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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.
    • Trying to scan with the 64bit version on Windows causes a crash tdf#92478. Please use your system's scanning tool as a workaround.

    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 5.0.1 RC2:

    1. bnc#835985 revert "When printing ... 'Order' did not count." [Jan Holesovsky]
    2. cid#1315264 DOCX import: rot=90 and vert=vert270 means no text rotation [Miklos Vajna]
    3. coverity#1320472 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    4. i#121407 fix mis-merge [Stephan Bergmann]
    5. i#124638 xmloff: fix Calc header background image saving [Miklos Vajna]
    6. i#65128 handle the NULL clip correctly for pdf output [Thorsten Behrens]
    7. i#95318 svtools: don't commit SvtMenuOptions too early [Michael Stahl]
    8. rhbz#1255200 [abrt] libreoffice-core: sdr::table::SvxTableController::SetTableStyle(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Caolán McNamara]
    9. rhbz#1255811 [fix available] Calc: Random Number generator can't be edited and applied for cell location [Eike Rathke]
    10. tdf#44388 Printing/Exporting to PDF adds text to the side of form elements ('checkbox',...) [Thorsten Behrens]
    11. tdf#44399 UI: Format Cells dialog displays misleading value for 'Decimal places' [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    12. tdf#60381 The operation on <path> was started with an invalid parameter [Giuseppe Castagno]
    13. tdf#73071 Sidebar: Styles are missing from Properties tab [Yousuf Philips]
    14. tdf#75973 password protected library does not honnor end user type definition [Laurent Godard]
    15. tdf#76649 Trend line invisible if first data point is missing x value [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    16. tdf#77514 FORMATTING: CJK ruby text (furigana) in vertical mode pushes characters to the left of the base line [Mark Hung]
    17. tdf#78111 UI: "Freakout"-behaviour and freeze during resize of docked sidebar [Maxim Monastirsky]
    18. tdf#79018 FILEOPEN: DOCX with a footnote hangs LO on open [Oliver Specht]
    19. tdf#79741 Macro with Find @ Replace crash Calc [Julien Nabet]
    20. tdf#80512 UI: Horizontal scrollbar backwards with RTL sheet and kde4 ui [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    21. tdf#80866 Layout of custom handouts is ignored [Jan Holesovsky]
    22. tdf#83546 SIDEBAR: content panels in tray don't open with accelerators when sidebar is enabled but fully hidden [Maxim Monastirsky]
    23. tdf#87922 4.4.0.x Automatic font color no longer works [Miklos Vajna]
    24. tdf#87924 FILEOPEN: DOCX - text in shape is wrong direction [Miklos Vajna]
    25. tdf#88986 EDITING: Insert Frame dialog shows empty lists for area fill types [Miklos Vajna]
    26. tdf#89245 FORMATTING, FILESAVE: Header and footer background images are not saved [Miklos Vajna]
    27. tdf#89381 ValueSet has rendering issues in RTL interface [Maxim Monastirsky]
    28. tdf#89720 Highlighted comment text with replies have dark color [Miklos Vajna]
    29. tdf#89954 FORMATTING: Autocapitalisation does not happen if the last word in the previous sentence has a comment in the middle of the word [Miklos Vajna]
    30. tdf#91022 Incorrect Dates in Report created with legacy report wizard [Julien Nabet]
    31. tdf#91060 LO impress crashes when opening pptx with comments [Caolán McNamara]
    32. tdf#91882 UI: Dialogue for Advanced filter is transparent. [Michael Meeks]
    33. tdf#91969 FORMATTING: Parts of Paragraph Border missing when Border around more than one Paragraph [Zolnai Tamás]
    34. tdf#92019 Implement texture atlas for OpenGL [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    35. tdf#92242 UI - StartCenter and Application windows can not be resized diagonally with mouse after initial window size increase and covers OSX Dock [andreask]
    36. tdf#92256 INDIRECT function lost interoperabilty with calc documents migrated by OOo3.2.1 [Katarina Behrens]
    37. tdf#92324 printing of labels (Next dataset fields) via file->print is broken [Vasily Melenchuk]
    38. tdf#92379 ODF import: styles with fo:background-color wrongly imported causing wrong frame and paragraph backgrounds [Michael Stahl]
    39. tdf#92612 Right-clicking after applying "paint buckets" leads to multiple Undo [Ashod Nakashian]
    40. tdf#92885 Incorrect cell border drawing in DOC file after saving in 5.0 [Noel Grandin]
    41. tdf#92982 rendercontext: blinking cursor is drawn directly [Miklos Vajna]
    42. tdf#92997 Chart: Data table category view format bad for table of times [Eike Rathke]
    43. tdf#93064 START CENTER: Icon sizes in breeze cause help and extensions buttons not to be visible [andreask]
    44. tdf#93071 UI: General format: useless trailing zeroes for scientific notation [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    45. tdf#93077 Dialog editor: adding a language crashes LibO [Michael Meeks]
    46. tdf#93096 Selecting text with keyboard (partially outside current view) results in wrong highlighting and mangled text [Miklos Vajna]
    47. tdf#93098 Unexpectedly quit when use Data->Sort (crash) [Eike Rathke]
    48. tdf#93188 Closing media player crashes Writer [Michael Meeks]
    49. tdf#93233 clock face emoji autocorrect collisions in some languages [Christian Lohmaier]
    50. tdf#93284 FILEOPEN: LibO crashes on loading .RTF [Miklos Vajna]
    51. tdf#93325 rendercontext: animgifs are painted directly [Miklos Vajna]
    52. tdf#93351 FORMATTING: "Edit style" button in "Schema & Numbering" tab in paragraph style edition navigates wrong [Julien Nabet]
    53. tdf#93353 Master document does not show diagrams included and properly shown in documents linked into the master [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    54. tdf#93358 Copy/paste of a range of cells with IF formula and format set to General causes crash [Eike Rathke]
    55. tdf#93364 rendercontext: style combo box is not always updated [Miklos Vajna]
    56. tdf#93384 rendercontext: comment spelling is drawn directly [Miklos Vajna]
    57. tdf#93388 Crash when deleting cell contents [Eike Rathke]
    58. tdf#93404 status indicator progress bar not shown while loading big file [Stephan Bergmann]
    59. tdf#93407 Draw crashes when changing line width using sidebar [Maxim Monastirsky]
    60. tdf#93410 NullPointerException while connecting to LibreOffice via Java UNO API [Noel Grandin]
    61. tdf#93437 Once the Function Wizard has been Displayed, it is not Possible to Select Columns or Rows or to Open the Context Menu of Columns and Rows [Katarina Behrens]
    62. tdf#93451 Menu-Icons are always hidden [Michael Stahl]
    63. tdf#93514 Non free cs_CZ (Czech) thesaurus dictionary [Christian Lohmaier]
    64. tdf#93530 menu non-rendering on click ... [Michael Meeks]
    65. tdf#93532 Image / CRC32 not enough ... [Michael Meeks, Marco Cecchetti]
    66. tdf#93536 Crash when launching Tools > AutoText (comment 6) [Michael Meeks]
    67. tdf#93546 Need way to hard disable any OpenGL usage / probing etc. [Michael Meeks, Stephan Bergmann]
    68. tdf#93547 detect OpenGL crashes and disable it [Michael Meeks]
    69. tdf#93558 Preview of Bullets is hard to see with a dark theme [Maxim Monastirsky]
    70. tdf#93569 Linux: no save on crash [Michael Meeks]
    71. tdf#93600 Condition Formatting: Entering "=" in comparison value crashes program [Katarina Behrens]
    72. tdf#93614 Detect hanging OpenGL drivers & disable GL ... [Michael Meeks]
    73. tdf#93620 help -> about should list GL status ... [László Németh]
    74. tdf#93662 white-list only the latest GL hardware and drivers [Michael Meeks]
    75. tdf#93713 "Unprotect Cells" missing from Table Menu and Table Toolbar (comment 6) [Yousuf Philips]
    76. tdf#93735 should use GL debug messages to help API tracing [Michael Meeks]
    77. tdf#93736 Bottom stroke line of a rectangle is half-drawn when using OpenGL [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    78. tdf#93750 EMF+ is not displayed at all [Mike Kaganski]
    79. tdf#93751 GL textures destroyed while still bound to framebuffers [Michael Meeks]
    80. tdf#93772 switching context does not un-bind framebuffers correctly ... [Michael Meeks]
    81. tdf#93781 Impress copy wrong style name to clipboard when style name contains Chinese character [Mark Hung]
    82. tdf#93798 apitrace and glerrors ... [Michael Meeks]
    83. tdf#93822 disable background saving with GL enabled ... [Michael Meeks]
    84. tdf#93830 PPTX import: DrawingML fallback of Vertical Picture List SmartArt is not imported correctly [Andras Timar]
    85. tdf#93838 opengl glyph caching misplaces start center text [Miklos Vajna]
    86. tdf#93839 vdevs shared OpenGLContexts - end up broken. [Michael Meeks]
    87. tdf#93850 shader compilation can take a while ... [Michael Meeks]
    88. tdf#93857 opengl glyph caching misplaces writer text [Miklos Vajna]
    89. tdf#93859 Radio buttons are all "selected" when using OpenGL [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    90. tdf#93867 using GL threads across threads incorrectly ... [Michael Meeks]
    91. tdf#93870 Disable DirectX slideshow when in OpenGL mode ... [Michael Meeks]
    92. tdf#93892 The close button in menubar is empty with openGL [Jan Holesovsky]