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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 5.1.4 final (rc2):

    1. rhbz#1326602 don't clear XATTR_FILL* from stylesheet if... [Caolán McNamara]
    2. rhbz#1343752 wrong radiobutton and checkbutton behavior in "view" menu [David Tardon]
    3. rhbz#1343766 a11y queries during dispose trigger combobox crashes [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1349501 [kde][gtk3] Mouse wheel doesn't work in an LibreOffice application after upgrade from FC23 to FC24 with GDK_CORE_DEVICE_EVENTS=1 and auto-activation on mouse-over [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1351292 Impress: Instead of showing "Slide Master" view, "Normal" view is shown [David Tardon]
    6. rhbz#1352835 Unable to edit My Documents path [Caolán McNamara]
    7. rhbz#1353069 background bitmap image disappeared when I copy slide and paste in same odp and different odp file [Caolán McNamara]
    8. tdf#34467 can't resize shape with "resize shape to fit text" [Caolán McNamara]
    9. tdf#48869 dragging between sheets can change the current cursor position [Caolán McNamara]
    10. tdf#50821 RTF import: fix handling of \trpaddf{b,l,r,t} [Miklos Vajna]
    11. tdf#55566 opening two docs with open document macro events can crash [Caolán McNamara]
    12. tdf#63272 [cs-CZ] percentage format with no-break space [Muhammet Kara, Eike Rathke]
    13. tdf#66469 impress: update outline text before saving [Justin Luth]
    14. tdf#67627 switching to sidebar panel will toggle it *off*... [Caolán McNamara]
    15. tdf#73335 explicitly disable partial cell shift with change-tracking, related [Michael Stahl, Eike Rathke]
    16. tdf#75387 don't case-fold strings for formula group calculations [Tor Lillqvist]
    17. tdf#77349 RTF import: automatically generate names for images if needed [Miklos Vajna]
    18. tdf#79198 START CENTER: Close button doesn't reappear after being clicked [Akshay Deep]
    19. tdf#82532 parent mutex dtored before child dtor uses it [Caolán McNamara]
    20. tdf#83455 remove color-inverted line images from Sifr [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    21. tdf#87601 freeze on load of specific html doc [Caolán McNamara]
    22. tdf#88237 crash without java but with nlp solver installed [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#88241 switching to sidebar panel will toggle it *off*... [Caolán McNamara]
    24. tdf#88396 switching to sidebar panel will toggle it *off*... [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#89186 descend into dimension children to obtain leaf result [Eike Rathke]
    26. tdf#89394 revert attempt to ditch missing file from recent files [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#90285 do not reuse the same StartListeningContext [Caolán McNamara, Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#90579 swap_single_to_multi_blocks is broken [Caolán McNamara]
    29. tdf#91291 crashtesting: crash on inserting text into footnote [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#91807 package: fix exception handling in DeflateThread () [Michael Stahl]
    31. tdf#91995 copying cells to undo doc shallow copied note pointer [Caolán McNamara]
    32. tdf#93079 can't resize shape with "resize shape to fit text" [Caolán McNamara]
    33. tdf#93135 can't resize shape with "resize shape to fit text" [Caolán McNamara]
    34. tdf#93971 freeze on load of specific html doc [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#94212 sw: speed up the navigator [Michael Stahl]
    36. tdf#95581 assume tiny shears are rounding artefacts etc and can be ignored [Tor Lillqvist]
    37. tdf#96008 crash when an extension with legacy decks is installed [Caolán McNamara]
    38. tdf#96251 address wizard crash when run from start center [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#96516 fixup: when removing entry, entry count does not stay constant [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    40. tdf#96540 dragging between sheets can change the current cursor position [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#97340 handle autofilter search for dates correctly [Dennis Francis]
    42. tdf#97501 crash in SwDBManager fixed [Oliver Specht]
    43. tdf#98515 bail out early if kernel would have ridiculously many parameters [Tor Lillqvist]
    44. tdf#98710 check the font is bound, substitute FON fonts [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    45. tdf#98880 ensure backing context of DoubleVectorRefToken... [Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#98955 hardware_concurrency not ideal for thread pools [Ashod Nakashian]
    47. tdf#99090 docx export page-break only inside a paragraph [Justin Luth]
    48. tdf#99446 cairo text + xrender bodge [Caolán McNamara]
    49. tdf#99512 opencl - restrict scope of vlookup optimization to doubles. [Michael Meeks]
    50. tdf#99919 blacklist that specific vendor, version, and device combination [Tor Lillqvist]
    51. tdf#99994 avoid invalid access by reusing getFontFamily() result [Sam Tygier]
    52. tdf#100105 sw: RTF export: fix empty hyperlinks [Michael Stahl]
    53. tdf#100181 quickstart crashes immediately without Quickstarter [Caolán McNamara]
    54. tdf#100199 crash: switch to Display Mode - Master Modes - Notes [Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#100222 show the dialog just once even if both toggles were changed [Tor Lillqvist]
    56. tdf#100248 vcl menu scroll timer still active post dispose [Caolán McNamara]
    57. tdf#100258 crash on disposing media player [Caolán McNamara]
    58. tdf#100269 svx: fix undo of table column resize [Miklos Vajna]
    59. tdf#100272 row ally index is ROW_INVALID [Caolán McNamara]
    60. tdf#100275 sw: fix target node of bookmark copy [Michael Stahl, Caolán McNamara]
    61. tdf#100285 EASTERSUNDAY() check valid year between 1583 and 9956 [Eike Rathke]
    62. tdf#100295 try to cover second place in curl using GetTickCount64 [Markus Mohrhard]
    63. tdf#100303 report crashes on close of conditional formatting dialog [Caolán McNamara]
    64. tdf#100342 fix order of weekdays in NETWORKDAYS [Winfried Donkers]
    65. tdf#100411 start the flush timer when batching (PostBatchDraw) [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    66. tdf#100451 convert texture buffer to 1-bit and 4-bit palette buffer [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    67. tdf#100453 – bin/unpack-sources needs to be executable [Christian Lohmaier]
    68. tdf#100455 check for minimal dconf version [David Tardon]
    69. tdf#100460 queryContentCells doesn't count annotations... [Caolán McNamara]
    70. tdf#100463 tolerence in contour editor doesn't work [Caolán McNamara]
    71. tdf#100495 sw: Exchange Database shouldn't delete the created odb file [Michael Stahl]
    72. tdf#100641 correct OOXML function name is EFFECT instead of EFFECTIVE [Eike Rathke]
    73. tdf#100692 crash in sidebar on deleting image from writer [Caolán McNamara]
    74. tdf#100713 on cancel curData points to deleted parents vector entry [Caolán McNamara]
    75. tdf#100753 propagate error with VAR and STDEV functions. [Winfried Donkers]
    76. tdf#100770 crash on loading specific docx [Caolán McNamara]
    77. tdf#100813 crash during pagination of particular docx [Caolán McNamara]
    78. tdf#100883 opencl impls. that use SEH are still bad. [Michael Meeks]