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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.
    • "JRE defective" message in 64bit version when no runtimes are installed tdf#92483

    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 rc2:

    1. coverity#1000018 DOCX import: fix missing paragraph style on footnotes [Miklos Vajna]
    2. coverity#1308430 pSh may be 0 here [Miklos Vajna]
    3. coverity#1308603 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    4. coverity#1309050 pLayout might be 0 here [Miklos Vajna]
    5. i#107365 sw rendercontext: paint transparent from controls conditionally [Miklos Vajna]
    6. tdf#31577 Calc "INDIRECT" range intermittently fails [Eike Rathke]
    7. tdf#52540 Ligatures hyphenation bug using graphite font (Linux Libertine G): "ligc" is ignored [László Németh]
    8. tdf#55430 EDITING: Single mouse click selection of element completely drawn in front of selected filled area impossible [Caolán McNamara]
    9. tdf#61186 Print dialog ignores saved settings from Printer Settings + more [Katarina Behrens]
    10. tdf#68787 FILESAVE: DOCX export: Footnote separator line problem [Miklos Vajna]
    11. tdf#69552 Function FLOOR and CEILING inconsistent with OpenFormula specification [Winfried Donkers]
    12. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    13. tdf#83089 UI: Cannot select location in properties dialogue [Szymon Kłos]
    14. tdf#83859 UI Name box selection does not support arrow keys on Linux [Katarina Behrens]
    15. tdf#84190 libcmis: Wrong Password Entered For Alfresco Never Allows For Correction [Szymon Kłos]
    16. tdf#84762 F9 cell update fails in sheet with combination of randomnumber() with reference to other cells [Eike Rathke]
    17. tdf#84909 Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu [Yousuf Philips]
    18. tdf#86301 Link to Help Page of Start Center Broken [Andras Timar]
    19. tdf#87348 linked textboxes/frames don't work in .docx format [Justin Luth]
    20. tdf#87820 Images not displayed properly in Calc [Caolán McNamara]
    21. tdf#88056 [FILE OPEN/SAVE] field Insert ▸ Field ▸ Page Title not saved / reloaded [Caolán McNamara]
    22. tdf#88831 When OpenGL is enabled, drop-down arrows, check marks, scrollbars etc. are upside down [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    23. tdf#88941 Writer/Calc/Draw/Impress lose formatting for justified text when exporting to PDF on OS X builds [Norbert Thiebaud]
    24. tdf#90377 MAILMERGE: Option to "Exclude this Recipient" broken [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    25. tdf#90452 Breeze icons poorly visible in Start Center [Jan Holesovsky]
    26. tdf#90611 Footnote font size imported incorrectly [Miklos Vajna]
    27. tdf#90717 Calc crashes when deleting row number 11 [Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#91362 wrong defaults for format/orientation in printsettingsdialogs of printerdrivers [Katarina Behrens]
    29. tdf#91574 SLIDESHOW: presenter console background and buttons not shown during slideshow [Christian Lohmaier, Michael Meeks, Julien Nabet]
    30. tdf#91641 using kmfl in calc transposes characters when editing existing text [Justin Luth]
    31. tdf#91727 Linux OS File Picker Blocks Canvas Repaints [Miklos Vajna]
    32. tdf#92017 Draw has no named toolbar [Maxim Monastirsky]
    33. tdf#92047 icon and function "format area" disabled [Caolán McNamara]
    34. tdf#92055 Crash after docking the media playback toolbar [Michael Meeks]
    35. tdf#92110 UI Button with keyboard focus has invisible label (KDE-specific) [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    36. tdf#92115 UI glitch on combo boxes after removing keybard focus (KDE-specific) [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    37. tdf#92241 Preview is cut off in Symbols dialog [László Németh]
    38. tdf#92262 PIVOTTABLE: DEBUG BUILDS ONLY: crash when clicking on the autofilter arrow [Michael Meeks, Julien Nabet]
    39. tdf#92269 Win 64 Explorer Crash after single click on any LO file in folder. (shlxthdl.dll / propertyhdl.dll property handler problem?) [Christian Lohmaier]
    40. tdf#92275 impress grinds to a total halt as images constantly swapped in [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#92281 FILEOPEN: Only western font is set for symbols in DOC files [Mark Hung]
    42. tdf#92308 Crash on emailing document [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    43. tdf#92322 EDITING - MEMO (TEXT) fields refuse data entry with MySQL and JDBC connector on OSX [Julien Nabet]
    44. tdf#92353 FileSave: Not confirmed for overwrite a file (unix) [Juergen Funk]
    45. tdf#92355 UI: Crash on exit after Properties in specific xlsx document [Michael Meeks]
    46. tdf#92368 FILESAVE: lost positions of arcs, segments drawn by LibreLogo [László Németh]
    47. tdf#92376 LO 5.0 doesn't open librevenge's files [David Tardon]
    48. tdf#92386 Writer crashes in print preview if the document is in two windows [Julien Nabet]
    49. tdf#92392 EDITING + UI: Calc crash when hitting Enter key [Michael Meeks, Caolán McNamara]
    50. tdf#92425 UI: Page view Sifr icons in status bar do not change [Cassandra Freund]
    51. tdf#92426 Box not showing for an entire row and entire column notation [Eike Rathke]
    52. tdf#92427 Entire column A:A / row 1:1 notation should be display instead of A1:A1048576 / A1:AMJ1 [Eike Rathke]
    53. tdf#92431 Thumbnail not saved/reused when user does not save changes in MS format files [Maxim Monastirsky]
    54. tdf#92434 When relation design dialog is open and then closed, libreoffice crashes [Michael Meeks, Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#92438 regression in LibreLogo icon order [László Németh]
    56. tdf#92443 And again - no visible menu entrys and empty dialogs [Miklos Vajna]
    57. tdf#92461 Font fallback does not work with GTK3 [Caolán McNamara]
    58. tdf#92467 Calc crashes in find and replace dialog when arrow down is used [Caolán McNamara]
    59. tdf#92468 Range reference not justified in order when copied&pasted [Eike Rathke]
    60. tdf#92481 When opening an RTF file with \widowctrl set, that keyword has no effect [Miklos Vajna]
    61. tdf#92517 KDE4-FileDialog: "Save as" has wrong Filter [Juergen Funk]
    62. tdf#92520 LibO crash when editing .odb database properties [Zolnai Tamás]
    63. tdf#92528 UsageInfo crash on exit [Jan Holesovsky]
    64. tdf#92539 View menu indicators (radio dot and checkmarks) are invisible [Caolán McNamara]
    65. tdf#92577 Rendering artifacts on pressing Page Down multiple times on multi-page document [Miklos Vajna]
    66. tdf#92611 Crash exiting bibiography database [Michael Meeks]