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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 5.0.4 RC1:

    1. tdf#94138 Form Control Text Boxes Print And Export To PDF Incorrectly [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    2. tdf#96072 General format lost on export to XLSX with locale using "Standard" as name for General format (FR, DE, SP...) [Eike Rathke]
    3. Stability fixes [Caolán McNamara]

    Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues

    Thanks to all who took part in handling the issues involved for the 5.0.4 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.

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      19 raal
      18 Julien Nabet
      17 Maxim Monastirsky
      14 Eike Rathke, Caolán McNamara
      13 Cor Nouws
      12 Yousuf (Jay) Philips, Miklos Vajna
      11 tommy27, Matthew Francis
      10 Timur
       9 Katarina Behrens (CIB)
       8 Joel Madero
       7 Andras Timar
       6 Jacques Guilleron
       5 m.a.riosv, Regina Henschel, Michael Meeks, MM, Luke, Jean-Baptiste
         Faure, Alex Thurgood
       4 Terrence Enger, Mike Kaganski, Michael Weghorn, Lionel Elie Mamane,
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         Thomas Arnhold, Technologov, Taylorh140, Stefan Glasenhardt,
         Stefan, Stang, Serhiy, Sean Young, Sean Russell, Roy, Rostislav
         'R.Yu.' Okulov, Ronald, Rolf S, Roger, Ricardo,
         Rajashri, Puggan SE, Pieter, Pierre C, Peter Moon, Pawel, Owen
         Genat (retired), Orwel, Olivier, Oliver Specht, Oliver Haessler,
         Oliver Brinzing, Norbert X, Norbert Bollow, Nils Smeds, Niklas
         Johansson, Naruhiko Ogasawara, Michael Stahl, Martin Vogel,
         Markus Mohrhard (retired), Marius Tolzmann, MAG4, Lior Kaplan,
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         Lohmaier, Chaddaï Fouché, Carlo, Armando Villani, Andrew,
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