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    • the Linux packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 4.0, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
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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.

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.

List of fixed bugs

Bugs fixed against 4.1.4 RC1:

  1. bnc#837302 allow insertion of redlines with an empty author. [Jan Holesovsky]
  2. tdf#66564 EDITING: Enter a formula in a cell if autocalculate is off do not update the screen. [Eike Rathke]
  3. tdf#69971 Other: Using formula wizard and help causes crash [Eike Rathke]
  4. tdf#70198 field type "time (fixed)" does not work when used in a writer template file on 32bit platforms [Michael Stahl]
  5. tdf#70278 Time (Variable) field not (properly) imported from ODF [Michael Stahl]
  6. tdf#70703 Base is crashing frequently when EDITING data and switching Forms [Caolán McNamara]
  7. tdf#71450 FILEOPEN: ODT with frame with no draw:name does not open [Michael Stahl]
  8. tdf#71589 Horizontal range lookup of string in sorted but mixed data broken; MATCH, LOOKUP, HLOOKUP [Eike Rathke]
  9. tdf#71667 EDITING: Function wizard delete the outer functions in a formula while editing an inner one. [Eike Rathke]
  10. tdf#71698 Writer 4.1.3 not able to read certain documents [Michael Stahl]
  11. tdf#71749 LO cannot open a word document with a table inside a footnote (and crashes) [Michael Stahl]
  12. tdf#72148 flat text database (e.g. csv) with header lose one row at each refresh [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  13. tdf#72156 insertByName locks inserted file [Ulrich Kitzinger]
  14. tdf#72278 EDITING: Wizard use in Calc changes format [Eike Rathke]
  15. tdf#72537 ODF: invalid element written <number:fill-character> [Eike Rathke]
  16. tdf#72548 ODF: invalid attribute value written, 'sorted-ascending' for table:display-list attribute in element [Eike Rathke]
  17. i#123048 line skew parameter is not read from file for connectors in OO draw [Armin Le Grand]

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues involved for the 4.1.4 release: QA-team, bugreporters, developers. Not covered in this stats of course are the many community members in other areas like l10n/translation and marketing, user support that also deserve a big thank you.

Below a list of people who interacted in bugzilla with the corresponding bug-count (created using this script)

  15 Eike Rathke
  15 Andras Timar
  14 Michael Stahl
  13 Caolán McNamara
  12 Maxim Monastirsky
  12 Julien Nabet
  11 Cor Nouws
  10 tommy27
  10 Jorendc
   8 Michael Meeks
   8 Jean-Baptiste Faure
   7 Markus Mohrhard
   6 mariosv
   6 Urmas
   6 Lionel Elie Mamane
   6 Joel Madero
   5 GerardF
   5 Björn Michaelsen
   4 Qubit
   4 Mike Kaganski
   4 Foss
   3 sophie
   3 ign_christian
   3 Stephan Bergmann
   3 Rainer Bielefeld Retired
   3 Pedro
   3 László Németh
   3 Laurent BP
   3 Khaled Hosny
   3 Don't use this account, use
   3 Arnaud Versini
   2 santanu
   2 pierre-yves samyn
   2 abdulmajeed
   2 Thomas van der Meulen
   2 Thomas Arnhold
   2 Terrence Enger
   2 Stanislav Horacek
   2 Regina Henschel
   2 Papamatti
   2 Olivier MORIN
   2 Olivier Hallot
   2 Miklos Vajna
   2 Matthieu
   2 João Mac-Cormick
   2 John Smith
   2 Ivan Timofeev
   2 Harald Koester
   2 Fridrich Strba
   1 曾孝薇
   1 tmacalp
   1 serg
   1 royerjy
   1 peter Roots
   1 jonjon
   1 bfoman
   1 ape
   1 Y
   1 Xisco Faulí
   1 Vineet
   1 Tyler Style
   1 Tor Lillqvist
   1 Tomas
   1 Timur
   1 Tim
   1 Tibor Kovács
   1 Thorsten Behrens
   1 Thomas Heckel
   1 Taylorh140
   1 Stephen Kovacsiss
   1 Shriramana Sharma
   1 Sean
   1 Samuel M.
   1 Russ Fineman
   1 Ruslan Kabatsayev
   1 Roy Dyton
   1 Roman Polach
   1 Roman Eisele
   1 Robin Edgar
   1 Pravin
   1 PeterR
   1 Peter Ansell
   1 Pavel Prchal
   1 Orlando
   1 Olaf Ahrens
   1 Nikos
   1 Niklas Johansson
   1 Nicolas R
   1 Mike Silbermann
   1 Mihkel Tõnnov
   1 Michał Sacharewicz
   1 Michael
   1 Maxou
   1 Mathieu Parent
   1 Mateusz
   1 Luuk
   1 Luiz Angelo Daros de Luca
   1 Lt Col RDS Chauhan
   1 Lolek
   1 Lior Kaplan
   1 Lionel M
   1 Lafriks
   1 Kristaps Enkuzens
   1 Ken Biondi
   1 Karlheinz Lorenz
   1 Júlio Reis
   1 John Schuetz
   1 Joan Guillén
   1 Joachim Wiesel
   1 Jesus Corrius
   1 Jerzy Moruś
   1 Jeffrey
   1 Jared
   1 James
   1 Jacques Guilleron
   1 J
   1 Ivo
   1 Ingo Walkerling
   1 Horst
   1 Hendre
   1 G. Geshev
   1 Friedmann Bruno
   1 Florian Reisinger
   1 Fernand
   1 Fahad Al-Saidi
   1 Doug Mayer
   1 Dirk Thomas
   1 David Tardon
   1 David Schiebaan
   1 David Kolossa
   1 David Clayton
   1 David
   1 Dave Richards
   1 Christian
   1 Brian
   1 Asif Ali Rizvan
   1 Ashok
   1 Anton
   1 Andy
   1 Allan
   1 Alexandru Blanda
   1 Alexandr
   1 Alex Thurgood
   1 Aleks Clark
   1 Ady
   1 Abdulaziz Ayed