle [Oliver Specht]
    66. tdf#155092 UI: Erratic behaviour after resizing spreadsheet window size [Patrick Luby]
    67. tdf#155266 VIEWING / SCROLLING: very laggy jerky scrolling on macOS Writer: scroll lag [Patrick Luby]
    68. tdf#155676 Editing FontsUseWinMetrics in Expert Configuration dialog breaks it [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    69. tdf#156174 Bug in VLOOKUP formula if delete a sheet [Eike Rathke]
    70. tdf#156227 Get Rid of the Red Background Color in Find Box [Heiko Tietze]
    71. tdf#156243 AUTOCORRECT: with "Edit"->"Track Changes"->"Show" enabled, doing "Tools"->"AutoCorrect"->"Apply and Edit Changes"->"Accept All" fails to AutoCorrect last character in sequence [Matt K]
    72. tdf#156379 Writer file properties: word count lacks space to display 4 and more digits [Caolán McNamara, Rafael Lima]
    73. tdf#156648 Crash in: (anonymous namespace)::XFrameImpl::implts_sendFrameActionEvent(com::sun::star::frame::FrameAction const&) [Matt K]
    74. tdf#157363 Pasting hyperlink from PowerPoint to Impress does not work [Oliver Specht]
    75. tdf#157402 Untranslated theme names in Customization Options in LibreOffice 7.6 (Persona) [Julien Nabet]
    76. tdf#157432 Expert config: Allow filtering by changed values [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    77. tdf#157438 Expert config: Lists should be properly editable [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    78. tdf#157551 LO Calc Data - Validity - Cell Range / LIST - Selection List - The dropdown is tiny and away from clicked arrow [Noel Grandin]
    79. tdf#157589 PDF: Conversion of pdf to docx or doc collapses all content onto one page [Kevin Suo]
    80. tdf#157681 Add an opportunity to hide sections via context menu at the Navigator [Jim Raykowski]
    81. tdf#157729 Group comment threads in navigator [Jim Raykowski]
    82. tdf#157768 Highlighted no-break space not rendered in pdf and print-preview [László Németh]
    83. tdf#157915 Error UNO type of C++ when running a Basic macro with instruction commitChanges for org.openoffice.Office.Commands/Execute/Disabled [Noel Grandin]
    84. tdf#158017 Impress Freshes Template using wrong font color in some slides [Laurent Balland]
    85. tdf#158022 Impress templates: slide number and other placeholders are missing for Grey elegant [Laurent Balland]
    86. tdf#158103 allow sub-sections to be collapsible in Navigator [Jim Raykowski]
    87. tdf#158117 LanguageTool integration: "+" character not recognized for the user ID [Mike Kaganski]
    88. tdf#158202 Candy template turns blue when applied a second time from sidebar's Master Slides deck [Laurent Balland]
    89. tdf#158203 Freshes template turns blue when applied a second time from sidebar's Master Slides deck [Laurent Balland]
    90. tdf#158205 Blueprint Plans template turns blue when applied a second time from sidebar's Master Slides deck [Laurent Balland]
    91. tdf#158222 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Impress - General [Balazs Varga]
    92. tdf#158223 Charts: Data range will be deleted when deleting following sheet [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    93. tdf#158230 Growing Liberty Template: preview in master page panel does not correspond to the applied master page [Laurent Balland]
    94. tdf#158238 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Impress - View [Balazs Varga]
    95. tdf#158239 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Impress - Grid [Balazs Varga]
    96. tdf#158240 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Impress - Print [Balazs Varga]
    97. tdf#158241 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Draw - General [Balazs Varga]
    98. tdf#158243 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Draw - View [Balazs Varga]
    99. tdf#158244 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Draw - Grid [Balazs Varga]
    100. tdf#158245 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Draw - Print [Balazs Varga]
    101. tdf#158250 impress templates : a few png images could use indexed colours [Laurent Balland]
    102. tdf#158252 FILESAVE XLSX Line breaks in cells disappear [offtkp]
    103. tdf#158265 Cell Format Date changes cell value in case of high resolution date/time values [Eike Rathke]
    104. tdf#158294 Add Simple HTML option to Impress Paste button [Oliver Specht]
    105. tdf#158302 libxml type issue in [Miklos Vajna]
    106. tdf#158317 void SfxItemPool::unregisterSfxPoolItem(const SfxPoolItem &): Assertion `nullptr != ppRegisteredSfxPoolItems' failed. [Armin Le Grand (allotropia)]
    107. tdf#158331 Android Viewer: "Save as" creates 0 byte file (with Experimentation Mode turned off) [Michael Weghorn]
    108. tdf#158333 FILEOPEN: DOCX: Layout differences with justified paragraph if multiple text portions in a line [László Németh]
    109. tdf#158336 "**Expression is Faulty**" after copying/pasting formula in another table [Xisco Fauli]
    110. tdf#158338 Opening file with image when JAWS is running causes endless loop [Noel Grandin]
    111. tdf#158339 Text in shape in group on drawing canvas is imported as separate text box [Regina Henschel]
    112. tdf#158341 FILEOPEN DOCX Endless loop on opening file [Miklos Vajna]
    113. tdf#158345 Opening Hyperlink dialog leads to crash [Julien Nabet]
    114. tdf#158348 text in shape on drawing canvas in table cell has wrong place [Regina Henschel]
    115. tdf#158357 UI simplify Hyperlink dialog by removing Hyperlink type radiobutton [Julien Nabet]
    116. tdf#158375 Ability to disable active content in LibreOffice [Sarper Akdemir]
    117. tdf#158396 Frame title should show DocumentTitle when set in MediaDescriptor [Mike Kaganski]
    118. tdf#158398 Android Viewer: Improve display of spreadsheet row/column headers [Michael Weghorn]
    119. tdf#158404 Start Center Recent Documents and Templates view: remove ability to do multiselections [Ilmari Lauhakangas]
    120. tdf#158412 useless (?) overflow button in message area of quick search bar [Heiko Tietze]
    121. tdf#158419 FILEOPEN: DOCX: fix cursor position in a paragraph line shrunk by the new justification algorithm [László Németh]
    122. tdf#158439 Design: UI Inconsistency in the dialog to define a hyperlink [László Németh]
    123. tdf#158441 Basic code completion regression: overwrites dot; characters not visible while typing [Caolán McNamara]
    124. tdf#158442 LibreOffice application no longer opens hybrid PDFs in the correct application [Mike Kaganski]
    125. tdf#158450 Crash when picking custom colour for column separator line [Caolán McNamara, Julien Nabet]
    126. tdf#158452 FIREBIRD: Impossible to change field to "entry required" in GUI after table has been saved [Julien Nabet]
    127. tdf#158457 Expert configuration dialog can hide editing popup window [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    128. tdf#158459 Crash copying a range with tracked changes to clipboard [Mike Kaganski]
    129. tdf#158464 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Calc - General [Balazs Varga]
    130. tdf#158465 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Calc - Defaults [Balazs Varga]
    131. tdf#158466 Unify lockdown behavior of Options dialog page Calc - View [Balazs Varga]
    132. tdf#158483 LibreOffice Calc crashes when opening file [Xisco Fauli]
    133. tdf#158488 Impress templates: styles hierarchy for Text is broken [Laurent Balland]
    134. tdf#158500 Style "Object with no fill and no line" is not translated [Laurent Balland]
    135. tdf#158534 Print dialog's Help button opens two pages (including a 404 if from the Writer tab) [Caolán McNamara]
    136. tdf#158576 Improve macro signature confirmation dialog [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    137. tdf#158577 Allow locking down adding new trusted authors [Noel Grandin]


    This build contains these translation updates: [1]. See credits for each language.