4 Dec 2018

QA Report: November 2018

General Activities

  • LibreOffice 6.2 beta1 was released
  • On November 19, the bug hunting session for LibreOffice 6.2 beta1 took place
  • Tabbed notebookbar moved out of experimental
  • Miklos Vajna (Collabora) worked on improving Smartart
  • In the FR community Pierre Choffardet has been very active these last days, helped by other members of FR QA team, he narrowed several bugs like: bug 121128, bug 121116, bug 121117, bug 121118, bug 121119, bug 121120
  • Németh László worked on improving LibreLogo
  • Telesto tested LibreOffice 6.2 on MacOSX in deep
  • Vera Blagoveschenskaya tested KDE5
  • Markus Mohrhard fixed many chart bugs
  • Mike Kaganski (Collabora) implemented a proper console mode on Windows.
  • Liad Skiva found some crashes in the properties dialog
  • Many bugs found by NISZ LibreOffice Team regarding interoperability
  • Franklin Weng, Cheng-Chia Tseng and Jeff Huang hosted a QA event at the University of Cheng-Kung, Taiwan, where 70 students attended.
  • Bartosz Kosiorek improved EMF+ support with several patches
  • Mark Hung improved slideshow rendering with several patches
  • Jens Carl moved dozens of Java tests to C++
  • Zdeněk Crhonek created two dozen UI tests
  • Tomaž Vajngerl ( Collabora ) worked on Document encription
  • Rizal Muttaqin worked on Elementary icons
  • Jim Raykowski collaborated with Andreas Kainz to make Notebookbars accessible
  • Daniel Silva rebase his work from the GSOC on the new print dialog into master
  • Michael Stahl rebase his work on redlinehide into master
  • Aleksei Nikiforov fixed some KDE5 issues

Reported Bugs

741 bugs have been reported by 390 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 45 )
  2. Telesto ( 41 )
  3. Xisco Faulí ( 27 )
  4. Vera Blagoveschenskaya ( 20 )
  5. 和尚蟹 ( 12 )
  6. robert ( 11 )
  7. Roman Kuznetsov ( 11 )
  8. Gabor Kelemen ( 11 )
  9. Pedro ( 11 )
  10. Regina Henschel ( 11 )

Triaged Bugs

813 bugs have been triaged by 86 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 286 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 51 )
  3. Heiko Tietze ( 40 )
  4. Oliver Brinzing ( 34 )
  5. Timur ( 31 )
  6. V Stuart Foote ( 29 )
  7. raal ( 27 )
  8. Alex Thurgood ( 27 )
  9. Buovjaga ( 26 )
  10. Aron Budea ( 15 )

Fixed Bugs

176 bugs have been fixed by 52 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 38 )
  2. Markus Mohrhard ( 12 )
  3. Mike Kaganski ( 9 )
  4. Eike Rathke ( 8 )
  5. Noel Grandin ( 7 )
  6. andreas kainz ( 7 )
  7. Regina Henschel ( 6 )
  8. Xisco Fauli ( 6 )
  9. Miklos Vajna ( 5 )
  10. Samuel Mehrbrodt ( 5 )

List of critical bugs fixed

  1. 121143 LibreOffice sends “your system has crashed” message if “Close Application” event is defined ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  2. 121538 choosing additional formatting in dialog insert fields cause crash (gen/gtk) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  3. 121540 CRASH deleting a form from form navigator ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  4. 121607 Crash when closing a document (being the only active) while being prompted for data source password ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  5. 121417 KDE5: Recent Documents -> Clear list leads to crash ( Thanks to Aleksei Nikiforov )
  6. 121290 Crash, if press F4 for a selected callout ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  7. 121591 CRASH: Print Preview fails if cursor inside Floating frame ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  8. 121743 CRASH closing LibreOffice with Parameter dialog open ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  9. 121432 Pressing twice on the “Help” button causes LibreOffice application to crash when the focus is on one of the tabs on Properties window ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  10. 121746 CRASH closing LibreOffice with confirmation dialog open ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  11. 121263 Calc crashes when hide multiple sheets ( Thanks to Zdeněk Crhonek )
  12. 120728 crash in report editing: insert page number in footer while header is active ( Thanks to Armin Le Grand )
  13. 121179 FILEOPEN: Crash opening a certain file (gtk/gtk3) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  14. 121246 Crash clicking on ‘row’ of a chart (with missing chart bars) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  15. 120997 Crash after Ctrl+Tab to traverse points of object ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  16. 121644 Pressing on the “Reset” button when the writing focus is on the “Value” input field of a property causes LibreOffice to crash on Properties – Custom Properties ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  17. 121005 Crash in: libc-2.24.so ( only 6.1 ) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  18. 121198 CRASH in SdrPage::GetPageNum() ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  19. 121647 font list box preview certain malformed TTF fonts crash LO — when receiving ShouldUseWinMetrics() handling ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  20. 121394 CRASH: Opening area dialog ( gtk3 ) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  21. 120115 Crash in: SfxItemSet::GetItemState ( Thanks to Bjoern Michaelsen )
  22. 119945 Impress/Draw hangs/crashes when exiting while editing formula ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  23. 112696 Crash in: SwFEShell::IsGroupSelected() ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  24. 121341 choosing insert trend line causes crash ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )

Verified bug fixes

93 bugs have been verified by 15 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 52 )
  2. BogdanB ( 16 )
  3. Vera Blagoveschenskaya ( 7 )
  4. Aron Budea ( 3 )
  5. Michael Weghorn ( 2 )
  6. Cor Nouws ( 2 )
  7. V Stuart Foote ( 2 )
  8. Xavier Van Wijmeersch ( 2 )
  9. Micha ( 1 )
  10. Timur ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

408 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 36 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Thomas Lendo ( 163 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 57 )
  3. Xisco Faulí ( 38 )
  4. Aron Budea ( 27 )
  5. Roman Kuznetsov ( 18 )
  6. Julien Nabet ( 15 )
  7. V Stuart Foote ( 14 )
  8. Vera Blagoveschenskaya ( 12 )
  9. raal ( 6 )
  10. Heiko Tietze ( 6 )

Regression Bugs

127 bugs have been set as regressions by 21 people.

Top 10

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 68 )
  2. raal ( 11 )
  3. Alex Thurgood ( 7 )
  4. Telesto ( 6 )
  5. Timur ( 5 )
  6. Buovjaga ( 4 )
  7. Roman Kuznetsov ( 4 )
  8. Luke ( 4 )
  9. Aron Budea ( 3 )
  10. Regina Henschel ( 2 )

Bisected Bugs

102 bugs have been bisected by 7 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 72 )
  2. raal ( 13 )
  3. Aron Budea ( 9 )
  4. Oliver Brinzing ( 3 )
  5. Luke ( 2 )
  6. Telesto ( 2 )
  7. Buovjaga ( 1 )

Evolution of Unconfirmed Bugs

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20 Nov 2018

LibreOffice 6.2 Beta1 ready for testing

The LibreOffice Quality Assurance ( QA ) Team is happy to announce LibreOffice 6.2 Beta1 is ready for testing!

LibreOffice 6.2 will be released as final at the beginning of February, 2019, being LibreOffice 6.2 Beta1 the second pre-release since the development of version 6.2 started in mid May, 2018. See the release plan. Since LibreOffice Alpha 1, 1252 commits have been submitted to the code repository and more than 178 bugs have been set to FIXED in Bugzilla. Check the release notes to find the new features included in this version of LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 6.2 Beta1 can be downloaded from here, and it’s available for Linux, MacOS and Windows. Besides, it can be installed along with your actual installation.

In case you find any problem in this pre-release, please report it in Bugzilla ( You just need a legit email account in order to create a new account ) so it can get fixed before LibreOffice 6.2 final is released.

For help, you can contact us directly in our IRC channel.

Happy testing!!

6 Nov 2018

QA Report: October 2018

Activities

  • Text autofit confusion solved by Maxim Monastirsky.
  • Several NotebookBar issues turned out to be gone after Andreas Kainz re-tested them.
  • Jim Raykowski kept improving the Navigator and Sidebar with many commits.
  • Brian Fraser continued to work on improvements to reordering of Impress animations.
  • Justin Luth committed dozen of OOXML fixes.
  • Mark Hung committed dozen of Impress fixes.
  • Dozens of small fixes as a response to a PVS-Studio report. (Mike Kaganski (Collabora), Caolán McNamara (Red Hat), Xisco Fauli (TDF))
  • Numerous performance issues reported by Telesto were triaged, some already fixed.
  • Katarina Behrens (CIB) added drag&drop support to KDE5.
  • Dozens of KDE5 backend issues in the 6.2 alpha1 were reported and triaged during the Bug Hunting Session.
  • Usama and Buovjaga split an unusually complex report about Calc hyperlinks into multiple reports.
  • Eike Rathke (Red Hat) implemented REGEX function
  • Mert added language support to Android Viewer.
  • Roman Kuznetsov re-tested many old bugs, some of which got closed as RESOLVED WORKSFORME.
  • Zdeněk Crhonek added some new Uitests
  • Muhammet Kara modernized and optimized Personas
  • Rizal Muttaqin continues working on elementary icons

Reported Bugs

845 bugs have been reported by 408 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Telesto ( 67 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 33 )
  3. Daniel ( 32 )
  4. Vera ( 23 )
  5. Thomas Lendo ( 21 )
  6. Aron Budea ( 19 )
  7. Michael Weghorn ( 18 )
  8. 和尚蟹 ( 15 )
  9. andreas_k ( 15 )
  10. Heiko Tietze ( 14 )

Triaged Bugs

861 bugs have been triaged by 81 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 205 )
  2. Buovjaga ( 141 )
  3. Dieter Praas ( 38 )
  4. Heiko Tietze ( 38 )
  5. Alex Thurgood ( 37 )
  6. Oliver Brinzing ( 33 )
  7. raal ( 29 )
  8. V Stuart Foote ( 28 )
  9. m.a.riosv ( 22 )
  10. Mike Kaganski ( 22 )

Fixed Bugs

170 bugs have been fixed by 39 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 31 )
  2. Eike Rathke ( 12 )
  3. andreas kainz ( 11 )
  4. Jim Raykowski ( 8 )
  5. Julien Nabet ( 8 )
  6. heiko tietze ( 8 )
  7. Miklos Vajna ( 8 )
  8. Muhammet Kara ( 7 )
  9. Mike Kaganski ( 7 )
  10. Jan-Marek Glogowski ( 6 )

List of critical bugs fixed

  1. 120706 Crash in: SbxArray::Count() when trying to call a WinAPI function ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  2. 120387 EDITING Copy Chart Axis Title causes LibreOffice Calc crash ( Thanks to Jan-Marek Glogowski )
  3. 120452 kde5: Impress crashes when opening slide containing video ( Thanks to Katarina Behrens )
  4. 120261 gtk3_kde5: Crash with file dialog when Java extension “WollMux” is installed ( Thanks to Michael Weghorn )
  5. 120782 Crash when dragging column from datasource to spreadsheet ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  6. 120291 Attaching a connector makes draw Draw busy-loop and crash ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  7. 120528 Crash when closing context menu in Data Provider dialog ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  8. 120785 CRASH: LibreOffice can be closed while Slide Design is open ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  9. 120451 kde5: Impress presentation mode crashes in single-monitor setup ( Thanks to Katarina Behrens )
  10. 120334 Crash when closing dialog Position and Size ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  11. 120794 CRASH while selecting a drawing line ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  12. 120731 Crash cuilo!makeAutoCorrEdit when open character dialog with large amount of text selected ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  13. 120862 Crash selecting a bullets or number item with double click ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  14. 120803 kde5: Impress crashes when exiting presentation mode ( Thanks to Katarina Behrens )
  15. 120097 No document recovery dialog after a crash ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  16. 120674 LibO crashes each time I try to add an object (button, check box, etc.) in a Dialog form ( Thanks to Armin Le Grand )
  17. 120227 CRASH: Opening Format > Page in main menu crashes Calc ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  18. 120807 Crash on Crl+Shift+F10 in F5 floating Navigator page number field ( Thanks to Jan-Marek Glogowski )
  19. 120487 Delete all comments leaves a comment box behind (and will end in a crash) ( not gtk3 ) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  20. 118572 CRASH when an extension prompts an error from its own dialog ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  21. 120318 branch crashes in bibliography database -> Data -> autofilter ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  22. 119067 REPORTBUILDER: Report label display string lost when saved and the actual string ‘LABEL’ used when the report is run next. ( Thanks to Armin Le Grand )
  23. 120377 Impress crashes when change text animation to word by word. ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  24. 120830 CRASH opening Form-Based Filters ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )

Verified bug fixes

115 bugs have been verified by 19 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 50 )
  2. BogdanB ( 31 )
  3. Thomas Lendo ( 9 )
  4. Michael Weghorn ( 4 )
  5. Buovjaga ( 3 )
  6. Jean-Baptiste Faure ( 2 )
  7. Timur ( 2 )
  8. Heiko Tietze ( 2 )
  9. Aron Budea ( 2 )
  10. V Stuart Foote ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

975 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 34 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Thomas Lendo ( 588 )
  2. Aron Budea ( 71 )
  3. Xisco Faulí ( 66 )
  4. Heiko Tietze ( 47 )
  5. Buovjaga ( 37 )
  6. Rizal Muttaqin ( 30 )
  7. Dieter Praas ( 30 )
  8. Michael Weghorn ( 16 )
  9. Vera ( 13 )
  10. V Stuart Foote ( 11 )

Bisected Bugs

97 bugs have been bisected by 8 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 72 )
  2. Aron Budea ( 7 )
  3. Buovjaga ( 6 )
  4. raal ( 5 )
  5. Oliver Brinzing ( 2 )
  6. Telesto ( 2 )
  7. Justin L ( 2 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 1 )

Evolution of Unconfirmed Bugs

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24 Oct 2018

LibreOffice 6.2 Alpha1 ready for testing

The LibreOffice Quality Assurance ( QA ) Team is happy to announce LibreOffice 6.2 Alpha1 is ready for testing!

LibreOffice 6.2 will be released as final at the beginning of February, 2019, being LibreOffice 6.2 Alpha1 the first pre-release since the development of version 6.2 started in mid May, 2018. See the release plan. Since then, 5886 commits have been submitted to the code repository and more than 780 bugs have been set to FIXED in Bugzilla. Check the release notes to find the new features included in this version of LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 6.2 Alpha1 can be downloaded from here, and it’s available for Linux, MacOS and Windows. Besides, it can be installed along with your actual installation.

In case you find any problem in this pre-release, please report it in Bugzilla ( You just need a legit email account in order to create a new account ) so it can get fixed before LibreOffice 6.2 final is released.

For help, you can contact us directly in our IRC channel.

Thank you all for making Libreoffice rock!

2 Oct 2018

QA Report: September 2018

Reported Bugs

577 bugs have been reported by 324 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Telesto ( 35 )
  2. Zolnai Tamás ( 19 )
  3. Gabor Kelemen ( 18 )
  4. Xisco Faulí ( 16 )
  5. Michael Weghorn ( 11 )
  6. andreas_k ( 11 )
  7. Aron Budea ( 11 )
  8. kompilainenn ( 10 )
  9. perie_gut ( 10 )
  10. Albert Acer ( 9 )

Triaged Bugs

581 bugs have been triaged by 76 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Buovjaga ( 134 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 70 )
  3. Dieter Praas ( 32 )
  4. raal ( 29 )
  5. Heiko Tietze ( 28 )
  6. V Stuart Foote ( 25 )
  7. kompilainenn ( 24 )
  8. Alex Thurgood ( 22 )
  9. Oliver Brinzing ( 19 )
  10. Julien Nabet ( 15 )

Fixed Bugs

106 bugs have been fixed by 35 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. heiko tietze ( 9 )
  2. László Németh ( 9 )
  3. Justin Luth ( 9 )
  4. Caolán McNamara ( 9 )
  5. Miklos Vajna ( 6 )
  6. Samuel Mehrbrodt ( 5 )
  7. Julien Nabet ( 5 )
  8. Maxim Monastirsky ( 5 )
  9. Noel Grandin ( 4 )
  10. Mike Kaganski ( 4 )

Verified bug fixes

99 bug fixes have been verified by 14 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 43 )
  2. BogdanB ( 29 )
  3. Lior Kaplan ( 9 )
  4. Buovjaga ( 6 )
  5. Thomas Lendo ( 2 )
  6. Aron Budea ( 2 )
  7. Julien Nabet ( 1 )
  8. Heiko Tietze ( 1 )
  9. kompilainenn ( 1 )
  10. Drew Jensen ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

657 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 28 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Thomas Lendo ( 453 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 42 )
  3. Buovjaga ( 38 )
  4. Xisco Faulí ( 26 )
  5. Aron Budea ( 13 )
  6. V Stuart Foote ( 11 )
  7. Michael Weghorn ( 10 )
  8. kompilainenn ( 9 )
  9. Lior Kaplan ( 7 )
  10. Luke ( 7 )

Bisected Bugs

79 bugs have been bisected by 8 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 46 )
  2. Buovjaga ( 13 )
  3. raal ( 6 )
  4. Aron Budea ( 6 )
  5. Drew Jensen ( 3 )
  6. Telesto ( 3 )
  7. Justin L ( 1 )
  8. Mike Kaganski ( 1 )

Evolution of Unconfirmed Bugs

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7 Sep 2018

QA Report: August 2018

Reported Bugs

599 bugs have been reported by 335 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Telesto ( 53 )
  2. andreas_k ( 25 )
  3. Regina Henschel ( 19 )
  4. Xisco Faulí ( 13 )
  5. Gabor Kelemen ( 12 )
  6. Albert Acer ( 11 )
  7. Jim Raykowski ( 10 )
  8. Oliver Brinzing ( 10 )
  9. Diogo G. Sousa ( 9 )
  10. Mike Kaganski ( 8 )

Triaged Bugs

509 bugs have been triaged by 72 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 143 )
  2. raal ( 29 )
  3. Timur ( 27 )
  4. Heiko Tietze ( 27 )
  5. Dieter Praas ( 24 )
  6. Roman Kuznetsov ( 20 )
  7. Buovjaga ( 20 )
  8. V Stuart Foote ( 19 )
  9. Julien Nabet ( 19 )
  10. Alex Thurgood ( 18 )

Fixed Bugs

145 bugs have been fixed by 31 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 29 )
  2. Mike Kaganski ( 12 )
  3. Justin Luth ( 11 )
  4. Eike Rathke ( 10 )
  5. Julien Nabet ( 9 )
  6. Jim Raykowski ( 8 )
  7. heiko tietze ( 7 )
  8. Maxim Monastirsky ( 6 )
  9. Xisco Fauli ( 5 )
  10. Miklos Vajna ( 5 )

Verified Bugs

69 bugs have been verified by 47 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 6 )
  2. Telesto ( 5 )
  3. Jim Raykowski ( 4 )
  4. Roman Kuznetsov ( 3 )
  5. Aron Budea ( 3 )
  6. Luke ( 3 )
  7. Alexander Polkhovskiy ( 2 )
  8. Marco A.G.Pinto ( 2 )
  9. Dom Walden ( 2 )
  10. Gabor Kelemen ( 2 )

Categorized Bugs

328 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 20 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 106 )
  2. Thomas Lendo ( 97 )
  3. Dieter Praas ( 38 )
  4. V Stuart Foote ( 14 )
  5. Telesto ( 14 )
  6. andreas_k ( 13 )
  7. Aron Budea ( 9 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 9 )
  9. Olivier Hallot ( 7 )
  10. Buovjaga ( 4 )

Bisected Bugs

101 bugs have been bisected by 9 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 74 )
  2. raal ( 9 )
  3. Aron Budea ( 8 )
  4. Justin L ( 3 )
  5. Telesto ( 2 )
  6. Buovjaga ( 2 )
  7. am_dxer ( 1 )
  8. Terrence Enger ( 1 )
  9. Muhammet Kara ( 1 )

Evolution of Unconfirmed Bugs

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23 Jul 2018

LibreOffice 6.1 RC2 ready for testing

Hello Testers,

The LibreOffice Quality Assurance ( QA ) Team is happy to announce the creation of this blog in order to give more visibility to what the team is doing.

In this first post we will talk about LibreOffice 6.1 Release Candidate 2 ( RC2 ), which was released just a few days ago.

As you might know, LibreOffice 6.1 will be released as final in mid August, 2018, and the Release Candidate 2 is just one release away from the final release, being the Release Candidate 3 ( RC3 ) the last one.

LibreOffice 6.1 RC2 has been released just 2 weeks after the first release candidate ( RC1 ), and 84 bugs have been fixed in this version compared to the previous one.

It can be downloaded from this page, and it’s available for Linux, MacOS and Windows. NOTE: it will replace your actual installation.

In case you find any problem with this release, please report it to Bugzilla ( You just need a legit email account in order to create a new Bugzilla account in case you haven’t done it yet. ).

For help, you can contact us directly in our IRC channel.

Thank you all for making Libreoffice rock!