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    General for this Beta: parallel installation

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


    • LibreOffice 7.6 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 7.6.0 Alpha1:

    1. cid#1448540 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    2. cid#1524496 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    3. cid#1529965 uninitialized scalar variable [Caolán McNamara]
    4. cid#1530046 unchecked dynamic_cast [Caolán McNamara]
    5. cid#1530394 uncaught exception [Caolán McNamara]
    6. cid#1531780 dereference null return value [Caolán McNamara]
    7. i#6327 Cancel "select all tables" with keyboard [shehr]
    8. i#79169 WW8: Import loses font on macro button fields [Justin Luth]
    9. ofz#57493 reduce num_edges required to trigger [Caolán McNamara]
    10. ofz#58830 do Bezier point count check [Caolán McNamara]
    11. ofz#58883 out-of-memory [Caolán McNamara]
    12. ofz#58928 heap-buffer-overflow READ [Caolán McNamara]
    13. ofz#58942 tweak so fuzzing uses the same defaults as real world writer [Caolán McNamara]
    14. ofz#58991 heap-buffer-overflow [Caolán McNamara]
    15. ofz#59028 avoid config [Caolán McNamara]
    16. ofz#59210 abrt [Caolán McNamara]
    17. ofz#59338 abrt failed_throw [Caolán McNamara]
    18. ofz#59362 aPardMap returns 0 'Which' for SID_ATTR_BORDER_OUTER [Caolán McNamara]
    19. tdf#36711 FILOPEN .DOC Wrap around frame positions wrong, horizontal relative to Page, vertical relative to Paragraph (MSO opens wrong self saved DOCX) [Justin Luth]
    20. tdf#38742 Pushpins/Favourites in recent menu and start center [Andreas Heinisch]
    21. tdf#43157 Clean up OSL_ASSERT, DBG_ASSERT, etc. [Baole Fang]
    22. tdf#55946 FILEOPEN: Word document with multiple objects/frames on cover page formatted wrong [Justin Luth]
    23. tdf#57423 PDF: "Description" and "Title/Text Alternative" is only PDF-exported for Images, but not for Shapes, Formula, Frames, and OLE Objects [Thorsten Behrens]
    24. tdf#60683 Frame position reference lost when inporting .DOC file [Justin Luth]
    25. tdf#63130 FILESAVE Working with a large Visio 2003 Drawing is slow [Caolán McNamara, Noel Grandin]
    26. tdf#64830 RTL: LibreOffice requires duplicated hunspell dictionary for each Arabic locale [Khaled Hosny]
    27. tdf#71096 xlr filetype not associated with Calc in Windows [Julien Nabet]
    28. tdf#73483 FORMATTING: "Clear direct formatting" deletes page breaks but this does not show up until file is reopened [Mike Kaganski]
    29. tdf#79542 FORMCONTROLS: .xls - Option buttons contained in group boxes are not grouped. [Justin Luth]
    30. tdf#81720 After setting a cross-reference object from Fields dialog (or API calls), it can incorrectly receive edit cursor from document canvas during editing corrupting both reference field and document text (STR comment 22) [Matti Tyrväinen]
    31. tdf#86630 MENU: Easily insert page number into header/footer with extended menu Insert [Justin Luth]
    32. tdf#89288 Extra space displayed when Indic text meets non-Indic. [Khaled Hosny]
    33. tdf#90408 FILEOPEN FORMATTING Ms Word (.doc) table improper cell formatting (fontsize changed by field widget) [Justin Luth]
    34. tdf#90507 Tools - AutoCorrect - Apply converts non-empty "Default Paragraph Style" paragraphs to "Text Body" PS --even when no [M] options are selected [Baole Fang]
    35. tdf#91312 Anomalies applying conditional formatting (follow-on Bug 91229) [Xisco Fauli]
    36. tdf#92824 Limit the number of context menu spellcheck/autocorrect suggestions [László Németh]
    37. tdf#100034 Impossible to persistently remove print-range restrictions in .xlsx spreadsheet [Czeber László Ádám]
    38. tdf#103869 FILEOPEN LibO doesn't open .docx file with two table separated by a page break correctly [Miklos Vajna]
    39. tdf#103890 cut paste formula rewrite [Eike Rathke]
    40. tdf#104005 Expert Configuration dialog does not respect finalized configuration values [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    41. tdf#104704 LAYOUT DOC: Table in footer hides text in the following footer paragraph (fixed by re-layout) [Justin Luth]
    42. tdf#107965 Apply a font color to multiple cells doesn't colorize all text (steps in Comment 16) [Xisco Fauli]
    43. tdf#109149 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\windows will be accessed every time when pressing "Enter" [Caolán McNamara]
    44. tdf#114286 Move uno command entries from module specific xcu file to GenericCommands.xcu [Julien Nabet]
    45. tdf#120283 connector view changes when duplicating slide [Dr. David Alan Gilbert]
    46. tdf#121367 Writer - Changes to table size "Optimal" features need documentation [Seth Chaiklin]
    47. tdf#122081 Crash in SwFrame::FindFootnoteBossFrame(bool) [Caolán McNamara]
    48. tdf#130363 FILESAVE DOCX character padded border highlight fill incomplete at end-of-line [Justin Luth]
    49. tdf#131638 Text cell prompting about incorect formula [Baole Fang]
    50. tdf#132026 Entering "-" in a cell formatted as text puts Calc into formula-entering mode [Baole Fang, Xisco Fauli]
    51. tdf#132246 Shapes with blur effect in an SVG aren't rendered correctly [Xisco Fauli]
    52. tdf#133504 Fileopen: DOC frame with wrap is wrong [Justin Luth]
    53. tdf#134114 FILEOPEN DOCX: Option "Allow overlap" is wrongly not set when opening docx document [Justin Luth]
    54. tdf#134901 Export as PDF: consider this equivalent to printing and thus update the "Last printed" date/time/author fields (comment 8) [Justin Luth]
    55. tdf#135709 Changing as character to 'to character' defaults to parallel wrap with ODT and DOCX but wrap through in DOC [Justin Luth]
    56. tdf#135710 EDITING DOC: Image frame at wrong position on screen after reload and changing anchor from to character to paragraph [Justin Luth]
    57. tdf#136536 Bullets become red (font color) after save & reload (ODT) [Justin Luth]
    58. tdf#138279 Unable to add a textbox to chart [Justin Luth]
    59. tdf#138726 Blank input fields on mixed styles should be sensitive per attribute [Justin Luth]
    60. tdf#139512 Insert table in Impress insert a huge table (cell size). It's was more decently proportioned in the past [Justin Luth]
    61. tdf#139858 Paste Special > Comments must not overwrite cell content [Andreas Heinisch]
    62. tdf#139863 Grantha consonants combining with Vedic svara markers are not displayed correctly [Khaled Hosny]
    63. tdf#140066 Undo of 'as character' produces wrong results (DOCX) [Miklos Vajna]
    64. tdf#140091 Suggestion: burger menu for sheets in Calc [Olivier Hallot, Heiko Tietze]
    65. tdf#140226 Make use of SfxPoolItems more typesafe by using StaticWhichCast [MoazAlaa]
    66. tdf#140508 Filesave DOC: Non-square shape with border frame has wrap wrong applied (3 regressions) [Justin Luth]
    67. tdf#140557 NB Tabbed interface not using whole width of the NB to show controls (STR comment 11) [Justin Luth]
    68. tdf#141440 Comment deleted when pasting special Formula, Number or Text [Andreas Heinisch]
    69. tdf#141684 Groupedbar Compact changes when cursor is in table [Justin Luth]
    70. tdf#142978 Add an Accessibility sidebar [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    71. tdf#143239 Image off-page after undo [Michael Stahl]
    72. tdf#143445 Endnotes not at the end and not formatted as expected when saving many footnotes as DOC and opening (at the end in MSO, so RT problem) [Miklos Vajna]
    73. tdf#143877 [EMF+] Missing EmfPlusDrawCurve implementation (it is using cardinal spline) [Bartosz Kosiorek]
    74. tdf#144362 FILESAVE DOC: 2 columns section merge with next section [Justin Luth]
    75. tdf#145080 make sure cell selection colors use good contrast when following system highlight color on macOS [Heiko Tietze]
    76. tdf#145538 Use range based for loops [Supriyo Paul, Dr. David Alan Gilbert]
    77. tdf#145998 Page styles in docx-file revert to previous settings after reopening the document [Justin Luth]
    78. tdf#146518 BASIC IDE: Add menu option to reopen Watch and Call windows [Rafael Lima]
    79. tdf#146547 UI Editing Editable section in read-only document does not mark document modified [Samuel Mehrbrodt, Julien Nabet]
    80. tdf#146626 Crash in macOS Calc on font size operation on multi-monitor setup [Patrick Luby]
    81. tdf#147021 Use std::size() instead of SAL_N_ELEMENTS() macro [Dr. David Alan Gilbert]
    82. tdf#147740 Lower icons disappear in groupedbar compact user interface [Justin Luth]
    83. tdf#148088 UI: Dialog "Load Master Slide" should name "Load Master Page" (alongside several other similar labels) [Baole Fang]
    84. tdf#148142 "On tick marks" option of x-axis formatting in LibreOffice Calc is not saved [Tünde Tóth]
    85. tdf#148251 Use std::swap instead of using temporary values [Dr. David Alan Gilbert]
    86. tdf#148756 Document Type in Options dialog should correspond to the application that opened the dialog [Baole Fang]
    87. tdf#148897 Image position not restored when pressing undo [Michael Stahl]
    88. tdf#148979 Field context menu should have "Update Field" item [TokieSan]
    89. tdf#149297 EDITING: Text selection in vertical text positioned incorrectly [Khaled Hosny]
    90. tdf#149598 "Format cells" dialog does not remember size [Andreas Heinisch]
    91. tdf#150028 Err:502 on formats with absolute seconds and millis [Laurent Balland]
    92. tdf#150606 Undo of table in columns adds multiple additional pages + broken layout [Michael Stahl]
    93. tdf#150769 Multi page table is mixed as a single page with garbled text [Miklos Vajna]
    94. tdf#151987 After deleting a sort list, the default sort lists are added again every time Calc starts [Mike Kaganski]
    95. tdf#152037 Data validation error when entering correct text length in XLSX file [Czeber László Ádám, Xisco Fauli]
    96. tdf#152048 Wrong rendering of underline for justified Arabic/Persian text with kashida [Khaled Hosny]
    97. tdf#152431 Line count resets to zero after 65535 [Bogdan B]
    98. tdf#152983 crash in layout with chained text frames anchored in footer [Michael Stahl]
    99. tdf#153040 PDF Export: SDT Dropdown List is empty [Justin Luth]
    100. tdf#153317 MySQL/MariaDB direct connection: Content of field type 'Bit' isn't shown in Tools → SQL [Julien Nabet]
    101. tdf#153361 Theme color set has unsuitable lighten for background colors [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    102. tdf#153437 Cancelling insertion of a line insert a shift after column I [Czeber László Ádám]
    103. tdf#153440 Unexpected behavior when typing Emojis in RTL paragraph [Khaled Hosny]
    104. tdf#153561 Rename "Chapter -> Heading" and "E# -> H#" in Entries tab of Insert Table of Contents, Index, Bibliography dialog [Seth Chaiklin]
    105. tdf#153721 Rename "Move Chapter Up/Down" to "Move Heading+Text Up/Down" in Navigator [Jim Raykowski]
    106. tdf#153789 Icons needed for new Uno commands WatchWindow and StackWindow in the Basic IDE [Rizal Muttaqin]
    107. tdf#153790 Unnecessary 3D sheet reference in end part of reference after cut and paste [Xisco Fauli, Eike Rathke]
    108. tdf#153876 No functions are shown for "Optimize Size" help in Writer. [Seth Chaiklin]
    109. tdf#153972 Calc Autofilter can't select background colour when all cells in the filtered column have no content [Xisco Fauli, Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    110. tdf#154114 Formatting active cell applies formatting to entire cell range with data (as if prior Ctrl +A selection remains active) [Noel Grandin]
    111. tdf#154118 FILEOPEN: PPT: Incorrect indent [Xisco Fauli]
    112. tdf#154131 Add option to not detect numbers in scientific notations (like 1E1 or 5E2) at text paste / import [Laurent Balland]
    113. tdf#154174 Empty edit cell after fill [Czeber László Ádám, Xisco Fauli]
    114. tdf#154186 Change "OK" to "Apply" in the "Edit Index Entry" dialog [Seth Chaiklin]
    115. tdf#154210 F1 (Help) for Navigator context menu for Headings not linked to relevant help pages [Olivier Hallot]
    116. tdf#154477 Color attribute set by colorscale conditional format not copied to HTML [Henry Castro]
    117. tdf#154547 Hebrew fonts in drop-down list don't show the full expected phrase [Khaled Hosny]
    118. tdf#154628 XML Form Document: Sending data with GET fires very often [Julien Nabet]
    119. tdf#154751 FILEOPEN DOCX Strikethrough is not displayed [Justin Luth]
    120. tdf#154782 A11Y sidebar: scrolling no longer works with mouse wheel [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    121. tdf#154787 Ambiguous File menu entry for creating a new document from a template [Heiko Tietze]
    122. tdf#154821 FILESAVE Objects in hidden rows/cols don't retain position when hide other rows/cols before them, save and reload [Regina Henschel]
    123. tdf#154927 Crash when a11y toolbar is visible and try to insert a math object [Julien Nabet]
    124. tdf#154956 FILEOPEN DOCX: Bookmark is duplicated (but duplicate is in the correct spot) [Justin Luth]
    125. tdf#154996 Help pages about dialogs should provide instructions for the Tabbed UI [Olivier Hallot]
    126. tdf#155002 CRASH: loading document [Miklos Vajna]
    127. tdf#155065 Change label of .uno:InsertPageNumberField to "Page Number Field" (from "Page Number") [Seth Chaiklin]
    128. tdf#155070 An easier way to access the skia.log [Heiko Tietze]
    129. tdf#155087 Autocorrection in Romanian applies to existing words [Cip Cipricus]
    130. tdf#155121 XML Form Document: Impossible to create a user defined data type and set field as "not required" [Julien Nabet]
    131. tdf#155123 XML Form Document: Deleting parts of user defined data type impossible. [Julien Nabet]
    132. tdf#155143 LibreOffice Apps crashes when scrolling document with the mouse on 4K screen [Julien Nabet]
    133. tdf#155179 Strange "=>" used in solver dialog for "greater or equal" [Bogdan B]
    134. tdf#155190 FILESAVE Acrobat Accessibility checker reports "Associated with content" error in alternative text check [Michael Stahl]
    135. tdf#155200 As of version LO 7.4.x.x large branding icon in the thumbnails of the last used documents. [Heiko Tietze]
    136. tdf#155204 BASIC SF GetRows treats an empty result as an error [Jean-Pierre Ledure]
    137. tdf#155228 Syntax error in PDF for Tab key of page object [Michael Stahl]
    138. tdf#155232 LibreOffice and LanguageTool extension: LibreOffice doesn't free RAM for special interface XFlatParagraph [Mike Kaganski]
    139. tdf#155235 Draw crashes on close: SIGSEGV in SalInstance:GetYieldMutex() [Noel Grandin]
    140. tdf#155271 The attribute drawooo:display is missing in libreoffice rng -file [Regina Henschel]
    141. tdf#155278 UI: Status bar icons are slightly oversized (clipped) [Heiko Tietze]
    142. tdf#155297 FILEOPEN DOCX loading loses paragraph line spacing [Khaled Hosny]
    143. tdf#155309 Help not found: Base forms - dialog Record Search. [Olivier Hallot]
    144. tdf#155319 Data bars appear incorrectly after copying [Tibor Nagy]
    145. tdf#155321 FILEOPEN XLSX Colour scale changes colour on import [Tibor Nagy]
    146. tdf#155324 updating ToX inserts wrong (too large) page numbers [Michael Stahl]
    147. tdf#155327 FILEOPEN: PPTX: Wordart not displayed [Regina Henschel]
    148. tdf#155328 DOCX import/export of table column change tracking is missing. [László Németh]
    149. tdf#155341 Change tracking for inserting table columns [László Németh]
    150. tdf#155343 Display changes to table columns in tooltip. [László Németh]
    151. tdf#155344 Accept/reject changes to table columns in the local menu of a table cell. [László Németh]
    152. tdf#155345 Hide deleted columns in Hide Changes mode [László Németh]
    153. tdf#155346 CRASH: trying to copy/paste protected content [Michael Stahl]
    154. tdf#155349 Writer collaborative performance regression problem in 7.5 [Caolán McNamara]
    155. tdf#155350 Autocorrect does not work in comments (gtk3) [Caolán McNamara]
    156. tdf#155368 Can't toggle Wrap Text on all cells if a cell already has it [Noel Grandin, Xisco Fauli]
    157. tdf#155369 Formula Calculation: Indirect() returns #REF! [Dennis Francis]
    158. tdf#155374 Icons needed for new Uno command PageNumberWizard [Rizal Muttaqin]
    159. tdf#155376 Poor performance in Calc UI when using Keyboard Viewer [Noel Grandin]
    160. tdf#155387 ReqIF export produces invalid XML (too many closing li elements) for a list [Mike Kaganski]
    161. tdf#155393 Crash in SfxShell::GetViewShell() [Jim Raykowski]
    162. tdf#155407 Incorrect autocorrection of double dashes in a specific situation [Mike Kaganski]
    163. tdf#155410 Scrolling is much slower in Writer 7.5 with gtk3 VCL in a document with lots of SVG and PNG images [Noel Grandin]
    164. tdf#155412 PowerPoint wants to repair these files after roundtrip [Regina Henschel]
    165. tdf#155425 UI Can't Select top right color [Caolán McNamara]
    166. tdf#155436 CRASH: exporting to PDF [Michael Stahl]
    167. tdf#155437 PDF export: incorrect gradient [Armin Le Grand (allotropia)]
    168. tdf#155443 MySQL/MariaDB direct connection: Impossible to change a field name in a table. [Julien Nabet]
    169. tdf#155453 Cell content's formatting lost when edited in formula bar [Caolán McNamara]
    170. tdf#155465 FILESAVE DOC: Saving as doc file would make the paragraph justified effects not worked [Justin Luth]
    171. tdf#155496 ReqIF export produces invalid XML (unmatched closing elements) for a list with subheader [Mike Kaganski]
    172. tdf#155504 Missing "Go to" and "Fix" buttons for shapes without alt/desc text [Samuel Mehrbrodt]
    173. tdf#155507 Writer collaborative performance with numbering in document [Caolán McNamara]
    174. tdf#155514 VIEWING: Combination of unicode Devanagari UDATTA and ANUDATTA with Telugu characters results in dotted circle [Khaled Hosny]
    175. tdf#155515 CRASH: clicking on sheet (gtk3) [Noel Grandin]
    176. tdf#155528 crash with SIGSEGV in SalInstance::GetYieldMutex() on exit after inserting image (GTK3) [Noel Grandin]
    177. tdf#155537 MCGR FILESAVE OOXML Combining Color and Transparent Gradient could be smarter [Armin Le Grand (allotropia)]
    178. tdf#155542 checkGlyphsEqual assert on IS_UNSAFE_TO_BREAK inconsistency seen in crashtesting [Khaled Hosny, Caolán McNamara]
    179. tdf#155543 Define a custom color does not work any longer [Stephan Bergmann]
    180. tdf#155549 MCGR improve backward compatibility for axial gradients [Regina Henschel]
    181. tdf#155557 Wrong rendering of underline for justified mixed RTL/LTR script text [Khaled Hosny]
    182. tdf#155562 crash when switching to PostgreSQL connector in Database wizard [Julien Nabet]
    183. tdf#155611 Wrong layout and crash closing text documents with nested sections and tables in 7.5.3 [Mike Kaganski]
    184. tdf#155623 Visible gap in the underlined text containing tab [Khaled Hosny]
    185. tdf#155630 Deduplicate copy/paste code (reboot with a new tool) [Julien Nabet]
    186. tdf#155647 LanguageTool Server does not check documents [Mike Kaganski]
    187. tdf#155652 Writing Aids options page language matched configured locale of LibreOffice, not UI language [Mike Kaganski]
    188. tdf#155676 Editing FontsUseWinMetrics in Expert Configuration dialog breaks it [Khaled Hosny, خالد حسني]
    189. tdf#155685 CRASH: after undoing deletion with extended select all and table at end [Michael Stahl]


    This build contains these translation updates: [1]. See credits for each language.