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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.

    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 final (rc3):

    1. bnc#817956 DOCX import: handle <w:displayBackgroundShape/> [Miklos Vajna]
    2. coverity#1399031 golden, Out-of-bounds read [Caolán McNamara]
    3. i#110851 bffvalidator: animated text srpm has 1 byte payload, not 2 [Caolán McNamara]
    4. i#124243 sd: add unit test for ODF import of glue points on SVG shape [Michael Stahl]
    5. rhbz#1417480 stray bare XWarpPointer call in gtk3 code [Caolán McNamara]
    6. tdf#31488 background fill changes its color when saving a PPTX file to ODP [Tamás Zolnai]
    7. tdf#44282 revert "fix missing space... [Xisco Fauli]
    8. tdf#46808 set layout manager the way it used to [Caolán McNamara]
    9. tdf#48658 writerfilter: only set THROUGH wraps as transparent [Justin Luth]
    10. tdf#66237 set layout manager the way it used to [Caolán McNamara]
    11. tdf#70433 implement sdbc XClob [Tamás Bunth]
    12. tdf#80731 bug in our own wizards revealed by new bracket test [Pierre Lepage, Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#86470 let's not forget to move onto the next column. [Kohei Yoshida]
    14. tdf#90214 make bright theme shadow the same as it always was [Caolán McNamara]
    15. tdf#91596 sw: make Format All Comments persistent [Michael Stahl]
    16. tdf#92470 docxexport: add support for XML_numRestart [Justin Luth]
    17. tdf#94457 our EmfPlusSetPageTransform is malformed [Caolán McNamara]
    18. tdf#95306 be sure to specify the entire range. [Kohei Yoshida]
    19. tdf#96277 revert ww8 import: fix upper margin of floating table [Justin Luth]
    20. tdf#96354 correct broken autocorrect INitial CApitals [Yossi Zahn]
    21. tdf#98106 EXCEL export: fixes for hidden defaultRow [Justin Luth]
    22. tdf#98593 buttons in writer show different text at different zooms [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#98993 cui: Paragraph dialog: decimals in Line Spacing spinbox [Michael Stahl]
    24. tdf#99074 sw: remove duplicate property "IsBrowseMode" again [Michael Stahl]
    25. tdf#99100 DOC import: don't map STYLREF with switches to SwChapterField [Miklos Vajna]
    26. tdf#100438 focus trapped in disabled toolbar [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#100813 don't crash traversing table in page 43 [Caolán McNamara]
    28. tdf#101000 ensure unique image names in .docs [Caolán McNamara]
    29. tdf#101638 diameter and radius were mixed up, devide by two [Patrick J]
    30. tdf#101648 disable new/modify of table styles [Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#101664 dropcaps not set in styles on load [Caolán McNamara]
    32. tdf#101815 revert editeng SetMustRepaint when InsertText [Justin Luth]
    33. tdf#101828 handle rtf/richtext correctly [Oliver Specht]
    34. tdf#101972 skip invalidating labels on alt if autoaccel is disabled [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#102688 share single standard VirtualDevice instance. [Kohei Yoshida]
    36. tdf#103567 xmloff: ODF import: fix more lossage on Writer frames [Michael Stahl]
    37. tdf#103677 windows installer icons [Andreas Kainz]
    38. tdf#103890 fix the logic on setting 3D flag on reference. [Kohei Yoshida]
    39. tdf#103919 MM wait until all emails are send [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    40. tdf#103927 share single standard VirtualDevice instance. [Kohei Yoshida]
    41. tdf#103976 DOCX import: disable incomplete w:before/afterLines style handling [Miklos Vajna]
    42. tdf#104082 RTF filter: handle user-defined document properties of type number [Miklos Vajna]
    43. tdf#104150 DOCX import: handle <w:displayBackgroundShape/> [Miklos Vajna]
    44. tdf#104153 crash on drag and drop pivot table field [Caolán McNamara]
    45. tdf#104181 related: don't throw on this document [Mike Kaganski, Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#104270 count hanging margin only if there is hanging portion. [Mark Hung]
    47. tdf#104315 revert "fix missing space... [Xisco Fauli]
    48. tdf#104334 DOC import: don't map STYLREF with switches to SwChapterField [Miklos Vajna]
    49. tdf#104552 table properties dialog drops previous border color [Caolán McNamara]
    50. tdf#104598 make bright theme shadow the same as it always was [Caolán McNamara]
    51. tdf#104734 implement sdbc XClob [Tamás Bunth]
    52. tdf#104884 print preview replaces the frame controller [Caolán McNamara]
    53. tdf#105017 crash when click a "New Theme..." in Gallery on detached SideBar [Noel Grandin]
    54. tdf#105142 set default charset to UTF8 [Tamás Bunth]
    55. tdf#105170 some cleanups, follow-up [Khaled Hosny]
    56. tdf#105229 restart in normal mode instead of quitting [Katarina Behrens]
    57. tdf#105286 use alternative font when glyph is not vertical. [Mark Hung]
    58. tdf#105288 MM wait until all emails are send [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    59. tdf#105348 add check for divide by zero situation. [Winfried Donkers]
    60. tdf#105382 set URL-decoded default filename for minimized presentation [Takeshi Abe]
    61. tdf#105386 crash with macro organizer [Julien Nabet]
    62. tdf#105396 update German dictionaries [Andras Timar]
    63. tdf#105409 use ScopedVclPtr [Maxim Monastirsky]
    64. tdf#105410 do not crash on a deleted format [Eike Rathke]
    65. tdf#105416 blank windows under HiDPI RTL [Caolán McNamara]
    66. tdf#105417 sw hyphenation: avoid infinite loop on zero-length last line [Miklos Vajna]
    67. tdf#105426 upgrade to hunspell-1.6.0 [Caolán McNamara]
    68. tdf#105450 calc navigator gets 0 height on toggle off/on when docked [Caolán McNamara]
    69. tdf#105461 PDF export: handle text fill color [Miklos Vajna]
    70. tdf#105467 new color widget doesn't support XStringListControl [Caolán McNamara]
    71. tdf#105469 share single standard VirtualDevice instance. [Kohei Yoshida]
    72. tdf#105473 crash in: ScRangeList::operator[] [Julien Nabet]
    73. tdf#105502 sd increase font size: handle table selection [Miklos Vajna]
    74. tdf#105514 recursive fallback GetOpenGLContext [Caolán McNamara]
    75. tdf#105520 "Selection Count" does not appear on Status bar when selected [Tamás Zolnai]
    76. tdf#105548 fix incorrect DATEDIF result. [Winfried Donkers]
    77. tdf#105558 accept numeric BASIC return types as numeric [Eike Rathke]
    78. tdf#105620 fix placement of image embedded in graphic [Tor Lillqvist]
    79. tdf#105629 let's move the advanced-filter specific stuff ... [Kohei Yoshida]
    80. tdf#105637 digital signatures dialog has unnessary labels [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    81. tdf#105684 crash in mail merge wizard [Noel Grandin]
    82. tdf#105707 PPTX import: warn when SmartArt is missing DrawingML fallback [Miklos Vajna, Andras Timar]
    83. tdf#105712 inconsistency with num of a11y children in special char [Caolán McNamara]
    84. tdf#105840 optimize Excel GetOrCreateRow: reduce loops [Justin Luth]
    85. tdf#105858 check SC_DPOUT_MAXLEVELS to prevent crash [Eike Rathke]
    86. tdf#105968 handle engineering notation rounded into next magnitude [Eike Rathke]
    87. tdf#106011 the "swing angle" is negative when counter-clockwise [Tor Lillqvist]
    88. tdf#106026 export paragraph top and bottom margin to DrawingML [Tor Lillqvist]
    89. tdf#106056 revert editeng SetMustRepaint when InsertText [Justin Luth]