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  • General for this release candidate: parallel installation
    • LibreOffice release candidate builds always replace an old LibreOffice installation - unless:
    • With this release candidate, you have to use the 'parallel installation' to install it alongside the stable LibreOffice, and not replace it. Please see here.
  • Linux deb and rpm:
    • please, read detailed instructions for different distributions
    • the Linux packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 3.4, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
  • Windows:
    • If you notice undesirable interactions between LibreOffice and, 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 the English helppack or check the online help in any available language.


In LibreOffice 3.5 a different encryption is introduced. LibreOffice 3.4.5 enables you to open those files.
See the release notes page.

Reported Bugs

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

List of fixed bugs

Bugs fixed against 3.5.1


  • restore ascii export for getTextFromPam tdf#45521 [Caolán McNamara]


  • osl_syncFile having written, and avoid doing that on start tdf#40607 [Michael Meeks]
  • adapt string type checks to work with both Python 2 and 3 tdf#46859 [David Bolen]
  • add all imported properties to ScDBData, tdf#40426 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • add junit test for these tdf#39694, tdf#42073 [Michael Stahl]
  • add test document tdf#39694 [Juergen Steinhilber]
  • also shrink used area for HTML in some cases, bnc#677811, tdf#46230 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • another partial fix for tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • check for negative sheet number here too, tdf#47503 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • clear full sprite area for tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • clear sprites to white . tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • clear whole layer in slideshow sprites tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • correctly import data point formats in data series. tdf#40320 [Kohei Yoshida]
  • delay painting borders until after subsidiary lines tdf#42750 [Michael Stahl]
  • dmapper: fix line width default tdf#43965 [Miklos Vajna]
  • do not crash on clicking bibliography when base isnt installed lp#527938, tdf#33266, deb#602953, i#105408 [Bjoern Michaelsen]
  • don't crash when scrolling in input line, tdf#46975 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • don't let env vars interfere with internal bootstrap vars tdf#42961 [Stephan Bergmann]
  • don't paste content if user cancels html import, tdf#47393 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • don't use an invalidated iterator tdf#46337 [Luboš Luňák]
  • dyaLinePitch only valid between [1-31680] tdf#40686 [Caolán McNamara]
  • export all row styles, tdf#46336 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • fix RTF import of \up and \dn with custom parameters tdf#43965 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of ms932-encoded characters tdf#45543 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix UNO struct comparison in Python 2 tdf#46926 [David Bolen]
  • fix anchor handling in SwXText::convertToTextFrame() bnc#695479 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix context menu key yanking cursor out of header/footer tdf#45962 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix crash in SdrGrafObj::getInputStream: tdf#46340 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix crash with document from bnc#693238 [Tor Lillqvist]
  • fix frame duplication: i#112763, tdf#40599 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix logout with quickstarter lp#562027 [Bjoern Michaelsen]
  • fix rtf/docx import of transparent frames bnc#695479 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix the fix for Python 3 tdf#46926 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix title field in header, footer i#84393 [Szabolcs Dezsi]
  • fix to update inputbar when setting a range for a formula tdf#46809 [Noel Power]
  • fix uno bootstrapping for .NET ( and perhaps c++ ) tdf#46832 [Noel Power]
  • fix wrong transparency for animated objects. tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • fixed SpellCheck dialog display issues tdf#46531 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • fixed docx textbox borders style and width import tdf#45560 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • fixed docx textbox position and size import tdf#45560 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • force imported xlsx active tab to be shown bnc#748198 [Noel Power]
  • insert only a placeholder since the caller relies on this behavior. tdf#40320 [Kohei Yoshida]
  • look for order by clause as fifth child of select_statement tdf#46843, i#20306 [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  • make sure needsUpdate compares canonicalized paths tdf#37593 [Stephan Bergmann]
  • only shrink to used area in text export bnc#677811, tdf#46230 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • prevent duplication of frames: tdf#46482, tdf#40599 [Michael Stahl]
  • properly duplicate (invisible) out-of-order sort columns tdf#47370 [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  • properly separate each new sorting column tdf#47560 [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  • pyUNO_cmp: return acquired reference tdf#46926 [David Bolen]
  • reference count the overlay managers tdf#46728 [Caolán McNamara]
  • fix RTF import of leveltext destination tdf#46662 [Miklos Vajna]
  • it would help to initialize the reference count I suppose tdf#46728 [Caolán McNamara]
  • resoves duplicated .pfb without duplicated .afm drops font tdf#42901 [Caolán McNamara]
  • revert "fix handling of SAFEARRAY(s) returned as variant in olebridge " tdf#38441 [Noel Power]
  • revert thai glyph fallback tdf#46750, tdf#33090, tdf#46923 [Caolán McNamara]
  • scNameMgrTable takes a reference, tdf#47307 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • set entries correctly visible, tdf#47102 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • show actual line width in the legend tdf#31551 [Katarina Machalkova]
  • sw: expand all text fields when setting properties: tdf#42073 [Michael Stahl]
  • swTxtFld: do expand the field in the ctor tdf#39694 [Michael Stahl]
  • take explicit number format before implicit number format, tdf#43467, tdf#47084 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • update the relatice refs after the absolute refs, tdf#47285 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use ISCHECKFORPRODUCTUPDATES property for online update tdf#46508 [Andras Timar]
  • use new anonymous db name in filter dlg, tdf#47105 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use the correct db range for the copy, tdf#46712 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use transparency for gradients tdf#45219 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • vcl: crash in GraphiteLayout::expandOrCondense: i#103958 [Michael Stahl]