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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 5.1.2 final (rc2):

    1. bnc#659631 DOC import: handle subset of STYLEREF natively [Miklos Vajna]
    2. cid#1352479 opengl: fix inv.scale values are always integer [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    3. lp#1560328 clear cache before disposing rest of VCL [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    4. lp#1566050 prevent cyclic reference zombies [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    5. tdf#40863 Bitmap Background exceeds shape borders when PRINTING or PDF EXPORT [Armin Le Grand]
    6. tdf#65642 RTF import: page number are incorrect [Miklos Vajna]
    7. tdf#73973 Add Plains Cree language to LibreOffice [crk-CA] [Eike Rathke]
    8. tdf#76741 FILESAVE: DOCX Table Width Type and Alignment is not preserved [Miklos Vajna]
    9. tdf#88027 Shortcuts ctrl+; and ctrl+shift+; does not work in ru/es/pt/fi keyboard layouts [Yousuf Philips]
    10. tdf#88443 resize image (picture) together with frame does not work [Oliver Specht]
    11. tdf#88453 Writer: huge table cell table layout issue [Miklos Vajna]
    12. tdf#89095 Start Center: bigger thumbnails for templates [Akshay Deep]
    13. tdf#89267 Reduce the amount of copy-paste in sc/qa/unit/opencl-test.cxx. [Tor Lillqvist]
    14. tdf#89609 Explorer shell extension fails to convert date into locale specific string (sub-second precision ISO date → "strange date-information") [Muhammet Kara]
    15. tdf#90561 Query-designer removes the SQL keyword AS in front of an Aliasname [Julien Nabet]
    16. tdf#92963 Pasting a whole row with data crashes all open LibO apps [Arul Michael]
    17. tdf#93127 named range changed after copy, paste [Eike Rathke]
    18. tdf#93300 Style formatting overrides direct formatting when using conditional formatting [Markus Mohrhard]
    19. tdf#94449 Changing the paragraph style removes index entries. [Oliver Specht]
    20. tdf#94682 VIEWING: OpenGL text rendering performance. [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    21. tdf#94734 Font colour icon in sidebar disappears when changing font colour (comment 4) [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    22. tdf#95421 Cannot move object by dragging its anchor icon. [Regina Henschel]
    23. tdf#95977 EDITING: Image moving and anchoring erratic behavior on text body style [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    24. tdf#96172 Crash in layout SwSectionFrame after opening particular document [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#96326 FILEOPEN: RTF checkbox size too big and checkbox shows as selected [Miklos Vajna]
    26. tdf#96484 Missing Icons in Find Toolbar with Icon Style Galaxy [Bjoern Michaelsen]
    27. tdf#96549 EDITING --Empty calc cells show incorrect font and size after sheet is saved in xlsx format [Markus Mohrhard]
    28. tdf#96896 Writer crashes when frame title is changed via API and user closes print preview [akash]
    29. tdf#96989 The videos embedded in a presentation start with the maximum volume [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#96996 PIVOTTABLE Drill to details first level doesn't work [Michael Stahl]
    31. tdf#97035 FILEOPEN: RTF wrong cell width [Guillaume Smaha]
    32. tdf#97319 With OpenGL enabled Unicode codepoints beyond BMP not rendered, affecting SMP and plane 2 -- Windows only? [Tor Lillqvist]
    33. tdf#97398 SIDEBAR: Content panels not independent between apps [Katarina Behrens]
    34. tdf#97601 Accessing chart data through API results in infinite redraw loop [Miklos Vajna]
    35. tdf#97853 SQL query crashes Base [Michael Stahl]
    36. tdf#97863 FILEOPEN: XLS import hangs with 100% cpu usage [Markus Mohrhard]
    37. tdf#97897 Recalculate does not always work [Eike Rathke]
    38. tdf#98366 Not working preview the galleries created with LibreOffice version 4.4 or newer. [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#98427 array checkbox crashes calc in function wizzard [Markus Mohrhard]
    40. tdf#98458 SLOW searches via FIND in LARGE odt-files: writer 5 ONLY [Jan Holesovsky]
    41. tdf#98554 FILEOPEN XLSX Two different conditional formats with different colors in the same column are only working with one color [Markus Mohrhard]
    42. tdf#98600 LO cannot read some svm pictures from old ODT file [Noel Grandin]
    43. tdf#98622 Formula (Math object) is not shown [Noel Grandin]
    44. tdf#98642 Calc "auto-corrects" defined names in cell formulas, and it should not [Eike Rathke]
    45. tdf#98647 UI: Tools >Outline Numbering >Position and Spacing .. set Value is only set after touching arrows of the spin field control [Noel Grandin]
    46. tdf#98657 SUM() isn't implemented according to general rules (with OpenCL active) [Jan Holesovsky]
    47. tdf#98726 debug build: gtk3 scroll bars background never repainted [Caolán McNamara]
    48. tdf#98740 Infobar should not be in the customization options [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    49. tdf#98771 Update DocumentList.xml and SentenceExceptionList.xml for Croatian [Krunoslav Šebetić]
    50. tdf#98806 bad import bookmarks from an RTF file [Miklos Vajna]
    51. tdf#98812 FILEOPEN: Writer crashes on loading a particular .doc document in Windows [Michael Stahl, Marco Cecchetti]
    52. tdf#98849 "Not Saved" icon on Save button disappears after print preview [Maxim Monastirsky]
    53. tdf#98882 DOCX import: inline picture is handled incorrectly (crop problem?) [Miklos Vajna]
    54. tdf#98960 Crash with OpenGL image scaling [Marco Cecchetti]
    55. tdf#98987 Layout: shapes imported from DOCX handled incorrectly [Miklos Vajna]
    56. tdf#98989 Windows: non-scalable fonts like "Courier" not rendered [Michael Stahl]
    57. tdf#98990 Defining a named range for complete column or row results in broken expression (Formula syntax = ExcelR1C1) [Eike Rathke]
    58. tdf#99004 TextBox: draw shape and its textbox is out of sync [Miklos Vajna]
    59. tdf#99069 assertion "SolarMutex not locked" from <Cancel> Data Ranges dialog [Markus Mohrhard]
    60. tdf#99073 UI: double clicking on a form folder does not unfold it anymore [Noel Grandin]
    61. tdf#99078 bump expat to 2.1.1 [David Tardon]
    62. tdf#99089 libreoffice crashes when I select a different job number on the spreadsheet [Julien Nabet]
    63. tdf#99100 DOC import: STYLEREF not imported even in case it can be mapped to chapter field [Miklos Vajna]
    64. tdf#99120 DOC import: first page header shows up when title page is not set [Miklos Vajna]
    65. tdf#99140 DOCX import: table at the bottom of the page doesn't span over multiple pages [Miklos Vajna]
    66. tdf#99172 Basic import/export of dialogs ignores vertical alignment of text boxes [Vasily Melenchuk]
    67. tdf#99208 Spreadsheet sort hangs [Markus Mohrhard]
    68. tdf#99224 PPTX filter: image with text is lost on export [Miklos Vajna]
    69. tdf#99244 OpenGL: Fat lines Miter geometry creation error [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    70. tdf#99322 Error in Calculation after cut and paste (need hard recalc) [Eike Rathke]
    71. tdf#99357 Syntax error in module crashes Basic IDE and Calc on attempt to edit [Julien Nabet]