Releases/5.3.7/RC1

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Installation

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

Windows

  • 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.

Collaborators

The full list of people who have collaborated in this release is here.

List of fixed bugs

Bugs fixed compared to 5.3.6 final (rc1):

  1. ofz#2877 unknown Read [Caolán McNamara]
  2. ofz#3110 GeneratePLCF only generated word6 sized missing entries [Caolán McNamara]
  3. ofz#3121 check bounds better [Caolán McNamara]
  4. ofz#3154 check bounds of special sprm [Caolán McNamara]
  5. ofz#3186 wrong starting offset for JOHAB 0x6D block [Caolán McNamara]
  6. ofz#3301 sw: DeleteAndJoin found yet another way to delete new redline [Michael Stahl]
  7. ofz#3362 SYLK import: check ;X;Y;C;R col/row validity early [Eike Rathke]
  8. ofz#3412 SYLK import: check ;X;Y;C;R col/row validity early [Caolán McNamara]
  9. ofz#3457 unknown Read [Caolán McNamara]
  10. ofz#3527 invalid read of size 8 [Caolán McNamara]
  11. ofz#3532 invalid read of size 8 [Caolán McNamara]
  12. tdf#62363 Data labels overlap in pie chart for small pies when "best fit" placement option is set. [Dennis Francis]
  13. tdf#86083 TOOLBAR: 'Column' and 'Row' group buttons [Yousuf Philips]
  14. tdf#100501 Support Java9 [Stephan Bergmann]
  15. tdf#100822 FILEOPEN: xlsx file: imported DateTime cells are empty with certain non-en_US locales (Excel 2010 compatible) [Eike Rathke]
  16. tdf#103734 EDITING: MIN()/MAX() do not propagate error from matrix in array formula [Eike Rathke]
  17. tdf#105103 typing after hitting 'Insert' key crashes LO with assertion failed (dbg build) [Pranav Kant]
  18. tdf#106163 Create Table toolbar tool creates wrong number of columns in rtl environment [rtl, gtk3, regression] [Caolán McNamara]
  19. tdf#107249 Rendering of system font vertically cramped or cropped in dialog labels and controls in 5.3+ [Caolán McNamara]
  20. tdf#109241 python: Win32: urllib on https URLs fails due to loading wrong OpenSSL libraries [Michael Stahl]
  21. tdf#109261 Crash in: rtl_uString_acquire when adding a video to a slide with zero undo steps [Tamás Zolnai]
  22. tdf#111173 FILEOPEN Calc crashes when opening XLSX with chart. [Marco Cecchetti]
  23. tdf#111891 FORMATTING (Styles): The vertical frame alignment setting is not preserved when the document is opened [Justin Luth]
  24. tdf#111934 FILEOPEN: crash sigsegv when opening file with invalid style:map [Michael Stahl]
  25. tdf#111974 LO crash on loading this document [Dennis Francis]
  26. tdf#112005 ODF: wrong place for draw:notify-on-update-of-ranges, is in loext:p, should be in draw:object [Michael Stahl]
  27. tdf#112017 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening file with nested draw elements [Caolán McNamara]
  28. tdf#112018 FILEOPEN: Hang on file with negative table:number-columns-repeated [Caolán McNamara]
  29. tdf#112101 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening file with particular office:event-listeners [Caolán McNamara]
  30. tdf#112122 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening particular file with text:alphabetical-index-mark [Michael Stahl]
  31. tdf#112123 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening particular file with style:data-style-name [Caolán McNamara]
  32. tdf#112163 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening file with particular table and pagelayout [Michael Stahl]
  33. tdf#112164 FILEOPEN: Crash with Application Error when opening particular file with table and mismatched xml tag [Michael Stahl]
  34. tdf#112169 Crash in: MSWordExportBase::GetItem(unsigned short) [Tamás Zolnai]
  35. tdf#112180 Writer crashes reading RawFontData from corupt TTF fonts [Caolán McNamara]
  36. tdf#112269 There is a heap overflow in libwpd. This vulnerability can be triggered in libreoffice. [Caolán McNamara]
  37. tdf#112311 Crash when opening docx converted from pdf (Linux/MAC) [Michael Stahl]
  38. tdf#112486 (Regressions-from-more-DWrite) [META] Bugs caused/worsened by more use of DirectWrite [Xisco Fauli]
  39. tdf#112523 Calc function names in the Polish language version. [Eike Rathke]
  40. tdf#112552 Shape's gray background is lost after saving to PPTX [Tamás Zolnai]
  41. tdf#112574 Image style editing crashes LO [Michael Stahl]
  42. tdf#112647 Fixed line spacing is saved incorrectly to PPTX [Tamás Zolnai]
  43. tdf#112679 Copied FORMTEXT field in DOC is corrupted when file is saved and reopened [Michael Stahl]
  44. tdf#112780 Incompatibility in 5.3.1.2 for spreadsheet created with 5.1 (wrong data type) [Eike Rathke]

Translations

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