Releases/4.2.7/RC2

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Installation

  • Linux deb and rpm:
    • please, read detailed instructions for different distributions
    • the Linux packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 4.1, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
  • Windows:
    • LibreOffice Windows installers are signed by The Document Foundation.

New Features

Features for this version are 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 http://dev-downloads.libreoffice.org/symstore/symbols (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 debugging 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 4.2.7 RC1:

  1. tdf#79269 fix ODF import of style:footer-first [Michael Stahl]

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues involved for the 4.2.7 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.

  17 Julien Nabet
  16 Kohei Yoshida
  15 Kevin Suo
  14 ign_christian
  13 Joel Madero
  13 Jean-Baptiste Faure
  11 Jay Philips
  10 tommy27
  10 Michael Stahl
   9 Eike Rathke
   8 Jorendc
   8 Caolán McNamara
   8 Björn Michaelsen
   6 raal
   6 Urmas
   5 m.a.riosv
   5 Cor Nouws
   4 Xisco Faulí
   4 Maxim Monastirsky
   4 Ken Biondi
   4 Deena P.F.
   4 David Tardon
   3 Michael Meeks
   2 sophie, foss, V Stuart Foote, Terrence Enger, Teo91, Sushil Shinde, Roman Eisele,
     Rainer Bielefeld Retired, Luuk, Luke, Laurent BP, Jonathan Levi, Gerry,
     Florian Reisinger, Daniel, Arnaud Versini
   1 spYre, rxhughes, penttila, okko7, nwaldyd@yahoo.co.uk, mlichj, mike, mahesh patil,
     iveand, denis.st-onge, chtfn, brendel, bfoman, berff, armand, akzo, Zolnai Tamás,
     Winfried Donkers, Vitaly, Vera, Umesh Kadam, Tomoko Goddard, Tomaz Vajngerl, Toby,
     TinoMo, Timur, Timo Buhrmester, Stephan Bergmann, Shimi Chen, Sean Madsen,
     Satoru Matsumoto, Ruslan Fatakhov, Rui Simoes, Rui Santos, Rpnpif, Robinson Tryon (qubit),
     Robert Gonzalez MX, Rob Whalley, Rene Engelhard, Reinhard Lamsfuss, Petar Velkovski,
     Norbert Scheibner, Nikos, Niklas Johansson, Nikhil Walvekar, Milos Sramek,
     Mihkel Tõnnov, Matthew Francis, Matt K., Mary Anne, Markus Mohrhard, Mark V., Mario,
     Marina Latini, Marc Wuillemin, MM, Linus Drumbler, Laurent, Kumāra, Katarina Behrens,
     Karl, Jörn Schwarz, Justin L, Joshua, John Russell, John, Jean Spiteri,
     Jan-Marek Glogowski, James Cloos, Jacqueline Rahemipour, Jacobo Aragunde Pérez,
     Holger Jakobs, Harald Koester, HannahL, Gursimeran Sareon, Graham, Gergely Rácz,
     GerardF, Francisco, Firas Hanife, Filippo Maguolo, Faisal Menawer, Doug Naphas,
     Doriano Cometto, Dave Barton, Dale, Conley Moorhous, Clark Hartness, Christopher Yeleighton,
     Christian Lohmaier, Christian Gonzalez, Cheng-Wei Chien, Bugcruncher, Bryan Quigley,
     Bryan, Björgvin Ragnarsson, Beluga, Barry Rueger, Aurimas Fišeras, Audrey Tang,
     Arttapong CH., Armin K, Armin C, Antanas, Alexander Urban, Alex, Ales,
     Albrecht Müller, Adolfo Jayme, Adam CloudOn, A (Andy)