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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 5.4.4 (rc2):

    1. bnc#825976 save allows links in illustration index, but load doesn't [Caolán McNamara]
    2. ofz#4392 sax: guard access to Entity::maSavedException with mutex [Michael Stahl]
    3. ofz#4531 bad-cast [Caolán McNamara]
    4. ofz#4548 infinite regress in GetUsePrinterSettings [Caolán McNamara]
    5. ofz#4600 avoid recurse to death [Caolán McNamara]
    6. ofz#4689 avoid recurse to death [Caolán McNamara]
    7. ofz#4754 sw: HTML import: fix invalid tables being created [Michael Stahl]
    8. ofz#4921 limit column check to max legal column index [Caolán McNamara]
    9. ofz#4929 ensure min input len for openssl ciphers [Caolán McNamara]
    10. ofz#4946 keep nPos within bounds [Caolán McNamara]
    11. ofz#4980 bail early with 0 points [Caolán McNamara]
    12. ofz#5154 limit depth to max legal depth [Caolán McNamara]
    13. ofz#5254 bad-cast [Caolán McNamara]
    14. ofz#5447 on plcf save force current Fkp to stick in cache [Caolán McNamara]
    15. ofz#5477 if the para is already oversize, nums would go negative [Caolán McNamara]
    16. ofz#5535 max decimal places for rtl_math_round is 20 [Caolán McNamara]
    17. ofz#5566 sw: HTML import: ignore
      in table structure elements [Michael Stahl]
    18. ofz#5747 short->sal_Int32 like in StgDataStrm [Caolán McNamara]
    19. rhbz#1367846 Scrolling is way too fast in writer [Caolán McNamara]
    20. rhbz#1527945 [fix available] Segmentation fault when opening password protected LO document [Caolán McNamara]
    21. rhbz#1535541 mimetypes are .macroEnabled not .macroenabled [Caolán McNamara]
    22. tdf#39904 Make "Hyperlink" available in the Illustration index [Caolán McNamara]
    23. tdf#57832 Unable to populate data tables for calc charts [Markus Mohrhard]
    24. tdf#71737 ODF import: illustration index template hyperlink is lost [Michael Stahl, Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#84938 replace #defined constants with ‘enum class’ [Maxim Monastirsky]
    26. tdf#88004 mimetypes are .macroEnabled not .macroenabled [Caolán McNamara]
    27. tdf#88230 cleanup solar mutex yielding ... [Caolán McNamara]
    28. tdf#95014 UI integration of 32px icon themes [Maxim Monastirsky]
    29. tdf#100635 crash after switching on the bibliography 'number entries' option (steps in comment 8) [Michael Stahl]
    30. tdf#103174 Very laggy scrolling with trackpad on hidpi screens [Caolán McNamara]
    31. tdf#103988 FILESAVE: DOCX with chart corrupted after roundtrip, cannot open in MSO [Markus Mohrhard]
    32. tdf#104229 Sidebar decks bleed into each other after changing read only document to edit mode [Aron Budea]
    33. tdf#104870 Impress crashes switching views in read-only mode ( steps in comment 30 ) [Tamás Zolnai]
    34. tdf#106780 FILESAVE, ODF: attribute text:style-name is invalid in table:table-template [Abhishek Shrivastava]
    35. tdf#106784 Custom toolbar icons don't appear if sized bigger than "small" [Maxim Monastirsky]
    36. tdf#108031 FILEOPEN XLSX: Area chart labels not rotated [Jochen Nitschke]
    37. tdf#109062 Scrolling with touchpad or scrollwheel is not working on Mac [Caolán McNamara]
    38. tdf#112033 XML Source button disabled (In Data Menu) [Markus Mohrhard]
    39. tdf#112153 macOS 10.13 High Sierra - all buttons are blue ("default") [Telesto]
    40. tdf#112571 FILESAVE XLSX New named range is created every time an Excel made spreadsheet that contains print ranges is saved as XLSX [Eike Rathke]
    41. tdf#113380 UI: Media Player Dialog: Buttons overlapping [Xisco Fauli]
    42. tdf#113537 EDITING: Sorting with autofilter slower than it used to be [Eike Rathke]
    43. tdf#113874 Crash when closing document via Java UNO API [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    44. tdf#113923 [BASE/Table Copy] crash: when repeated Primary Key on Table Copy Wizard. [Julien Nabet]
    45. tdf#114098 Adress-source - Field assignment : Dialog is not user friendly [Xisco Fauli]
    46. tdf#114173 FILESAVE XLSX Custom size of chart legend is not preserved when the file is saved as XLSX [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    47. tdf#114219 'Edit Section' context menu not visible when on a linked section [Xisco Fauli]
    48. tdf#114221 Calc corrupts password-protected XLS on save (Save as works) - newer MSO 2013 encryption saved as unencrypted file with encryption mode [Caolán McNamara]
    49. tdf#114228 Calc crashes when deleting a sheet if the preceding sheet contains image [Julien Nabet]
    50. tdf#114232 function ISERROR() doesn't work [Eike Rathke]
    51. tdf#114251 Hang loading spreadsheet [Eike Rathke]
    52. tdf#114262 Toolbar toolbar:style attribute not working correctly [Maxim Monastirsky]
    53. tdf#114460 Some embedded PDFs not exported to pdf [Miklos Vajna]
    54. tdf#114495 CRASH: A control of tables 'grid' inside a form gives me an error [Julien Nabet]
    55. tdf#114539 malfunction of the new RAWSUBTRACT function in nested expression context [Eike Rathke]
    56. tdf#114628 PPTX percent linespacing lower than 100% incorrectly shown [Szymon Kłos]
    57. tdf#114670 Crash in: Menu::~Menu() [Maxim Monastirsky]
    58. tdf#114702 Loop executing direct SQL [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    59. tdf#114704 Crash when texts containing certain CJK characters are printed or exported to pdf [Caolán McNamara]
    60. tdf#114766 assert when editing a new dialog (gtk3 only) [Caolán McNamara]
    61. tdf#114788 Crash in 'Form-based filters' when updating filter name, e.g. the 'Or' [Julien Nabet]
    62. tdf#114848 FILESAVE: PPTX: Shape's colour lost after RT [Szymon Kłos]
    63. tdf#114939 rtl_digest SHA1 and MD5 code both have an off by 1 bug [Michael Stahl]
    64. tdf#114992 Delete a sheet in a calc document and LO crashes. [Julien Nabet]
    65. tdf#115023 Libreoffice crash on exit when sidebar is enabled and attached (steps in comment 4) [Maxim Monastirsky]
    66. tdf#115044 Calc asks to update links, but already updated them [Vasily Melenchuk]
    67. tdf#115079 Crash when I open a specific .ODT file with table [Julien Nabet]
    68. tdf#115080 Replace with Pattern Field misbehaves when editing a form's table control [Caolán McNamara]
    69. tdf#115088 Pasting multi-line text from external source behaves strangely [Tamás Zolnai]


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