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downgrade to 5.1.6 on windows

asked 2017-03-01 16:36:01 +0200

LunixTheFirst gravatar image

How do I downgrade to 5.1.6 from 5.3.0 on Windows 10? I need to keep my toolbars, templates and customization.

The reason is that things have been broken, and I need a version that works.

What is broken, you might ask: The vertical ruler doesn't show any numbers regardless of which units I choose. Pasting formatted text doesn't work when text is copied from many formerly-working applications

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answered 2017-03-01 22:59:07 +0200

LunixTheFirst gravatar image

Thanks, Zeca. My toolbars and templates are still there (I backed them up though, JIC), but it trashed some of my settings, from Tools | Options.

One other broken thing is the document shadow color (always black, without gradient).

ALSO: Though I am posting in English, and all websites display in English, the reCPATCHA text and dialog are in Spanish.

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The reCAPTCHA text and dialog are actually coming from a different website.
And that website thinks you want to see Spanish.

LibreTraining gravatar imageLibreTraining ( 2017-03-01 23:34:15 +0200 )edit
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answered 2017-03-01 22:16:46 +0200

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If you're happy to downgrade you need to unistall LibreOffice 5.3.0 using the control panel. Once uninstalled, just intall LO 5.1.6.

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