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    General for this RC: release configuration

    • the Linux and Mac packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 5.1, 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 5.2 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

    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 5.2.4 (rc2):

    1. coverity#704341 revert "Logically dead code" [Julien Nabet]
    2. rhbz#1362453 Impress won't save file after the first time [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1397939 [abrt] libreoffice-core: (anonymous namespace)::signalHandlerFunction(int)(): soffice.bin killed by SIGABRT [Caolán McNamara]
    4. rhbz#1400683 "Insert Comment" keyboard shotrtcut isn't working [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1401082 gnome hangs opening a certain .docx [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1401778 Under Wayland switching between documents using the Window menu doesn't work [Caolán McNamara]
    7. rhbz#1405521 abrt reported crash in dnd [Caolán McNamara]
    8. rhbz#1408500 gtk3: toolbars borders too distinct vs native gtk3 apps [Caolán McNamara]
    9. rhbz#1409634 crash on close storing clipboard of database table [Caolán McNamara]
    10. tdf#34212 accented Characters and Umlauts are missing with Type1 fonts [Julien Nabet]
    11. tdf#48767 fix orientation issue after export to .xlsx [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    12. tdf#51524 preserve hidden column width after saving into .xlsx and .xls [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    13. tdf#70565 set correct default values to "0" of xfId attribute [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    14. tdf#71435 accessible caret-moved events are missing when "freeze" is enabled [Tamás Zolnai]
    15. tdf#78599 replace fix for / [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#78599 replace fix for / [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#81263 ww8par6: only use valid sal_uInt16 values for ULSpace [Justin Luth]
    18. tdf#87977 replace fix for / [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#88351 revert "Logically dead code" [Julien Nabet]
    20. tdf#89315 writerfilter add missing parents to out-of-order styles [Justin Luth]
    21. tdf#91475 fix column width during .xlsx export [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    22. tdf#93077 make it possible to add default language resource to dialogeditor [Niklas Johansson]
    23. tdf#93124 the arbitrary number 100 seems to be too high, let's try 50 [Tor Lillqvist]
    24. tdf#93430 cannot get accessible text attributes for 'Not in dictionary' entry [Tamás Zolnai]
    25. tdf#93592 make it possible to add default language resource to dialogeditor [Niklas Johansson]
    26. tdf#96218 MSO DOCX image incorrectly placed when using Alignment Position [Tamás Zolnai]
    27. tdf#96382 , do not prevent color de-selection follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#97164 add text for visualition of percent symbol. [Gulsah Kose]
    29. tdf#97349 typo fixes in control words [Andras Timar]
    30. tdf#98106 preserving hidden and empty rows after xlsx export [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    31. tdf#100347 fix Outline export into XLSX format [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    32. tdf#100946 fix width calculation and add customWidth support (.xlsx) [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    33. tdf#101135 FILESAVE .xlsx Save XML_outlineLevelRow, XML_outlineLevelCol keys [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    34. tdf#101363 stab at the sick "units in character width of the standard font", [Bartosz Kosiorek, Eike Rathke]
    35. tdf#101563 export to PDF with linked images creates huge PDF files. [Noel Grandin]
    36. tdf#101588 , do not prevent color de-selection follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    37. tdf#101603 fix lgnpath for MacOs in LibreLogo [Julien Nabet]
    38. tdf#101841 MM correctly account record selections [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    39. tdf#102010 never overwrite MM files via UNO [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    40. tdf#102479 ODF export: ignore exceptions when checking shape text [Michael Stahl]
    41. tdf#103313 idles never get to complete postit shell formatting [Caolán McNamara]
    42. tdf#103514 revert "Always ignore bitmap fonts on Windows" [Khaled Hosny]
    43. tdf#103651 check isForwardEvents() for symbols in comments [Mark Hung]
    44. tdf#103938 replace fix for / [Caolán McNamara]
    45. tdf#104034 skip polygons with less than 2 points (LO 5-2) [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    46. tdf#104105 fix Vcl lifecycle in CondFormat (reportdesign) [Julien Nabet]
    47. tdf#104286 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    48. tdf#104399 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    49. tdf#104405 clone Formatting ignores vertical text alignment [Noel Grandin]
    50. tdf#104445 PPTX import: Extra bullets are added to placeholder text [Tamás Zolnai]
    51. tdf#104488 editeng,svx: throw less Accessible exceptions [Michael Stahl]
    52. tdf#104539 dir attribute of outerShdw has to be non-negative [Andras Timar]
    53. tdf#104545 SID_PARA_DLG: use passed PaM instead of GetCursor [Justin Luth]
    54. tdf#104613 revert there is a function for that: CalcLineSpace [Justin Luth]
    55. tdf#104711 adjust range reference constructed of named anchors [Eike Rathke]
    56. tdf#104722 wrong text alignment when text box is smaller than the text inside [Tamás Zolnai]
    57. tdf#104767 fix calculus of child index in commitTableEvent (accessibility) [Julien Nabet]
    58. tdf#104795 copy string until its end if there's no comma [Julien Nabet]
    59. tdf#104812 crash on exporting odp [Caolán McNamara]
    60. tdf#104814 writer: accepting change tracking changes get stuck [Noel Grandin]
    61. tdf#104818 show the right label when a11y enabled [Maxim Monastirsky]
    62. tdf#104830 need an own termination listener for lib objects [Markus Mohrhard]
    63. tdf#104876 writerfilter: m_bTableSizeTypeInserted = false here [Justin Luth]
    64. tdf#104969 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    65. tdf#104981 fix deficiencies with PERCENTRANK functions. [Winfried Donkers]
    66. tdf#105009 sw: fix a11y crash when removing drawing object [Michael Stahl]
    67. tdf#105011 copy string until its end if there's no comma [Julien Nabet]
    68. tdf#105024 display error constants written by 5.3+ in the for 5.2 usual way, [Eike Rathke]
    69. tdf#105096 add xdg-email as the default email route [Caolán McNamara]
    70. tdf#105151 be more conservative about EndTracking / Tracking calls. [Michael Meeks]
    71. tdf#105182 sd: avoid iterating too far in SdOutliner::Initialize() [Michael Stahl]
    72. tdf#105199 keep URL intact [Stephan Bergmann]