Releases/3.4.2/RC1

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Installation

  • General for this release candidate: parallel installation
    • With this release candidate, you have to use the 'parallel installation' to install it alongside the stable LibreOffice, and not replacing it. Pls see here.
  • Linux deb and rpm:
    • please, read detailed instructions for different distributions
    • the Linux packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 3.3, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
  • Windows:
    • If you notice undesirable interactions between LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org, please report this as a bug.

Help files

  • The Windows multi-language installer as well as the langpacks do only contain localized UI. By default, LibreOffice uses online help - if you need help files on your disk, please install the helppack for your language. If there is no helppack for your language (because help has not been translated to your language), then you can install and use English helppack or check the online help in any available language.

BrOffice

The Document Foundation intends to consolidate on the branding of the product. RC2 therefore has no BrOffice-named installation sets anymore.

Reported Bugs

A list of reported bugs is available from the Bug Tracker.

List of fixed bugs

base

  • don't crash when selecting target to db document, . tdf#36545 [Jan Holesovsky]

bootstrap

  • sorting additional language packs and dictionaries tdf#34479 [Andras Timar]

calc

  • always set column offset to 0 fdo#38456 [Katarina Machalkova]
  • better fix for tdf#38455 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix for tdf#37880 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix for don't call vector::back on an empty vector tdf#38593 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix for enable Object/Edit menu item for ole/embedded objects tdf#38544 [Noel Power]
  • fix for formulas with range names were not imported correctly tdf#38204 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix for name box always selects cell in the first sheet tdf#36963 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix for update local range names tdf#38380 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • revert "Fixed undisplayed calc page and header / footer borders" tdf#38590, tdf#36688 [Petr Mladek]

components

  • fix label of Save Keyboard Configuration dialog tdf#31353 [Andras Timar]

filters

  • apparent negative string length tdf#34023 [Caolán McNamara]
  • do not set solid line border and fill as default for chartarea (bnc#694392) [Radek Doulik]
  • fix for (bnc#693386) [Noel Power]
  • fix for shared formulas are not imported correctly tdf#39023 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix label position for ooxml charts (bnc#694340) [Thorsten Behrens]
  • using formatcode while displaying labels. (bnc#694356) [Muthu Subramanian]

help

  • fix broken image paths in help tdf#37509 [Andras Timar]
  • revert "Update the operation of delete and backspace key " tdf#31652 [Andras Timar]
  • update the operation of delete and backspace key tdf#31652 [Korrawit Pruegsanusak]

impress

  • selecting text box after editing gives rotation handles tdf#37482 [Luke Symes]

libs-core

  • add useronly read permission, while creating tmpfile. tdf#36733 [Michael Meeks]
  • fix --quickstart shouldn't show start center tdf#37110 [Robert Nagy]
  • fix for tdf#37880 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fixed a crasher. Also, improved batch conversion (bnc#690798, tdf#37412) [Muthu Subramanian]
  • ole props buglet i#35066 [Caolán McNamara]
  • set default min password length in ctor of password dialog tdf#37771 [Andras Timar]
  • unable to save protected file without pw tdf#38561 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use UTF-8 encoding for gstreamer uris tdf#39091 [Caolán McNamara]

libs-gui

  • context menu in spellcheck in RTL UI closes too early tdf#33509 [Caolán McNamara]
  • crash in number format dialog tdf#38963 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • duplicate entries in Directory definition are no longer treated as errors (bnc#682484) [Katarina Machalkova]
  • fix regression in SvGlobalName::operator < tdf#32709 [Radek Doulik]
  • fix set color regression in cairo canvas tdf#33591, tdf#35681 [Radek Doulik]
  • make sure we send resize event to fullscreen windows i#86302 [Radek Doulik]
  • busted ole2 wrapper i#46388 [Caolán McNamara]
  • make simpleMapNativeRoleFrom::accessibleContext safer tdf#38704 [Caolán McNamara]

writer

  • additional fix for bug tdf#33781 [Roland Baudin]
  • avoid infinite loop when writting out docs with bookmarks (bnc#700370) [Luboš Luňák]
  • basic handling of lines in RTF import (bnc#695479) [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • copy fieldmark properties when copying/pasting, . tdf#38374 [Jan Holesovsky]
  • fix the computation of grid character pitch, . tdf#37516 [Jan Holesovsky]
  • handle wrong text len gracefully i#95550 [Caolán McNamara]
  • hang on load of .doc tdf#34023 [Caolán McNamara]
  • imported .doc crashes layout tdf#38623 [Caolán McNamara]
  • more conservative fix for aliasing problems i#99665, tdf#33781 [Petr Mladek]
  • protect against missing insertion position i#105349 [Caolán McNamara]
  • make abo levels safer i#86988 [Caolán McNamara]
  • use cached data values instead of pointer to sprm cache i#115768 [Caolán McNamara]
  • use standard sprm iterator tdf#37057 [Caolán McNamara]