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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.
    • 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


    • 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 (RC2):

    1. core commit 8965f2b4 take the world scaling factor for fonts, but not the rotation [Caolán McNamara]
    2. core commit d65ba563 Make number recognition work in writer tables again [Niklas Johansson]
    3. coverity#1338592 explicit null dereferenced [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1278885 black/absent widgetry only with libreoffice-gtk3 installed [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#988516 DOCX import: header/footer paragraph properties applied to body paragraph [Miklos Vajna]
    6. tdf#32834 bad result using mdeterm [Dennis Francis]
    7. tdf#45775 PgSQL new DB allow empty Datasource [Julien Nabet]
    8. tdf#59454 FILEOPEN: in particular .RTF page break after page 1 is ignored and page orientation from page 2 is wrong [Miklos Vajna]
    9. tdf#61228 TABLE: Function summe() does not sum up but returns last item [Julien Nabet]
    10. tdf#64027 Add ability to set highlight color for text in drawing objects (Writer) [Maxim Monastirsky]
    11. tdf#72205 LibreOffice Database - LONGVARCHAR anomaly when trying to dismiss a window without first saving [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    12. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    13. tdf#75431 FILESAVE : DOCX : Page Orientation is not preserved when mixed orientation is present [Miklos Vajna]
    14. tdf#75637 LOCALHELP: Images not displayed with newer icon themes [Stephan Bergmann]
    15. tdf#76239 OpenSymbol font is not retained after an upgrade [Andras Timar]
    16. tdf#76964 Automatic capitalization of "i" in a non-english language [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#77014 Words in input fields are broken between lines at the end of line [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    18. tdf#77881 FILESAVE: Bullets are lost when saving in OOxml (.pptx or .ppsx) [Mark Hung]
    19. tdf#78902 FileSave: File Hangs at Save [Miklos Vajna]
    20. tdf#80224 FILESAVE: Custom text color changed to black on .PPTX export [Mark Hung]
    21. tdf#80520 FILESAVE: Format of bullets destroyed when saving as .pptx [Mark Hung]
    22. tdf#81144 Chinese full-width punctuation does not align properly [Mark Hung]
    23. tdf#83300 FILEOPEN: DOCX - Image anchored as 'As Character' positioned on wrong page [Miklos Vajna]
    24. tdf#85232 FORMATTING: (Grouped) drawing objects are rendered in a wrong way (.docx file) [Miklos Vajna]
    25. tdf#85767 SIDEBAR: Left and right alignment buttons need to be swapped in RTL [Katarina Behrens]
    26. tdf#88548 Line Style drop down missing background colour [Aybuke Ozdemir]
    27. tdf#89088 FILEOPEN: Section with shape and text in specific DOCX lost [Miklos Vajna]
    28. tdf#89165 FILEOPEN: Hang loading .docx with frame/textboxes [Miklos Vajna]
    29. tdf#89525 Impress does not export slides bullets to PPTX correctly [Mark Hung]
    30. tdf#89852 Non-ASCII characters in file name become question marks in Subject in email when a document sent by email [Andras Timar]
    31. tdf#89907 Text to columns only affects first line when width is auto set [Eike Rathke]
    32. tdf#90153 A frame is not saved correctly if the document is saved as a docx file [Miklos Vajna]
    33. tdf#90372 ACCESSIBILITY List Fields in dialog Text Import (Insert > Sheet from file) not accessible by key board [Katarina Behrens]
    34. tdf#90504 0x7 chars in .doc are not always cell/row ends [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#90987 Pages/Slides pane does not remember its state on reopen [Katarina Behrens]
    36. tdf#91097 EDITING & FORMATTING: Disparity between inserting shapes from menu and toolbar [Yousuf Philips]
    37. tdf#91199 i18n: add locale data or Venetian language [Eike Rathke]
    38. tdf#91260 DOCX frames can extend beyond the page bottom, but not in Writer [László Németh]
    39. tdf#91270 UI: Crash on exit after Manage Changes [Andras Timar]
    40. tdf#91288 Does not display traditional Chinese variant of Noto fonts correctly [Mark Hung]
    41. tdf#91453 Use configuration of text to number conversion also in arithmetic matrix operations (was: SUMPRODUCT() doesn't work well with 4.4.3) [Eike Rathke]
    42. tdf#92207 EDITING Setting text background colour doesn't work in Calc [Maxim Monastirsky]
    43. tdf#92217 UI Grey text background in read-only document infobar [Jan Holesovsky]
    44. tdf#92256 INDIRECT function lost interoperabilty with calc documents migrated by OOo3.2.1 [Katarina Behrens]
    45. tdf#92272 SLIDESHOW: slide color inversion during transitions [Tor Lillqvist]
    46. tdf#92527 docx export: File with shape can not be opened in word 2010 (diamond shape) [Andras Timar]
    47. tdf#92648 FILEOPEN / IMPORT specific DOCX (letter head) with various objects: line-picture (graphic) in footer too low [László Németh]
    48. tdf#92687 Rendering: Rotated text blurry and unreadable with GTK3 [Caolán McNamara]
    49. tdf#92702 Unable to select menu items that were initially off-screen [László Németh]
    50. tdf#92934 Web Wizard: Cannot Export Zip archive. [Julien Nabet]
    51. tdf#92993 FILEOPEN: access violation on particular .docx [Caolán McNamara]
    52. tdf#93296 When opening spreadseet, Currency cells formatting is changed. [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    53. tdf#93317 "Document has been modified" Dialog does not have the focus on GTK3. [Caolán McNamara]
    54. tdf#93390 View of cell data gone in Table Data View [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    55. tdf#93438 Impress generate abnormal style when copy-pasting from Writer with Chinese UI [Mark Hung]
    56. tdf#93461 Caption of images are hidden behind the image [Caolán McNamara]
    57. tdf#93487 FORMATTING: Using Borders & Border Style button on toolbar crashes Calc [Michael Meeks]
    58. tdf#93509 Crash when close a LibODev if enable a While Typing/Autocorrect [Stephan Bergmann]
    59. tdf#93587 insert table in draw ole object [Julien Nabet]
    60. tdf#93618 cell value in table grid a date/time control incorrectly displayed [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    61. tdf#93662 white-list only the latest GL hardware and drivers [Caolán McNamara]
    62. tdf#93688 String ref syntax incorrect for new documents and in UI [Katarina Behrens]
    63. tdf#93720 Crash "Assertion failed" with Draw Frame on table. [Oliver Specht]
    64. tdf#93724 BASE: Insert Row in Filtered Form with Date/Time Fields results in Phantom zero date displayed instead of null, not saved [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    65. tdf#93733 Assertion failed when clear font size field in paragraph style [Julien Nabet]
    66. tdf#93818 Cannot open most lwp docs (booklets) [Caolán McNamara]
    67. tdf#93847 Repaint problems with LibreOffice on Gtk3 [Caolán McNamara]
    68. tdf#94008 FILEOPEN: Crash opening password protected file - CJK UI [Takeshi Abe]
    69. tdf#94022 Hide "Installable Options" in Linux print dialog [Michael Weghorn]
    70. tdf#94049 RTF IMPORT: rtf file with OLE object crashes libreoffice every time [Miklos Vajna]
    71. tdf#94069 EDITING: Moving a tablecontrol while editing a form leads to a hang [Caolán McNamara]
    72. tdf#94138 Form Control Text Boxes Print And Export To PDF Incorrectly [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    73. tdf#94214 Function FINV exported as "COM.MICROSOFT.F.INV" although it is spec'ed in OpenFormula [Winfried Donkers]
    74. tdf#94227 FILEOPEN: XLSX - Pattern/hatching fill no longer imported into charts [Markus Mohrhard]
    75. tdf#94374 Insert -> Document: "Read-Error. Error reading file." for DOCX files [Miklos Vajna]
    76. tdf#94384 Icons appearing with black backgrounds when "use OpenGL for Rendering" is enabled [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    77. tdf#94421 Web Wizard: option shift when loading saved session [Julien Nabet]
    78. tdf#94435 FILEOPEN: RTF - Text alignment not retained [Miklos Vajna]
    79. tdf#94456 FILEOPEN: RTF - Heading position incorrect [Miklos Vajna]
    80. tdf#94473 Properties Help buttons direct to broken weblink [Andras Timar]
    81. tdf#94477 missing "Format > Character" item in the customize keyboard command menu [Yousuf Philips]
    82. tdf#94485 VIEWING: broken UI and spreadsheet display issue after opening specific .xlsm [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    83. tdf#94624 Cell formula =<A1>^2 result is different from =(<A1>)^2 if <A1> is negative [Oliver Specht]
    84. tdf#94679 EDITING: Text selection with Shift+PageDown broken part2 [Justin Luth]
    85. tdf#94743 Web Wizard: Cannot export in ftp [Julien Nabet]
    86. tdf#94796 LINEST and LOGEST should have ForceArray parameter types (was: LINEST and INDEX problem) [Eike Rathke]
    87. tdf#94804 Cross references break on reload. [Michael Stahl]
    88. tdf#94810 "Replace All" using regex gives wrong results [Mike Kaganski, Eike Rathke]
    89. tdf#94818 FILEOPEN Table layout jumbled for .doc [Caolán McNamara]
    90. tdf#94829 LibreOffice splash screen sets invalid WM_SIZE_HINTS [Julien Nabet]
    91. tdf#94869 Calculations involving an array and a position dependent intersection do not propagate an error if there is no intersection in non-array scalar mode [Eike Rathke]
    92. tdf#94871 [HELP] note and warning paragraphs are aligned incorrectly [Michael Stahl]
    93. tdf#94888 Display "Bad parameter" when trying to access a read/only share on Sharepoint. [Giuseppe Castagno]
    94. tdf#94908 [UI] Search filter in Autofilter breaks searching by typing in the list: OK button is blocked [Dennis Francis]
    95. tdf#94924 OpenCL: strange behavior in formulas computing [Tor Lillqvist]
    96. tdf#94936 FILESAVE PDF: LibreOffice crashes when saving document (GTK3, Gnome 3.18) [Maxim Monastirsky]
    97. tdf#95021 Crash in macro dialog [Caolán McNamara]
    98. tdf#95024 Support for new Hungarian orthography [László Németh]
    99. tdf#95071 Cannot open a particular Word 2010 docx document (SAXParseException line 2) [Mike Kaganski]
    100. tdf#95091 Editable input fields in protected section: no delete or backspace possible [Oliver Specht]
    101. tdf#95096 IMDeleteSurrounding kmfl characters are not "swallowed" and writer exits with exception [Justin Luth]
    102. tdf#95188 DOCX import: picture in footnote is not imported [Oliver Specht]
    103. tdf#95220 FILEOPEN: Crash on opening attached Calc template [Mike Kaganski]
    104. tdf#95298 UI Crash on deleting part of animated gif [Armin Le Grand]
    105. tdf#95321 FILEOPEN: Tables no longer imported correctly from Word .doc files [Caolán McNamara]
    106. tdf#95352 autocorrect replacement table column misalignment after resize [Caolán McNamara]
    107. tdf#95395 EDITING: VLOOKUP fails if 1st parameter is a position dependent implicit intersection [Eike Rathke]
    108. tdf#95419 FILEOPEN: looong time loading specific .ods [Eike Rathke]
    109. tdf#95481 FILEOPEN: LibO crashes loading .odg [Armin Le Grand]
    110. tdf#95551 Crash changing icon themes when image has imagemap [Michael Meeks]
    111. tdf#95569 ODT export: conflicting style:repeat attributes on two XML elements [Michael Stahl]
    112. tdf#95670 CALCULATING: ForceArray parameters not properly propagated, e.g. for functions expecting scalar values but passed a range reference inside SUMPRODUCT [Eike Rathke]
    113. tdf#95677 Exponent must have sign when export to Excel [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    114. tdf#95761 All Hotkeys with CTRL+ALT+ not worked [Juergen Funk]
    115. tdf#95783 VIEWING: Line breaks too early for Georgia font [Tor Lillqvist]
    116. tdf#95916 Alizarin master page formats date in Japanese [Laurent Balland-Poirier]