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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.
    • tdf#91574 Presenter Console doesn't show background and control-buttons

    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 rc3:

    1. coverity#1242624 missing shape bg color [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1311653 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    3. oasis#3860 comply attributes name with [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    4. tdf#47832 FILESAVE: Pictures on buttons, created in forms, gone after reopening form [Zolnai Tamás]
    5. tdf#84909 Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu [Yousuf Philips]
    6. tdf#89031 EDITING - Calc Function suggestion too agressive [Winfried Donkers]
    7. tdf#90133 Extend ODF to support some special scientific formats [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    8. tdf#91278 xlsx formula not importing correctly, with Table structured references in named expressions and MATCH lookup array creation [Eike Rathke]
    9. tdf#91495 Style preview in "Styles and Formatting" sidebar should be optional [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    10. tdf#92483 JRE defective message unless user installs Visual C++ 2010 runtimes [Christian Lohmaier]
    11. tdf#92600 UI: No bold headings in dialogues [Katarina Behrens]
    12. tdf#92668 GetImplementationName method returns rather than SwXTextDocument as before [Stephan Bergmann]
    13. tdf#92689 First letter selection by keyboard in combo boxes doesn't work [Caolán McNamara]
    14. tdf#92706 CRASH - when autmatically launching table creation wizard after registration of database [Michael Meeks]
    15. tdf#92725 Adding new record in table duplicates values in previous field [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    16. tdf#92772 Missing shape color (PPT) [Caolán McNamara]