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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

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


    • LibreOffice 7.4 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 7.4.0 Alpha1:

    1. coverity#1504438 fix for ImplFontMetricData [Mark Hung]
    2. coverity#1504441 fix for SwFntObj. [Mark Hung]
    3. bnc#758883 revert "dmapper: paragraph-level..." [Vasily Melenchuk]
    4. cid#1504440 move Uninitialized scalar field annotation [Caolán McNamara]
    5. cid#1504532 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    6. cid#1504533 silence Uncaught exception [Caolán McNamara]
    7. cid#1504534 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    8. cid#1504535 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    9. cid#1504537 silence Dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    10. cid#1504538 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    11. cid#1504539 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    12. cid#1504540 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    13. cid#1504541 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    14. cid#1504542 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    15. cid#1504543 silence unhelpful, aggressive UNINIT_CTOR [Stephan Bergmann]
    16. cid#1504544 deliberately Uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    17. cid#1504545 dereference after null check [Caolán McNamara]
    18. cid#1504573 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    19. cid#1504574 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
    20. cid#1504575 dereference before null check [Caolán McNamara]
    21. cid#1504583 unchecked return value [Caolán McNamara]
    22. cid#1504591 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    23. cid#1504593 silence Dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    24. cid#1504594 suppress false positive [Stephan Bergmann]
    25. cid#1504597 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    26. cid#1504664 silence Operands don't affect result [Caolán McNamara]
    27. ofz#24932 1 speed up GetItemState when iterating [Noel Grandin]
    28. ofz#46060 timeout [Caolán McNamara]
    29. ofz#46070 handle unknown line styles [Caolán McNamara]
    30. ofz#47323 suppress Direct-leak [Caolán McNamara]
    31. ofz#47473 OOM just skip the unused "reserved" data on read [Caolán McNamara]
    32. ofz#47559 integer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    33. ofz#47587 timeout [Caolán McNamara]
    34. ofz#47589 can't avoid passing in an output in the general case after all [Caolán McNamara]
    35. ofz#47591 avoid OOM [Caolán McNamara]
    36. ofz#47617 don't skip TIFFClose on error condition [Caolán McNamara]
    37. ofz#47639 avoid Integer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    38. ofz#47664 OOM [Caolán McNamara]
    39. ofz#47673 skip oversized tiff images [Caolán McNamara]
    40. ofz#47759 timeout [Caolán McNamara]
    41. ofz#47781 out of memory [Caolán McNamara]
    42. ofz#47901 fix read overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    43. tdf#149036 breeze: add Label Field icons [Rizal Muttaqin]
    44. tdf#38948 FILESAVE - Calc does not save the solver's model to files [Rafael Lima]
    45. tdf#43244 VIEWING nonprinting characters (spaces) missing at page margin [Attila Szűcs]
    46. tdf#50400 PDF export: Warn that password field does not accept Unicode characters other than ASCII (see Comment 6) [Caolán McNamara]
    47. tdf#56266 FILESAVE: "Track/record changes": interdependentant revision marks not correctly saved to ODT file [László Németh]
    48. tdf#62776 File Picker Hover Should Show Folder Locations [Seth Chaiklin]
    49. tdf#65067 change defaults to avoid unnecessary horizontal spacing around formulas [Rafael Lima]
    50. tdf#65911 Shortcuts for style dialogs [Seth Chaiklin]
    51. tdf#66228 FILESAVE: save to PPTX changes connector style [Tibor Nagy]
    52. tdf#81293 The dialog “manage names” forgets size and column width settings [Noel Grandin]
    53. tdf#84502 Add shortcut keys to each Sidebar Tab to open its content panel(s) [Jim Raykowski]
    54. tdf#89131 UI Control spin button for number of heading rows in dialog Insert Table is not working [Seth Chaiklin, Caolán McNamara]
    55. tdf#89231 UI: error displaying GtkSpinButton for percentages in German language--e.g. Scaling (Skalierung) and Transparency (Transparenz) [Luboš Luňák]
    56. tdf#90579 EDITING: Crash on cancel "Tools Cell Contents Formula to Value" on more than one cell [Xisco Fauli]
    57. tdf#91344 help for Writer "View" menu is not updated [Olivier Hallot]
    58. tdf#99708 Calc Formula Bar multiline input doesn't remember state [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    59. tdf#104930 please handle 'hang' baseline feature of OpenType fonts [Mark Hung]
    60. tdf#105972 PDF form export does not save field types [Xisco Fauli]
    61. tdf#107078 LOCALHELP: Index: colors;CMYK. Target is outdated, CMYK was removed [Olivier Hallot]
    62. tdf#114256 Regression: Print Range not working anymore (Format - Page - Sheet - Scale) [Xisco Fauli]
    63. tdf#116767 Java: Call URLClassLoader.close once our runtime baseline is Java 7 [Stephan Bergmann]
    64. tdf#117006 On GNU/Linux, with High Contrast theme, the icon set is not correct [Caolán McNamara]
    65. tdf#119447 Start Module - "Create" section on left is not scrollable on smaller devices such as netbooks. [Heiko Tietze]
    66. tdf#119686 Indexed TIFF import problems at image border [Julien Nabet]
    67. tdf#119827 LibreOffice doesn’t interpret GtkBuilder’s “scale” attribute under Windows or gen, to indicate secondary labels in .ui’s [Caolán McNamara]
    68. tdf#120550 Draw - Changes to table size "Optimal" features need documentation [Seth Chaiklin]
    69. tdf#121367 Writer - Changes to table size "Optimal" features need documentation [Seth Chaiklin]
    70. tdf#121740 PPT (1,2 MB) with Equation 3.0 objects is slow to load (was better with OO) [Noel Grandin]
    71. tdf#122057 Loading Deflate/ZIP compression in TIFF image does not work [Julien Nabet]
    72. tdf#123877 "Hash incompatible" in calc spreadsheet [László Németh]
    73. tdf#124820 FILEOPEN XLSX Cell strike through cannot be applied on cell with differently colored text, after xlsx import [Xisco Fauli, Justin Luth]
    74. tdf#125925 Qt5 VCL UI Fonts are small [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    75. tdf#126109 EDITING/UI: Slow when replacing string to number [Luboš Luňák]
    76. tdf#126658 Arrow Style modification workflow is unclear [Seth Chaiklin]
    77. tdf#127294 Add more tips of the day (and make it module-specific eventually) [Seth Chaiklin]
    78. tdf#129674 Add "Goto sheet" dialog to Calc [Olivier Hallot, Laurent BP]
    79. tdf#131155 Sorting - Move 'Range contains column labels' from 'Options' tab to 'Sort Criteria' tab [Heiko Tietze]
    80. tdf#131199 TIFF import filters missing [Caolán McNamara]
    81. tdf#132293 Run pyflakes on python uitest files to find unused imports [tagezi]
    82. tdf#132350 Icon of updates button on right end of menu bar is still not visible with kf5 vcl (or again not visible) [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    83. tdf#133716 Unecessary Gradient in The Box Border of Presenter Console [dldld]
    84. tdf#133957 Deleting a paragraph with backspace deletes the image (instead of moving up) [Michael Stahl]
    85. tdf#135346 Print preview: "no data" on big print range for one page [Xisco Fauli, Tomaž Vajngerl]
    86. tdf#135843 FILEOPEN PPTX: extraneous/missing lines in table in Impress versus PowerPoint [Xisco Fauli]
    87. tdf#136787 FILEOPEN: Incorrect Shadow shape with Glow effect [Gülşah Köse]
    88. tdf#136916 Underline menu lines not visible in dark mode [Rizal Muttaqin]
    89. tdf#137471 CMIS dialog advances beyond lower right corner of the screen [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    90. tdf#137639 Copying and pasting English text converts it to Chinese (kf5 + Wayland) [Michael Weghorn]
    91. tdf#137748 [UI] <underlined character> not working in Statistics tab [Writer] [Calc] [Caolán McNamara, Seth Chaiklin]
    92. tdf#138844 UI: Label "type" & Image in the image properties dialog not really helpful (self-explaining) [Seth Chaiklin]
    93. tdf#139514 Delete one of both paragraph below a text frame deletes the text frame [Michael Stahl]
    94. tdf#139734 Drop redundant asserts after MacrosTest::loadFromDesktop [Siddhant Chaudhary]
    95. tdf#140215 Improve the Comment strings in .desktop files [Ilmari Lauhakangas]
    96. tdf#140886 Allow hyperlink opening on file with execute bit set ref. CVE-2019-9847 [Stephan Bergmann]
    97. tdf#141186 In Print dialog <alt>+G gives focus to Orientation too [Caolán McNamara]
    98. tdf#141474 Documentation specifies incorrect parameter names for Basic functions [Alain Romedenne]
    99. tdf#142071 Some of Contents of Tips of The Day Missmatch with real menu/options [Rizal Muttaqin]
    100. tdf#142261 [EMF/EMF+] SetMiterLimit support [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    101. tdf#142368 Hint from AutoInput in formula bar stays on top after switching to another application [Caolán McNamara]
    102. tdf#142635 Copy+paste a sheet with chart results in incorrect chart's data ranges [Mike Kaganski]
    103. tdf#143876 [EMF+] Missing "star"/winding line drawings (missing EmfPlusDrawClosedCurve and EmfPlusFillClosedCurve records implementation) [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    104. tdf#143964 insert/overwrite cursor shape lags in formula editing [Noel Grandin]
    105. tdf#144601 Rotating image results in inverted colors [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    106. tdf#144788 To navigate over footnote and endnote anchors in Navigator [Jim Raykowski]
    107. tdf#145178 ODF import; Custom formats for Footnotes/Endnotes inside a section are not read from saved files, all numbering types convert to Arabic [Xisco Fauli, Louis Possoz, Michael Stahl]
    108. tdf#145182 Navigator does not remember last position when closed and reopened; nor when new session starts (GTK3?) [Jim Raykowski]
    109. tdf#145248 EDITING CELL contents in the contents/formula bar produces unexpected result [Caolán McNamara]
    110. tdf#145527 NoClassDefFound Error in Java Macro when trying to load another class [Stephan Bergmann]
    111. tdf#145603 Drag-n-drop in formula bar creates mismatch between cell and formula bar [Noel Grandin]
    112. tdf#145722 Basic Editor : impossible to copy a module or a dialog to an another worksheet. [Caolán McNamara]
    113. tdf#145875 Insert section dialog opened when pasting image from Firefox in Win (paste special is okay) [Szymon Kłos]
    114. tdf#146272 Empty image frame on file open/cut/paste frame will restore visibility [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    115. tdf#146762 Demote level of first list item with tab (and promote with shift+tab) and introduce ctrl+shift+tab to indent the whole list [Heiko Tietze]
    116. tdf#146928 Open the corresponding text font tab for Asian/CTL fonts [Heiko Tietze]
    117. tdf#146955 SAXParseException: '[word/footnotes.xml line 2] after RT save of DOCX - on open by LO and not by MSO [László Németh]
    118. tdf#146988 Opening at cursor position doesn't work in large documents (User Data must be entered) [Noel Grandin]
    119. tdf#147021 Use std::size() instead of SAL_N_ELEMENTS() macro [Roman Kuznetsov]
    120. tdf#147132 Flatten Basic function implementations [Roman Kuznetsov]
    121. tdf#147220 Replacing with the track changes on but not visible results in false rendering [Michael Stahl]
    122. tdf#147390 Change Aranese {oc-ES} locale's language tag to {oc-ES-aranes}, Languedocien {oc-FR} to {oc-FR-lengadoc} [Eike Rathke]
    123. tdf#147524 Enhancement request: switch location of "Increase Indent" and "Decrease Indent" icons on Writer toolbar [Seth Chaiklin]
    124. tdf#147708 Writer crashes trying to open file with 3000 pages [Caolán McNamara]
    125. tdf#147844 UI: Edit track changes dialog missing buttons (reject/accept) [Xisco Fauli, Aron Budea]
    126. tdf#147991 FILESAVE PPTX: text shows with different paragraph indentation [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    127. tdf#148072 Sheet-local named expression destroyed with Cut-Paste-Undo [Eike Rathke]
    128. tdf#148087 Assertion failed when editing a cell with an OnSelectionChange macro breakpoint triggered [Noel Grandin]
    129. tdf#148132 Paragraph numbering bold inverted for 2nd and 3rd level [Vasily Melenchuk]
    130. tdf#148163 #REF! in incorrect references [Eike Rathke]
    131. tdf#148168 LibreOffice Document Recovery dialog shows weird text input field [Caolán McNamara]
    132. tdf#148197 LibreOffice crashes when I try to dock floating Navigator window (GTK3) [Caolán McNamara]
    133. tdf#148255 LibreOffice Writer: Text "disappears" while writing between two formulas that are next to each other [Luboš Luňák]
    134. tdf#148309 Mail-merging a complex document with many data records significantly slower after fix for bug 144565 [Michael Stahl]
    135. tdf#148365 CRASH: Writer 7.4 enters infinite loop while opening DOCX file (high CPU, previously hangup) [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    136. tdf#148413 Non-ASCII image names are encoded wrong when saved as HTML [Mike Kaganski, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    137. tdf#148428 i18n: add dv-MV Dhivehi (Maldives) locale data (was: LibreOffice Calc Vs MS Excel Dhivehi Calendar Issues) [Eike Rathke]
    138. tdf#148455 In Writer, the paragraph numbering continues instead of restarting after updating cross references [Vasily Melenchuk]
    139. tdf#148461 Assertion failed: (pMerged->pFirstNode->GetIndex() <= i), function DelFrames, file node.cxx, line 1444. [Michael Stahl]
    140. tdf#148467 Sparkline's main menu items should be in other places [Roman Kuznetsov]
    141. tdf#148486 Maybe difference between "Top" and "From top" (and "Bottom" and "From Bottom") should be explained in Position and Size (Shape) and Type (Image) [Seth Chaiklin]
    142. tdf#148491 Close document X button doesn't close (qt5 and kf5 only) [Seth Chaiklin]
    143. tdf#148706 Values of numeric form fields missing in PDF export [Xisco Fauli]
    144. tdf#148720 FILEOPEN DOCX: Positions of shapes within a grouping are jumbled [Attila Bakos (NISZ)]
    145. tdf#148736 Popup dialog boxes for Arrow Style tab should use consistent terminology with the main Arrow style tab [Seth Chaiklin]
    146. tdf#148737 Improve label and tooltip for Arrow Styles icon in Drawing Objects Properties bar [Seth Chaiklin]
    147. tdf#148740 UI Issue: In View->Styles, the `+` gets hidden when the cursor is on a parent style [Caolán McNamara]
    148. tdf#148815 Update variable not to ask to save document if changed also for Reload [Heiko Tietze]
    149. tdf#148817 [LOCALHELP] Add sparkline help page [Olivier Hallot]
    150. tdf#148846 TOC: Character fill for tabulation is wrong at opening [Noel Grandin]
    151. tdf#148863 If a matrix created by RANDBETWEEN.NV function is transposed, it will not be random number. [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    152. tdf#148864 Kubuntu 22.04 LTS LibreOffice Impress 7.3.3 Fails to Play Embedded Videos [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    153. tdf#148869 The selected spelling suggestion in right click context menu isn't applied [Michael Stahl]
    154. tdf#148923 FILEOPEN: PPTX: Incorrect image in media file [Tünde Tóth]
    155. tdf#148941 Make label of the field for an image's text alternative consistent [Seth Chaiklin]
    156. tdf#148963 Better differentiation of icons for "Restart Numbering" and "Insert Unnumbered Entry" [Rizal Muttaqin]
    157. tdf#148965 PPTX doesn't import internal hyperlinks on grouped shapes on the first slide [Tibor Nagy]
    158. tdf#149010 "Previous Link" and "Next Link" should only appear on Frames Options tab [Heiko Tietze, Seth Chaiklin]
    159. tdf#149012 Options tab for Frame, Object, Image needs to be updated [Seth Chaiklin]
    160. tdf#149017 FORMATTING REGRESSION Broken text rendering of justified hyphenated paragraphs (space added, characters swapped) [Mark Hung]
    161. tdf#149018 "Object" property dialog (and Navigator and UI elements) should be retitled "OLE Object" [Seth Chaiklin]
    162. tdf#149036 Missing icon for "Label Field" using Breeze icon theme [Rizal Muttaqin]
    163. tdf#149047 Improve labels and tooltips for .uno:ObjectMenue and .uno:InsertObjCtrl in the Customize dialog [Seth Chaiklin]
    164. tdf#149049 Navigator does not show media objects unless a "Name" is added [Jim Raykowski]
    165. tdf#149050 .uno:Gallery should open the Gallery deck [Jim Raykowski]
    166. tdf#149068 Impress slideshow: Crash on automatic advance of slide in GTK3 [Caolán McNamara]
    167. tdf#149071 SUMIFS generates wrong result [Luboš Luňák]
    168. tdf#149072 Export PDF doesn't work with PDF/UA in GUI after Index language was set [Julien Nabet]
    169. tdf#149074 Insert bookmark dialog doesn't show existing bookmark names with 'gen' [Caolán McNamara]
    170. tdf#149079 EDITING Calc crashes when editing cell content in inserted rows [Caolán McNamara]
    171. tdf#149086 [LOCALHELP] Update Direct SQL dialog Help page [Olivier Hallot]
    172. tdf#149089 FILEOPEN: docx: get extra mini space between Chinese character when open docx file [Mark Hung]
    173. tdf#149093 "Start at" value in bullets and numbering is not taken over [Caolán McNamara]
    174. tdf#149096 Prevent 'Get' and 'Post' in submit methods field from being translated [Julien Nabet]
    175. tdf#149106 LOdev cannot be installed over an existing installation [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    176. tdf#149112 Showing subtotals dialog takes long time with 16K columns [Luboš Luňák]
    177. tdf#149124 PPTX: Grouped shapes connected with connector and ungroup it the connector won't be attached to shapes [Tibor Nagy]
    178. tdf#149128 Shapes connected with connector as odp, open as pptx the connector won't be attached to shapes. [Tibor Nagy]
    179. tdf#149130 Explanation of controls for Description dialog needs to be improved [Seth Chaiklin]
    180. tdf#149141 Draw UI/Editing. Allow object creation by clicking if drag size is below threshold [AshSinc]
    181. tdf#149157 VBA parsing bug with multiline continuation in comment [Andreas Heinisch]
    182. tdf#149170 UI The "Document in use" dialog is not appearing anymore when opening from 'recent files menu' [Michael Stahl]
    183. tdf#149176 When on the document turn off "Save autorecovery information every "10" minutes" after the document save every 10 minutes. [Tünde Tóth]
    184. tdf#149178 When you change the "Save autorecovery information every" option in the Options window and save the changes, the changes won't be saved. [Tünde Tóth]
    185. tdf#149184 Crash during save to DOCX after removing footer [Hossein]
    186. tdf#149186 Table of contents editor not showing buttons in Dutch UI [Caolán McNamara, Julien Nabet]
    187. tdf#149198 Crash on DOCX save [Xisco Fauli, Stephan Bergmann]
    188. tdf#149200 FILESAVE DOCX with hyperlink makes is unopenable in MSO [Vasily Melenchuk]
    189. tdf#149205 FILESAVE: PPTX: Incorrect background color after RT ( part 2 ) [Miklos Vajna]
    190. tdf#149206 FILEOPEN: EMF/WMF: Image displayed incorrectly [offtkp, Xisco Fauli]
    191. tdf#149214 Unicode IVS occupies more space if textgrid is on [Mark Hung]
    192. tdf#149231 Crash on print preview of master document (Linux) [Jim Raykowski]
    193. tdf#149242 "Left paragraph border" -> "Left of paragraph text area" and "Right paragraph border" -> "Right of paragraph text area" [Seth Chaiklin]
    194. tdf#149248 Feature request: Option to not hyphenate last word in a paragraph [László Németh]
    195. tdf#149252 "Margin" -> "Entire Paragraph Area" in "to" for Vertical Positioning and "Paragraph Area" -> "Entire Paragraph Area" in "to" for Horizontal positioning [Seth Chaiklin]
    196. tdf#149253 Anchor help pages needs some improvement [Seth Chaiklin]
    197. tdf#149255 qt5/kf5: ibus/kfml: Characters are not "swallowed" after completing complex letter [Michael Weghorn]
    198. tdf#149261 Impress crashes when starting slide show the second time [Miklos Vajna]
    199. tdf#149264 assert in checkGlyphsEqual() when loading sw/qa/extras/uiwriter/data/tdf104649.docx [Luboš Luňák]
    200. tdf#149268 FILEOPEN: particular document will CRASH after opening the navigator [Xisco Fauli, Jim Raykowski]
    201. tdf#149280 CRASH: reinstalling extension from addition dialog [Caolán McNamara]
    202. tdf#149304 Stylist does not show upper/lower case font effects [Noel Grandin]
    203. tdf#149324 Add paragraph property for Hyphenation option "Minimum Word Length" [László Németh]
    204. tdf#149329 After right-click cursor doesn't change back to the typing cursor [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    205. tdf#149365 Characters squeezed in text grid, affected by average character width [Mark Hung]
    206. tdf#149368 Using Breeze Icon with Gen Backend the UI Elements Are Not Matched with Latest Plasma Update [Rizal Muttaqin]
    207. tdf#149378 Outer functions returning an array/matrix occupy and display only the top left cell/element if not explicitly entered as array formula (MUNIT, TRANSPOSE, MINVERSE, ...) [Eike Rathke, Xisco Fauli]
    208. tdf#149389 Crash when closing document in dead key mode while adding comment [Noel Grandin]
    209. tdf#149402 VBA parsing bug with multiline continuation in comment ending with a whitespace [Andreas Heinisch]
    210. tdf#149408 CRASH: opening the WriterInspectorTextPanel in a OLE object [Caolán McNamara]
    211. tdf#149414 Change submenu label for formatting textboxes and shapes in Calc and Impress [Seth Chaiklin]
    212. tdf#149417 TIFFFillStrip: Read error at scanline 197; got 865 bytes, expected 866 [Xisco Fauli, Caolán McNamara]
    213. tdf#149418 FILESAVE: TIFFFetchDirectory: libtiff-svstream: Seek error accessing TIFF directory. [Xisco Fauli, Caolán McNamara]
    214. tdf#149420 Add hyphenation zone to layout, UI and ODF export/import [László Németh]
    215. tdf#149421 import/export DOCX hyphenation zone [László Németh]
    216. tdf#149437 "Distribute Rows Equally" -> "Distribute Rows Evenly" in Draw/Impress [Seth Chaiklin, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos]
    217. tdf#149470 Firebird: CLOB Field Types don't save the whole content with internal driver [Julien Nabet]
    218. tdf#149476 dragging text in formula bar causes graphical artifact [Luboš Luňák]
    219. tdf#149484 [FILEOPEN] ODS boolean number format missing [Xisco Fauli, Eike Rathke]
    220. tdf#149503 CRASH: Pasting content from sheet [Xisco Fauli]


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