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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

    • This Beta release will install in parallel to your existing LibreOffice installation.


    • LibreOffice 5.1 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.

    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.


    The full list of people who have collaborated in this release is here.

    List of fixed bugs

    Bugs fixed compared to 5.1.0 Beta1:

    1. coverity#1340225 missing break in switch [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1340226 missing break in switch [Caolán McNamara]
    3. coverity#1340227 missing break in switch [Caolán McNamara]
    4. coverity#1340230 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1283426 [abrt] libreoffice-core: gdk_x11_screen_get_screen_number(): soffice.bin killed by SIGSEGV [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1286416 [abrt] soffice.bin killed in llvm::MachineFrameInfo::setObjectAlignment [Stephan Bergmann]
    7. tdf#63324 Headless conversion fails: Error: Please reverify input parameters... [Julien Nabet]
    8. tdf#66668 FILESAVE: Saving an XLSX file freezes Calc [Noel Grandin]
    9. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    10. tdf#76825 UI: Styles drop down menu is too narrow in Libreoffice Writer (comment #16) [Yousuf Philips]
    11. tdf#91288 Does not display traditional Chinese variant of Noto fonts correctly [Mark Hung]
    12. tdf#91880 Impress Crash when defining progressive filling color [Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#94043 Column separators not export in RTF [Miklos Vajna]
    14. tdf#94138 Form Control Text Boxes Print And Export To PDF Incorrectly [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    15. tdf#94701 PB : Insert a new legend below element (image, tab etc..) [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#94810 "Replace All" using regex gives wrong results [Eike Rathke]
    17. tdf#95194 Incorrect glyph orientation when exporting RTL vertical text from Writer to PDF [Tor Lillqvist]
    18. tdf#95356 SVG export does not export strike-trough or underlined fonts [Marco Cecchetti]
    19. tdf#95629 CSV "Save as..." format is wrong when exporting from XLSB with a final \r in a cell value [Eike Rathke]
    20. tdf#95700 Index dialog cut off [Caolán McNamara]
    21. tdf#95748 FILEOPEN: erroneous circular reference (Err:522) when loading a .xls file [Eike Rathke]
    22. tdf#95783 VIEWING: Line breaks too early for Georgia font [Tor Lillqvist]
    23. tdf#95960 UI - Displaced field value widget in User-Defined Document Properties [Caolán McNamara]
    24. tdf#95968 Help content is composed from strings - unacceptable for some languages [Olivier Hallot]
    25. tdf#95990 Calc is crashed when you double click on function in Sidebar-Function [Noel Grandin]
    26. tdf#96012 Type Formatting - unable to navigate Column Information editing interface [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    27. tdf#96049 FILESAVE: Spreadsheets corrupted on XLSX roundtrip (TableRef?) [Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#96072 General format lost on export to XLSX with locale using "Standard" as name for General format (FR, DE, SP...) [Eike Rathke]
    29. tdf#96083 many transitions wrong when slide has e.g. appearing shape [Armin Le Grand]
    30. tdf#96135 Crash : When Field Format Window Close [Noel Grandin]
    31. tdf#96162 Crash on handling frame in Navigator [Michael Stahl]