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    Note: Beta2 was skipped/not officially released


    General for this RC: release configuration

    • the Linux and Mac packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 4.4, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
    • the Windows package will update a previously installed version of LibreOffice


    • LibreOffice 5.0 will be made available as 64bit version in addition to the 32bit version. Installing the 64bit version requires Windows Vista or newer, the 32bit Version runs on Windows XP or newer.

    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 compared to the 5.0.0 Beta3:

    1. coverity#1302608 gtk3 Logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1302691 gtk3 Unused value [Caolán McNamara]
    3. coverity#1307697 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    4. coverity#1307698 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    5. deb#788713 fix (fatal) perl deprecation in lo-xlate-lang [Rene Engelhard]
    6. tdf#61492 fix inc/dec font for complex selections [Maxim Monastirsky]
    7. tdf#62095 fix O(n^2) algorithm in opening pathological file [Noel Grandin]
    8. tdf#69552 [part 2] support all ODFF1.2 and Excel2013 variations [Winfried Donkers, Eike Rathke]
    9. tdf#73071 styles tab addition to the sidebar for writer [Rishabh Kumar]
    10. tdf#75256 new icons insertendnote and trackchanges [Cassandra Freund]
    11. tdf#81806 crash on certain table paste+undo+page cycles [Caolán McNamara]
    12. tdf#83365 properly inherit relative and 3D flags when extending [Eike Rathke]
    13. tdf#85594 additional tweaks to standard and drawing toolbars [Yousuf Philips]
    14. tdf#86017 calc has more rows than writer tables can support [Caolán McNamara]
    15. tdf#86305 clone upper left of matrix result if double token [Eike Rathke]
    16. tdf#87651 Swap buttons and align to the right [Maxim Monastirsky]
    17. tdf#88290 adapt the numbering popup to more than 8 items [Maxim Monastirsky]
    18. tdf#88295 don't export transparent background colour as white [Katarina Behrens]
    19. tdf#88697 sw: make WW8 export of CITATION fields compatible with [Michael Stahl]
    20. tdf#88911 crash when dragging unsupported url to navigator pane [Caolán McNamara]
    21. tdf#89643 report builder function wizard segfaults [Caolán McNamara]
    22. tdf#89830 ambiguous naming of character background [Zolnai Tamás]
    23. tdf#89972 also copy external reference status [Mike Kaganski]
    24. tdf#90001 correct 3D reference update on sheet deletion, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    25. tdf#90063 avoid duplicated attribute names in RID_ATTR_NAMES [Zolnai Tamás]
    26. tdf#90072 no character background (highlight) tab in paragraph styles dialog [Zolnai Tamás]
    27. tdf#90077 fix freeze when enabling media toolbar in Impress [Noel Grandin]
    28. tdf#90640 add a unit test for this [Michael Stahl]
    29. tdf#90713 remove footnote mark from TOC/List of Figures entry [Andras Timar]
    30. tdf#90925 remove footnote mark from TOC/List of Figures entry [Andras Timar]
    31. tdf#90926 remove footnote mark from cross reference [Andras Timar]
    32. tdf#91001 fix inc/dec font for complex selections [Maxim Monastirsky]
    33. tdf#91228 need to check the format's IsLockModified(), not the node's [Michael Stahl]
    34. tdf#91301 don't cache incomplete tabs. [Jan Holesovsky]
    35. tdf#91393 autotext (etc) not fully drawn [Caolán McNamara]
    36. tdf#91411 end listening only on selected sheets [Eike Rathke]
    37. tdf#91467 FixedText vertical orientation restored [Andras Timar]
    38. tdf#91613 restore functionality of clicking to .uno:Size status bar element [Andras Timar]
    39. tdf#91645 don't change selected menu title text color in Aero theme [László Németh]
    40. tdf#91721 fix crash during listbox control editing in database form [László Németh]
    41. tdf#91727 work around writer spelling issue [Michael Meeks]
    42. tdf#91748 fix preview of special characters [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    43. tdf#91842 do not adjust RPN named expressions relative references, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    44. tdf#91878 vertical text entry missing [Caolán McNamara]
    45. tdf#91880 invalidate graphics when the gtk window is destroyed [Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#91887 handle LOK_MOUSEEVENT_MOUSEMOVE in SdXImpressDocument [Miklos Vajna]
    47. tdf#91944 fix inc/dec indent buttons in impress [Maxim Monastirsky]
    48. tdf#91953 mixture of icon sizes [Philippe Jung]
    49. tdf#91960 presentation causes Impress crash [Noel Grandin]
    50. tdf#91982 fix Slovenian translation [Andras Timar]
    51. tdf#92000 save rectangle to DrawingML as a preset shape [Andras Timar]
    52. tdf#92001 'Handles' contains array of PropertyValues [Andras Timar]
    53. tdf#92036 work around writer spelling issue [Michael Meeks]
    54. tdf#92057 crash on mail-merge to printer [Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#92082 crash on closing color bar after redocking it [Caolán McNamara]