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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 5.3.4 (rc2):

    1. i#135353 accessibility: fix horrible memory leak in AccessibleTabBarBase [Michael Stahl]
    2. ofz#2287 check multiply [Caolán McNamara]
    3. ofz#2332 fix dangling pCObj [Caolán McNamara]
    4. ofz#2392 restored props don't match saved props [Caolán McNamara]
    5. ofz#2452 use shared_ptr for cshape [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1454693 Segmentation fault after clicking gnome-documents back button while presentation is being slowly loaded [Caolán McNamara]
    7. tdf#37859 odb data copied to Calc showed wrong encoding in Windows [Julien Nabet]
    8. tdf#40713 dBASE, don't lose dbt file [Julien Nabet]
    9. tdf#55631 DBASE import (take 2) [Julien Nabet]
    10. tdf#56173 handle SID_ENCRYPTIONDATA for shared password protected docs, [Markus Mohrhard]
    11. tdf#65848 always import page scaling, [Markus Mohrhard]
    12. tdf#70346 fix merge data handling in fields [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    13. tdf#79304 handle CrossedOutItems in HTML export. [Sean Stangl]
    14. tdf#80671 mediawiki, no superscript tags allowed in footnotes [Julien Nabet]
    15. tdf#84834 dbase file can have no records [Julien Nabet]
    16. tdf#93968 bullet char style preview is unreadable, cause uses opensymbol [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#98888 mediawiki inserts redundant emptylines in <ref> [Julien Nabet]
    18. tdf#99680 modified clipping for PDF export [Vasily Melenchuk]
    19. tdf#101588 select without selecting.. b0rk [Eike Rathke]
    20. tdf#101821 sw: layout: don't move endnotes into footnotes' container [Michael Stahl]
    21. tdf#101885 fix crash in AccFrameSelector [Julien Nabet]
    22. tdf#103355 hide Notebookbar during slide show [Szymon Kłos]
    23. tdf#104640 insert image where the cursor is [Xisco Fauli]
    24. tdf#104875 defer filter detection to first load/update of external [Eike Rathke]
    25. tdf#104989 a matrix/array formula cell needs to have dimensions [Eike Rathke]
    26. tdf#105740 select without selecting.. b0rk [Eike Rathke]
    27. tdf#106029 fix Add setting XML_doNotExpandShiftReturn when exporting to docx [nikki]
    28. tdf#106423 dbase file can have no records [Julien Nabet]
    29. tdf#107438 write <text:sender-initials> for fields [Eike Rathke]
    30. tdf#107666 EDITING: No caret outside the textbox after inserting a textbox [Tamás Zolnai]
    31. tdf#107684 DOCX export: fix duplicated <w:outlineLvl> element for styles [Miklos Vajna]
    32. tdf#107795 fixed cursor position after inserting input field [Bernhard Widl]
    33. tdf#107959 SdrGrafObj leak triggers later crash [Caolán McNamara]
    34. tdf#107976 sw: let a view handle multiple transferables [Miklos Vajna]
    35. tdf#108118 sw: fix recursive layouting during SwCursorShell::Paint() [Michael Stahl]
    36. tdf#108292 WalkAndMatchElements: really limit the match [Eike Rathke]
    37. tdf#108305 sw: fix crash on fly "Position and Size" [Michael Stahl]
    38. tdf#108418 fix vertical alignment of checkbox text [Gabor Kelemen]
    39. tdf#108419 use spinfield preferred size as transparency widget size [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#108452 gtk3 xbm cursors invisible on black bg [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#108469 insert image where the cursor is [Xisco Fauli]
    42. tdf#108475 swipe only if some reasonable movement was involved [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#108480 undo from clone formating does not remove vertical alignment [Tamás Zolnai]
    44. tdf#108622 use correct type for last check timestamp during autocorrect [Aron Budea]
    45. tdf#108671 mark named expression single reference #REF! if deleted [Eike Rathke]
    46. tdf#108705 don't let m_nGrabLevel become negative, related [Eike Rathke, Caolán McNamara]
    47. tdf#108732 ListBox: in absence of a field, treat data as string [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    48. tdf#108789 quick fix for 5.3 branch only [Julien Nabet]
    49. tdf#108814 sfx2: fix crash in sidebar when XUpdateModel not implemented [Michael Stahl]
    50. tdf#108833 accessibility: fix horrible memory leak in AccessibleTabBarBase [Michael Stahl]
    51. tdf#108838 accessibility: fix horrible memory leak in AccessibleTabBarBase [Michael Stahl]
    52. tdf#108873 fix merge data handling in fields [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    53. tdf#108925 too small bullet size confuses the user [Tamás Zolnai]
    54. tdf#109050 moving table object with ALT+Arrow keys does not work properly [Tamás Zolnai]