Releases/5.0.3/RC2

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Installation

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.
  • LibreOffice for Mac OS X needs to be run at least once before installing a LanguagePack tdf#89657
  • the Windows package will update a previously installed version of LibreOffice

Windows

  • 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 5.0.3 final (RC1):

  1. tdf#72205 LibreOffice Database - LONGVARCHAR anomaly when trying to dismiss a window without first saving [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  2. tdf#93044 Calc crashes after print preview (PRINTING) [Michael Meeks]
  3. tdf#93318 Calc sheet navigation buttons on extreme left of Tab bar [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  4. tdf#93613 References to external files with macros in formulas won't update properly [Eike Rathke]
  5. tdf#94384 Icons appearing with black backgrounds when "use OpenGL for Rendering" is enabled [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  6. tdf#94495 Crash when navigating to styles and formatting sidebar tab after properties fill type selector has focus [Michael Meeks]
  7. tdf#94514 Using cell names in functions doesn't work if name begins with 3 letters and an underscore [Eike Rathke]
  8. tdf#94709 Base Crashes when deleting a table in Relationship [Michael Meeks]
  9. tdf#94804 Cross references break on reload. [Oliver Specht]
  10. tdf#94848 Crash after changing paragraph style using mouse click (on tab Font) [Dennis Francis]
  11. tdf#94924 OpenCL: strange behavior in formulas computing [Tor Lillqvist]
  12. tdf#95226 IFERROR not working correctly under array-evaluation [Eike Rathke]

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues

Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues involved for the 5.0.1 release: QA-team, bugreporters, developers. Not covered in this stats of course are the many community members in other areas like l10n/translation and marketing, user support that also deserve a big thank you.

  22 Julien Nabet
  17 Beluga
  15 Matthew Francis
  12 raal, Cor Nouws
  11 Michael Meeks
  10 Yousuf (Jay) Philips, Eike Rathke
   9 tommy27, Adolfo Jayme
   8 Michael Stahl
   7 m.a.riosv, Miklos Vajna, Maxim Monastirsky, Joel Madero
   6 Terrence Enger, Caolán McNamara, Björn Michaelsen
   5 Timur, Alex Thurgood
   4 Robinson Tryon (qubit), Jean-Baptiste Faure, A (Andy)
   3 ign_christian, Gordo, Andras Timar
   2 steve -_-, sawakaze, Yan Pashkovsky, Xisco Faulí, Winfried Donkers, V
     Stuart Foote, Tomaz Vajngerl, Stefan, Regina Henschel, Mattia
     Rizzolo, Markus Mohrhard (retired), MM, László Németh, Luke,
     Lionel Elie Mamane, Kü, Katarina Behrens (CIB), Jim Avera,
     Jacques Guilleron, Dr. David Alan Gilbert
   1 vmichard, tmacalp, thanasis57, sophie, royerjy, romain, pierre-yves
     samyn, heidi, foss, dhagen, andreas_k, Yvan Rose, Yury, Yogesh
     Bharate, Wolfgang Jäger, Vasily Melenchuk, V. Wood, Tor
     Lillqvist, Tomáš Čech, Thomas Graul, Taylorh140, TANAKA
     Hidemune, Szarka Zsolt, Steve, Stefan Glasenhardt, Stang, Samuel
     Mehrbrodt, Rolf S, Robert Gonzalez MX, Richard Wijtten, Peter
     Moon, Per, Pawel, Orwel, Oliver Specht, Oliver Brinzing, Niklas
     Johansson, Naruhiko Ogasawara, Mike Kaganski, Michel Handfield,
     Michael Weghorn, Michael Heyns, Michael, Meroslav Tsaakoff,
     Maxime THEPAULT-DENIS, Matúš Kukan, MartinPC, Mark Hung, Marc
     Kaulisch, MAG4, Lovro, Leigh Bowden, Laurent Godard, Khaled
     Hosny, Karsten Müller, Julian Gutierrez, Juergen Funk, Jouni
     Järvinen, Jorendc, Joey Reid, Joan Paraiso, Javier Fernández,
     Jason, Jan Holesovsky, Jan Bart, Jamie Nettles, Ivan Katanović,
     Ingo Belka, Helmut, Heiko Tietze, Glutanimate, Gerhard Schaber,
     GerardF, Florian Reisinger, Fernand, Doug, Dominik Kopp, Dick
     Boogaers, David Harrison, Daniel Rentz, Christoph Lutz,
     Christian, Charles, Carlo, Brian Masterman, Ashod Nakashian, Ary
     Kleinerman, André van den Berg, Alex Kempshall, Alex Bennée,
     Alex, Alan Wheeler, Ajinkya Dahale, Adam Niedling