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    General for this RC: release configuration

    • the Linux and Mac packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 5.0, 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 5.1 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 Beta2:

    1. coverity#1341875 division or modulo by float zero [Caolán McNamara]
    2. rhbz#1285364 [gtk3] [wayland] URLs can't be opened [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1287581 [gtk3] [wayland] Toolbars dragged out of main window are broken [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1289398 [gtk3] [wayland] unable to scroll [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1290014 gtk3+wayland: gtk_window_set_position doesn't affect modeless dialogs, only modal [Caolán McNamara]
    6. tdf#62381 CRASH when select slide with NPAPI plug-in object in Slides pane [Stephan Bergmann]
    7. tdf#71622 SVG file inserted as picture is not compressed [Thorsten Behrens]
    8. tdf#73006 EDITING: Results filled in wrong cells after Text to Columns [Dennis Francis]
    9. tdf#73691 add unicode conversion shortcut like word (alt+x) [Justin Luth]
    10. tdf#77514 FORMATTING: CJK ruby text (furigana) in vertical mode pushes characters to the left of the base line [Mark Hung]
    11. tdf#81475 Meta: enhancing Writer's standard and formatting toolbars [Yousuf Philips]
    12. tdf#84909 Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu [Yousuf Philips]
    13. tdf#85767 SIDEBAR: Left and right alignment buttons need to be swapped in RTL [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    14. tdf#86845 DIALOG: Hyperlink details not retained between tabs [Caolán McNamara]
    15. tdf#87933 Easier visibility of automatic page breaks [Aybuke Ozdemir]
    16. tdf#91781 Reorganization of the menu bar for Writer [Yousuf Philips]
    17. tdf#91857 Reorganization of the menu bar for Impress [Yousuf Philips]
    18. tdf#91909 Uno commands for slide navigation and slide sorting [Yousuf Philips]
    19. tdf#92379 ODF import: styles with fo:background-color wrongly imported causing wrong frame and paragraph backgrounds [Miklos Vajna]
    20. tdf#92779 Converting to entire column is inconsistent (sometimes works sometimes produces #REF!) [Eike Rathke]
    21. tdf#93038 ICONS: Missing Open Remote File icon [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    22. tdf#93263 Pivot table forget subtotal settings on changes [Katarina Behrens]
    23. tdf#93529 Meta: VCL/OpenGL tracker bug for 5.0+ [Michael Meeks]
    24. tdf#93991 combo-box, missing left-border pixels ... [Tor Lillqvist]
    25. tdf#94377 FILESAVE: RTF - Comment font size not retained [Miklos Vajna]
    26. tdf#94739 Images are distorted diagonally on PDF export when OpenGL rendering is enabled [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    27. tdf#94851 Images are not printed (paper and PDF) with OpenGL activated [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    28. tdf#95332 FILEOPEN: SVG: Shapes inside defs are ignored [Xisco Fauli]
    29. tdf#95440 Strange recalculation formulas [Eike Rathke]
    30. tdf#95733 FILEOPEN: SVG clipPath can be defined outside path [Xisco Fauli]
    31. tdf#95792 Lock missing when saving a file (save as) on some webdav server [Giuseppe Castagno]
    32. tdf#95813 OpenGL rendering results in missing or incorrect expand/collapse indicators in Tools:Options [Tor Lillqvist]
    33. tdf#95865 VIEWING: windows incompletely painted [Caolán McNamara]
    34. tdf#95903 PyUNO connection makes LibreOffice x64 crash [Stephan Bergmann]
    35. tdf#96042 [HELP UI] tab index in help browser does not show pages [Jan Holesovsky]
    36. tdf#96070 Vertical ruler has no number with openGL enabled [Tor Lillqvist]
    37. tdf#96075 Frame and image alignment buttons not using correct tooltips [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    38. tdf#96113 Load/Save - Missing background colors of frame [Miklos Vajna]
    39. tdf#96125 FORMATTING: Writer paragraph text-to-text alignment doesn't work [Mark Hung]
    40. tdf#96202 UI: Same acceleration-key in context menu [Yousuf Philips]
    41. tdf#96206 Copying slide which non-default master page contains text duplicates that master [Mike Kaganski]
    42. tdf#96224 tiled rendering: white background shows up as transparent on tiles [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#96234 Type Formatting, primary key checkbox never checked [Julien Nabet]
    44. tdf#96243 Crashes when view path is incorrect [David Tardon]
    45. tdf#96246 Incorrect annotation for lok_doc_view_open_document() [Pranav Kant]
    46. tdf#96250 Crash when passing empty string as pRenderingArguments in LOK view [Miklos Vajna]
    47. tdf#96285 Table wizard isn't usable under gtk3 [Caolán McNamara]
    48. tdf#96286 Displaying Navigator two times (left side & side bar on the right) in an old ODP and can't get ridd off the old one on the left side [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    49. tdf#96316 LOKView disabling edit doesn't work as expected [Pranav Kant]
    50. tdf#96317 LOKView add a way to copy selection [Pranav Kant]
    51. tdf#96318 LOKView add a way to search view [Pranav Kant]
    52. tdf#96339 Creating "sort list" with option Copy in options dialog, omits adding comma as separator [Noel Grandin]
    53. tdf#96353 spell checking options dialog is not resizable [Andras Timar]
    54. tdf#96357 Switching icon theme doesnt update toolbar or statusbar [Maxim Monastirsky]
    55. tdf#96368 No selection in Address source book + Click Next button may give some error about Evolution [Julien Nabet]
    56. tdf#96384 LOKView signal when selection changes [Pranav Kant]
    57. tdf#96396 unnecessarily links against GTK+2 [David Tardon]
    58. tdf#96461 ODBC time/timestamp wrong DecimalDigits parameter to SQLBindParameter [Lionel Elie Mamane]