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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 5.1.1 rc3 (final):

    1. rhbz#1281906 [gtk3] [wayland] Windows have broken size and headerbar drawn over content [Caolán McNamara]
    2. rhbz#1285356 [gtk3] gtk2 Swing/AWT GUIs in java-based extensions crash gtk3 libreoffice [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1287593 [gtk3] [dark theme] Adwaita:dark not fully supported [Caolán McNamara]
    4. tdf#34882 Special character favorites (comment 28 for scope) [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    5. tdf#56270 FILESAVE: ODT file’s OLE objects are lost when you export to DOCX format [Michael Stahl]
    6. tdf#56321 : horizontal/vertical flip of inserted picture is not persisted [Justin Luth]
    7. tdf#59699 RTF: INCLUDEPICTURE image not shown [Miklos Vajna]
    8. tdf#62437 OneDrive Integration Request [Yousuf Philips]
    9. tdf#63022 EDITING: Text drag and drop doesn't work correctly (summary: comment 5) [Michael Stahl]
    10. tdf#65695 Export as JPEG missing something [Chris Sherlock]
    11. tdf#76817 Outline Numbering for DOCX not working when new headings inserted in between (to reproduce, see comment 15/17/19) [Mark Hung]
    12. tdf#79679 EMF: dashed lines in background grid are rendered as solid lines [Chris Sherlock]
    13. tdf#80758 TOOLBAR: empty values in button names not respected [Rishabh Kumar]
    14. tdf#81718 File->Properties->General Tab size property (ftp, webdav and ssh) [Giuseppe Castagno]
    15. tdf#82012 EDITING: Compress image removes flip settings [Justin Luth]
    16. tdf#82781 writer crashes in page preview when reducing number of pages due to hidden format [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#85523 Extra blank lines added to comments after each save as .DOCX [Miklos Vajna]
    18. tdf#85761 Exporting jpeg format from DRAW, resolution does not follow options setting [Chris Sherlock]
    19. tdf#87034 FILEOPEN RTF: Superscripts are run together [Miklos Vajna]
    20. tdf#87530 can't add password to macro library [Michael Stahl]
    21. tdf#88485 unable to select the right column characters in catalog table on math editor [Takeshi Abe]
    22. tdf#89505 FORMATTING Tab Handling in automatic table of contents [Oliver Specht]
    23. tdf#90153 A frame is not saved correctly if the document is saved as a docx file [Miklos Vajna]
    24. tdf#90257 buttons header or footer disappear [Katarina Behrens]
    25. tdf#91131 UI: Crash when deleting List Style after trying to create new style with same name [Michael Stahl]
    26. tdf#92067 GtkSalMenu: menu File>Templates>Manage executes action from the wrong submenu [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#92296 Character formating (bold, underline, color etc) corrupted when save as xlsx [Katarina Behrens]
    28. tdf#92454 DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings - numbering style indents [Miklos Vajna]
    29. tdf#92538 EDITING: PostgreSQL direct connection - Default for Text isn't CharacterType of PostgreSQL [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    30. tdf#93196 Switching spreadsheet tab triggers crash, no data provided [Eike Rathke]
    31. tdf#94370 Very slow previewing of (or blank, invisible..) master pages - resizing panel refreshes them instantly [Katarina Behrens]
    32. tdf#94561 EDITING: Comments double when copying Sheets [Dennis Francis]
    33. tdf#94738 UI: Mismatching "Styles and Formatting" icon at toolbar and sidebar (Galaxy theme) [Yousuf Philips]
    34. tdf#94968 assert: attempt to subscript container with out-of-bounds index [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#95226 IFERROR not working correctly under array-evaluation [Eike Rathke]
    36. tdf#95376 Tab stops incorrectly indented by 5cm when it's 0cm in MS Word [Miklos Vajna]
    37. tdf#95428 Deleting inserted code from object catalogue hangs office [Caolán McNamara]
    38. tdf#95616 autocorrect replacement table has transient black background when resized [Marco Cecchetti]
    39. tdf#95618 missing borders in some autocorrect replacement table elements (Win8.1 only; OpenGL related) [Michael Meeks]
    40. tdf#95709 [DISPLAY] Presentation mode renders graphics wrong [Armin Le Grand]
    41. tdf#96175 FILESAVE: Imported custom properties missing from exported RTF [Miklos Vajna]
    42. tdf#96333 Menus open in the wrong place with RTL interface under gtk3 [Caolán McNamara]
    43. 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]
    44. tdf#96922 EXPORT to GIF, PNG, EPS: background transparency is lost [Armin Le Grand]
    45. tdf#96999 "Tools/Customize" panel should be resizable [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    46. tdf#97137 Slow and different rendering of vector graphics in attached document [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    47. tdf#97139 LibreOffice unresponsible after entering | symbol in particular document [Oliver Specht]
    48. tdf#97171 Artifacts for italic text in GL rendering mode [Tim Eves]
    49. tdf#97215 Sorting causes LibO to crash - applies to some files [Arul Michael]
    50. tdf#97299 Slide transition can't be removed once assigned [Michael Meeks]
    51. 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) [Marco Cecchetti]
    52. tdf#97371 FILEOPEN DOCX: Text Covered by Shape [Miklos Vajna]
    53. tdf#97374 FILEOPEN: Impress crashes loading a file with Page Title field [Oliver Specht]
    54. tdf#97388 Document properties: Wrong icon for deleting custom field row [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    55. tdf#97429 Writer crash on print selected area with specific document [Xisco Fauli]
    56. tdf#97462 REPORT: Function SECONDS() of a timefield will sometimes produce one second less than expected [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    57. tdf#97481 DPI scaling doesn't work with export to png or jpg [Chris Sherlock]
    58. tdf#97500 If you try to open on a WebDAV server a file that doesn't exist, no error is shown [Giuseppe Castagno]
    59. tdf#97543 INSERT: SVG <line> and <polygon> attributes ignored [Xisco Fauli]
    60. tdf#97587 Further fix SUMming in the software interpreter [Marco Cecchetti]
    61. tdf#97662 CPU burned re-compressing JPEGs to make them bigger ... [Marco Cecchetti]
    62. tdf#97715 TDR triggered: opengl rotation of huge images shrunk to tiny pixel size. [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    63. tdf#97739 OpenGL: dissapear field controls in dialogue Format-Page, tab Page (Calc) [Caolán McNamara, Michael Meeks]
    64. tdf#97763 divide by zero bug ... [Michael Meeks]
    65. tdf#97808 FILEOPEN: arrowheads added to lines within groups [Michael Stahl]
    66. tdf#97897 Recalculate does not always work [Eike Rathke]
    67. tdf#97904 gtk3 / odd behavior of Opengl options in Tools->Options->Libreoffice->View [Caolán McNamara]
    68. tdf#97942 CTRL+SHIFT+SPACE not available under Tools>Customize>Keyboard [Yousuf Philips]
    69. tdf#97953 gtk3 / CTRL_SPINBUTTONS oddness ... [Caolán McNamara]
    70. tdf#97960 FILESAVE DOC Does not preserve the font size in tables [Justin Luth]
    71. tdf#97963 Input areas in Header dialog get wider and bottom area disappears [Katarina Behrens]
    72. tdf#97978 Can't connect to mde or accde databases from Base [pasqualm]
    73. tdf#98052 FILEOPEN: bad rendering of .WMF image in .ODT when OpenGL enabled [Marco Cecchetti]
    74. tdf#98083 "Wrap text automatically" setting is forgotten when a file is saved in XLS or XLSX [Katarina Behrens]
    75. tdf#98122 Help still mentions option "Allow to save document even when the document is not modified" [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    76. tdf#98188 CMIS: File > Properties > CMIS Properties tab crashes LO when closing. [Giuseppe Castagno]
    77. tdf#98210 Pipe socket directory permissions checks incorrect (R_OK not needed) and inconsistent [Hank Leininger]
    78. tdf#98277 Toolbar: No shortcuts displayed for extensions [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    79. tdf#98297 Array Formula Incorrectly Evaluated [Eike Rathke]
    80. tdf#98380 opengl: font anti-aliasing ... [Michael Meeks]
    81. tdf#98389 FILEOPEN Calc crashes on opening xlsx document [Eike Rathke]
    82. tdf#98390 Crash when modifying minor grid [Caolán McNamara]
    83. tdf#98395 Remote File dialog showing wrong details in columns [Szymon Kłos]
    84. tdf#98399 Changes Occur When Canceled [Caolán McNamara]
    85. tdf#98416 REMOTE FILE: "The specified device is invalid." error dialog when attempting to add a service [Christian Lohmaier, Giuseppe Castagno]
    86. tdf#98419 severe UI regressions [Caolán McNamara]
    87. tdf#98421 PDFIMPORT Images are imported into Writer rotated and mirrored (see comment 9) [Mike Kaganski]
    88. tdf#98531 Croatian hunspell dictionary update [Krunoslav Šebetić]