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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

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


    • LibreOffice 5.3 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 5.3.0 Beta1:

    1. coverity#1371267 copy ctor broken, nPagePos not copied [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1396676 uninitialized pointer field [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1122096 Ability to demote/promote multiple chapters at once in writer explorer [Michael Stahl]
    4. rhbz#1287593 [gtk3] [dark theme] Adwaita:dark not fully supported [Caolán McNamara]
    5. rhbz#1397939 [abrt] libreoffice-core: (anonymous namespace)::signalHandlerFunction(int)(): soffice.bin killed by SIGABRT [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1401778 Under Wayland switching between documents using the Window menu doesn't work [Caolán McNamara]
    7. tdf#43544 ScStyleObj: Only call StylePool->find() when necessary [Maarten Bosmans, Eike Rathke]
    8. tdf#46738 revert "Fix exporting .xlsx of coloured em"... [Eike Rathke]
    9. tdf#54834 sw navigator: multi-selection of outline entries [Michael Stahl]
    10. tdf#80196 rename palette to tonal.soc and adjusting names [V Stuart Foote]
    11. tdf#80731 fixes DirectoryNameoutofPath no longer works [Alex McMurchy1917]
    12. tdf#90214 set gtk[2|3] lightshadow halfway between darkshadow and bg [Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#91083 revert ww8import: set table keep/split if emulated [Justin Luth]
    14. tdf#91125 prevent autotext to crash when drag&drop [Julien Nabet]
    15. tdf#91475 fix column width during .xlsx export [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    16. tdf#93077 make it possible to add default language resource to dialogeditor [Niklas Johansson]
    17. tdf#93430 return the right offsets for runs [Tamás Zolnai]
    18. tdf#93499 better examples for similarity search [Gabor Kelemen]
    19. tdf#93592 make it possible to add default language resource to dialogeditor [Niklas Johansson]
    20. tdf#96052 export the forbidden shape as path instead of preset shape. [Mark Hung]
    21. tdf#98525 commit font style change to dimension line object [Ulrich Gemkow]
    22. tdf#99508 ensure sufficient size for hidpi backing surface [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#99687 find Text widget fails to emit object:text-caret-moved events [Tamás Zolnai]
    24. tdf#100337 message boxes showup empty with white background [Noel Grandin]
    25. tdf#101327 tolerate exceptions during window construction better. [Michael Meeks]
    26. tdf#101363 revert "attempt to fix Linux-rpm_deb-x86_71-TDF tinderbox build, " [Eike Rathke]
    27. tdf#101458 check PNG for adequate compression [Marco Cecchetti]
    28. tdf#101603 fix lgnpath for MacOs in LibreLogo [Julien Nabet]
    29. tdf#101870 template manager thumbnail view control needs a border [Akshay Deep]
    30. tdf#102010 never overwrite MM files via UNO [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    31. tdf#102479 ODF export: ignore exceptions when checking shape text [Michael Stahl]
    32. tdf#103170 make blank button labels not translatable [Yousuf Philips]
    33. tdf#103241 link XIRR and IRR as well as XNPV and NPV to each other [Gabor Kelemen]
    34. tdf#103313 idles never get to complete postit shell formatting [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#103493 copying note captions needs a completed destination sheet [Eike Rathke]
    36. tdf#103651 check isForwardEvents() for symbols in comments [Mark Hung]
    37. tdf#103747 don't re-position images when re-playing a metafile. [Jan Holesovsky]
    38. tdf#103788 sw: fix use-after-free in navigator dialog [Michael Stahl]
    39. tdf#103820 & fix texture refactoring mistake [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    40. tdf#103824 & fix texture refactoring mistake [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    41. tdf#103852 avoid clipboard deadlock [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    42. tdf#103922 add Tibetan (bo) dictionary [Aron Budea]
    43. tdf#103968 'Link to External Data' is now in the Sheet menu [Gabor Kelemen]
    44. tdf#103975 docx import: don't lose column break #2 [Justin Luth]
    45. tdf#104013 band aid for overzealous clipping [Khaled Hosny]
    46. tdf#104047 handle cases where last-used palette disappeared [Stephan Bergmann]
    47. tdf#104097 rename to RegisterDefinedStyleNames() to clarify, follow-up [Eike Rathke]
    48. tdf#104105 fix Vcl lifecycle in CondFormat (reportdesign) [Julien Nabet]
    49. tdf#104106 enable save whenever edit mode active [Maxim Monastirsky]
    50. tdf#104115 DOCX export: ClosedBezierShape should always result in <a:custGeom> [Miklos Vajna]
    51. tdf#104139 keep the current OpenGL state [Tomaž Vajngerl, David Tardon]
    52. tdf#104144 missing dashed border, "break" should be "fallthrough" after all [Stephan Bergmann]
    53. tdf#104146 switch order of list items [Gabor Kelemen]
    54. tdf#104152 prevent endlessly creating new lines until out of memory, [Eike Rathke]
    55. tdf#104158 crash upon opening Table -> Number Format... in Writer [Noel Grandin]
    56. tdf#104177 modify helper label to reflect menu changes [Gabor Kelemen]
    57. tdf#104201 PPTX: Group solid fill is not imported [Tamás Zolnai]
    58. tdf#104227 fix subtypes DECIMAL/NUMERIC in resultset [Julien Nabet]
    59. tdf#104310 accept x12ac lists and fallbacks in dataValidations [Mike Kaganski]
    60. tdf#104317 RTF import: avoid setting CustomShapeGeometry on a line shape [Miklos Vajna]
    61. tdf#104333 revert ww8import: set table keep/split if emulated [Justin Luth]
    62. tdf#104405 clone Formatting ignores vertical text alignment [Noel Grandin]
    63. tdf#104410 'Insert - Names' moved and renamed [Gabor Kelemen]
    64. tdf#104412 fixes DirectoryNameoutofPath no longer works [Alex McMurchy1917]
    65. tdf#104434 revert "Fix exporting .xlsx of coloured em"... [Eike Rathke]
    66. tdf#104445 PPTX import: Extra bullets are added to placeholder text [Tamás Zolnai]
    67. tdf#104446 there can only be 1 condition for SUMIF [Julien Nabet]
    68. tdf#104451 revert "Fix exporting .xlsx of coloured em"... [Eike Rathke]
    69. tdf#104495 prevent autotext to crash when drag&drop [Julien Nabet]
    70. tdf#104534 retrieve list of patterns [Julien Nabet]