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    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 rc1:

    1. bnc#783638 DOCX import: inline picture should have no spacing [Miklos Vajna]
    2. tdf#44419 Allow entire column or entire row ranges in formulae, e.g. A:A or 1:1 [Eike Rathke]
    3. tdf#63685 FILEOPEN: docx import regression: graphic is not displayed [Miklos Vajna]
    4. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    5. tdf#84909 Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu [Yousuf Philips]
    6. tdf#87460 Losing endnotes in table cell when reading docx in Writer [Miklos Vajna]
    7. tdf#89698 DOCX: Images anchored with 'as character' should have no spacing [Miklos Vajna]
    8. tdf#89890 DOCX:bullets picture is big [Miklos Vajna]
    9. tdf#90573 EDITING Entire column/row formula incorrectly changes on row/column deletion [Eike Rathke]
    10. tdf#90790 ICONS: Parent icon theme links.txt duplicate records not used in child themes [Jan Holesovsky]
    11. tdf#91362 wrong defaults for format/orientation in printsettingsdialogs of printerdrivers [Katarina Behrens]
    12. tdf#91380 .ui based Docking windows don't have title bars (Windows only) [Andras Timar]
    13. tdf#91485 UI:Cursors other than the default work but are not displayed [Christian Lohmaier]
    14. tdf#91675 Updated Catalan bundled dictionaries (spellchker, hyphenation, thesaurus) [Andras Timar]
    15. tdf#91683 FILEOPEN: Docx importer squishing doughnuts [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#91971 StartCenter minimum size now too small with addition of Recent Files button [Jan Holesovsky]
    17. tdf#92037 UI: Dragging a field from the Data Sources window into a document no longer works [Noel Grandin]
    18. tdf#92061 When opening an RTF file with bracketed \sub or \super in a footnote, the text body is parsed wrongly, and terminates prematurely [Miklos Vajna]
    19. tdf#92088 Appear Document recovery Dialog (Crash?) when open formula bar, and restart LibO [Michael Meeks]
    20. tdf#92166 Crash after exiting source code mode in Writer Web [Michael Meeks]
    21. tdf#92194 headless renderer not doing mask based clipping ... [Michael Meeks]
    22. tdf#92258 Crash of Basic IDE when renaming a Module [Michael Meeks]
    23. tdf#92293 Accessibility completely broken with gtk3 plugin [Caolán McNamara]