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    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 5.3, 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 5.4 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 5.4.0 final (rc3):

    1. bnc#825305 RTF import: fix missing paragraph background [Miklos Vajna]
    2. coverity#1416135 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    3. coverity#1416137 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    4. i#64360 crash after set text format in outline view [Eike Rathke]
    5. ofz#2759 null dereference [Caolán McNamara]
    6. ofz#2766 ensure palette is large enough for all colors [Caolán McNamara]
    7. ofz#2833 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    8. ofz#2846 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    9. ofz#2852 korean table entries start at 0xF not 0x7 [Caolán McNamara]
    10. ofz#2867 null deref [Caolán McNamara]
    11. ofz#2877 crash in SVTB16Short [Caolán McNamara]
    12. ofz#2899 increment pos before check, like all the other cases [Caolán McNamara]
    13. tdf#33692 Drag and drop copying not working for shape (rectangle etc.) [Caolán McNamara]
    14. tdf#44715 FILEOPEN: rtf import fails to set cell borders correctly [Miklos Vajna]
    15. tdf#55469 Different line spacing across platforms [Caolán McNamara]
    16. tdf#68787 FILESAVE: DOCX export: Footnote separator line problem [Justin Luth]
    17. tdf#71409 Excessive duplicate accessible focused events for Calc input line [a11y] [Dennis Francis]
    18. tdf#72125 Expert config dialog takes too much time to come up [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#75256 (Sifr-Icon-Theme) [META] Incomplete Sifr icon theme [Cassandra Freund]
    20. tdf#79304 FORMATTING: Copy/paste: strikethrough attribute is not exported [Sean Stangl]
    21. tdf#79933 Insert Hyperlink shortcut is wrong in spanish UI [Yousuf Philips]
    22. tdf#90352 Calc error when graphing data with source format [Dennis Francis]
    23. tdf#90510 FILEOPEN:Calc correctly reads but does not apply pie label settings [Dennis Francis]
    24. tdf#91687 FILESAVE: Doc exporter scales up rotated watermarks [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#93328 Editing circular reference causes #VALUE! error [Dennis Francis]
    26. tdf#93745 gtk3: UI - Writer letter wizard, Step 2, using headed paper, shows squashed spinbuttons [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#95489 Character styles applied through the Styles menu does not function in some locales [Yousuf Philips]
    28. tdf#98315 Function Wizard showing Breeze icons when in Sifr theme [Cassandra Freund]
    29. tdf#99071 Navigator heading is Truncated when mouse click [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#99286 Cropped image disappear after compress [Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#99692 FILEOPEN: Crash on opening odt with change tracking [Michael Stahl]
    32. tdf#100491 FILEOPEN: Docx arrows not correctly rendered [Vasily Melenchuk]
    33. tdf#103984 FILEOPEN: DOCX: Bubble not displayed in chart [Dennis Francis]
    34. tdf#104883 It is not allowed to install fonts on request [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    35. tdf#105705 Libreoffice Writer crashes on inserting Zotero citations [Michael Stahl]
    36. tdf#106029 Expand word space on lines with manual line breaks in justified paragraphs setting ignored when exporting to docx [nikki]
    37. tdf#106132 FILEOPEN, DOCX: Frame (text box) around image cuts into image and caption [Miklos Vajna]
    38. tdf#106533 Sifr icon for "Index Entry" needed [Yousuf Philips]
    39. tdf#106872 Very slow when selecting column (with filter and freeze Rows or Columns enable) [Caolán McNamara]
    40. tdf#106953 FILEOPEN: RTF: First line indent is ignored [Miklos Vajna]
    41. tdf#107033 After import of docx the length of Footnote Separator Line is 0% [Justin Luth]
    42. tdf#107584 Background transparency not preserved over FILESAVE [Katarina Behrens]
    43. tdf#107723 FILEOPEN: DOCX schema font name not honored [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    44. tdf#107975 CRASH: Crash after undo operation (BigPtrArray::Index2Block(unsigned long) [Michael Stahl]
    45. tdf#108802 Crash in: SfxBindings::GetSlotPos(unsigned short,unsigned short) Editing. ( steps in comment 10 ) [Dennis Francis]
    46. tdf#108824 Slide Shows Settings not Saved [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    47. tdf#108867 Assertion failed when adding/removing/adding text box to a shape [Michael Stahl]
    48. tdf#108881 Crash in: SfxItemPool::IsInRange(unsigned short) [Dennis Francis]
    49. tdf#108887 Crash in: SfxItemPool::GetDefaultItem(unsigned short) [Caolán McNamara, Dennis Francis]
    50. tdf#108921 PIVOT CHARTS: filters that leave no data available [Dennis Francis]
    51. tdf#108925 Too small bullet size confuses the user [Tamás Zolnai]
    52. tdf#108944 FILEOPEN: DOCX: footnote separators missing [Justin Luth]
    53. tdf#108951 FILEOPEN: RTF: Custom bullets are displayed as standard bullets [Miklos Vajna]
    54. tdf#108955 FILESAVE: RTF: Background colour lost after roundtrip [Miklos Vajna]
    55. tdf#108986 PIVOT CHARTS: drop down list arrow shouldn't appear on "Data" button in the pivot chart controls [Dennis Francis]
    56. tdf#108991 Bad allocation or crash on cut text in attached ODT (with Non-Printing Characters hidden) (LibreOffice not maximized?) [Michael Stahl]
    57. tdf#109050 Moving table object with ALT+Arrow keys does not work properly [Tamás Zolnai]
    58. tdf#109053 DOCX: Multipage table is not imported properly - fix by avoid floating table conversion [Tamás Zolnai]
    59. tdf#109080 ODF: LibreOffice writes invalid element <style:header-first> [Luke Deller]
    60. tdf#109081 EDITING: LibreOffice hangs while selecting text ( with Formatting Marks ) ( LibreOffice not maximized ) [Michael Stahl]
    61. tdf#109107 Sidebar's fontheight field is not updated by moving cursor in an Impress table [Tamás Zolnai]
    62. tdf#109177 Dialogs: vertical scrollbar automatically changed to horizontal [Stephan Bergmann]
    63. tdf#109188 AutoText Preview doesn't work when default template is read-only [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    64. tdf#109194 KDE: Firefox opens links only in the background [Thorsten Behrens]
    65. tdf#109202 XHTML Export: SVG not exported correctly [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    66. tdf#109223 PPTX: Vertical flip of child shape is not imported correctly [Tamás Zolnai]
    67. tdf#109228 FILESAVE: ODT: Anchor changed from 'as character' to 'to character' after RT [Tamás Zolnai]
    68. tdf#109242 FILESAVE: Button Label still align on the left ( steps in comment 3 ) [Noel Grandin]
    69. tdf#109277 Control-drag-drop in Writer doesn’t copy [Caolán McNamara]
    70. tdf#109289 Setting gridline color in options for Calc does not have effect [Caolán McNamara]
    71. tdf#109304 Signature infobars not shown in Math [Katarina Behrens]
    72. tdf#109314 Changing watermark doesn't update first page if the header for first page is different than the rest [Szymon Kłos]
    73. tdf#109347 Crashreport: link isn't displayed in Linux [Markus Mohrhard]
    74. tdf#109523 PIVOT TABLE - crash after removing a pivot table + creating new pivot chart [Dennis Francis]
    75. tdf#109790 FILEOPEN: RTF: Imported text has incorrect font size [Miklos Vajna]
    76. tdf#109856 Crash in: SdrObjList::GetObjCount() ( steps in comment 12 ) [Caolán McNamara]
    77. tdf#109858 FILEOPEN:Importer correctly reads but does not apply pie label settings of XLSX and DOCX [Dennis Francis]
    78. tdf#109859 Crash in: sclo.dll [Dennis Francis]
    79. tdf#109863 Crash in: XPropertyList::Count() [Julien Nabet]
    80. tdf#110440 FILOPEN: XSLX attribute "invisible" is ignored for a group of shapes [Miklos Vajna]
    81. tdf#110743 Crash on new master page, if first master page has image as background [Pranav Kant]
    82. tdf#110997 Some forms stall with 100% on open - It's a date field problem [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    83. tdf#111080 Edit form, use 'replace with' to change the type of control - nothing happens [Caolán McNamara]
    84. tdf#111087 Missing icons in 3D extrusion toolbar dropdowns [Caolán McNamara]
    85. tdf#111173 FILEOPEN Calc crashes when opening XLSX with chart. [Marco Cecchetti]
    86. tdf#111308 Crash in: rtl_uString_assign [Caolán McNamara]
    87. tdf#111331 Rename 'Moderate' template [heiko tietze]
    88. tdf#111432 AddTempDevFont(const OUString& rFontFileURL) leaks memory on invocation [Julien Nabet]
    89. tdf#111492 XHTML export does not honor numbering levels [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    90. tdf#111497 CoreTextGlyphFallbackSubstitution::FindFontSubstitute() leaks memory on invocation [Julien Nabet]
    91. tdf#111567 Template Manager memory leak in TemplateLocalView::insertItems() [Julien Nabet]
    92. tdf#111571 writer crash when modeless dialog is left opened [Caolán McNamara]


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