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General for this Beta: parallel installation

  • This Beta release will install in parallel to your existing LibreOffice installation.


  • LibreOffice 5.2 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 the 5.2.0 Alpha1:

  1. bccu#1840 sd .uno: commands for inserting rows / columns in Impress. [Jan Holesovsky]
  2. coverity#704901 missing break in switch [Stephan Bergmann]
  3. coverity#1209589 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
  4. coverity#1213133 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
  5. coverity#1358836 reorganize to silence Resource leak in object [Caolán McNamara]
  6. coverity#1358838 remove debug code [Miklos Vajna, Stephan Bergmann]
  7. coverity#1358839 remove debug code [Miklos Vajna, Stephan Bergmann]
  8. coverity#1358840 remove debug code [Miklos Vajna, Stephan Bergmann]
  9. coverity#1358842 missing break in switch, presumably there should be one [Caolán McNamara]
  10. coverity#1358843 argument cannot be negative [Caolán McNamara]
  11. coverity#1358844 uninitialized pointer field [Caolán McNamara]
  12. coverity#1359229 handle PopDoubleRefOrSingleRef() as usual [Eike Rathke]
  13. coverity#1359230 DEADCODE, detect missing parameter, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
  14. coverity#1359231 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
  15. coverity#1359232 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
  16. coverity#1359233 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
  17. coverity#1359235 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
  18. coverity#1359236 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
  19. coverity#1361575 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
  20. coverity#1361587 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
  21. coverity#1361588 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
  22. coverity#1361589 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
  23. coverity#1361590 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
  24. coverity#1361592 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
  25. coverity#1362017 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
  26. gnome 745909 gtk3: New Folder dialog from Templates dialog doesn't get keyboard focus [Caolán McNamara]
  27. rhbz#89554 Kernel needs dell inspiron 8500 support [Caolán McNamara]
  28. rhbz#1290014 gtk3+wayland: gtk_window_set_position doesn't affect modeless dialogs, only modal [Caolán McNamara]
  29. rhbz#1326602 avoid exp. bg bitmaps from deleted slides [David Tardon]
  30. rhbz#1327847 libreoffice-core x86_64 and i686 conflict [David Tardon]
  31. rhbz#1338546 adding bullets in writer make crash libreoffice (double free or corruption) [Caolán McNamara]
  32. tdf#31449 correctly test if fraction has no integer part [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  33. tdf#35208 revert "Allow choosing encoding for old Excel files" [Maxim Monastirsky]
  34. tdf#35957 check for preconditions earlier [David Tardon]
  35. tdf#38097 min numerator/denominator at least 1 [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  36. tdf#42949 clean up includes in include/oox/mathml with iwyu [Jorenz Paragas]
  37. tdf#45904 move java XViewPane test to c++ [Fabio Buso]
  38. tdf#48066 render stroke-miterlimit correctly in SVG import [Regina Henschel]
  39. tdf#49561 PPT import: Avoid to override formatting from StyleTextPropAtom [Matus Uzak]
  40. tdf#49853 some shortcuts should always end up in the view [Maxim Monastirsky]
  41. tdf#53472 reverted old commit [Jan Iversen]
  42. tdf#58845 added shorcut for Extension Manager [Feyza]
  43. tdf#60418 improve perf of opening/closing odts with form tags [Aron Budea]
  44. tdf#61996 skip quoted text in number format [Laurent Balland-Poirier, Eike Rathke]
  45. tdf#62525 vcl: use cow_wrapper for font [Noel Grandin, Xisco Fauli]
  46. tdf#63994 calc Multiline Input: Create new line with Shift-Return [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  47. tdf#64292 meaningless Functions in Template Properties Dialog [Akshay Deep]
  48. tdf#64654 create no extra SdrModels, do not insert PresObj [Armin Le Grand]
  49. tdf#64748 added placeholder option to pdf export dialog in Writer [Oliver Specht]
  50. tdf#65642 RTF filter: import \pgndec [Miklos Vajna]
  51. tdf#70998 termchange: Graphic->Image [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  52. tdf#72606 work towards EasyHack _tstring/TCHAR elimination [skswales]
  53. tdf#74328 loading section page no. as 16 bit unsigned [Oliver Specht]
  54. tdf#74608 constructor function for XMLOasisBasicImporter [Yeliz Taneroğlu]
  55. tdf#74795 RTF import: handle row-level default cell margins [Miklos Vajna]
  56. tdf#75757 remove inheritance on vector (SwTableBoxes) [Bjoern Michaelsen]
  57. tdf#76523 copy used names or pointing to sheet to other document [Eike Rathke]
  58. tdf#80167 SAL_FALLTHROUGH is intended here [Stephan Bergmann]
  59. tdf#80999 canceling password prompt should abort detection [Maxim Monastirsky]
  60. tdf#81833 form protection can be modified as compatibility option [Oliver Specht]
  61. tdf#82073 RTF import: handle \clcbpatraw [Miklos Vajna]
  62. tdf#82160 reset mouse pointer if doc loading failed [Maxim Monastirsky]
  63. tdf#83746 wrapAddress() didn't do what it was supposed to do [Eike Rathke]
  64. tdf#84394 add testcase and unit test [Giuseppe Bilotta]
  65. tdf#84695 sw: fix TextBox begin text edit by pressing normal char [Miklos Vajna]
  66. tdf#84909 draw: Reorganize buttons in connector split button [Yousuf Philips]
  67. tdf#86018 missing break in switch [Stephan Bergmann]
  68. tdf#86282 remove now moot comment, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
  69. tdf#86502 split formula groups referring bounds shifted into [Eike Rathke]
  70. tdf#86575 write the [#REF!] as defined in ODFF, related [Eike Rathke]
  71. tdf#87026 move accessibility relations to .ui file for LinePropertyPanelBase [Muhammet Kara]
  72. tdf#87120 crash in impress annotation context menu [Caolán McNamara]
  73. tdf#87437 close direct char fmt at end of para [Luke Deller]
  74. tdf#87668 add control to show or hide "Original Size" option. [Gulsah Kose]
  75. tdf#87938 libcmis: Google 2FA implementation [Szymon Kłos]
  76. tdf#88320 parsing fails with a subscript number [Takeshi Abe]
  77. tdf#88502 added error box to denote connection errors instead of progress bar [Susobhan Ghosh, Giuseppe Castagno]
  78. tdf#88657 add test for [Laurent Balland-Poirier, Markus Mohrhard]
  79. tdf#89329 use unique_ptr for pImpl in printer [Xisco Fauli]
  80. tdf#89466 access to page setup dialog, alignment of labels [Rishabh Kumar, Susobhan Ghosh, Katarina Behrens]
  81. tdf#89866 vcl: fix printing of form controls with images [Michael Stahl]
  82. tdf#89953 Character spacing controls’ simplification [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Samuel Mehrbrodt, Oliver Specht]
  83. tdf#90097 RTF import: handle fRelFlipV property for line shapes [Miklos Vajna]
  84. tdf#90736 PPTX import: Improved table border line style support [Matus Uzak]
  85. tdf#90786 bundle license file, and update Scottish Gaelic dict to 3.1 [Aron Budea]
  86. tdf#90923 sw: invalidate layout when font substitutions are changed [Michael Stahl]
  87. tdf#91794 OSL_DEBUG_LEVEL > 1 & DBG macro removed (impress/draw) [Rohan Kumar]
  88. tdf#91945 Help: margins and edges aren’t the same thing [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  89. tdf#92067 and use a foolproof action naming scheme [Caolán McNamara]
  90. tdf#92689 gtk3: New Folder dialog from Templates dialog doesn't get keyboard focus [Caolán McNamara]
  91. tdf#92768 support hiding title objects [Feyza Yavuz]
  92. tdf#92825 Help: update Impress’ Master menus [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  93. tdf#92951 make PaneDockingWindow dockable again [Caolán McNamara]
  94. tdf#93060 start Center: Update string to dodge problematic term [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  95. tdf#93101 propagate external reference error from refcache token [Eike Rathke]
  96. tdf#93124 fix incorrect text fit in imported PPT - take two [Mike Kaganski]
  97. tdf#93474 crash on importing a macro library [Caolán McNamara]
  98. tdf#93967 try to fix by using VclPtr to keep the window alive [Arnaud Versini]
  99. tdf#93994 flush ressources at CustomShapes during import [Armin Le Grand]
  100. tdf#94004 trendline: wrap equation to fit in chart area [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  101. tdf#94057 add "bascode" element to xmlhelp dtd [Christian Lohmaier]
  102. tdf#94146 a11y crash, obtain formula using the correct pointer [Eike Rathke]
  103. tdf#94221 repair dialog for text along path [Regina Henschel]
  104. tdf#94260 convert pixel to 1/100 mm [Rosemary Sebastian]
  105. tdf#94320 missing break in switch [Stephan Bergmann]
  106. tdf#94639 meaningless Functions in Template Properties Dialog [Akshay Deep]
  107. tdf#94931 missing break in switch [Stephan Bergmann]
  108. tdf#94934 missing break in switch [Stephan Bergmann]
  109. tdf#95339 extend test to distinguish minute/month [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  110. tdf#95416 get rid of #include "../foo/bar.hxx" style includes [Burcin Akalin]
  111. tdf#95576 remove default outline indent, fixes [Luke Deller]
  112. tdf#95620 crash in presentation wizard [Caolán McNamara]
  113. tdf#95707 RTF import: handle device-independent bitmaps [Miklos Vajna]
  114. tdf#95954 reasonable background for roadmap widget [Katarina Behrens]
  115. tdf#96092 crash on activating manage changes sidebar [Caolán McNamara]
  116. tdf#96097 unit test for Can't save/pointer null [Guillaume Smaha]
  117. tdf#96244 get the right Writer window view for Formula window [Caolán McNamara]
  118. tdf#96275 RTF import: fix anchor of shapes inside tables [Miklos Vajna]
  119. tdf#96348 get rid of unnecessary DLLPUBLIC decorations - VclEventListeners [Tomofumi Yagi]
  120. tdf#96426 space as intersection in Excel A1 (or R1C1) formula syntax gives Err:509 or Err:508 [Eike Rathke]
  121. tdf#96504 vcl: fix printing of form controls with images [Michael Stahl]
  122. tdf#96505 get rid of cargo cult long integer literals [erdemdemirkapi]
  123. tdf#96515 fix unit test [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
  124. tdf#96604 remove and restore full stack of grabs [Caolán McNamara]
  125. tdf#96890 fix typo [melikeyurtoglu, Markus Mohrhard]
  126. tdf#97087 give comprehensible, unique names to idles [Muhammet Kara]
  127. tdf#97221 restore original message for failed check of update [Stanislav Horacek]
  128. tdf#97393 update English Dictionaries to 2016.05.01 release [Aron Budea]
  129. tdf#97499 fixed containers parameters clearing #9 [tymyjan]
  130. tdf#97504 add toolbar button for character spacing [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  131. tdf#97527 vcl: reference-count Menu [melikeyurtoglu]
  132. tdf#97831 [part] Add Excel 2016 functions to Calc [Winfried Donkers, Eike Rathke]
  133. tdf#97835 no decimal separtor for empty decimal [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  134. tdf#97879 loop in style hierarchy on odt loop [Caolán McNamara]
  135. tdf#97887 add Intel driver to blacklist [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  136. tdf#97915 add Intel driver to blacklist [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  137. tdf#98037 SIDEBAR: Replacing 'Speed' drop downs with comboboxes (2) [Akshay Deep]
  138. tdf#98163 flush ressources at CustomShapes during import [Armin Le Grand]
  139. tdf#98238 reverted old commit [Jan Iversen]
  140. tdf#98290 new shortcuts for fullscreen, spellcheck and options (Mac) [Yousuf Philips]
  141. tdf#98416 libcmis: add a patch to fix Google Drive login [Giuseppe Castagno]
  142. tdf#98512 sw: add unit test [Michael Stahl, HaidongWu]
  143. tdf#98636 if the menubar hierarchy has been changed [Caolán McNamara]
  144. tdf#98644 in login dialog, give a hint that the password was wrong [Szymon Kłos, Stephan Bergmann]
  145. tdf#98753 find Toolbar does not display "Search key not found" [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  146. tdf#98792 add the 'Nirmala UI' font as fallback for 'Gautami' for Telugu [Tor Lillqvist]
  147. tdf#98852 show text-specific effects when selection contains text [Katarina Behrens]
  148. tdf#98895 range search crashes open office if range is null [Caolán McNamara]
  149. tdf#98924 in windows, change the keyboard layout per application [Juergen Funk]
  150. tdf#98940 (-1 not mapping to maximum string length anymore) [Matteo Casalin]
  151. tdf#98981 added initialization of e-Mail configuration QueryBox [Oliver Specht]
  152. tdf#98983 revert "Font fallback: Map 'MS Sans Serif' to the TrueType version" [Tor Lillqvist]
  153. tdf#98985 create merge results at the right time [Oliver Specht]
  154. tdf#98990 add test for [Markus Mohrhard]
  155. tdf#99030 PPTX import: Fixed lost slide background color [Matus Uzak]
  156. tdf#99130 use subdivision on B2DPolygon, angle based subdivision [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  157. tdf#99145 refactored to pep8 [ackepenek]
  158. tdf#99207 fix incorrect RGB ordering in Graphite DWrite path [Tim Eves]
  159. tdf#99211 use the restart dialog for notifications about restart [irem]
  160. tdf#99255 calc crashing on Undo after Spell Correction [Arul Michael]
  161. tdf#99258 bail out if we fail to reserve the texture [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  162. tdf#99272 new Short[] used instead of new short[] [Caolán McNamara, Stephan Bergmann]
  163. tdf#99311 detect SSDs in pagein [Nurhak ALTIN]
  164. tdf#99338 fix GrabFocus during dispose crashes [Maxim Monastirsky]
  165. tdf#99353 take the footgun away from FilterCache [Stephan Bergmann, David Tardon]
  166. tdf#99360 can't select filter criteria with mouse [Caolán McNamara]
  167. tdf#99369 try harder to bail out for non-horizontal text [Tor Lillqvist]
  168. tdf#99372 add English (Mauritius) [en-MU] and French (Mauritius) [fr-MU], [Eike Rathke]
  169. tdf#99383 vcl: don't dispatch events from SolarMutexReleaser [Michael Stahl]
  170. tdf#99388 suppress close comment when PopupMenu is active [Armin Le Grand]
  171. tdf#99417 Effect of sort does not propagate to other column (not included in sort) without hard recalc [Eike Rathke]
  172. tdf#99422 Calc crashes when filtering dates [Markus Mohrhard]
  173. tdf#99425 crash when closing dialog editor [Caolán McNamara]
  174. tdf#99426 use correct path for lock in PUT method [Giuseppe Castagno]
  175. tdf#99434 import/export documentProtection-forms from .docx incl. test [Oliver Specht]
  176. tdf#99450 /fix insert twice the same object in Photo album [Julien Nabet]
  177. tdf#99452 svx: fix undo of table row edge drag [Miklos Vajna]
  178. tdf#99460 sw: layout: don't split table before fly [Michael Stahl]
  179. tdf#99461 reverse logic of TokenPointers::skipToken() [Eike Rathke]
  180. tdf#99462 /fix insert twice the same object in Photo album [Julien Nabet]
  181. tdf#99464 don't allow a menu as a dialog parent [Caolán McNamara]
  182. tdf#99468 do greedy '*' match if substring match is not allowed [Eike Rathke]
  183. tdf#99474 close direct char fmt at end of para [Luke Deller]
  184. tdf#99479 delete column with styles resets the 'Apply Style' drop down [Julien Nabet]
  185. tdf#99498 don't overwrite trwWidth value if set on a table [Caolán McNamara]
  186. tdf#99506 fix license header of new file [Stephan Bergmann, Guillaume Smaha]
  187. tdf#99518 use correct decimal separator [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  188. tdf#99523 two undo actions listed after dragging a slide [Caolán McNamara]
  189. tdf#99527 show all accelerators in menus of extensions [Oliver Specht]
  190. tdf#99529 sw: don't pop up input field dialog before inserting field [Michael Stahl]
  191. tdf#99539 fıx crash on android 5.1 [Mert Tumer]
  192. tdf#99556 if the num of arguments is not 1 infer a raw [Caolán McNamara]
  193. tdf#99574 fix sluggish scrollbar for an immediate paint [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  194. tdf#99587 make rsc work in tr_TR.UTF-8 locale. [Michael Meeks]
  195. tdf#99588 fix radio button groups (and thus up/down key cycle) [Katarina Behrens]
  196. tdf#99589 tolower / toupper - dangerous to Turks ... [Krishna Keshav]
  197. tdf#99591 reverted old commit [Jan Iversen]
  198. tdf#99599 and use a foolproof action naming scheme [Caolán McNamara]
  199. tdf#99604 gtk3: New Folder dialog from Templates dialog doesn't get keyboard focus [Caolán McNamara]
  200. tdf#99605 add missing constructor methods. [Mert Tumer]
  201. tdf#99637 don’t mention Undo settings now in Expert Configuration [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Stephan Bergmann]
  202. tdf#99692 crash in SwPostItMgr with change tracking [Caolán McNamara]
  203. tdf#99699 do nullptr check BEFORE calling method [Michael Weghorn]
  204. tdf#99701 calc multiline input: Give button a fixed width [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  205. tdf#99703 revert "improve perf. of VCL event dispatch" [David Tardon]
  206. tdf#99709 native gtk3 menubar isn't accessible with F6 [Caolán McNamara]
  207. tdf#99712 crash in impress annotation context menu [Caolán McNamara]
  208. tdf#99715 AutoCalculate has been moved to the Data menu [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  209. tdf#99722 sw: silly performance issue when firing a11y events [Michael Stahl]
  210. tdf#99730 lower the barrier for inferior systems, cripple the test [Eike Rathke]
  211. tdf#99733 don't crash on moving range of cells [Caolán McNamara]
  212. tdf#99739 margins and edges aren’t the same thing [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  213. tdf#99783 invalidate SID_ATTR_CHAR_OVERLINE [Maxim Monastirsky]
  214. tdf#99809 Help: Update documentation of BASIC's Rnd function and Randomize statement [Johnny_M, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  215. tdf#99850 menu entry for Select Sheets... [Olivier Hallot]
  216. tdf#99856 mention purpose of FLOOR.XCL() and CEILING.XCL(), related [Eike Rathke]
  217. tdf#99857 missing items from toolbar right click [Caolán McNamara]
  218. tdf#99874 gtk3: all-black xbm cursors [Caolán McNamara]
  219. tdf#99925 temporary fix, hide the notebookbar in the start center [Szymon Kłos]
  220. tdf#99926 add "Save as template" to Save dropdown [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  221. tdf#99930 SetReplaceLeadingSingleQuotationMark(false) for Calc [Eike Rathke]
  222. tdf#99935 fix rulers visible state [Maxim Monastirsky]
  223. tdf#99947 add test for [Markus Mohrhard]
  224. tdf#99973 crash when changing Locale Setting in options [Noel Grandin]
  225. tdf#99981 make ScriptSelectorDialog modal for its parent [Caolán McNamara]
  226. tdf#99984 render inferred mrow as group {} [Regina Henschel]
  227. tdf#100024 CRASH when setting a background image [Caolán McNamara]