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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

    • This Beta release will install in parallel to your existing LibreOffice installation.


    • LibreOffice 5.4 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.
    • Note: LibreOffice 5.4 will be the last codeline to support Windows XP or Vista - later versions will require Windows 7 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 the 5.4.0 Alpha1:

    1. coverity#1250405 revert "Division or modulo by float zero" [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1351757 uninitialized pointer field [Caolán McNamara]
    3. coverity#1399034 unrecoverable parse warning [Caolán McNamara]
    4. coverity#1403658 try harder to make Coverity Scan happy [Stephan Bergmann]
    5. coverity#1403660 try to silence 'Mixing enum types' [Caolán McNamara]
    6. coverity#1403661 try to silence 'Mixing enum types' [Caolán McNamara]
    7. coverity#1403665 unrecoverable parse warning [Caolán McNamara]
    8. coverity#1403731 explicit null dereferenced [Caolán McNamara]
    9. coverity#1405737 (golden) Logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    10. coverity#1405738 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
    11. coverity#1405739 explicit null dereferenced [Caolán McNamara]
    12. coverity#1405740 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
    13. coverity#1405890 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
    14. coverity#1405891 ..1405898: MISSING_COMMA [Julien Nabet]
    15. coverity#1406097 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    16. coverity#1406098 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    17. coverity#1406099 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    18. coverity#1406100 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    19. coverity#1406101 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    20. coverity#1408971 mixing enum types [Caolán McNamara]
    21. tdf#84675 cxx (part2) document hidden BASIC func/const [Olivier Hallot]
    22. i#106421 Split svx module [Noel Grandin]
    23. ofz#1612 avoid oom [Caolán McNamara]
    24. ofz#1632 direct leak [Caolán McNamara]
    25. redmine#2137 use shorter, more easily remembered URL for templates site [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    26. rhbz#144437 rcp -PO option is not working [Caolán McNamara]
    27. rhbz#1367846 Scrolling is way too fast in writer [Caolán McNamara]
    28. rhbz#1444437 Segmentation fault when presentation is opened two times in a row [Caolán McNamara]
    29. rhbz#1447830 Export as PDF button also exports hidden sheets [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#31814 EMF regression: failure of displaying ChemDraw objects [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    31. tdf#39468 translate German comments, removing redundant ones [Jens Carl, Thomas Beck]
    32. tdf#39486 FILEOPEN particular .xls with wrong FORMATTING, row height too small [Jens Carl]
    33. tdf#39648 translate German comments and terms in sw [Jens Carl]
    34. tdf#43157 Clean up OSL_ASSERT, DBG_ASSERT, etc. [Fakabbir Amin, Chris Sherlock]
    35. tdf#43535 EDITING: Can't delete unprotected rows in protected document [Kohei Yoshida]
    36. tdf#46808 Adapt UNO services to new-style [Noel Grandin]
    37. tdf#51358 SVG: Add support for more slide transitions to svg documents exported by Impress [Rohan Kumar]
    38. tdf#58134 Reset Button in Options Dialogues does not Work with all Options [melikeyurtoglu]
    39. tdf#61594 FILEOPEN:docx with multi-page floating table (workaround from MS Office: Table Properties - set Text Wrapping to None) [Miklos Vajna]
    40. tdf#62525 Convert manual refcounting / copy-on-write implementations to cow_wrapper [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#62702 OLE object cannot be inserted as an executable Icon [Caolán McNamara]
    42. tdf#68787 FILESAVE: DOCX export: Footnote separator line problem [Miklos Vajna]
    43. tdf#70960 Repeat Action command results in LibreOffice crash ( steps in comment 8 ) [Michael Stahl]
    44. tdf#75280 Convert inappropriate use of sal_uIntPtr to better integer types [Jochen Nitschke]
    45. tdf#77816 Draw - Duplicate Function - Does not take fractional angles [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    46. tdf#79766 Inconsistent wording in Asian Layout Kerning options. [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Takeshi Abe]
    47. tdf#81475 (Writer-Toolbars) [META] Enhancing Writer's standard and formatting toolbars [Yousuf Philips]
    48. tdf#82326 FILESAVE: osl::Thread::create failed when saving 32-bit Calc file with conditional formatting open for at while [frederic vroman]
    49. tdf#84675 Add missing BASIC function and constant documentation [Olivier Hallot]
    50. tdf#86001 Calc: FORMATTING Cannot turn spell check off by selecting Language [None] [Kohei Yoshida]
    51. tdf#86350 CONTEXT MENU: Renaming 'Rotate Image' to 'Rotate & Flip' and add rotate and flip functions [Yousuf Philips]
    52. tdf#87674 Keyboard shortcuts in Impress [Yousuf Philips]
    53. tdf#88205 Adapt uses of css::uno::Sequence to use initializer_list ctor [Dilek Uzulmez]
    54. tdf#88555 FORMATTING: When undo and redo, custom styles and formatting lost, or full crash. [Michael Stahl]
    55. tdf#90436 UI with PDF Export, the dialog PDF Options, tab General, should mention "Selection/Selected sheet(s)" [Cor Nouws]
    56. tdf#91820 (Calc-Menus) [META] Reorganization of the menu bar for Calc [Yousuf Philips]
    57. 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]
    58. tdf#93171 Subtotal function with function indexes 101-111 don't update when rows are hidden (hard recalculation is needed) [Arul Michael]
    59. tdf#94173 Calc does not save your own created autoformat presets [Julien Nabet]
    60. tdf#95376 Tab stops incorrectly indented by 5cm when it's 0cm in MS Word [Miklos Vajna]
    61. tdf#95885 CALC: Add new toolbar and toggle icons for Cell Protection [Gulsah Kose]
    62. tdf#96047 Rename “Display Mode” to “Display View” [Yousuf Philips]
    63. tdf#96059 Cleanup: Replace imageproducer with CommandInfoProvider [Maxim Monastirsky]
    64. tdf#96426 [1] space as intersection in Excel A1 (or R1C1) formula syntax gives Err:509 or Err:508 [Eike Rathke]
    65. tdf#96444 Style shortcuts disappear in menu bar [Maxim Monastirsky]
    66. tdf#96681 Lack of UI to change the text background color of a style [Katarina Behrens]
    67. tdf#97171 Artifacts for italic text in GL rendering mode [Noel Grandin]
    68. tdf#99467 Pasting text from Java app not working correctly (GTK3) [Caolán McNamara]
    69. tdf#99589 tolower / toupper - dangerous to Turks ... [dilekuzulmez]
    70. tdf#100033 Frames with the same name are removed [Tamás Zolnai]
    71. tdf#100072 FILEOPEN DOCX Horizontal lines misplaced [Vasily Melenchuk]
    72. tdf#100410 Help: WEEKDAY function new parameters [Olivier Hallot]
    73. tdf#100837 Support Office URI Schemes (as in MSOffice) [Mike Kaganski]
    74. tdf#101885 Crash when disabling and reenabling screen reader [Julien Nabet]
    75. tdf#102355 Can't disable entries in ResourceMenuController via XDispatchProviderInterception [Maxim Monastirsky]
    76. tdf#103158 Pressing ctrl+shift switches direction on key down [Maxim Monastirsky]
    77. tdf#103431 HELP Bessel functions need examples [Olivier Hallot]
    78. tdf#103457 LOCALHELP UNICODE and UNICHAR should mention each other [Olivier Hallot]
    79. tdf#103491 Context menu tab of Customize dialog should show context menu labels [Maxim Monastirsky]
    80. tdf#104312 Severe lag on drawing canvas in "Draw" [Aron Budea]
    81. tdf#104404 Extension Manager Help button leads to an empty helpwiki page [Gabor Kelemen]
    82. tdf#104407 EDITING: LO crashes when pasting a lot of RTF [Michael Stahl]
    83. tdf#104649 Crash after deleting all text from a particular document, and then undoing it [Xisco Fauli]
    84. tdf#105204 check shell scripts with shellcheck [Yeliz Taneroğlu]
    85. tdf#105293 UX: Clicking the font color button should apply the select font color instead of a color pour bucket [Yousuf Philips]
    86. tdf#105428 Reading color palette is slow [Aron Budea]
    87. tdf#105454 vcl harfbuzz / common sal layout: unexpected no wrap of text [Justin Luth]
    88. tdf#105688 SAXParseException error on particular document [Mike Kaganski]
    89. tdf#105703 Custom motion path effect missing [Katarina Behrens]
    90. tdf#106051 recalculate does not always work (simple sum operation) [Arul Michael]
    91. tdf#106127 EDITING Can't set pattern as page background (sidebar only) [Katarina Behrens]
    92. tdf#106225 UI: Wrong wording/entry "Table properties..." in table context menu [Fakabbir Amin]
    93. tdf#106265 Scrolling font list with previews enabled makes LO crash ( steps in comment 36 ) [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    94. tdf#106359 Support for Web Query (.iqy) files [Mike Kaganski]
    95. tdf#106479 Implement context menu edit commands: cut, copy, paste for the Formula command input panel [Maxim Monastirsky]
    96. tdf#106520 FILEOPEN xlsx: black square where image should be [Thomas Beck]
    97. tdf#106525 Implement ADO rowset XML import filter [Mike Kaganski]
    98. tdf#106681 Ability to add style toolbar buttons from the Customize dialog [Maxim Monastirsky]
    99. tdf#106796 function CHITEST and CHISQ.TEST - empty cells [Winfried Donkers]
    100. tdf#106953 FILEOPEN: RTF: First line indent is ignored [Miklos Vajna]
    101. tdf#106999 Add feedback behaviour to style applying UNO commands, so that style is marked in menu and toolbar, when in use in text with focus [Maxim Monastirsky]
    102. tdf#107033 After import of docx the length of Footnote Separator Line is 0% [Miklos Vajna]
    103. tdf#107074 CHARTS: Sub category display only shows 2 subcats instead of 3 [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    104. tdf#107097 pivot chart - copy chart to another file [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    105. tdf#107102 Pivot charts: CRASH when dragging and dropping the chart upon a button [Julien Nabet]
    106. tdf#107103 Pivot charts: legends disappear after dragging and dropping them a few times [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    107. tdf#107104 Arrow is missed when opening a word document in LibreOffice, the there is transparent text box on top of arrow [Vasily Melenchuk]
    108. tdf#107142 FILEOPEN crash on opening svg-result of slide export [Takeshi Abe]
    109. tdf#107145 PIVOT CHARTS: missing information about applied filters [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    110. tdf#107196 EDITING: error deleting relationship in embedded Firebird [Julien Nabet]
    111. tdf#107197 Replace hard coded relationship URI with method calls in OOXML export [Fakabbir Amin, Eike Rathke]
    112. tdf#107204 Writer treats Hungarian Rovas (aka Old Hungarian) text as left-to-right script instead of right-to-left [Miklos Vajna, Khaled Hosny]
    113. tdf#107229 [LOCALHELP] Review help pages for Templates [Gabor Kelemen]
    114. tdf#107238 VBA autofilter needs support for list of strings arguments [Szymon Kłos]
    115. tdf#107255 Merging cells where only one is not empty should be done without confirmation [Kohei Yoshida]
    116. tdf#107258 Show/Hide all comments toggle button needed. [Gulsah Kose]
    117. tdf#107298 Snap option "When creating or moving objects" is mis-labeled in Draw [Ilmari Lauhakangas]
    118. tdf#107299 New Template Manager help content issues [Gabor Kelemen]
    119. tdf#107350 Examining a Writer Table object crashes LibreOffice ( steps in comment 6 ) [LeMoyne Castle]
    120. tdf#107362 Extra space inserted between Latin and CJK text if squared page mode is off. [Mark Hung]
    121. tdf#107415 Appbar/toolbar invisible on lower versions of Android devices [Ximeng Zu]
    122. tdf#107455 'New Slide' and 'Delete Slide' both use _e_ for accelerator [Yousuf Philips]
    123. tdf#107464 Crash when spell checking text in draw objects [Caolán McNamara]
    124. tdf#107505 Impress - crash with two people co-editing one slide [Tamás Zolnai]
    125. tdf#107512 Undo cut/delete of image with caption frame does not restore image [Michael Stahl]
    126. tdf#107526 CRASH: LO crashes immediately when trying to open an *.odb-file (only with not gtk/gtk3 rendering) [Julien Nabet]
    127. tdf#107558 French dictionary update [Olivier R]
    128. tdf#107566 YIELDMAT function constraint issue date < settlement date [Winfried Donkers]
    129. tdf#107568 CRASH: Libreoffice crashes while inserting the header/footer in a document [Michael Stahl]
    130. tdf#107572 Macro Calc Range autoformat("Default") throws IllegalArgumentException [Julien Nabet]
    131. tdf#107573 Rename Tools > Outline Numbering to Chapter Numbering [Yousuf Philips]
    132. tdf#107587 Opening a Hyperlink from Writer does not make Webbrowser the topmost window. [Thomas Beck]
    133. tdf#107603 Crash in: mergedlo.dll [Caolán McNamara]
    134. tdf#107620 FILESAVE: Space between bullets changes after saving to RTF [Miklos Vajna]
    135. tdf#107622 Cannot drag-resize table borders for tables which have left side shifted, when cursor is outside such tables [Mike Kaganski]
    136. tdf#107644 Crash on inserting formula [Julien Nabet]
    137. tdf#107649 Provide an advanced configuration option to always try system credentials first for all network resources [Mike Kaganski]
    138. tdf#107652 Fatal Error from rt-click on table in Relation Design window [Julien Nabet]
    139. tdf#107668 Form wizard doesn't appear [Julien Nabet]
    140. tdf#107677 FILESAVE HTML: Comments are added after exporting to HTML [Jan Holesovsky]
    141. tdf#107693 Missing accelerator key for Tools > Relationships... with gtk3 [Caolán McNamara]
    142. tdf#107696 Export to XHTML incorrectly exports Heading style numbers [Julien Nabet]
    143. tdf#107706 CRASH: Crash when closing Calc document [Noel Grandin]
    144. tdf#107709 MSO2003XML filter: FILEOPEN: assertion 'len >= 0' at sequence.cxx:664 [Michael Stahl]
    145. tdf#107720 bound form control refresh() resets to default value when on insert row [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    146. tdf#107724 Inpredictable behaviour in a more complex lookup and address processing formula [Eike Rathke]
    147. tdf#107773 DOC import: multi-page floating table with page break is not multi-page [Miklos Vajna]
    148. tdf#107786 FILEOPEN: Crash: WW8 import: NULL pointer dereference [Caolán McNamara]
    149. tdf#107795 After inserting an input field, the cursor is before the field, not after [Bernhard Widl]
    150. tdf#107801 EDITING: DOCX: w:kern not exported [Justin Luth]
    151. tdf#107811 !!br0ken!! in expert configuration of notebookbar [Julien Nabet]
    152. tdf#107812 LibreOffice pdfimport and ipdf filter not picking up Italic or Bold+Italic for Type1 PS fonts [Caolán McNamara]
    153. tdf#107823 Impress: User cannot finish Presentation Minimizer [Julien Nabet]
    154. tdf#107827 Support non-ascii filenames in orcus gnumeric import [Markus Mohrhard]
    155. tdf#107828 Empty sheet inserted at the beginning for any gnumeric file [Markus Mohrhard]
    156. tdf#107845 LO Sidebar: Gallery: 3 folders with <ressource id .... not found> [Caolán McNamara]
    157. tdf#107847 CRASH Opening macro tab of properties dialog (images, frames) causes crash [Maxim Monastirsky]
    158. tdf#107852 Customize window: Styles > Table category in Add Commands empty [Maxim Monastirsky]
    159. tdf#107853 Customize window: Styles > Cell category in Add Commands empty [Maxim Monastirsky]
    160. tdf#107854 Customize window: Styles > Table Design Styles category in Add Commands empty [Maxim Monastirsky]
    161. tdf#107877 Crash when deleting all area bitmaps [Xisco Fauli]
    162. tdf#107889 DOCX import: multi-page floating table with section break is not multi-page [Miklos Vajna]
    163. tdf#107892 MAX.SI function doesn't work with negative values [Julien Nabet]