Software Update: LibreOffice 4.4.2 RC 1

The first release candidate of LibreOffice version 4.4.2 has appeared. 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 making scientific notations. Detailed information about the changes in version 4.4.0 can be found on this page are being found. Since version 4.4.1, just over fifty issues have been fixed.

Bugs fixed compared to 4.4.1 final:

  • bnc#770711 clear hard coded char props in table cells…
  • collabora#1000115 SwTxtFrm: don’t join follow just because it has no content
  • rhbz#1193971 clear hard coded char props in table cells…
  • tdf#38837 reduce power consumption by minimizing idle timers
  • tdf#39279 prioritize Thunderbird address books in first-match search
  • tdf#40835 add backward compatibility for ODFF function FDIST.
  • tdf#50133 wrong underlining in Reports
  • tdf#53861 add and to rpm/deb requirements
  • tdf#55620 asan: failure to load attachment under asan
  • tdf#57873 prioritize Thunderbird address books in first-match search
  • tdf#68117 partially fix boolean labels in XLSX
  • tdf#71095 calc doesn’t paste images copied from some web browsers
  • tdf#78148 ordinal numbers should not be auto-capitalized
  • tdf#78174 toolkit: work around GCC 4.9 -Os link failure
  • tdf#78221 cannot drag twice the same cell when editing formula
  • tdf#79239 make the dialog closable with ‘X’ button again
  • tdf#80137 paste array formula into range pastes as non-array formula
  • tdf#81429 select corresponding listbox entry if not current
  • tdf#81659 handle expand reference edge correctly
  • tdf#83371 cannot navigate to list Files in LibreOffice dialogs
  • tdf#84012 FORMATTING: Partially missing text in shrink-to-fit cells
  • tdf#84102 expose XAccessibleExtendedAttributes through ATK
  • tdf#84514 don’t hide grid along with checkbox if not needed
  • tdf#84556 also relative row references need to wrap around, like for columns
  • tdf#86159 floating windows have complicated borders
  • tdf#86493 fix crash while scaling large bitmaps.
  • tdf#87303 svtools: relax the security a bit for embedded objects
  • tdf#87534 fix HYPERLINK behavior when used in names
  • tdf#87820 images not displayed properly in Calc
  • tdf#87834 strange behavior of mid() function
  • tdf#88547 revert “allow inline date-arrays for array functions”,
  • tdf#88583 related: RTF export: need to take care of fill attributes when …
  • tdf#88624 set DocumentBaseURL when saving report
  • tdf#88811 SwXText::convertToTextFrame: handle shapes anchored to us
  • tdf#88847 fields of query design can be moved to the left only
  • tdf#89004 improve performance of document data collection
  • tdf#89252 fix bold, regular font spacing bug for Graphite fonts
  • tdf#89266 SwDrawShell::GetState: fix crash on adding textbox to fontwork
  • tdf#89281 fix performance regression or XLS import
  • tdf#89330 preserve file name case in an unresolvable external named range
  • tdf#89391 datasource URL in Database Properties window cannot be viewed
  • tdf#89436 fix ScHorizontalAttrIterator performance
  • tdf#89451 implement fill based on style also for chart area,
  • tdf#89454 this should be
  • tdf#89460 test pChangeTrack before using it
  • tdf#89482 return size of system virtual device resource at construction.
  • tdf#89484 check that sheet reference is within selected sheets
  • tdf#89500 catch ISO 8601 datetime in all locales
  • tdf#89520 make TOX creation more robust
  • tdf#89665 i18npool: fix pathological transliterate slow-path
  • tdf#89666 vcl: speed up HbLayoutEngine line layout for large paragraphs
  • tdf#89679 fix incorrect mapping of font-family-complex and CharFontNameAsian
  • tdf#89791 DOCX: don’t save custom.xml if it’s empty
  • tdf#89872 revert “allow inline date-arrays for array functions”

Version number 4.4.2 RC 1
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website The Document Foundation
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License type Freeware