Releases/3.5.3/RC1

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Installation

  • 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 OpenOffice.org, please report this as a bug.
    • Starting with 3.5.3, LibreOffice windows installers are signed by The Document Foundation.

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.

Encryption

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 3.5.2

core

  • fix colorspace conversion for greyscale bitmaps tdf#34324 [Michael Meeks]
  • cache calls to mdds:mixed_type_matrix::size tdf#47299 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • clrContourCache for SwAnchoredDrawObjects tdf#45376 [Andreas Schierl]
  • copy column privileges into table privileges tdf#47937 [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  • cppcanvas: processEMFPlus: fix valgrind warning: tdf#42252 [Michael Stahl]
  • disable cairo canvas on Windows tdf#46532, tdf#46901, tdf#45584 [Michael Meeks]
  • do not increase height of checkboxes tdf#47963 [David Tardon]
  • do not play sound in presenter console tdf#33914 [David Tardon]
  • docx, no mso-fit-shape-to-text means the textbox size is fixed bnc#751573 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • export all style information to xls/xlsx, tdf#46738 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • tdf#43752 PPTX import fix affected odp imports. bnc#719989, bnc#719997 [Muthu Subramanian]
  • find install location during help pack install tdf#48411 [Andras Timar]
  • fix - edge-case trans gradients came out empty tdf#33591 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • fix - use older ODF encryption by default tdf#47484 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • fix RTF import of \page in inner groups tdf#48104 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of all capitals char prop tdf#46955 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of character encoding in footnotes tdf#45182 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of custom fonts in substreams tdf#45394 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of mixed super/nonsuper text tdf#47326 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of multi-paragraph exact height textboxes tdf#47036 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of shapes inside text frames at the start of the doc tdf#47036 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTF import of tables with empty first row tdf#45394 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix RTL menu rendering on Windows tdf#42537 [Ivan Timofeev]
  • fix border printing: tdf#38635 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix crash on RTF import of shapes inside tables tdf#47802 [Miklos Vajna]
  • fix the fix so it doesn't crash lp#905355, tdf#43895 [Michael Stahl]
  • fix vcl alpha blending bnc#714787 [Thorsten Behrens]
  • fix vertical align when switching mode in multibar tdf#44140 [Noel Power]
  • fixed pdf export (of images). bnc#717947 [Muthu Subramanian]
  • handle various busted rtf docs without hanging tdf#48640 [Caolán McNamara]
  • improved label/BC wizard - set paper size tdf#44516 [Winfried Donkers]
  • increase nCol before next iteratation to prevent loop, tdf#46220 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • macros: Macro to set filter in Calc does not work with .StringValue tdf#46983 [Takeshi Abe]
  • make "Replace All" work with REs tdf#44861 [David Tardon]
  • match version in about dialog and file properties tdf#47840 [Petr Mladek]
  • more reliable way to check for RTL text. tdf#48431, tdf#32530 [Kohei Yoshida]
  • never let users save in /tmp by default lp#905355, tdf#43895 [Andrzej J. R. Hunt]
  • RTF/DOCX import: fixed the import of consecutive frames tdf#47036, bnc#703032 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • removed strange non-wrapping condition bnc#750258, i#40155 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • resolved CSV import got confused by erroneous HTML detection tdf#40021 [Eike Rathke]
  • resolved the current document is not always the first in list rhbz#813280 [Eike Rathke]
  • revert "make text wrapping work in headers/footers too " tdf#39155 [Cédric Bosdonnat]
  • rtftok: initial PN (legacy numbering syntax) support tdf#47107 [Miklos Vajna]
  • rtftok: support bullet points in paragraph numberings tdf#47107 [Miklos Vajna]
  • shift+F3 should be the shourtcut for Edit > Duplicate in Draw tdf#48584, tdf#32559 [Andras Timar]
  • show synchronized checked only if all margins are the same tdf#44337 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • sw: fix border corner gaps: tdf#38635 [Michael Stahl]
  • swNodes: fix inconsistent outline check: rhbz#789022 [Michael Stahl]
  • TOC dialog, Entries tab: the right arrow button does not work tdf#40948 [Ivan Timofeev]
  • this hack in no longer needed, tdf#44337 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use fabs for double values, not abs, tdf#47632 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use of pointer to deleted object tdf#47068 [Caolán McNamara]
  • use same border width information for xls import and export, tdf#44742 [Markus Mohrhard]
  • use x.y.z version also for desktop integration packages tdf#47840 [Petr Mladek]