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LibreOffice UI test tutorial (part 1): Adding a simple test.

After writing my last blog post about adding a simple Calc UI test I was thinking about the future direction of my documentation effort. As this documentation has to move to the TDF wiki at some point I was looking … Continue reading

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Writing a LibreOffice Calc UI test

After the blog post describing the design of the UI testing framework I wanted to quickly follow up with a post showing how to write a simple test. As is a bit expected (in the end I’m still a calc … Continue reading

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UI testing in LibreOffice

Anyone familiar with testing in LibreOffice knows that for a long time we have had one huge weak point in our testing infrastructure. Until now we were more or less unable to do any UI testing which means we had … Continue reading

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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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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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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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