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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 5.3.5 rc1:

  1. i#33628571 improve help text [Olivier]
  2. i#33628624 fix and improve help contents in LibreLogo [Olivier Hallot]
  3. i#33628628 fix and improve help contents in LibreLogo [Olivier Hallot]
  4. i#33628659 fix and improve help contents in LibreLogo [Olivier Hallot]
  5. i#67543218 improve help text [Olivier]
  6. i#67543225 improve help text [Olivier]
  7. i#68075883 fix help page on database [Olivier Hallot]
  8. i#100823576 fix help content [Olivier Hallot]
  9. i#109429032 fix help contents [Olivier]
  10. i#117795772 correct WOKDAYS.INTL -> WORKDAY.INTL [Olivier Hallot]
  11. i#118023968 improve help text [Olivier]
  12. redmine#2137 use shorter, more easily remembered URL for templates site [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  13. tdf#36038 Support extended LCID format in number format code [Stephan Bergmann, Laurent Balland-Poirier]
  14. tdf#52986 LOCALHELP: WRITER Mail Merge Wizard: Editor Help Button leads to unspecific help [Gabor Kelemen]
  15. tdf#60873 UI: Context sensitive Help <f1> and Help Button missing in 'Tools -> Protect Document -> Sheet' dialog [Gabor Kelemen]
  16. tdf#60874 UI: Context sensitive Help <f1> and Help Button missing in 'Tools -> Protect Document -> Document' dialog [Gabor Kelemen]
  17. tdf#73229 StartCenter LO4.2 : Weird text in Extended tooltips [Gabor Kelemen]
  18. tdf#75650 Formulas with boolean result change cell format while other formulas keep it [Eike Rathke]
  19. tdf#76488 UI: Missing Online Helps [Gabor Kelemen]
  20. tdf#77111 ODF import: page number is 0 (zero) instead of 1 (importing document written by legacy OOo versions < 3.3) [Michael Stahl]
  21. tdf#79766 Inconsistent wording in Asian Layout Kerning options. [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  22. tdf#80457 WIKIHELP: page swriter/modules/swriter/ui/wordcount/close does not exist [Gabor Kelemen]
  23. tdf#83289 LOCALHELP: write help page for Impress Photo Album [Christina Accione]
  24. tdf#84675 Add missing BASIC function and constant documentation [Olivier Hallot]
  25. tdf#92837 Documentation doesn't explain why opening a ODS file asks to update external links even if in the options is marked as 'always update' - hint in comment #33 [Olivier Hallot]
  26. tdf#94454 No Help for Template Manager Available [Catherine Vance]
  27. tdf#97745 [NEWHELP] Use system browser to display local help pages [Olivier Hallot, Buovjaga]
  28. tdf#98643 Calc: "Scope" listbox in "Name Manager" and "Create Name" dialog does not have online help text [Gabor Kelemen]
  29. tdf#98799 MAILMERGE: Wizard: after in Step#3 selecting with "This document shall.." the Next/Finish button don't work any more [Gabor Kelemen]
  30. tdf#99967 Drop Web Wizard [Gabor Kelemen]
  31. tdf#100410 Help: WEEKDAY function new parameters [Olivier Hallot]
  32. tdf#101140 [LOCALHELP] Help for function RAWSUBTRACT doesn't exist [liongold]
  33. tdf#102930 [LOCALHELP] Review and complete the mail merge help pages [Gabor Kelemen]
  34. tdf#103241 HELPWIKI add a direct link from XIRR to IRR [Gabor Kelemen]
  35. tdf#103431 HELP Bessel functions need examples [Olivier Hallot]
  36. tdf#103457 LOCALHELP UNICODE and UNICHAR should mention each other [Olivier Hallot]
  37. tdf#103968 Obsolete documentation (insertion of external data) [Gabor Kelemen]
  38. tdf#104186 FILESAVE: XLSX - Export fails to comply with ECMA-376 paragraph 18.17.2 concerning forbidden space characters between function name and left parenthesis [Eike Rathke]
  39. tdf#104404 Extension Manager Help button leads to an empty helpwiki page [Gabor Kelemen]
  40. tdf#104410 Calc: Help for Named areas and cells not adapted to changes in LO 5.3 [Gabor Kelemen]
  41. tdf#104569 LOCALHELP: Missing icons from 'Styles and Formatting' page [Gabor Kelemen]
  42. tdf#104975 PERCENTRANK function - parameter Significance [Gabor Kelemen]
  43. tdf#105004 [HELP] Fax documentation still mentiones spadmin [Gabor Kelemen]
  44. tdf#105070 Libreoffice help indicates wrong location of 'Compare Document' menu item [Gabor Kelemen]
  45. tdf#105089 Base: Item Status Changed [Gabor Kelemen]
  46. tdf#105280 LOCALHELP: Split 'Security options and warnings' dialogs description into its own page [Gabor Kelemen]
  47. tdf#105354 LOCALHELP: Create documentation for Macro Selector window [Gabor Kelemen]
  48. tdf#106574 [NEWHELP] Create a navigation history snippet. [Css16]
  49. tdf#106861 Help needs adaption to new position of AutoInput in Calc [Olivier Hallot]
  50. tdf#107077 LOCALHELP: Index: colors;adding needs update to new color picker [Gabor Kelemen]
  51. tdf#107193 How to increase text size of local help files [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  52. tdf#107229 [LOCALHELP] Review help pages for Templates [Gabor Kelemen, Catherine Vance]
  53. tdf#107298 Snap option "When creating or moving objects" is mis-labeled in Draw [Ilmari Lauhakangas]
  54. tdf#107299 New Template Manager help content issues [Gabor Kelemen]
  55. tdf#107436 Libreoffice help: Too small to read, font can't be increased [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
  56. tdf#107573 Rename Tools > Outline Numbering to Chapter Numbering [Olivier Hallot]
  57. tdf#107975 CRASH: Crash after undo operation (BigPtrArray::Index2Block(unsigned long) [Michael Stahl]
  58. tdf#108439 Update bundled spellchecker for gd [Aron Budea]
  59. tdf#108612 FORMATTING Comment boxes: dimensions and position lost at copy [Eike Rathke]
  60. tdf#108674 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function NPV [Olivier Hallot]
  61. tdf#108675 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function Pmt [Olivier Hallot]
  62. tdf#108676 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function PPmt [Olivier Hallot]
  63. tdf#108677 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function PV [Olivier Hallot]
  64. tdf#108678 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function Rate [Olivier Hallot]
  65. tdf#108679 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function SLN [Olivier Hallot]
  66. tdf#108680 [LOCALHELP] Write help page for VBA function SYD [Olivier Hallot]
  67. tdf#108758 Cells with formula don't get deleted after undo [Dennis Francis]
  68. tdf#108871 Libre 5.4 beta2 Mathematical functions [Olivier Hallot]