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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 5.1.5 final (rc2):

    1. deb#837356 gtk 3.21 emits a lot more "style-set" signals [Caolán McNamara]
    2. i#123988 hyperlink tabpage put hyperlink name in wrong field [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1283420 drop use of CAIRO_OPERATOR_DIFFERENCE [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1326602 revert attempt to drop unused bg images [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1326602 don't clear XATTR_FILL* from stylesheet if... [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1343766 a11y queries during dispose trigger listbox crashes [Caolán McNamara]
    7. rhbz#1353069 revert attempt to drop unused bg images [Caolán McNamara]
    8. rhbz#1364335 tooltips are truncated [rpmbuild]
    9. rhbz#1364406 inherit the actual format index also for date and time [Eike Rathke]
    10. rhbz#1367357 lcms2: Out-of-bounds read in Type_MLU_Read() [Michael Stahl]
    11. rhbz#1373933 gtk 3.21 emits a lot more "style-set" signals [Caolán McNamara]
    12. tdf#100094 hyperlink tabpage put hyperlink name in wrong field [Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#100123 prefer notation priority in detecting range/address [Caolán McNamara]
    14. tdf#100558 last 'section' of date field not incremented [Caolán McNamara]
    15. tdf#100582 SetMatColsRows() when constructing matrix ScFormulaCell [Eike Rathke]
    16. tdf#100670 crash in: sfx2::sidebar::Panel::SetExpanded(bool) [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#100795 SAL_MIN_INT32 32bit overflows on finding min limit [Caolán McNamara]
    18. tdf#100813 crash in this doc on scrolling past page 44 [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#100845 exception during vcl painting -> std::terminate [Caolán McNamara]
    20. tdf#100872 avoid name clash for CDataFormatTranslator in ftransl, [Markus Mohrhard]
    21. tdf#100901 crash pressing tab in r-o document with hyperlink [Caolán McNamara]
    22. tdf#100910 yes/no doesn't clear bg [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#101011 atk needs a value for accessible-table-column-header [Caolán McNamara]
    24. tdf#101070 svg/insert, avoid infinite recursive loop when referencing oneself [Julien Nabet]
    25. tdf#101077 make double->str conv. locale-agnostic [David Tardon]
    26. tdf#101104 this paranoid safety check actually causes a bug [Markus Mohrhard]
    27. tdf#101147 break the Excel rule for YMD and DMY, follow-up [Laurent Balland-Poirier, Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#101165 crash on deselecting all filters [Caolán McNamara]
    29. tdf#101213 drop use of CAIRO_OPERATOR_DIFFERENCE [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#101433 reset RasterOpMode on cached virtual device before reuse [Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#101541 function WORKDAY.INTL not working properly [Winfried Donkers]
    32. tdf#101566 remove untranslatable labels from changes toolbar [Yousuf Philips]
    33. tdf#101572 new Belarusian Ruble BYN/Br for [be-BY] [Eike Rathke]
    34. tdf#101711 revert attempt to drop unused bg images [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#101866 get rid of two more erroneous upper-casings of strings [Tor Lillqvist]
    36. tdf#101884 keyboard navigation in User defined border control [Caolán McNamara]
    37. tdf#101910 mark ScRangeList updated when DeleteArea was used [Markus Mohrhard]
    38. tdf#101971 OleLoad under structured exception guards [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#102045 crash in: sfx2::sidebar::Panel::SetExpanded(bool) [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#75256 sifr icon update [Cassandra Freund]
    41. tdf#75757 fftester: throw on empty stack access [Caolán McNamara]
    42. tdf#77873 support TargetFrame in url field import/export code, [Markus Mohrhard]
    43. tdf#83306 sal: fix compare of rtl::OUString/OString containing '\0' [Michael Stahl]
    44. tdf#83376 do not let linguistic tools fall back to known languages [Eike Rathke]
    45. tdf#88396 crash in: sfx2::sidebar::Panel::SetExpanded(bool) [Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#88953 byref args incorrectly passed in basic->c++ [Caolán McNamara]
    47. tdf#91043 vcl: gtk file picker should tolerate empty filter list. [Michael Meeks]
    48. tdf#91324 GSoC adapt struct tm correctly [Wastack]
    49. tdf#91533 tooltips are truncated [rpmbuild]
    50. tdf#91966 in SDK, set CPPU_ENV=mscx for 64-bit Windows [Stephan Bergmann]
    51. tdf#92157 allow both dimensions of a graphic to be 0 [Mike Kaganski]
    52. tdf#92516 make menu accelerators always work even if... [Caolán McNamara]
    53. tdf#95339 improve (again) minute/month detection [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    54. tdf#96451 do magic to enable embedded chart sidebar only for chart [Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#96607 'Save as' doesn't update global auto-recovery state [anwilli5]
    56. tdf#97193 restore pre 5-1 values for INS_INSROWS and INS_INSCOLS [Caolán McNamara]
    57. tdf#99273 can't save specific docx [Caolán McNamara]
    58. tdf#99386 broadcast that cell content changed after merge cells undo/redo [Markus Mohrhard]
    59. tdf#99446 drop use of CAIRO_OPERATOR_DIFFERENCE [Caolán McNamara]
    60. tdf#99626 only the first queryTermination call in wizards works [Caolán McNamara]