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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

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


    • LibreOffice 7.2 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 7.2.0 Alpha1

    1. cid#1465676 unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    2. cid#1473844 untrusted loop bound [Caolán McNamara]
    3. cid#1476301 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    4. cid#1484877 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
    5. cid#1484878 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    6. cid#1484879 uninitialized pointer field [Caolán McNamara]
    7. cid#1484904 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    8. cid#1484905 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    9. cid#1485136 structurally dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    10. cid#1485150 uncaught exception [Caolán McNamara]
    11. cid#1485154 try moving initialization into member init list [Caolán McNamara]
    12. cid#1485165 avoid Missing move assignment operator [Caolán McNamara]
    13. cid#1485166 silence Uninitialized scalar variable [Caolán McNamara]
    14. cid#1485887 unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    15. i#115619 introduce osl_setThreadName [Mike Kaganski]
    16. ofz#33769 integer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    17. ofz#34601 teardown crash under oss-fuzz [Caolán McNamara]
    18. ofz#34602 missing a component [Caolán McNamara]
    19. ofz#34763 missing components [Caolán McNamara]
    20. ofz#34847 integer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    21. ofz#34867 timeout [Caolán McNamara]
    22. ofz#35033 missing components [Caolán McNamara]
    23. ofz#35149 crash in vcl::bitmap::CreateFromData from wmf load [Caolán McNamara]
    24. ofz#35150 crash in Bitmap::Crop from wmf load [Caolán McNamara]
    25. tdf#34724 EDIT: unintended date recognition of input Jan1 or 1Jan [Xisco Fauli]
    26. tdf#38187 ENDNOTES: when .odt is exported to PDF, links between anchors and endnotes are missing in both directions [Georgy Litvinov]
    27. tdf#42374 LO Poppler library extremely slow to open page 4 with shaded fills of attached PDF [Noel Grandin]
    28. tdf#47065 Notification about document closure for locked readonly opened document [Matt K]
    29. tdf#47365 Impress does not honor loop in PPTX presentation (fileopen done, filesave left) [Tibor Nagy]
    30. tdf#52510 Calc removes trailing semicolon in custom format , breaking Excel compatibility [Xisco Fauli]
    31. tdf#53004 [WMF] FILEOPEN Black squares is missing after import WMF file created by LTspice [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    32. tdf#55007 [EMF] FILEOPEN: Close circle instead of arch (exported by Catia v5) [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    33. tdf#55058 (emf-testbed) EMF+ List of EMF import bugs with examples [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    34. tdf#57351 Calc: "Insert columns" is not available in the context menu if an autofilter to hide rows is applied [Tünde Tóth]
    35. tdf#59814 [EMF/EMF+] FILEOPEN Images in PPT and PPTX are narrower [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    36. tdf#60382 EDITING and TABLE: No changes tracked when deleting table rows and tables [László Németh]
    37. tdf#64997 FILEOPEN: Problem with ".doc" file conversion: crash / freeze [Xisco Fauli]
    38. tdf#66553 Add file name to title bar of Enter Password dialog for autofilling with KeePass [Andreas Heinisch]
    39. tdf#68113 [UI] [Autofilter] Selecting "Not empty" unchecks all entries [Balazs Varga]
    40. tdf#68976 Formulas change after cut and paste special action with Transpose [scito]
    41. tdf#71058 EDITING: Cut and paste special with transposing does not shift formula links [scito]
    42. tdf#76258 Filter by colors in Calc [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    43. tdf#76441 FORMATTING: MM:SS time input if formatted as such [Xisco Fauli]
    44. tdf#76817 Outline Numbering for DOCX not working when new headings inserted in between (to reproduce, see comment 15/17/19) [Justin Luth]
    45. tdf#79069 DOCX: cannot delete table with Tracking changes (before: could be deleted but made a comeback after RT) [László Németh]
    46. tdf#81757 Calculations order do not follow cell dependencies [Eike Rathke]
    47. tdf#90101 Add new UNO command for PasteLink [scito]
    48. tdf#91420 date recognition in DateValue [Xisco Fauli]
    49. tdf#92917 Impress 64-bit crash when I open .PPSX or .PPTX with MP3 sound [Julien Nabet]
    50. tdf#94628 Fileopen: Docx custom numbering triangle symbol incorrectly displayed as a dot [Justin Luth]
    51. tdf#94962 The RSQ function returning values greater than one. [Andreas Heinisch]
    52. tdf#96061 Text background/highlighting color doesn't reopen well in LO when exporting as PPTX (OK in MSO) [Gülşah Köse]
    53. tdf#96840 FILEOPEN: not open file in format .DOC with images [Xisco Fauli]
    54. tdf#100122 FORMATTING: Extra white space at beginning of fraction if no integer part [Xisco Fauli]
    55. tdf#100755 Fraction number format: symbol '0' not allowed for digit in fraction [Xisco Fauli]
    56. tdf#100834 Fraction number format: String " " and other not recognized as blank delimiter [Xisco Fauli]
    57. tdf#102255 UNO: Transpose Paste [scito]
    58. tdf#104169 Change the mouse cursor icon when hovering the spreadsheet [Sarabjot Singh]
    59. tdf#104254 FILEOPEN DOCX image in header overlaps header text [Daniel Arato (NISZ)]
    60. tdf#104995 Cropping flipped images occurs at the wrong side [Bayram Çiçek]
    61. tdf#106370 Android: add ability to insert pictures [Michael Weghorn]
    62. tdf#106893 Black area when closing bottom toolbar after a change [Michael Weghorn]
    63. tdf#108450 Shrinking of grow/shrink custom animation effect does not work [Edward Lynch]
    64. tdf#108496 FILEOPEN: DOCX file numbered list restarted from 1 following section break assumes previous numbered list sequence after 1 [Justin Luth]
    65. tdf#108591 xdg-open path is hardcoded [Linus Heckemann]
    66. tdf#109388 UI: No mouseover effect for the different palettes in the Area tab [Bayram Çiçek]
    67. tdf#112369 Improve the workflow of adding items to menus [baltasarq]
    68. tdf#112685 HELP: Document Advanced TSCP Classification dialog [Olivier Hallot]
    69. tdf#113646 Font size in conditional style not saved with round trip xlsx [Gizem Ozgun]
    70. tdf#115088 Pasting multi-line text from external source behaves strangely [Miklos Vajna]
    71. tdf#115282 Ctrl+`(Grave / QUOTELEFT) shortcut doesnt appear in Customization dialog [Gabor Kelemen]
    72. tdf#116413 Calc: Using Paste Special > Options > Link, but the target cell doesn't change when source is updated [scito]
    73. tdf#116491 Identify commands of experimental features in the customization dialog [Muhammet Kara]
    74. tdf#117957 [WMF] FILEOPEN SELECTPALETTE is not implemented (7-color palette WMF opens black instead in color) [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    75. tdf#118129 The implementation of the ooo.vba.excel.XWindow.Caption property getter obviously does not work as intended [Andreas Heinisch]
    76. tdf#118458 FILEOPEN PPTX Columns don’t appear in the text box in Impress [Mike Kaganski]
    77. tdf#118637 EXPORT: XHTML: text missing after formula [Xisco Fauli]
    78. tdf#118883 Copying shapes between Draw/Writer not working (LibO 6.2) [Xisco Fauli]
    79. tdf#120574 TXT file encoding is lost when saving [tobias]
    80. tdf#120801 The background color is active when inserting a header using Insert Header/Footer - Header default style. [Radhey Parekh]
    81. tdf#122991 FORMATTING: Regression from 6.1 to 6.2 in displaying times formatted as Time 876613:37:46 [Xisco Fauli]
    82. tdf#123748 Time format may display uncorrected if value includes date [Xisco Fauli]
    83. tdf#124066 : Basic: missing Help for functions Replace and StrConv [Olivier Hallot, Alain Romedenne]
    84. tdf#124295 listbox in Charts Dialog Calc does not show selected text [Andreas Heinisch]
    85. tdf#125071 Custom slide show breaks after exporting to pptx [Tibor Nagy]
    86. tdf#125268 Wrong text highlight color when export document to doc/docx [Xisco Fauli]
    87. tdf#126342 [Calc] Date acceptance pattern error [Xisco Fauli]
    88. tdf#126496 Pivot Table: rename "Page Fields" to "Filter" or "Page Fields To Filter" or… [Stanislav Horacek]
    89. tdf#126507 Help for feature "Consolidate Text", which is command .uno:TextCombine [Olivier Hallot]
    90. tdf#126540 EDITING The document remains in not modified state after we switch the View Grid Lines [Attila Szűcs]
    91. tdf#126541 FILEOPEN XLSX Grid lines do not appear after changing View Grid Lines if the document was saved with hidden grid lines [Attila Szűcs]
    92. tdf#127013 The input fields for separators ("Function", "Array column", "Array row") allow to choose improper characters. [Eike Rathke]
    93. tdf#127028 Add DRAW templates to LibreOffice [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    94. tdf#127145 [WMF] FILEOPEN File is rendered with thin stroke on rounded rectangles, but should be thick. [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    95. tdf#127484 use HTML caption tag to name externally linked tables from URL [Andreas Heinisch]
    96. tdf#127533 Have the tip of the day window available while following the tip. [Matt K]
    97. tdf#128018 UI Descriptive statistics do not use column names [Andreas Heinisch]
    98. tdf#128314 Obscure and unmanageable long month name capitalization rules in date formats (ru-RU) [Eike Rathke]
    99. tdf#128784 Basic documentation - Files & Directories outdated content [Rafael Lima]
    100. tdf#128985 FILESAVE, FILEOPEN: Style text directions revert to RTL on save and re-open [Xisco Fauli]
    101. tdf#129878 Formatting large numbers using certain format strings results in wrong "###" output [Xisco Fauli]
    102. tdf#130063 Help button in Bullet and Numbering dialog in Draw and Impress goes to generic help page - plus no help page for this dialog [Olivier Hallot]
    103. tdf#130428 Try to not use SfxItemState::UNKNOWN in preparation of refactoring of ItemSet/ItemPool [Armin Le Grand (Allotropia)]
    104. tdf#130654 Allow defining font size for Math formula input box -- 'smeditwindowzoom' expert config stanza [dante]
    105. tdf#131390 PPTX: custom slide show is not imported [Tibor Nagy]
    106. tdf#131817 Introduce an option to globally switch toolbar locking on/off [Heiko Tietze]
    107. tdf#132042 TEMPLATE MANAGER: Errors when deleting a category in templates [Vert D]
    108. tdf#132643 [LOCALHELP] Translate section id to English mnemonics [Johnny_M]
    109. tdf#132667 Custom properties: Adding new custom property doesn't focus Name field anymore [Andreas Heinisch]
    110. tdf#132720 Help files do not yet describe new option on Calc's PDF Options dialog - "Whole Sheet Export" [Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Olivier Hallot]
    111. tdf#132752 DOCX import: invalid paragraph indentation [Vasily Melenchuk]
    112. tdf#132906 Help file should be updated to reflect 6.3 changes to Calc's Data > Statistics > Sampling dialog [Olivier Hallot]
    113. tdf#134665 [SLIDESHOW] Miscalculation of size of a shape/object in Animation : Emphasis - Grow and Shrink [Edward Lynch]
    114. tdf#134675 [EDITING] Whole column cannot be pasted to a column range over 23 selected by shift-click [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    115. tdf#135332 Crash: Scroll sidebar on Data Provider, which was opened by TAB UI [tushar]
    116. tdf#136081 When Skia is enabled in vertical writing, changing the font scale changes the font size [Luboš Luňák]
    117. tdf#136292 Additions: Bad JSON crashes LibreOffice [Muhammet Kara]
    118. tdf#136766 UI: Zoom slider in toolbar of Calc's print preview has white background [Noel Grandin]
    119. tdf#136794 calc: ui: round: calc 'round' is erroneously limited to 20 decimal digits, [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    120. tdf#137063 Calc shows 6E-05 instead of 0.00006 [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    121. tdf#137199 FILESAVE: DOCX to ODT Static text in numbered list is lost [Vasily Melenchuk]
    122. tdf#137314 FILEOPEN DOCX VML shapes with arbitrary rotation imported incorrectly [Regina Henschel]
    123. tdf#137349 Writer : Months and days are lowercase with French locale [Eike Rathke]
    124. tdf#137469 Text filter should have an option to hide hidden paragraphs [Oleg Shchelykalnov]
    125. tdf#137679 Implement a Kahan summation algorithm to reduce the numerical error in the total [dante]
    126. tdf#137741 Fields objects should be navigable in Navigator and the Find bar [Jim Raykowski]
    127. tdf#138141 FILEOPEN DOCX Textframes don’t inherit their shapes z-order [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    128. tdf#138302 Restart of numbering is not saved when saving to DOC [Justin Luth]
    129. tdf#138438 CALC AutoFilter Top 10 malfunctions when another column is already filtered [Balazs Varga]
    130. tdf#138556 Stock Chart easily corrupts data on saving - 'Insert Series' creates series with incorrect number of components [Aritz Erkiaga]
    131. tdf#138604 Copy/pasting image in frame ends up with blank square after paste (resolved with save file reload) [Miklos Vajna]
    132. tdf#139000 Visual artifacts in gradient while scrolling up and down [Luboš Luňák]
    133. tdf#139196 Export macros saves the macros in ANSI format, so special characters replaced with '?' [Andreas Heinisch]
    134. tdf#139447 Crash when dragging a query or table from "Data Sources Explorer" window to a calc sheet. [Caolán McNamara]
    135. tdf#139658 FILEOPEN: some (multi component) chart labels are incomplete [Tünde Tóth]
    136. tdf#139734 Drop redundant asserts after MacrosTest::loadFromDesktop [sarynasser]
    137. tdf#139915 FILEOPEN DOCX Two text boxes on two pages open on a single page [Miklos Vajna]
    138. tdf#140360 Provide option to turn off sidebar's minimum width [Heiko Tietze]
    139. tdf#140623 Fileopen DOCX: Text Orientation of X-Axis 0 instead of 45 degrees [Tünde Tóth]
    140. tdf#140745 AutoFilter dropdown doesn't show (empty) on top of the list with values [Tünde Tóth]
    141. tdf#141309 FILEOPEN XLSX Autofiltered time values do not appear in autofilter [Balazs Varga]
    142. tdf#141474 Documentation specifies incorrect parameter names for Basic functions [Alain Romedenne]
    143. tdf#141559 Add Clear Standard Filter to Autofilter widget [Tünde Tóth]
    144. tdf#141644 FILEOPEN XLSX Text in shape rotated to 270 degrees appears horizontal [Szabolcs Toth]
    145. tdf#141677 UNO Object Inspector: Methods and Properties columns don't sort (gen) [Gülşah Köse]
    146. tdf#141683 EDITING: Multi range selection pasted transposed as links is not transposed [scito]
    147. tdf#141769 Crash in: cppu::OInterfaceContainerHelper::disposeAndClear(com::sun::star::lang::EventObject const &) [Caolán McNamara]
    148. tdf#141805 Option "Gutter on right side of page" does not work [Miklos Vajna]
    149. tdf#141885 UI: Create Paste As Link icons [Rizal Muttaqin]
    150. tdf#141929 Improve Help information for Calc's CONVERT funtion [Rafael Lima]
    151. tdf#141966 FILEOPEN DOCX: Outline numbering on Heading X styles not imported well. [Justin Luth]
    152. tdf#141994 EDITING Addition of image to Writer document is not change tracked [László Németh]
    153. tdf#142041 New "Files > Properties > General > Location" link feature doesn't work on Windows [Heiko Tietze]
    154. tdf#142061 macOS: Calc UI: Display anomalies when resizing columns [Thorsten Wagner]
    155. tdf#142065 EDITING: Cut paste transposed with formula reference within range leads to #REF [scito]
    156. tdf#142128 EDITING Deletion of image by different users should be marked with different colors [László Németh]
    157. tdf#142150 Application crashes when EDITING line end styles (arrows) [Caolán McNamara]
    158. tdf#142157 "Insert text from file" removes imported section if section lower border is at the end of imported ODT. [Georgy Litvinov, Xisco Fauli]
    159. tdf#142165 Table lines in Writer 7.1.3: Change borders for selected cells will change borders in all table [Caolán McNamara]
    160. tdf#142180 Invalid text comparison result in Basic [Joshua Williams]
    161. tdf#142186 Cell formatting code #,##0"." receives input field 123.45 as 12345 [Xisco Fauli]
    162. tdf#142201 EDITING: Cut paste transposed: formula references from wrong cells adjusted [scito]
    163. tdf#142215 FILEOPEN XLSX Autofilter does not check values ending with zeroes [Balazs Varga]
    164. tdf#142216 FILEOPEN XLSX Excel default time formats don’t match in Calc with Hungarian locale [Eike Rathke]
    165. tdf#142231 Lose of autofilter items list when save and reread a Calc document [Szabolcs Toth]
    166. tdf#142242 Forename in User Data get imported with a trailing space to the document's properties [Noel Grandin]
    167. tdf#142243 HUD shouldn't be case sensitive for RU GUI [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    168. tdf#142252 UI Calc Print Preview toolbars navigation button order unintuitive [Gabor Kelemen]
    169. tdf#142257 Impress shortcuts Increase/Decrease size don’t work on Windows + Hungarian keyboard [Gabor Kelemen]
    170. tdf#142258 UI: Cross-reference field names in navigator have a rather impossible naming to work with [Jim Raykowski]
    171. tdf#142263 Regression with EMF sample from 55007 [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    172. tdf#142268 [EMF] Arc with bottom corner above the top one [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    173. tdf#142276 UNO Object Inspector: Left panel breaks after expanding the tree (gen) [Gülşah Köse]
    174. tdf#142294 MAILMERGE: Starting "Insert → Field → More Fields" second time leads to hang of LO. [Caolán McNamara]
    175. tdf#142303 GTK3/KF5 Text attributes > Text Animation > Delay; plus minus button [Caolán McNamara]
    176. tdf#142317 FORMATTING: Handling of non-default-size subscript in automatic mode [Justin Luth]
    177. tdf#142325 Error read rtf created Gnostice eDocEngine V5.0.0.548 [Miklos Vajna]
    178. tdf#142326 GCC 11: error: invalid 'static_cast' from type 'std::__cxx11::basic_ostringstream<char>' to type 'std::ostringstream&' {aka 'std::__cxx11::basic_ostringstream<char>&'} [Stephan Bergmann]
    179. tdf#142335 contains a Bashism that produces an error when /bin/sh is not Bash [Julien Nabet]
    180. tdf#142337 'gen' backend Button height doesn't take vertically aligned text into account [Caolán McNamara]
    181. tdf#142348 Android Viewer only shows white area for Calc docs instead of rendering doc content [Michael Weghorn]
    182. tdf#142350 EDITING Autofilter enables (empty) filtering if filtering for 0 is also enabled in a range containing empty cells [Tünde Tóth]
    183. tdf#142364 Crash when closing document after canceling chart wizard (Writer) [Caolán McNamara]
    184. tdf#142367 Writer crashes when opening docx (GTK3) [Noel Grandin]
    185. tdf#142370 CRASH: Closing tip of the day ( GTK3 ) [Caolán McNamara]
    186. tdf#142387 FILESAVE DOCX Roundtrip interdependant tracked changes [László Németh]
    187. tdf#142389 Help for AutoFilter [Olivier Hallot]
    188. tdf#142390 calc >2021-05-19, no mouse cursor in cell area [Mike Kaganski]
    189. tdf#142395 FILEOPEN CSV: Space trailing values imported as garbage [Mike Kaganski, Xisco Fauli]
    190. tdf#142402 FILEOPEN\VIEWING\XLSX Differrent values at standard filter [Balazs Varga]
    191. tdf#142404 FILEOPEN DOCX TAB_OVER_MARGIN not needed for compatibiltymode >= 15 [Justin Luth]
    192. tdf#142417 Online Help: "File Conversion Filter Names" page should contain an "API Name" column [Kevin Suo]
    193. tdf#142448 Add custom color shading to RDF metadata fields [László Németh]
    194. tdf#142467 Inserting series in Stock Chart Data Table crashes Writer (Fedora only?) [Stephan Bergmann, Caolán McNamara]
    195. tdf#142478 [CRASH] searching on slide notes will crash Impress [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    196. tdf#142479 CRASH: pressing return key after opening arrow styles floating window [Caolán McNamara]
    197. tdf#142483 top-right cell of table loses border in XHTML export [Xisco Fauli, Michael Stahl]
    198. tdf#142495 [EMF] ETO_OPAQUE and ETO_CLIP support for EmrText object [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    199. tdf#142513 Wrong zoom directing within Calc's print preview [Heiko Tietze, Jim Raykowski]
    200. tdf#142531 Online Help: improve online help css for Simplified Chinese language in Linux [Kevin Suo]
    201. tdf#142537 PPTX export placeholder modifycations are disappears [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    202. tdf#142546 FILEOPEN LO 7.1.3 breaks formulas in .FODT files [Noel Grandin]
    203. tdf#142547 Crash when adding comment in a table in Writer [Noel Grandin]
    204. tdf#142549 Assertion failure when closing LO [Caolán McNamara]
    205. tdf#142566 [EMF] PolyTextOut support [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    206. tdf#142567 [WMF/EMF] RestoreDC should read and use 'SavedDC' value [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    207. tdf#142609 Autofilter command does not have shortcut [Gabor Kelemen]
    208. tdf#142612 Shortcut for Calc Show Formula command does not work on Windows+Hungarian keyboard [Gabor Kelemen]
    209. tdf#142625 [WMF] fail to load file with StretchDIB MR containing PNG or JPEG image [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    210. tdf#142629 Importing psd image with transparent background results in "Unknown image format" [Xisco Fauli, Noel Grandin]
    211. tdf#142635 Copy+paste a sheet with chart results in incorrect chart's data ranges [Mike Kaganski]
    212. tdf#142638 CRASH: leaving embedded object (GTK3) [Noel Grandin]
    213. tdf#142651 Writer: Next Change stopped working in 7.2 [Jim Raykowski]
    214. tdf#142652 [LOCALHELP] Add glossary term for Half-width and Full-width characters [Ming Hua]
    215. tdf#142669 When opening UTF8 or UTF16 files BOM is always detected [tobias]
    216. tdf#142713 FILESAVE XLSX Secondary axis not saved in several chart types [Balazs Varga]
    217. tdf#142721 impossible set single cell border inside a table [Caolán McNamara]
    218. tdf#142722 [WMF] BitBlt is wrong and StretchBlt is not implemented [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    219. tdf#142741 Wrong link rectangle calculation while exporing PDF with footnotes when footnote body not on the same page as footnote anchor [Georgy Litvinov]
    220. tdf#142745 [EMF] Hang on FillRgn EMR [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    221. tdf#142758 Fileopen XLS: Borderline display is incorrect from LO 7.2 Alpha1 (XLSX OK) [Caolán McNamara]


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