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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 5.0.2 final (RC2):

    1. bnc#822625 vcl: fix substituting missing glyphs [Miklos Vajna]
    2. bnc#939996 DOCX import: fix left-from-style and first-from-direct [Miklos Vajna]
    3. cid#1242936 better fail with E_EXIST if rename(3) fails [Stephan Bergmann]
    4. deb#795131 plausible fix [Caolán McNamara]
    5. i#124638 xmloff: fix import of stretched background image [Miklos Vajna]
    6. rhbz#1261421 crash on mashing hangul korean keyboard [Caolán McNamara]
    7. rhbz#1264585 check data pilot field name availability [Eike Rathke]
    8. tdf#40091 Vertical writing inferior to MS Word [Mark Hung]
    9. tdf#40335 Using Right-to-left (vertical) for text, the characters overlap each other [Mark Hung]
    10. tdf#57370 [ACCESSIBILITY] Panel 'Places' in LibreOffice file dialog is not in TAB-order - can't use it with the key board [Szymon Kłos]
    11. tdf#61908 FILESAVE: XLSX formula cell range is not exported for matrix/array formulas [Eike Rathke]
    12. tdf#66141 CRASH (OOM) while scrolling through a specific document [Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund, Yousuf Philips]
    14. tdf#76197 Other: OfficeMenuBar no longer takes private menu's in StartModule [Maxim Monastirsky]
    15. tdf#77881 FILESAVE: Bullets are lost when saving in OOxml (.pptx or .ppsx) [Mark Hung]
    16. tdf#78897 DISPLAY: Hashmarks instead of number with * repeat format code if the same number/format was displayed left of it in a wider column [Eike Rathke]
    17. tdf#80520 FILESAVE: Format of bullets destroyed when saving as .pptx [Mark Hung]
    18. tdf#82176 CJK: Cursor position, line selection and non-printing characters do not take account of hanging punctuation [Mark Hung]
    19. tdf#83227 FILESAVE: SolidConverter DOCX - On resave margins and images lost and file size doubled [Miklos Vajna]
    20. tdf#83252 Wrong punctuation direction after Chinese characters in vertical layout [Mark Hung]
    21. tdf#83558 Shortcuts sometimes not displayed in toolbar [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    22. tdf#85303 SLIDESHOW: cannot start show at selected slide after having changed range [Julien Nabet]
    23. tdf#85979 Crash: data text to columns [Eike Rathke]
    24. tdf#86397 Bookmark: no consecutive name numbering applied when copied [Cor Nouws]
    25. tdf#87500 Freeze with English/Japanese mixture undo [Mark Hung]
    26. tdf#88314 saving big file crashes writer (and LibreOffice) [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#89525 Impress does not export slides bullets to PPTX correctly [Mark Hung]
    28. tdf#90991 style dialog or sidebar adds undo entries creating/deleting styles [Michael Stahl]
    29. tdf#91293 Links in Impress Are Removed When Exported to PPTX [Katarina Behrens]
    30. tdf#91379 UI: Breeze icons appear in Sifr theme [Yousuf Philips]
    31. tdf#91383 UI: Switching between Style and Formatting tabs changes document status to modified [Michael Stahl]
    32. tdf#91501 CONDITIONAL FORMATTING: Color not available in default palette not shown in dialog [Katarina Behrens]
    33. tdf#91554 Calc adds empty style with new style from selection [Maxim Monastirsky]
    34. tdf#92036 Writer infinite idle spelling loop ... [Michael Stahl]
    35. tdf#92124 Internal corruption prevents BS or DEL deleting final paragraph (after copy/paste or import?) [Miklos Vajna]
    36. tdf#92454 DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings - numbering style indents [Miklos Vajna]
    37. tdf#92505 Unicode character rendering artifacts when substituting missing glyphs [Miklos Vajna]
    38. tdf#92521 FILESAVE: loss of page breaks after saving DOCX [Miklos Vajna]
    39. tdf#92553 Web Wizard: Not open FTP Configure on Web Wizard Preview Setting. [Julien Nabet]
    40. tdf#92586 BASE: Bitmap background rendering problem when not tiled [Miklos Vajna]
    41. tdf#92732 Writer crash after editing with index entry dialog [Oliver Specht]
    42. tdf#92794 Addressbook Integration: Unevaluated variable '$filename$' displayed in error dialog [Julien Nabet]
    43. tdf#92934 Web Wizard: Cannot Export Zip archive. [Julien Nabet]
    44. tdf#93052 When save, generate unused list-styles in context.xml [Juergen Funk]
    45. tdf#93097 General Error. General input/output error with particular pptx file [Miklos Vajna]
    46. tdf#93141 last colon of emojis not correctly removed by AutoCorrect in Calc and Impress [László Németh]
    47. tdf#93187 GTK+ 3: Spin box element in navigator is cut off [Caolán McNamara]
    48. tdf#93246 Cancel in last mail merge dialog via file->print doesn't stop the printing [Juergen Funk]
    49. tdf#93261 Persistently high background CPU usage by soffice.bin with high-word-count Writer document and auto spell checking disabled [Michael Stahl]
    50. tdf#93302 Greek letter phi and varphi in formulas are swapped when saving in.doc, .docx or .rtf [Khaled Hosny]
    51. tdf#93449 Hyperlink inside .DOC not working in .HTML [Vasily Melenchuk]
    52. tdf#93461 Caption of images are hidden behind the image [Caolán McNamara]
    53. tdf#93634 getDisplayDirectory returns an empty string for Windows filepicker [Regina Henschel]
    54. tdf#93676 docx: Graph export Offset and mislabelled [Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#93814 cache binary compiled versions of shaders ... [Marco Cecchetti]
    56. tdf#93887 Crash when pasting with the middle mouse button (GTK3) [Caolán McNamara]
    57. tdf#93895 Problem with AutoCalculate when pasting data from non-adjacent cells [Eike Rathke]
    58. tdf#93919 DOCX import: indent of bullet paragraph is wrong [Miklos Vajna]
    59. tdf#93922 Input help tooltips don't disappear after changing sheets [Michael Meeks]
    60. tdf#93928 The tooltip hides the zoom slider [László Németh]
    61. tdf#94037 Crash when uncheck Protect this... in Protec Sheet window [Katarina Behrens]
    62. tdf#94060 Iteration steps number [Eike Rathke]
    63. tdf#94079 NETWORKDAYS gives error #VALUE! when Holidays range is empty [Winfried Donkers]
    64. tdf#94173 Calc does not save your own created autoformat presets [Julien Nabet]
    65. tdf#94198 Print Document Directly Tooltip No Longer Shows Printer [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    66. tdf#94214 Function FINV exported as "COM.MICROSOFT.F.INV" although it is spec'ed in OpenFormula [Winfried Donkers]
    67. tdf#94275 Unguarded strlen causes core dump when XKeysymToString returns NULL [Julien Nabet]
    68. tdf#94415 Please update the el_GR hunspell dictionary [Andras Timar]
    69. tdf#94421 Web Wizard: option shift when loading saved session [Julien Nabet]
    70. tdf#94428 Printing adds garbage to top edge of page [Michael Meeks]
    71. tdf#94450 Web Wizard: Not enough space for date in step 6 [Julien Nabet]
    72. tdf#94451 Agenda: Not enough space for date in step 5 (French UI) [Julien Nabet]
    73. tdf#94542 ScPostIt's GetText() replaces tabs with U+0001 [Markus Mohrhard]
    74. tdf#94573 invalid encoding in hyph_zu_ZA [Julien Nabet]
    75. tdf#94617 method nStart overflow in pCode [Laurent Godard]
    76. tdf#94686 LibO Windows don't work into VMware [Michael Meeks]