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    New Features

    An in-progress list of features for this version is available here.

    Symbol Server for debugging on Windows

    Starting with LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC1, debugging symbols (pdb files) for Windows builds will be available from our symbol server at (note: this is not a webbrowsable resource, it is meant to be used by debugging tools like WinDbg. See our documentation on How to get a backtrace with WinDbg for details on how to set it up.

    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 4.2.0 Beta2:

    1. coverity#736170 out-of-Bounds read/write [Julien Nabet]
    2. coverity#736171 out-of-Bounds read/write [Julien Nabet]
    3. coverity#736172 out-of-Bounds read/write [Julien Nabet]
    4. collabora#1000017 DOCX/RTF import: avoid fake tab char in footnotes [Miklos Vajna]
    5. tdf#31296 assign top cell to the formula group if it's still NULL. [Kohei Yoshida]
    6. tdf#39206 add support for image transformation in SVG Import [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    7. tdf#40314 force intercept only for linear/poly trendlines [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    8. tdf#40315 improve text for moving average trendline [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    9. tdf#40316 remove SpinButton in UI for extrapolate trendline [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    10. tdf#56443 .dic and .aff name must be the same [Andras Timar]
    11. tdf#60705 don't discard valid printing options. [Andrzej Hunt]
    12. tdf#60805 revert "Always disable anti-aliasing for drawing cell borders." [Noel Power]
    13. tdf#61638 SmParser::NextToken: don't crash on ending dot [Miklos Vajna]
    14. tdf#62531 checkout failed due to bad import of properties in libcmis [Cédric Bosdonnat]
    15. tdf#63844 handle invalid xml files in orcus, [Markus Mohrhard]
    16. tdf#64533 fixed the update to working copy and back after (cancel) checkout: [Cédric Bosdonnat]
    17. tdf#66564 calculate formula cell once if AutoCalc disabled [Eike Rathke]
    18. tdf#66969 reset group dimension data from all referencing pivot objects. [Kohei Yoshida]
    19. tdf#66984 define an assignment operator to prevent double deletion. [Kohei Yoshida]
    20. tdf#67011 run Display::Yield through KDEXLib::Yield. [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    21. tdf#67205 CRITBINOM "greater than or equal" [Eike Rathke]
    22. tdf#67388 add back check for missing [Matúš Kukan]
    23. tdf#68552 get rid of $(share_subdir_name) again [Stephan Bergmann]
    24. tdf#68724 sw: fix crash on Insert->File with Hybrid PDF [Michael Stahl]
    25. tdf#69027 check for [Andras Timar]
    26. tdf#69306 offapi: tweak multi-paragraph parameter comment [Michael Stahl]
    27. tdf#69518 correctly handle the old constraint syntax. [Kohei Yoshida]
    28. tdf#69971 and follow-up fix [Eike Rathke]
    29. tdf#69984 handle duplicate field names correctly. [Kohei Yoshida]
    30. tdf#70144 don't reset Document's modified flag when inserting new table. [Andrzej J.R. Hunt]
    31. tdf#70198 sw: don't truncate Time values on 32bit platforms [Michael Stahl]
    32. tdf#70278 editeng: fix Time fields in Impress [Michael Stahl]
    33. tdf#70989 change wording from "Output Range" to "Results to". [Kohei Yoshida]
    34. tdf#71192 options->appearence isn't all the same color [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#71667 and follow-up fix [Eike Rathke]
    36. tdf#71714 sw: fix small capitals rendering [Michael Stahl]
    37. tdf#71748 fix also for hicontrast and sifr themes [Maxim Monastirsky]
    38. tdf#71866 sw: un-break index updates [Michael Stahl]
    39. tdf#71892 sw: fix crash when pasting table in footnote [Michael Stahl]
    40. tdf#72022 internal links busted [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#72037 fix comparison of indexOf values after string conversion. [Matúš Kukan]
    42. tdf#72125 expert config dialog takes too much time to come up [Noel Grandin, Jan Holesovsky]
    43. tdf#72137 allocate enough points in MovingAverageRegression calc. [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    44. tdf#72156 GraphicObject: Added missing delete of stream [Ulrich Kitzinger]
    45. tdf#72174 revert "convert_add from "at" or "atm" to "Pa" gives same answer" [Eike Rathke]
    46. tdf#72258 re-orient dialog vertically [Caolán McNamara]
    47. tdf#72267 boolean_test is subsumed by general case "foo IS [NOT] bar" [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    48. tdf#72278 and follow-up fix [Eike Rathke]
    49. tdf#72280 wrong title for Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) dialog [Julien Nabet]
    50. tdf#72288 made case insensitive matrix string query work again [Eike Rathke]
    51. tdf#72391 fix equalsAscii conversion. Noticed in [Noel Grandin, Lionel Elie Mamane]
    52. tdf#72394 get rid of $(share_subdir_name) again [Stephan Bergmann]
    53. tdf#72398 add m4v to allowed movie exts [David Tardon]
    54. tdf#72413 fix O(n^2) in inserting SearchResults' items. [Matúš Kukan]
    55. tdf#72427 correct UTF8 handling for FILTERXML, [Markus Mohrhard]
    56. tdf#72451 installer: Make filelists work again. [Matúš Kukan]
    57. tdf#72488 broken text when showing visible space [Khaled Hosny]
    58. tdf#72498 update German dictionary to 2013.12.06 [Andras Timar]
    59. tdf#72537 write <loext:fill-character> [Eike Rathke]
    60. tdf#72548 be able to read the correct 'sort-ascending' value, [Eike Rathke]
    61. tdf#72560 revert "DOCX: better solution for exchange alignment for RTL" [Faisal M. Al-Otaibi]
    62. tdf#72647 register Java Access Bridge component [Michael Stahl]
    63. tdf#72650 get thumbnails only from the local documents. [Jan Holesovsky]
    64. tdf#72697 accept future <loext:sender-initials> [Eike Rathke]
    65. tdf#72757 fix Hungarian grammar checking (don't freeze Python) [László Németh]
    66. i#33737 Allow for in-place editing of input field (turn off pop-up) [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    67. rhbz#903281 [abrt][a11y] libreoffice-core- SwAccessibleFrame::IsOpaque killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]