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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 final (rc2):

    1. coverity#1348468 oox: copy-paste error [Michael Stahl]
    2. rhbz#1240591 Clipboard is cleared when LO is closed [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1257635 [fix available] sometimes LO doesn't see cups printers [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1289394 [gtk3] [wayland] tooltips are misplaced before moving window for the first time [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1294208 [GTK3] [Xorg] Scrolling in LibreOffice bounces or go in reverse direction [Caolán McNamara]
    6. tdf#40517 Decimal alignment (user defined number formats with question marks) lost in ODF [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    7. tdf#45771 SVG: Incorrect text size [Xisco Fauli]
    8. tdf#61511 problem Background rtf [Miklos Vajna]
    9. tdf#72695 crash on concurrent SwXTextDocument::dispose and SwXTextFrame::release [Michael Stahl]
    10. tdf#74667 Data Analysis Toolkit - Regression [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    11. tdf#75256 Meta: incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    12. tdf#79163 SVG Import - gradients bugged and some transparent sections fully white [Xisco Fauli]
    13. tdf#85770 In svg image, visibility does not work for tspan [Xisco Fauli]
    14. tdf#86609 TOOLBAR: Paste no longer has paste special drop down in Impress/Draw [Maxim Monastirsky]
    15. tdf#87178 DIALOG: Reset menus in Customize dialog resets toolbars as well [Maxim Monastirsky]
    16. tdf#89031 EDITING - Calc Function suggestion too agressive [Winfried Donkers]
    17. tdf#91017 [Regression] Black squares hide content of WMF image [Armin Le Grand]
    18. tdf#91762 Inserting table has incorrect row heights [Xisco Fauli]
    19. tdf#91909 Uno commands for slide navigation and slide sorting [Caolán McNamara]
    20. tdf#92077 FILESAVE: Rotated shapes double rotated when exported to OOXML [Andras Timar]
    21. tdf#92630 GTK+ auto-accelerator functionality missing [Katarina Behrens]
    22. tdf#92720 EDITING: Report-Builder - Report fails to open with Charts in a Report [Michael Stahl]
    23. tdf#93038 ICONS: Missing Open Remote File icon [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    24. tdf#93054 EDITING: dragging and dropping selected cells doesn't work (GTK3 only) [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#93151 "Expand references when new columns/rows are inserted" broken for named ranges [Eike Rathke]
    26. tdf#93637 PDF export missing ToC page numbers [Justin Luth]
    27. tdf#94739 Images are distorted diagonally on PDF export when OpenGL rendering is enabled [Caolán McNamara]
    28. tdf#95024 Support for new Hungarian orthography [László Németh]
    29. tdf#95217 Persian text not imported with "Link to External Data..." in Calc [Giuseppe Castagno]
    30. tdf#95573 EXTENSION MANAGER - freeze / hang when attempting to install extensions on OSX 10.11, installation confirmation dialog not displayed [Michael Meeks]
    31. tdf#95587 position values do not follow base point setting [Katarina Behrens]
    32. tdf#95648 When OpenGL rendering is active-- Graphite font has black blocks when used in a justified paragraph [Tor Lillqvist]
    33. tdf#96147 ODF export: CharHighlight property causes duplicate fo:background-color attributes on text/paragraph styles [Michael Stahl]
    34. tdf#96174 "File - Save to Remote Server" spits out "Error saving document $document: The specified device is invalid", when trying to save to GDrive [Giuseppe Castagno]
    35. tdf#96222 Simple matrix formulas give wrong results when calc file saved in .ods is reopened (openCL) [Tor Lillqvist]
    36. tdf#96245 Frames are deleted from document that doesn't contain the draw:name property in draw:frame elements [Caolán McNamara]
    37. tdf#96308 FILEOPEN RTF incorrect tab spacing on table [Miklos Vajna]
    38. tdf#96327 Start Center: "F" accelerator for "Remote Files" conflicts with "alt+F" accelerator for "File" menu [Gabriele Ponzo]
    39. tdf#96385 Tracker: GL black / flickering issues [Michael Meeks]
    40. tdf#96407 Mac OS X version doesnt appear in About dialog [Douglas Mencken]
    41. tdf#96420 Glyph replacement causes caret misplacement and/or mis-rendered replacement glyph [Tor Lillqvist]
    42. tdf#96580 "Edit with External Tool" damages svg image [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#96604 ungrab modal dialogs [Caolán McNamara]
    44. tdf#96606 Bring shipped Spanish dictionary up to version 2.0 [Ricardo Palomares]
    45. tdf#96653 PNG graphics are corrupted when exported to PDF [Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#96669 UI: 'Save to remote server' error: 'A file named "$file" already exists' though file is not present on target WebDAV server. [Giuseppe Castagno]
    47. tdf#96685 EditEng AccessibleParagraph not focused on first use - KMFL doesn't swallow characters [Justin Luth]
    48. tdf#96833 Remote Files UI dialog has various small issues (lost values in editing, wrong TCP port number management...) [Giuseppe Castagno]
    49. tdf#96910 EDITING - Crashs using "insert column left" for large documents with concatenation [Yogesh]
    50. tdf#96943 Hide whitespace mode: new page is inserted for window/orphan-controlled paragraph [Miklos Vajna]
    51. tdf#96961 Hide whitespace mode: whitespace is hidden even on the last page [Miklos Vajna]
    52. tdf#96993 Images in PDF files opened with 2 Draw are inverted. [Mike Kaganski]
    53. tdf#97033 EDITING - Malformed ODB file crashes when editing tables, queries, forms in master dbgutil [Michael Stahl]
    54. tdf#97051 Writer crashes on saving document with header or footer after using page style dialog [Oliver Specht]
    55. tdf#97108 Assertion `!rDestShellID.isEmpty() && !rDestShellID.startsWith("0x")' failed when copying OLE object [Michael Stahl]
    56. tdf#97116 New commands insertbefore and insertafter have no icons in theme Galaxy [Regina Henschel]
    57. tdf#97196 Some Slide transition variant names are duplicated in the drop lists created for groups [Julien Nabet]
    58. tdf#97247 Focus goes strange when typing UP/LEFT at merged cell at top-left corner [Takeshi Abe]
    59. tdf#97276 Cannot select line shape with mouse [Caolán McNamara]
    60. tdf#97308 FORMATTING: Conditional "Ends with" applies formatting to inverted selection [Julien Nabet]
    61. tdf#97331 Crash conditional formatting, when scrolling on Icon set [Caolán McNamara]
    62. tdf#97369 SUM formulas, in the cell below one with the same formula (and maybe more?) are not calculate correctly in 5.1 (with more then ~100 rows) [Tor Lillqvist]
    63. tdf#97375 Impress crashes in text selection [Caolán McNamara]
    64. tdf#97407 SIDEBAR: Spacing drop down has 2 'Custom' entries in Wrap content panel [Rishabh]
    65. tdf#97417 DOCX import: paragraphs wrongly in a list in particular document [Michael Stahl]
    66. tdf#97419 Crash when creating table with wizard [Maxim Monastirsky]
    67. tdf#97439 Update (merge) Autocorrect pt_PT to 2016-01-29 [Marco A. G. Pinto]
    68. tdf#97458 LO - Writer: Immediate crash after opening ".docx" or ".odt" when OpenGL enabled (Intel HD 3000) [Michael Meeks]
    69. tdf#97465 Calc doesn't show referenced cell highlights (colored borders) for selected formula when using the GTK3 UI version [Caolán McNamara]
    70. tdf#97495 Tooltip is not aligned with its UI element [Caolán McNamara]
    71. tdf#97512 LO5.0.1RC3 About box not fully localizable [Andras Timar]
    72. tdf#97587 Software interpreter for SUM treats empty cells as #VALUE! [Tor Lillqvist]
    73. tdf#97633 VCL: UNO API for getBufferSwapCounter() [Tor Lillqvist]
    74. tdf#97666 avoid pointless pull & push of bitmaps [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    75. tdf#97700 extraordinary memory corruption ... [Michael Meeks]