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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 5.0.0 final (rc5):

    1. coverity#1311944 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    2. rhbz#1242099 [abrt] libreoffice-core: ScXMLExport::WriteAnnotation(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Eike Rathke]
    3. tdf#38837 Reduce power consumption: timers must end eventually [Ashod Nakashian]
    4. tdf#58838 : =A1="" returns TRUE when A1 does not contain a blank [Eike Rathke]
    5. tdf#63955 CRASH on FILEOPEN .odp presentation. "Bad allocation" -> Crash. 100% reproducible. [Caolán McNamara]
    6. tdf#76845 Other: File > Wizards > Web Pages crashes LibreOffice on Windows [Michael Stahl]
    7. tdf#83223 Undo does not work when modifying a conditional style including Text Body [Michael Stahl]
    8. tdf#83465 FILEOPEN: RTF - Numbering list number font name not retained [Miklos Vajna]
    9. tdf#86374 FILEOPEN: OOXML import in Writer very bad on attached DOCX: graphics and drawing in Word table distorted [Miklos Vajna]
    10. tdf#87437 track changes - accepting change in MS Word merges tables cells [Justin Luth]
    11. tdf#88276 Please add UI for new LO 4.4. feature "Text Background Color in Draw" [Stephan Bergmann]
    12. tdf#88402 Sorting: setting "Range contains column labels" is forgotten if any column Label contains a numeric value or is empty (comment 38) [Eike Rathke]
    13. tdf#89702 DOCX: Bullet character is large [Miklos Vajna]
    14. tdf#90046 RTF import: document that starts with a footnote crashes Writer (also on paste from clipboard) [Michael Stahl]
    15. tdf#90502 CRASH - failed assertion in unittest sw_globalfilter in master build OSX (ImplLogicToPixel) [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#90575 DDE LINK does not work between two documents Writer [Miklos Vajna]
    17. tdf#90609 FILEOPEN XML XLSX causes Calc to terminate [Caolán McNamara]
    18. tdf#91278 xlsx formula not importing correctly, with Table structured references in named expressions and MATCH lookup array creation [Eike Rathke]
    19. tdf#91574 SLIDESHOW: presenter console background and buttons not shown during slideshow [Michael Meeks]
    20. tdf#91588 UI: Drawing toolbar doesn't show Select button by default [Yousuf Philips]
    21. tdf#91594 FILEOPEN particular MSWORD2008 .docx: misinterprets letters from Symbol font (old bug returns with a twist) [Mark Hung]
    22. tdf#91715 Database wizard crashes when invoked through remote UNO [Michael Meeks]
    23. tdf#91725 CHART: Show minor gridlines with a lighter color [Katarina Behrens]
    24. tdf#91950 Crash on saving document [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#92018 Implement caching for native widget rendering in OpenGL rendering [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    26. tdf#92130 Basic IDE syntax highlighting does not recognise DoEvents [Marek Doležel]
    27. tdf#92148 Math: LibreOffice locks up if the bar on the left is resized [Caolán McNamara]
    28. tdf#92243 Menu highlighting incorrect with libreoffice-gtk [Simon Long]
    29. tdf#92244 Menu separator spacing incorrect in libreoffice-gtk [Simon Long]
    30. tdf#92404 Web Wizard - no result / crash [Julien Nabet]
    31. tdf#92448 CALC: Excel A1 and R1C1 reference syntax can not reference a cell by worksheet names starting with an ASCII digit [Eike Rathke]
    32. tdf#92457 Subformat ;@ changes date input to number [Eike Rathke]
    33. tdf#92571 Error mime type in Manifest.xml with picture.wmf and picture.emf [Carlos Luque]
    34. tdf#92573 Writer crash when attempting to open one file. [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#92629 sheet removeByName error if file loaded as hidden [Laurent Godard]
    36. tdf#92645 Shape text editing is broken in case of double-buffering [Miklos Vajna]
    37. tdf#92654 EDITING: Function TIMEVALUE gives only '0' in ReportDesigner [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    38. tdf#92670 Rendering artifacts between menu and toolbar with some GTK2 themes [Miklos Vajna]
    39. tdf#92671 GTK+3: Tooltips drawn on secondary screen [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#92684 Calc Help Conversion document L.O. [Andras Timar]
    41. tdf#92693 EDITING: Function MINUTE() always 1 minute greater than minute in timefield/timestampfield in ReportDesigner [Julien Nabet]
    42. tdf#92709 UI: Manage Conditional Formatting column header reads "Range or formula expression" instead of "Range" [Eike Rathke]
    43. tdf#92767 Autofilter on date is locale dependent [Eike Rathke]
    44. tdf#92788 Middle Button on Mouse Paste Option Broken for X11 [Noel Grandin]
    45. tdf#92792 Windows 64bit: SDBC driver error when attempting to connect to Thunderbird addressbook [David Ostrovsky]
    46. tdf#92896 Dialog editor: deleting a language crashes LibO [Caolán McNamara]
    47. tdf#92903 Base: text displayed offset in table edit UI listbox dropdown [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    48. tdf#92911 rendercontext: missing post-it comment window after insertion [Miklos Vajna]
    49. tdf#92914 rendercontext: print preview problems [Miklos Vajna]
    50. tdf#92918 Engineering notation lost with buttons Add/Delete Decimal Place [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    51. tdf#92982 rendercontext: blinking cursor is drawn directly [Miklos Vajna]
    52. tdf#92996 Function Wizard Structure view empty if invoked on existing formula cell [Markus Mohrhard]
    53. tdf#93018 Copying forms not working anymore [Noel Grandin]
    54. tdf#93041 UI: missing import bitmap button [Stephan Bergmann]
    55. tdf#93079 "resize shape to fit text" state can't be disabled [Julien Nabet]
    56. tdf#93080 EDITING: For Spanish cell format with the first three letters of a day of week plus date, only for Tuesday (Martes) is not recognized as date. [Eike Rathke]
    57. tdf#93103 Wrong Lithuanian translation: „Susieti su dokumentu“ -> „Spausdinti į failą“ [Rimas Kudelis]
    58. tdf#93198 gtk3: pasting using middle mouse button doesn't work [Caolán McNamara]