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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 5.4.2 final (rc2):

    1. ofz#2833 correct number of one decimal in fraction of seconds [Eike Rathke]
    2. ofz#2867 correct number of one decimal in fraction of seconds [Eike Rathke]
    3. ofz#3419 null-dereference READ [Caolán McNamara]
    4. ofz#3527 invalid read of size 8 [Caolán McNamara]
    5. ofz#3532 invalid read of size 8 [Caolán McNamara]
    6. rhbz#1471983 Libreoffice Impress crashes on Edit Master [Caolán McNamara]
    7. tdf#86083 TOOLBAR: 'Column' and 'Row' group buttons [Yousuf Philips]
    8. tdf#91106 1st Hierarchical level in Styles and Formatting is not alphabetically sorted [Michael Stahl]
    9. tdf#98315 Function Wizard showing Breeze icons when in Sifr theme [Cassandra Freund]
    10. tdf#99689 Subscript not working in Illustration index or Index of Tables [Tamas Bunth]
    11. tdf#100822 FILEOPEN: xlsx file: imported DateTime cells are empty with certain non-en_US locales (Excel 2010 compatible) [Eike Rathke]
    12. tdf#103685 SQL... dialog Status: "Commands out of sync" when connecting to MySQL using direct (native) connector [Julien Nabet]
    13. tdf#104937 FILEOPEN: RTF: table's columns are narrower than they should be [Miklos Vajna]
    14. tdf#106953 FILEOPEN: RTF: First line indent is ignored [Miklos Vajna]
    15. tdf#107605 Formatting fonts with bad metrics causes line height problems, e.g. Cardo [Khaled Hosny]
    16. tdf#108406 libreoffice from 5-4 branch shows a broken helpimg icon theme in options [Katarina Behrens]
    17. tdf#108703 LibO is trying to access OpenOffice\dict_word.brk & dict_word_en.brk when scrolling through a document [Eike Rathke]
    18. tdf#111480 FILEOPEN: Circular text is imported horizontally [Szymon Kłos]
    19. tdf#112211 FILEOPEN: RTF: Incorrect horizontal bullet position [Caolán McNamara, Miklos Vajna]
    20. tdf#112247 FILESAVE: DOC: shape increases in size every time it is saved [Szymon Kłos]
    21. tdf#112292 Memory usage is steadily increasing every time when copying something to the clipboard even with 0 undo steps [Noel Grandin]
    22. tdf#112388 Fraction::Fraction(Fraction const&) leaks memory [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#112399 Unable to correctly open a Word 2003 document [Caolán McNamara]
    24. tdf#112423 MySQL native connector "Commands out of sync..." when calling procedure second time. - Crash [Julien Nabet]
    25. tdf#112425 libMacOSXSpelllo.dylib MacSpellChecker::GetSpellFailure is leaking memory with multiple invocations [Julien Nabet]
    26. tdf#112446 FILEOPEN,DOCX Misplaced page number [Justin Luth]
    27. tdf#112486 (DirectWrite-Regression) [META] Bugs caused/worsened by more use of DirectWrite [Xisco Fauli]
    28. tdf#112507 FILEOPEN: RTF: Incorrect paragraph's width [Miklos Vajna]
    29. tdf#112523 Calc function names in the Polish language version. [Eike Rathke]
    30. tdf#112552 Shape's gray background is lost after saving to PPTX [Tamás Zolnai]
    31. tdf#112557 Subtitle placeholder shape leads to corrupted PPTX file [Tamás Zolnai]
    32. tdf#112574 Image style editing crashes LO [Michael Stahl]
    33. tdf#112647 Fixed line spacing is saved incorrectly to PPTX [Tamás Zolnai]
    34. tdf#112656 selected text is truncated in Calc sort dropdown [Caolán McNamara]
    35. tdf#112679 Copied FORMTEXT field in DOC is corrupted when file is saved and reopened [Michael Stahl]
    36. tdf#112680 Color picker dialog opens with incorrect custom color [Caolán McNamara]
    37. tdf#112727 Chart crashes when transparency is square [Julien Nabet]
    38. tdf#112732 Navigator Promote Demote of last entry in Header outline causes crash (debug) [Michael Stahl]
    39. tdf#112780 Incompatibility in for spreadsheet created with 5.1 (wrong data type) [Eike Rathke]
    40. tdf#112827 Main menu bar not reversed when running RTL UI (Gtk3) [Caolán McNamara]
    41. tdf#112836 In master view, bottom areas are wrongly positioned [Noel Grandin]
    42. tdf#112933 LO CALC: FORMATTING: of Time changed meaning of MM:SS.0 [Eike Rathke]
    43. tdf#112947 Possible write to free'd memory in OResultSet.cxx [Julien Nabet]
    44. tdf#113052 Crash when right-clicking the breakpoint column in the Basic IDE [Jan-Marek Glogowski]


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