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    New Features

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    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 4.1.5 RC3:

    1. bnc#779620 DOCX import: fix nested tables anchored inside tables [Miklos Vajna]
    2. bnc#819865 fix for itemstate in parent style incorrectly reported as set [Noel Power]
    3. bnc#821208 DOC import: don't overwrite WW8Num* character styles [Miklos Vajna]
    4. bnc#821567 use BitmapURL only if its valid. [Muthu Subramanian]
    5. bnc#834720 labels wrongly interpreted as dates. [Muthu Subramanian]
    6. bnc#862516 remember slides sorter view setting. [Muthu Subramanian]
    7. bnc#864396 we only support simple labels in the InternalDataProvider, [Markus Mohrhard]
    8. bnc#865381 DOCX import: table cell btLr text direction fixes [Miklos Vajna]
    9. coverity#705966 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    10. coverity#705969 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    11. coverity#708535 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    12. coverity#736084 missing break in switch [Caolán McNamara]
    13. collabora#100030 use internal API to fill dxf styles during xlsx import. [Kohei Yoshida]
    14. tdf#33852 FILEOPEN: Custom animation (Motionpath Left) isn't being imported correctly from .ppt [David Tardon]
    15. tdf#38414 FILEOPEN FORMATTING complex table layout in DOCX [Luboš Luňák]
    16. tdf#46707 Crashes when right clicked to call context menu while a mixture of alphabets and Japanese texts are selected [Kohei Yoshida]
    17. tdf#46808 Adapt UNO services to new-style [Stephan Bergmann]
    18. tdf#50855 VIEWING: Nimbus Sans L missing styles [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#51180 Copying from filtered data source adds duplicated last row [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    20. tdf#51819 Password-protected documents saved unencrypted for auto-recovery [Matúš Kukan]
    21. tdf#52547 New Firefox image clipboard causes "paste as link" in LibreOffice - paste directly is preferred [Andrzej Hunt]
    22. tdf#56511 Server-side file descriptor leak per UNO connection resulting in a segmentation fault [Stephan Bergmann]
    23. tdf#59329 UI: docked panels (like navigator or styles) looks inconsistent with other borders [Ahmad H. Al Harthi]
    24. tdf#60833 EDITING: Terms added to dictionary are lost between editing sessions [Andras Timar]
    25. tdf#61520 EDITING: Calc freezes/crashes while opening a data validity list in a cell [Eike Rathke]
    26. tdf#62155 Libreoffice crashes after upgrade while using formula bar [Michael Meeks]
    27. tdf#65430 [Template manager][UI] Double click does not open a template found by search function [Joren De Cuyper]
    28. tdf#65655 FILEOPEN FILESAVE: 'Different Odd & Even Pages' flag lost [Adam Co]
    29. tdf#67235 EDITING: Timefield is limited automatically to max. 00:00:01 [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    30. tdf#68779 FILEOPEN RTF Table borders missing [Michael Stahl]
    31. tdf#69244 Other: Recalculate does not always work if formula link to other sheets [Kohei Yoshida]
    32. tdf#69271 VIEWING: SVG - "class=" taking precendence over explicitely defined "style=" [Regression] [Armin Le Grand]
    33. tdf#69652 EDITING: Default date could not be set in a date-field of a form [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    34. tdf#69873 REPORTBUILDER: Labels are not shown when generating reports on spreadsheets [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    35. tdf#69925 Other: Wiki Publisher Extension: dialogs do not open on "File - Send - To Mediawiki" [Julien Nabet]
    36. tdf#70220 Super/Subscript is not imported for PPTX [Björgvin Ragnarsson]
    37. tdf#71598 Other: Cell Not Recalculating [Eike Rathke]
    38. tdf#71729 UI: Manage Names dialog populates Name box, but not Range box, for the first range before any is selected [Kohei Yoshida]
    39. tdf#72233 Format - Page Dialog with long style names has a huge with and not scalable [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#72390 CRASH : calc will crash on filesave a particular file after modifying just one cell content [Kohei Yoshida]
    41. tdf#72481 [FILEOPEN] [XLSX Import] Regression in displaying font size in text boxes [Björgvin Ragnarsson]
    42. tdf#72491 EDITING: "Insert> Names> Insert" inserts the range as a formula, generating an error for multi-cell ranges [Kohei Yoshida]
    43. tdf#72682 External Data dialog not really resizable [Caolán McNamara]
    44. tdf#72691 IF function inside an array formula fails to track cell value change. [Kohei Yoshida]
    45. tdf#73159 UI: clicking the 'Add Border' button leads to a void menu/window [Zolnai Tamás]
    46. tdf#73363 EDITING Can't edit OLE object (MS Visio) in a DOC document [Michael Stahl]
    47. tdf#73389 Writer does not show a docx-document with nested table correctly [Zolnai Tamás]
    48. tdf#73773 Crash: If connected database is an Calc .ods file, Base crashes on CLOSE [Kohei Yoshida]
    49. tdf#73800 UI: Error in function description "ZÄHLENWENNS" (, instead of ;) in calc [Winfried Donkers]
    50. fdo#73920 x server crash after radeon_gem_object_create failure [Caolán McNamara]
    51. tdf#74051 EDITING "Graphics filter not found" inserting picture into Writer [Caolán McNamara]
    52. tdf#74357 FILEOPEN: [DOCX filter] Content piece of the table’s large cell is lost [Miklos Vajna]
    53. tdf#74519 When resizing window pane at the bottom in Impress/Draw it disappears [Michael Meeks]
    54. tdf#75460 UI: Autoscroll using middle mouse button doesn't work when enabled since 4.1. [Michael Stahl]
    55. tdf#75510 FILESAVE: Asymmetric error bars properties in charts are not properly saved [Markus Mohrhard]
    56. tdf#76298 EDITING CRASH OLE Servers started for each selected object on cut to clipboard or delete [Michael Stahl]
    57. tdf#76568 License mentions BerkeleyDB, which is no longer in code [Andras Timar]
    58. tdf#76777 Format "[<>0][Red]General;General" [Eike Rathke]
    59. tdf#76802 Regression: "geList.pageEnd of <wizards.ui.ImageList.ImageList o..." in Web Page Wizard dialog [Julien Nabet]
    60. tdf#76930 Creating an Index produces error message [Caolán McNamara]
    61. i#118640 force early destruction of last FragmentHandler... [Armin Le Grand]
    62. i#120224 string::Len was used in a non-bool context here [Stephan Bergmann]
    63. i#121420 fix brace position [Stephan Bergmann]
    64. i#123510 changed priority in style preparation [Armin Le Grand]
    65. i#124106 correct handling of page break attributes [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    66. i#124453 check if the resulting polygon... [Jürgen Schmidt]
    67. i#124516 handle bad surrogate pairs gracefully on Windows [Herbert Dürr]
    68. i#86296 nPDescPos is never read [Stephan Bergmann]
    69. lp#760665 intermittent a11y crash in calc [Caolán McNamara]
    70. lp#811057 intermittent a11y crash in calc [Caolán McNamara]
    71. rhbz#1007697 [abrt] libreoffice-core- Window::GetWindow: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]
    72. rhbz#1017379 libreoffice impress imports animated motion paths incorrectly from powerpoint [David Tardon]
    73. rhbz#1057741 [abrt] libreoffice-core: std::__throw_length_error(): soffice.bin killed by SIGABRT [Eike Rathke]
    74. rhbz#1065629 [fix available] RTF import probable regression with non-english BigMachines exports [Michael Stahl]
    75. rhbz#1076264 [abrt] libreoffice-core: ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl() const(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Caolán McNamara]
    76. rhbz#577595 intermittent a11y crash in calc [Caolán McNamara]
    77. rhbz#602273 [abrt] crash in ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl [Caolán McNamara]
    78. rhbz#896711 [abrt][a11y] libreoffice-core- ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]
    79. rhbz#923993 [abrt][a11y] libreoffice-core- ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]
    80. rhbz#988516 DOCX import: header/footer paragraph properties applied to body paragraph [Michael Stahl]