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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

    Besides the list of codefixes, this release also fixes the problem with missing translations in 5.3.5 due to a bad tag.

    Bugs fixed compared to 5.3.5 final (rc2):

    1. ofz#2759 null dereference [Caolán McNamara]
    2. ofz#2766 ensure palette is large enough for all colors [Caolán McNamara]
    3. ofz#2833 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    4. ofz#2846 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    5. ofz#2852 korean table entries start at 0xF not 0x7 [Caolán McNamara]
    6. ofz#2867 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    7. ofz#2877 crash in SVTB16Short [Caolán McNamara]
    8. ofz#2899 increment pos before check, like all the other cases [Caolán McNamara]
    9. tdf#55469 Different line spacing across platforms [Caolán McNamara]
    10. tdf#68787 FILESAVE: DOCX export: Footnote separator line problem [Justin Luth]
    11. tdf#75622 FILEOPEN: very slow on opening this slide with table [Tamás Zolnai]
    12. tdf#85909 EDITING: Native tables visualization not refreshed after changes to borders [Tamás Zolnai]
    13. tdf#93745 gtk3: UI - Writer letter wizard, Step 2, using headed paper, shows squashed spinbuttons [Caolán McNamara]
    14. tdf#97743 Impossibility to add certain Wiki accounts in "Tools - Options - Internet - MediaWiki" [Julien Nabet]
    15. tdf#98700 FILESAVE: toggled "keep with next paragraph" <w:keepNext/> incorrectly set when saving as DOCX [Justin Luth]
    16. tdf#99286 Cropped image disappear after compress [Caolán McNamara]
    17. tdf#99692 FILEOPEN: Crash on opening odt with change tracking [Michael Stahl]
    18. tdf#103241 HELPWIKI add a direct link from XIRR to IRR [Gabor Kelemen]
    19. tdf#103968 Obsolete documentation (insertion of external data) [Gabor Kelemen]
    20. tdf#103984 FILEOPEN: DOCX: Bubble not displayed in chart [Dennis Francis]
    21. tdf#104410 Calc: Help for Named areas and cells not adapted to changes in LO 5.3 [Gabor Kelemen]
    22. tdf#104883 It is not allowed to install fonts on request [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    23. tdf#105705 Libreoffice Writer crashes on inserting Zotero citations [Michael Stahl]
    24. tdf#106872 Very slow when selecting column (with filter and freeze Rows or Columns enable) [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#107033 After import of docx the length of Footnote Separator Line is 0% [Justin Luth]
    26. tdf#107723 FILEOPEN: DOCX schema font name not honored [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    27. tdf#108292 CRASH: When copying/pasting a Calc Sheet (multi_type_vector::get_type#1613: block position not found!) (steps in comment 8) [Eike Rathke]
    28. tdf#108867 Assertion failed when adding/removing/adding text box to a shape [Michael Stahl]
    29. tdf#108903 Crash after pasting text with SVG image from webpage [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#108944 FILEOPEN: DOCX: footnote separators missing [Justin Luth]
    31. tdf#109053 DOCX: Multipage table is not imported properly - fix by avoid floating table conversion [Tamás Zolnai]
    32. tdf#109080 ODF: LibreOffice writes invalid element <style:header-first> [Luke Deller]
    33. tdf#109104 ENCODEURL() function does not correctly encode newlines [Julien Nabet]
    34. tdf#109177 Dialogs: vertical scrollbar automatically changed to horizontal [Stephan Bergmann]
    35. tdf#109188 AutoText Preview doesn't work when default template is read-only [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    36. tdf#109223 PPTX: Vertical flip of child shape is not imported correctly [Tamás Zolnai]
    37. tdf#109228 FILESAVE: ODT: Anchor changed from 'as character' to 'to character' after RT [Tamás Zolnai]
    38. tdf#109277 Control-drag-drop in Writer doesn’t copy [Caolán McNamara]
    39. tdf#109289 Setting gridline color in options for Calc does not have effect [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#109304 Signature infobars not shown in Math [Katarina Behrens]
    41. tdf#109856 Crash in: SdrObjList::GetObjCount() ( steps in comment 12 ) [Caolán McNamara]
    42. tdf#109863 Crash in: XPropertyList::Count() [Julien Nabet, Tamás Zolnai]
    43. tdf#111173 FILEOPEN Calc crashes when opening XLSX with chart. [Marco Cecchetti]
    44. tdf#111308 Crash in: rtl_uString_assign [Caolán McNamara]
    45. tdf#111571 writer crash when modeless dialog is left opened [Caolán McNamara]
    46. tdf#111943 unable to open XLSX files in Calc [Eike Rathke]


    This build contains these translation updates. See credits for each language.