Software Update: LibreOffice 4.1.2 RC 2

The Document Foundation has released the second release candidate of LibreOffice version 4.1.2. This open source office package originated as a fork of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for creating scientific notations. Since version 4.1.1, almost a hundred bug fixes have been implemented.

Bugs fixed against 4.1.2 RC1:

  • fdo#65330 Wrong list of Presentation backgrounds in Template Manager
  • fdo#65686 EDITING Data > Validity broken (for list entries at least)
  • fdo#68081 UI: can’t auto-scroll many dialogs spinners holding mouse click
  • fdo#68210 Cannot import or read imported tiff images
  • fdo#68313 Diacritics problem with Graphite fonts
  • fdo#69041 LibreLogo: SVG/SMIL timing problem with filled polylines
  • Bugs fixed against 4.1.1 RC2 (final):

    • bnc#615223 ImageMagick cannot compress grayscale TIFF images with JPEG
    • bnc#816593 docx consecutive tables with different tblpPr needs to be split
    • bnc#823651 WW8 import: fix paragraph style in empty first page header
    • bnc#834035 DOCX export: fix hyperlinks or illustration index
    • bnc#834705 fix for missing drop downs for autofilter
    • coverity#705731 revert “Resource leak”
    • deb#719941 unbreak python script provider debug logging on Python 3
    • fdo#33960 cross reference to a list number, dot bug
    • fdo#36558 Allow custom paths for user dictionaries
    • fdo#37341 Goal Seek hangs indefinitely for too many calculation steps (Formula Cell $F$110)
    • fdo#39007 Persistent “Restore Windows” dialog won’t disappear, disables key functionality
    • fdo#39484 All Outline groups of sheet lost while editing
    • fdo#41068 DOCX import: image wrapping polygon wrongly imported causes embedded image to be partially obscured
    • fdo#42434 ‘mirror horizontally’ and ‘mirror vertically’ icons look inverted
    • fdo#43807 ODF import loses Drop Caps character style
    • fdo#44715 FILEOPEN: rtf import fails to set cell borders correctly
    • fdo#45233 Impossible to edit ppsx – auto presentations from Powerpoint
    • fdo#47440 FILEOPEN: RTF file produced by JapserReport messed up on import
    • fdo#50470 PyUno objects not introspectable on Python 3
    • fdo#53032 Undo does not undo middle-click pasted test
    • fdo#53556 Formatting and alignment issues with RTF documents
    • fdo#54320 ACCESSIBILITY: VoiceOver does not follow keyboard focus
    • fdo#58034 Version details in About box for dailies are not the same in MSVC and MinGW builds
    • fdo#58040 FILEOPEN: Writer hangs when opening large files.
    • fdo#59048 Crash when undoing a conversion text to table
    • fdo#59727 FILESAVE, FILEOPEN: Valid Formula Causes #NAME? Error on Re-Open
    • fdo#62323 BASIC macro fails when converting a Hex string that is negative on Linux 64bit
    • fdo#63428 LibreOffice crashes when pasting a text with annotations copied from “Scrivener”
    • fdo#63539 Table indexes: content can’t be seen, index can’t be deleted, index can’t be renamed since LO 4.*
    • fdo#65501 FILESAVE Can not save a modified document with backups enabled
    • fdo#66071 When Undo is used too often, no prompt to save document on close
    • fdo#66145 Turning off ‘Same content on first page’ does not reflect in UI
    • fdo#66205 EDITING: Editing a telephone number in a cell and pressing enter results in text disappearing
    • fdo#66215 EDITING: unable to select a text to change its properties (bold, italic …) when picture defined as background
    • fdo#66700 REPORTBUILDER – CRASH when deleting field added in Report Design mode
    • fdo#66715 EDITING: Special spaces aren’t displayed correctly
    • fdo#67313 Libreoffice 4.1 tries to load URE’s store.dll from Windows directory
    • fdo#67358 Adjusting column or row sizes in a Writer table causes artifact lines
    • fdo#67410 VoiceOver does not provide typing or cursor movement echo in text
    • fdo#67498 FILEOPEN: Formatting RTF
    • fdo#67546 EDITING: related fields not shown if key is set as “bigint unsigned” on mysql
    • fdo#67554 FILEOPEN: Writer crashes on importing OOXML
    • fdo#67584 Other: Writer: Wrong Flip menu items and icons
    • fdo#67660 PDF export causes crash on OSX
    • fdo#67680 Impossible to search for text attributes with VoiceOver
    • fdo#67699 FILEOPEN: html table as XLS gives general I/O error
    • fdo#67707 crash processing keystroke with sidebar open
    • fdo#67743 can’t save new autocorrect entries or delete existing ones
    • fdo#67817 Certain action in Writer AutoText crashes LibreOffice
    • fdo#67836 Macros: Translation from Formula to FormulaLocal in a Cellobject
    • fdo#67871 EDITING: LO CRASH doubleclicking an adjusted to contour rectangle
    • fdo#67908 CRASH in slideshow mode with fade smoothly transition
    • fdo#67930 REPORTBUILDER: when detail section upper left corner is string, all formulas in page foot/header evaluate to zero
    • fdo#67944 UI TAB does not bring focus to list with Paths in dialog Options
    • fdo#67947 CSV Import dialog: encoding list not sorted
    • fdo#67957 Font name reported in AXFont always Times New Roman
    • fdo#67980 VoiceOver does not inform about misspelled text
    • fdo#68024 table: evaluates in body of float and void cells, but not of string cells
    • fdo#68064 CppunitTest_sw_rtfimport: recursive SwNodes::RemoveNode, valgrind reports invalid read/write
    • fdo#68076 [FILEOPEN] RTF filter: An incorrect change of the codepage from Russian (CP-1251) to Latin
    • fdo#68084 Writer crashes when open this .docx file
    • fdo#68186 UI: Selecting the first subset while inserting a Special Character the last subset is selected
    • fdo#68192 Writer incorrectly displays non-numbered list dot.
    • fdo#68219 Accessibility does not report text attributes from parent style(s)
    • fdo#68275 Other: Grayscale TIFF is imported as a white area
    • fdo#68315 EDITING: Crashes when changing data in a form to postgresql database through ODBC
    • fdo#68319 Chinese Conversion Crashes
    • fdo#68381 EDITING: Cell comments get lost when range is pasted transposed
    • fdo#68396 Messed up styles and formatting dialog with subsequent crash
    • fdo#68437 Time values ​​in csv import are misinterpreted
    • fdo#68440 New DocumentList.xml for Italian autocorrect
    • fdo#68477 general input/output error opening Visio file
    • fdo#68555 UI: Inconsistent Position or OK Button
    • fdo#68581 Incorrect import of multiline cells from ODS
    • fdo#68648 EDITING: Copying Text from one Comment to another Comment Adds an “A”
    • fdo#68689 UI: Rulers only available in tenths increments
    • fdo#68713 Broken SVG cropping in LibreLogo
    • fdo#68750 FILEOPEN: freeze Writer when opening a file
    • fdo#68794 Spellcheck dialog title doesn’t show the language
    • i#122818 Crash while checking update
    • rhbz#1000150 [abrt] libreoffice-core- _XIOError calling atexit handlers wreaks havoc in unrelated ICEConnectionWorker thread
    • rhbz#1000692 mistranslation in libreoffice-langpack-de if opening Format->Absatz
    • rhbz#1001768 avoid deadlock in AccessibleEventNotifier
    • rhbz#993963 [abrt] libreoffice-core- GtkSalFrame::createNewWindow: Process /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
    • rhbz#998046 libreoffice-base windows for a table, query, or form always open maximized
    • rhbz#998136 soffice.bin segfault in killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)

    Version number 4.1.2 RC 2
    Release status beta
    Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8
    Website The Document Foundation
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    License type GPL