Author Archives: Markus Mohrhard

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New fill property names in chart2

So a quick note for all users of the chart2 UNO API. The data point objects support now the service similar to the other chart objects. This finally allows to access all chart2(not chart1) objects with the same fill … Continue reading

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Supporting more OOXML dialects in chart import

A common problem during our OOXML import is that there are several different OOXML dialects: OOXML transitional, OOXML strict and the not specified version written by MSO 2007. The MSO 2007 version is mostly identical to OOXML transitional with the … Continue reading

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Guadec 2014

I had the privilege to attend GUADEC this year and speak about Libreoffice. I was really impressed by the conference and enjoyed the beautiful city of Strasbourg and the nice Gnome community. My talk was about Resuing Libreoffice in your application … Continue reading

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Property mapping in charts

The release of the next LibreOffice version is not that far away with a lot of cool new features. Additionally to the many nice features already mentioned on our Release Notes page I want to talk a bit about one … Continue reading

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Update about our import/export crash testing

I wrote a blog post last year reporting about our import crash testing with a python script and how we use these results to improve our quality. Since last year we have extended the script and use it regularly on … Continue reading

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OOXML strict support in Libreoffice

Recently it came to our attention that we can only handle OOXML transitional and the older Microsoft dialect of OOXML. A short analysis of the document showed that OOXML strict uses different namespaces and different relationship URLs. After two days … Continue reading

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Cppunit 1.13.2 released

The new cppunit release which is just a minor update brings mainly support for 64bit Windows builds and fixed some packaging bugs related to the Visual Studio project files. For Linux/Unix users the only change is that we report dlopen … Continue reading

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