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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. And starting with 4.2.0 RC2, the debuggin symbols are also source indexed.

    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 4.2.3 final:

    1. bnc#821208 DOC import: fix unwanted char background in numbering char style [Miklos Vajna]
    2. bnc#821567 import PPTX background images with table-name. [Muthu Subramanian]
    3. bnc#828390 bullet sizes set wrong. [Muthu Subramanian]
    4. bnc#865381 DOCX import: table cell btLr text direction fixes [Miklos Vajna]
    5. coverity#1130423 crash with "New style from selection" with List [Caolán McNamara]
    6. coverity#705966 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    7. coverity#705969 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    8. coverity#707971 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    9. coverity#708388 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    10. coverity#736084 missing break in switch [Caolán McNamara]
    11. collabora#1000025 import casemaps from pptx. [Muthu Subramanian]
    12. collabora#1000044 DOC import: fProtEnabled means document is not totally read-only [Miklos Vajna]
    13. tdf#38411 handle .doc cropping also inside groups [Luboš Luňák]
    14. tdf#38414 workaround for rounding errors when handling merged cells [Luboš Luňák]
    15. tdf#47355 partially revert c5a8a2c3cbcee0175127a0662e3d820ea4deea22 [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    16. tdf#50672 escape underscores in menus for unity [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    17. tdf#58307 export sheet tab colors to xlsx. [Kohei Yoshida]
    18. tdf#60722 RTF import: 3 drawing-object fixes: [Miklos Vajna]
    19. tdf#62155 don't crash if we can't create an instance of a calc addin. [Michael Meeks]
    20. tdf#63228 printers list does not increase height with Print Dialog [Caolán McNamara]
    21. tdf#63786 fix PDF export of cropped SVG [Michael Stahl]
    22. tdf#67011 KDE4: prevent blocking in Display::Yield [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    23. tdf#69157 apply object-in front selection on mouseUp [Lennard Wasserthal]
    24. tdf#69289 RTF import: handle cells with zero width [Miklos Vajna]
    25. tdf#70666 fix Graphite ligature replacement at line breaks [László Németh]
    26. tdf#71491 adjust reference during undo of drag-n-drop of cell range. [Kohei Yoshida]
    27. tdf#71729 fill the range edit boxes after the table is fully initialized. [Kohei Yoshida]
    28. tdf#71961 write (no)wrap of text only for custom shapes to .pptx [Luboš Luňák]
    29. tdf#73466 SwTxtSizeInfo / SwTxtInputFldPortion: invalid string access [Miklos Vajna]
    30. tdf#73544 update catalan linguistic components [Joan Montane, Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#73588 fix default alignment in RTL mode. [Hannah Lyhne]
    32. tdf#73627 explictly export font properties. [Muthu Subramanian]
    33. tdf#73936 make FormFieldDropDowns a real fieldportion [Caolán McNamara]
    34. tdf#74087 inspect if a mis-spelled word is at cursor position... [Kohei Yoshida]
    35. tdf#74302 adapt to OUString changes and set length exactly. [Matúš Kukan]
    36. tdf#74322 handle moving of named ranges correctly. [Kohei Yoshida]
    37. tdf#74823 RTF import: work around wrong table column width on invalid input [Miklos Vajna]
    38. tdf#74875 asterisk at the beginning of Paragraph without "Nowiki" [Julien Nabet]
    39. tdf#74979 remove OOo1.0 file formats from Save As. [Michael Stahl, Bryan Quigley]
    40. tdf#74981 cutting nothing should do nothing, should fix field dupes [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    41. tdf#75260 apply the same fix from writer table to character bordering. [Kohei Yoshida]
    42. tdf#75307 discard invalid user data [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#75308 asterisk at the beginning of Paragraph without "Nowiki" [Julien Nabet]
    44. tdf#75328 do DiscoveryService socket setup off the main thread. [Andrzej Hunt]
    45. tdf#75376 configure: disable LTO by default for MSVC too [Michael Stahl]
    46. tdf#75622 avoid repeated table layouting [Luboš Luňák]
    47. tdf#75728 on change of User Field via UNO-API... [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    48. tdf#75741 re-implement CompileNameFormula for formula groups. [Kohei Yoshida]
    49. tdf#75772 correct name of Outline Numbering dialog [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    50. tdf#75898 SwFEShell::InsertRow: fix this in case bSelectAll == true [Miklos Vajna]
    51. tdf#75955 use SHA1 from openssl/nss instead of rtl_digest_sha1 [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    52. tdf#75970 let's do it in a straightforward fashion. [Kohei Yoshida]
    53. tdf#75977 clear sheet deleted flags for affected references when undoing. [Kohei Yoshida]
    54. tdf#76078 LO Crashes while saving the docx file containing only opening brace [Dinesh Patil]
    55. tdf#76195 set the border type to NONE to ensure it won't be drawn. [Kohei Yoshida]
    56. tdf#76222 oox: add support for MSO 2007 SP2 encrypted documents [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    57. tdf#76235 assure correct line break for multi-lined Input Fields [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    58. tdf#76294 properly intern string literals in formula on xls import. [Kohei Yoshida]
    59. tdf#76298 sw: do not start up every OLE object on deletion [Michael Stahl]
    60. tdf#76402 handle range reference expansion in named ranges. [Kohei Yoshida]
    61. tdf#76409 write output cell string to <text:p> element when saving to ods. [Kohei Yoshida]
    62. tdf#76470 avoid joining new formula cells individually. [Kohei Yoshida]
    63. tdf#76568 remove BerkeleyDB from license text [Andras Timar]
    64. tdf#76777 accept proper number style condition != as not equal operator, [Eike Rathke]
    65. tdf#76778 fix wildcard support in File Open dialog [Andras Timar]
    66. tdf#76802 error msg in Web Page Wizard dialog [Julien Nabet]
    67. tdf#76905 long delay when changing font size from % to pt [Caolán McNamara]
    68. tdf#76930 explictly list common lang-independant template dir [Caolán McNamara]
    69. tdf#76961 calc link auto-update interval is changed on file save [Niklas Johansson]
    70. tdf#77059 hidpi: Increase the threshold of what DPI we consider hi-dpi. [Jan Holesovsky]
    71. tdf#77140 embeddedobj: avoid unneeded conversion in ConvertBufferToFormat() [Miklos Vajna]
    72. tdf#77174 crash with "New style from selection" with List [Caolán McNamara]
    73. tdf#77209 share string pool with clip documents. [Kohei Yoshida]
    74. tdf#77229 EMF+ rendering: improve EmfPlusSetClipPath's CombineModeExclude case [Miklos Vajna]
    75. tdf#77300 don't re-compile formulas when the hybrid formula is not there. [Kohei Yoshida]
    76. tdf#77307 compare external formula tokens correctly. [Kohei Yoshida]
    77. i#124039 assure correct line break for multi-lined Input Fields [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    78. i#124085 improved support for PNG clipboard format on windows [Armin Le Grand]
    79. i#124453 check if the resulting polygon... [Jürgen Schmidt]
    80. i#124467 add check for image data offset... [Jürgen Schmidt, Miklos Vajna]
    81. i#124474 on change of User Field via UNO-API... [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    82. i#124516 handle bad surrogate pairs gracefully on Windows [Herbert Dürr]
    83. i#124555 restore stream position after Seek to end of stream [Oliver-Rainer Wittmann]
    84. i#84870 partially revert c5a8a2c3cbcee0175127a0662e3d820ea4deea22 [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    85. lp#760665 intermittent a11y crash in calc [Caolán McNamara]
    86. lp#811057 intermittent a11y crash in calc [Caolán McNamara]
    87. rhbz#1057741 [abrt] libreoffice-core: std::__throw_length_error(): soffice.bin killed by SIGABRT [Eike Rathke]
    88. rhbz#1075124 docx with negative left margin and border on table does not display properly in LibreOffice [Luboš Luňák]
    89. rhbz#1076264 [abrt] libreoffice-core: ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl() const(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Caolán McNamara]
    90. rhbz#1077780 [abrt] libreoffice-core: writerfilter::dmapper::lcl_MoveBorderPropertiesToFrame(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Caolán McNamara]
    91. rhbz#1080196 [abrt] libreoffice-core: mdds/multi_type_vector_itr.hpp update_node(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Kohei Yoshida]
    92. rhbz#1081968 libreoffice produces incorrect PDF export of cropped SVG graphics [Michael Stahl]
    93. rhbz#577595 [abrt] crash in ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl [Caolán McNamara]
    94. rhbz#602273 [abrt] crash in ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl [Caolán McNamara]
    95. rhbz#896711 [abrt][a11y] libreoffice-core- ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]
    96. rhbz#923993 [abrt][a11y] libreoffice-core- ScAccessibleDocument::GetVisibleArea_Impl: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV) [Caolán McNamara]