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LibreOffice 5.0.3 and LibreOffice 4.4.6 Officially Released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.3, the 4th release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, and LibreOffice 4.4.6, the 7th release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family. So far, the LibreOffice 5.0 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever. Both software packages include many fixes introduced since the previous version. FILESAVE: Bullets are lost when saving in OOxml (.pptx or .ppsx) fix import of stretched background image DOCX import: fix left-from-style and first-from-direct FILESAVE: SolidConverter DOCX – On resave margins and images lost and file size doubled SLIDESHOW: cannot start show at selected slide after having changed range Crash: data text to columns Impress does not export slides bullets to PPTX correctly UI: Breeze icons appear in Sifr theme UI: Switching between Style and Formatting tabs changes document status to modified DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings – numbering style indents Addressbook Integration: Unevaluated variable ‘$filename$’ displayed in error dialog For more technical details, see links below For 5.

LibreOffice 5.0 RC5 released – Grab it now

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0 RC5, the fifth release candidate of LibreOffice 5.0 family. The upcoming 5.0.0 will be the first release of our fresh 5.0 line. Please be aware that LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC5 has not been flagged as ready for production use yet, however feel free to give it a try instead of 4.4.5. LibreOffice 5.0 RC5 changelog Content of a choosen listbox in a tablecontrol isn’t shown FILESAVE: New DOCX export of text with highlighting works not for all colors Show the real icon instead of a black square with gtk vclplug.

LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 released

LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 pre-release version had just been released, as such this version is not recommended for production use. As we know, LibreOffice is an open source productivity suite that provides all the necessary office components for small-business, educational and non-profit organizations. It is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice 5.0.0 RC4 changelog missing shape bg color uninitialized scalar field comply attributes name with FILESAVE: Pictures on buttons, created in forms, gone after reopening form Meta: Enhancing Impress/Draw toolbars and context menu EDITING – Calc Function suggestion too agressive Extend ODF to support some special scientific formats xlsx formula not importing correctly, with Table structured references in named expressions and MATCH lookup array creation Style preview in “Styles and Formatting” sidebar should be optional JRE defective message unless user installs Visual C++ 2010 runtimes UI: No bold headings in dialogues GetImplementationName method returns com.

LibreOffice 4.4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.4, the fourth minor release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family, with over 70 fixes over LibreOffice 4.4.3. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. LibreOffice 4.4.4 changelog Complete list of all new features in this release can be found here BugFixes fix default sdr attribute is special object don’t confuse logically r/o doc with physically r/o updated Danish dictionary implement ODF import/export of page title field add missing .

LibreOffice 4.4.2 released with new features

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.2, the second bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Writer The “Accept Change” and “Reject Change” commands now automatically jump to the next change Inclusion of new buttons in the Track Changes toolbar, along with a new set of icons Writer shapes can now have a Textbox, meaning that it’s possible to have complex Writer content and full drawinglayer geometry for a shape at the same time The “Standard” and “Formatting” toolbars were reorganized by removing uncommonly used commands and replacing them with frequent features Calc A new feature was added to convert formula cells into static values (via the menu Tools ▸ Cell Contents ▸ Formula to Value) Added AGGREGATE spreadsheet function for Excel interoperability The right-click context menu that appear for managing sheets now has icons for sheet operations Impress and Draw In Slide Master view, the text of the presentation object previews is now read-only Toggling bullets on and off in slide master view in the outline preview via “Bullets On/Off” now truly toggles on/off the bullets of the Outline styles OpenGL transitions Implemented and enabled for Windows Improved implementation based on new OpenGL framework in vcl for Linux, Windows and OS X Math Now Math supports the basic 16 HTML colors The newly added colors can be inserted from the Elements docked bar General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.

LibreOffice 4.4.1 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.1, the first bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Loading large autocorrect lists is at least twice as fast now, because the lists are parsed in a thread by the fastparser and repeated parsing of unchanged files is avoided Redundant image swap out / in has been significantly cleaned up avoiding wasteful image load/save FastSerializer classes used by all OpenXML export are very significantly faster and more efficient, reducing syscall thrash JPEG-Turbo – we now use and bundle this library which provides in excess of a 2x performance improvement for loading and de-compressing JPEG images Mail merge in Writer should be now significantly faster when processing a large number of records General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.

LibreOffice 4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4. This is the first stable release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying bugs which will be fixed in the next bugfix versions to come. General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release. For a detailed list, please check complete release notes here.