Releases/5.4.0/RC2

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Installation

General for this Release Candidate: parallel installation

  • This build is in 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 5.4 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.
  • Windows builds of RC1 are codesigned with a new certificate issued by DigiCert (please report any issues with Virus protection software or similar)

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 5.4.0 rc1:

  1. collabora#1000017 DOCX import: conditionally ignore leading tab in footnotes [Miklos Vajna]
  2. i#135353 accessibility: fix horrible memory leak in AccessibleTabBarBase [Michael Stahl]
  3. ofz#2392 restored props don't match saved props [Caolán McNamara]
  4. ofz#2452 use shared_ptr for cshape [Caolán McNamara]
  5. tdf#40713 FILESAVE problem dBASE Format M [Julien Nabet]
  6. tdf#56173 FILESAVE impossible for password protected shared .ods [Markus Mohrhard]
  7. tdf#65848 FILEOPEN: CALC doesn't import scaling factor set on xlsx files [Markus Mohrhard]
  8. tdf#70346 Section condition doesn't hide section with database fields [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
  9. tdf#91687 FILESAVE: Doc exporter scales up rotated watermarks [Szymon Kłos]
  10. tdf#91781 (Writer-Menus) [META] Reorganization of the menu bar for Writer [Yousuf Philips]
  11. tdf#98800 MAILMERGE: Wizard: after doing Step#3 with "This document shall.." selected, the next fresh run: Next/Finish are not available [Gabor Kelemen]
  12. tdf#100075 Spacing wrong in document read in docx format due to incorrect height of textbox [Vasily Melenchuk]
  13. tdf#101821 Scrolling and then clicking into document with endnotes crashes Writer [Michael Stahl]
  14. tdf#105095 Tab after autonumbering footnote vanishes in docx format - not in odt [Miklos Vajna]
  15. tdf#106990 font rendering got worse looking in 5.3.2.2 (for Default rendering, OpenGL not affected) (devEval comment 60) [Tomaž Vajngerl]
  16. tdf#107505 Impress - crash with two people co-editing one slide [Tamás Zolnai]
  17. tdf#108439 Update bundled spellchecker for gd [Aron Budea]
  18. tdf#108452 UI: the curve tool pointer is invisible on a black background (GTK3) [Caolán McNamara]
  19. tdf#108475 Jumps to other slides broken unless in Slide show setting Mouse pointer as pen is selected (GTK3) [Caolán McNamara]
  20. tdf#108609 When define left tab in Paragraph or by clicking on ruler, sets a right tab [Noel Grandin]
  21. tdf#108622 EDITING: Auto-correct while typing keeps trying access acor_und.dat and acor_en.dat [Aron Budea]
  22. tdf#108692 Not all gpg keys are listed [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  23. tdf#108705 CRASH: LibreOffice crashes while pressing esc after a popup has been displayed (gtk3) [Eike Rathke, Caolán McNamara]
  24. tdf#108708 Dropdown list icon is tinier than usual (gtk3) [Caolán McNamara]
  25. tdf#108711 Sigining: GPG key selection should only be possible for ODF documents [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  26. tdf#108732 listbox setting a new SelectedValue sets to NULL instead [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  27. tdf#108789 Thai character encoding mismatch [Lionel Elie Mamane]
  28. tdf#108794 Gpg signing always uses the first key [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  29. tdf#108796 CRASH: Invalid vector <T> subscript [Eike Rathke]
  30. tdf#108798 Signing existing PDF is broken [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
  31. tdf#108814 Sidebar extension crashes Writer when inserting Chart [Michael Stahl]
  32. tdf#108826 Assertion failed when moving the mouse after deleting embedded content [Michael Stahl]
  33. tdf#108833 CRASH: When changing the template style of a large set of slides for a second time [Michael Stahl]
  34. tdf#108836 CRASH: Bad allocation if undo count is set to zero (0) (see comment 4) [Michael Stahl]
  35. tdf#108838 LibreOffice freezes while changing the template of many slides ( gtk/gtk3 ) [Michael Stahl]
  36. tdf#108863 CRASH: Bad allocation if undo count is set to zero (0) (steps in comment 3) [Michael Stahl]
  37. tdf#108871 Libre 5.4 beta2 Mathematical functions [Olivier Hallot]
  38. tdf#108873 Field condition no longer accepts column name only [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
  39. tdf#108923 PIVOT CHARTS: date format not applied in pivot graphs [Dennis Francis]

Translations

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