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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

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


    • a file is errornously included in two packages, to install the debian packages, you need to use the --force-overwrite switch as a workaround


    • 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.
    • Windows XP compatibilty is broken in beta2

    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 5.2.0 Beta1:

    1. cid#1362174 1362177: USE_AFTER_FREE+resource leak due to copypasta [Julien Nabet]
    2. i#95181 xmloff: only update the progressbar twice for every percent [Miklos Vajna]
    3. tdf#34362 setting table border from toolbar resets "spacing to content" [Rodolfo Ribeiro Gomes]
    4. tdf#50821 RTF import: fix handling of \trpaddf{b,l,r,t} [Miklos Vajna]
    5. tdf#53899 if there is no CurrentController, use the ScTabViewObj [Caolán McNamara]
    6. tdf#55566 opening two docs with open document macro events can crash [Caolán McNamara]
    7. tdf#63272 no-break space between number and percent sign, [Muhammet Kara, Eike Rathke]
    8. tdf#66469 impress: update outline text before saving [Justin Luth]
    9. tdf#67627 OpenThenSwitchToDeck actually *toggles* deck visibility [Caolán McNamara]
    10. tdf#70806 DCOUNT and DCOUNTA DatabaseField argument can be omitted [Eike Rathke]
    11. tdf#77349 RTF import: automatically generate names for images if needed [Miklos Vajna]
    12. tdf#81475 minor tweaks to writer toolbars [Yousuf Philips]
    13. tdf#84411 OpenCL: S/W interpreter throws std::out_of_range error [Marco Cecchetti]
    14. tdf#85594 unify Calc drawing toolbar with Writer [Yousuf Philips]
    15. tdf#87601 freeze on load of specific html doc [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#87967 valgrind reported invalid reads on 1 pixel wide bitmap [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#88237 crash without java but with nlp solver installed [Caolán McNamara]
    18. tdf#88241 OpenThenSwitchToDeck actually *toggles* deck visibility [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#89186 descend into dimension children to obtain leaf result [Eike Rathke]
    20. tdf#91781 A round of minor tweaks to Writer's menus [Yousuf Philips]
    21. tdf#92218 implement Calc single toolbar mode toolbar [Yousuf Philips]
    22. tdf#92434 crash on deleting inner join relationship [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#92695 we already have ImplGetItem from mnHighItemId here [Caolán McNamara]
    24. tdf#93386 crash when closing a Database with macro editor open [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#93403 check for changed DataSource on all Controls on form reload [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    26. tdf#93883 don't add space to empty paragraph when bullet is turned off. [Mark Hung]
    27. tdf#93971 freeze on load of specific html doc [Caolán McNamara]
    28. tdf#94131 easier access to set a default template when saving a template [Akshay Deep]
    29. tdf#95581 assume tiny shears are rounding artefacts etc and can be ignored [Tor Lillqvist]
    30. tdf#96008 crash when an extension with legacy decks is installed [Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#96279 set correct parents for password dialogs [Caolán McNamara]
    32. tdf#96516 do not increment position counter when an entry is removed [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    33. tdf#97158 actually multiple destination sheets are handled, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    34. tdf#97340 handle autofilter search for dates correctly [Dennis Francis]
    35. tdf#97839 a single character may be more than 1 utf-16 code points [Caolán McNamara]
    36. tdf#97854 crash on deleting inner join relationship [Caolán McNamara]
    37. tdf#98226 fix undo of table AutoFormat [Michael Stahl]
    38. tdf#98290 new Mac shortcut for fullscreen for all apps [Yousuf Philips]
    39. tdf#98436 crash trying To create remote folder before connected [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#98666 don't cache progress bars either [Tor Lillqvist]
    41. tdf#98880 ensure backing context of DoubleVectorRefToken... [Caolán McNamara]
    42. tdf#99519 1 bit masks need each byte to be reversed [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#99637 add expert configuration property for number of undo steps [Stanislav Horacek]
    44. tdf#99643 OLE automation bridge: fix 64-bit pointer conversions [Michael Stahl]
    45. tdf#99696 fix build error for 64bit Windows in unit tests using ADODB [Tomofumi Yagi]
    46. tdf#99827 sw: don't create AutoText dialog's preview doc ReadOnly [Michael Stahl]
    47. tdf#99870 writer: don't delete selection with delete-comment [Justin Luth]
    48. tdf#99919 blacklist that specific vendor, version, and device combination [Tor Lillqvist]
    49. tdf#99994 avoid invalid access by reusing getFontFamily() result [Sam Tygier]
    50. tdf#100021 format argument issue in process.cxx [Richard PALO]
    51. tdf#100051 partially revert "loplugin:constantparam in sw" [Miklos Vajna]
    52. tdf#100057 force libxslt to give up when we cancel a transformation [Caolán McNamara]
    53. tdf#100080 set unused shader attribs with values, fixes GL on AMD [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    54. tdf#100092 deterministic scheduling to prevent unpredictable behavior. [Jan Holesovsky]
    55. tdf#100097 dbaccess self-dnd depends on getting its own transferable [Caolán McNamara]
    56. tdf#100115 _nColId is sal_uInt16 [Julien Nabet]
    57. tdf#100122 correctly treat fraction without integer part [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    58. tdf#100134 xmloff: only update the progressbar twice for every percent [Miklos Vajna]
    59. tdf#100159 on Windows, compile GL shaders in advance, disable GL on failure [Tor Lillqvist]
    60. tdf#100187 fix division by zero in comboFragmentShader [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    61. tdf#100191 crash: switch to Display Mode: Notes via toolbar [Caolán McNamara]
    62. tdf#100193 check earlier and harder whether OpenGL is good enough on Windows [Tor Lillqvist]
    63. tdf#100195 enable Keyboard Navigation in Template Manager and Start Center [Akshay Deep]
    64. tdf#100199 crash: switch to Display Mode - Master Modes - Notes [Caolán McNamara]
    65. tdf#100201 crash on apply custom color [Caolán McNamara]
    66. tdf#100258 crash on disposing media player [Caolán McNamara]