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    General for this RC: release configuration

    • the Linux and Mac packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 5.2, 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 5.3 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.
    • a bug prevents starting on Windows XP, this is fixed for the next RC

    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 rc1:

    1. bnc#825305 RTF import: fix unexpected zero para left margin wrt style dedup [Miklos Vajna]
    2. rhbz#1408500 gtk3: toolbars borders too distinct vs native gtk3 apps [Caolán McNamara]
    3. rhbz#1409634 crash on close storing clipboard of database table [Caolán McNamara]
    4. tdf#43370 docfnote.cxx: return correct FTNNUM for GetNumbering [Justin Luth]
    5. tdf#74702 don’t ignore all printer fonts [Khaled Hosny]
    6. tdf#76488 (partial) Reconnect Printer Setup window and help [Gabor Kelemen]
    7. tdf#81263 ww8par6: only use valid sal_uInt16 values for ULSpace [Justin Luth]
    8. tdf#88414 connect the Navigator side pane to help [Gabor Kelemen]
    9. tdf#93299 reconnect 'Outline and Numbering' page and UI [Gabor Kelemen]
    10. tdf#97349 typo fixes in control words [Andras Timar]
    11. tdf#97597 ensure that each parsing thread has its own buffer. [Kohei Yoshida]
    12. tdf#97598 xlsx import: do not apply any scenarios [Justin Luth]
    13. tdf#98608 (partial) Elements window is gone [Gabor Kelemen]
    14. tdf#99616 writerfilter: hideMark shouldn't force min size [Justin Luth]
    15. tdf#100015 move unary and binary operators icons to Galaxy [Gabor Kelemen]
    16. tdf#100096 document security option for link blocking [Gabor Kelemen]
    17. tdf#100151 use disposeAndClear for mpShowWindow (sd) [Julien Nabet]
    18. tdf#101187 colossal page width wraps around if doubled [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#103225 revert setting of a fixed size for the dialog [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    20. tdf#103527 update Area -> Color page [Gabor Kelemen]
    21. tdf#103626 don't scale application icon to prevent a start-up loop [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    22. tdf#104228 RTF import: fix unexpected zero para left margin wrt style dedup [Miklos Vajna]
    23. tdf#104286 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    24. tdf#104339 partially revert d5649ae7b76278cb3155f951d6327157c7c92b65 [Xisco Fauli]
    25. tdf#104359 (partial) Handle ol_item and ul_item [Gabor Kelemen]
    26. tdf#104372 update accelerator command of CTRL+M in Draw. [Mark Hung]
    27. tdf#104399 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    28. tdf#104489 include the product name in wiki page URL [Gabor Kelemen]
    29. tdf#104539 dir attribute of outerShdw has to be non-negative [Andras Timar]
    30. tdf#104622 add duplicate node entry to elements in emoji.json database [Gaurav Dhingra]
    31. tdf#104711 adjust range reference constructed of named anchors [Eike Rathke]
    32. tdf#104744 RTF import: fix unexpected zero para left margin wrt style dedup [Miklos Vajna]
    33. tdf#104795 copy string until its end if there's no comma [Julien Nabet]
    34. tdf#104807 placeholder field doesn't resize [Abhilash Singh]
    35. tdf#104830 need an own termination listener for lib objects [Markus Mohrhard]
    36. tdf#104876 writerfilter: m_bTableSizeTypeInserted = false here [Justin Luth]
    37. tdf#104914 make 'Toolbar Layout' submenu items localizable [Andras Timar]
    38. tdf#104919 crash with empty ScNavigatorDlg member [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#104944 gtk3: Ignore mouse up event if the wrong frame [Maxim Monastirsky]
    40. tdf#104950 add English (Malaysia) [en-MY] to language listbox [Eike Rathke]
    41. tdf#104969 process all outstanding events before shutdown, [Markus Mohrhard]
    42. tdf#104981 fix deficiencies with PERCENTRANK functions. [Winfried Donkers]
    43. tdf#105009 sw: fix a11y crash when removing drawing object [Michael Stahl]
    44. tdf#105011 copy string until its end if there's no comma [Julien Nabet]
    45. tdf#105015 don’t ignore all printer fonts [Khaled Hosny]
    46. tdf#105017 crash when click a "New Theme..." in Gallery on detached SideBar [Noel Grandin]
    47. tdf#105024 read single error constant formula as such, related [Eike Rathke]
    48. tdf#105026 remove wrong constraint in PERMUTATIONA. [Winfried Donkers]
    49. tdf#105061 only one text box shown in case of 'between' [Caolán McNamara]
    50. tdf#105071 MM no emails sent when using doc as mail body [Alex McMurchy1917]
    51. tdf#105077 sw: fix wrong assert corner-case in SwRegHistory::InsertItems [Michael Stahl]
    52. tdf#105127 VML import: handle <v:shape style="flip:..." path="..."> [Miklos Vajna]
    53. tdf#105143 DOCX import: enable DoNotCaptureDrawObjsOnPage layout compat option [Miklos Vajna]
    54. tdf#105151 be more conservative about EndTracking / Tracking calls. [Michael Meeks]
    55. tdf#105182 sd: avoid iterating too far in SdOutliner::Initialize() [Michael Stahl]
    56. tdf#105188 sd: fix shutdown crash after accessing master pages [Michael Stahl]
    57. tdf#105199 keep URL intact [Stephan Bergmann]
    58. tdf#105209 CHF currency symbol is CHF instead of SFr. [Eike Rathke]
    59. tdf#105259 calculate sizes of all area tab pages on construction [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    60. tdf#105294 only add spacing for the border being set [Justin Luth]