Author Archives: Markus Mohrhard

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Hacking at Libreoffice calc

Crash reporting for LibreOffice

Starting with LibreOffice 5.2 the LibreOffice project will have an automated crash reporting tool with server side analysis of the reports. This has been active in the builds since 5.2.0.0.beta1 and was really working since beta 2. You can find … Continue reading

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Short update about the performance testing

I recently wrote a blog post about the performance testing in LibreOffice. This post will give a short update and show how our performance testing has helped to find a number of performance problems in LibreOffice Calc. If we look … Continue reading

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Performance tests are now executed regularly in LibreOffice

Someone following the LibreOffice development closely might know that we have actually two types of performance tests. I’ll will talk mostly about the newer in-tree tests but will also give a short explanation of the out-of-tree tests to explain the … Continue reading

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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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