Author Archives: Markus Mohrhard

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Hacking at Libreoffice calc

Help for the VBA export work

So Rosemary has been working on one of my core hacks (actually she is the first to work on any of our core hacks, so congratulations for that), namely the VBA export to OOXML. The missing VBA export is one … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2015

So I had the pleasure of attending GUADEC for a second time and was allowed to give a talk about LibreOffice.GUADEC is always a nice conference and it was located this year in the beautiful city of Gothenburg. My talk … Continue reading

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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 com.sun.star.drawing.FillProperties 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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