QA Report: October 2019

General Activities

  1. The first Bug Hunting Session for LibreOffice 6.4 took place on October, 21
  2. The last release of the 6.2 family ( LibreOffice 6.2.8 ) was released on October, 17
  3. LibreOffice 6.3.3 was released on October, 31
  4. Jan-Marek Glogowski (CIB ) fixed a slide tearing issue that affected many users
  5. Andreas Kainz reworked the layout of many dialogs. E.g. Autocorrect Dialog
  6. The GTK UI backend now uses native dialogs thanks to the tireless work of Caolán McNamara (Red Hat)
  7. Miklos Vajna (Collabora) finished implementing continuous endnotes compatibility setting in Writer layout, allowing rendering endnotes in a way which is closer to what Word users expect
  8. Miklos Vajna (Collabora) added support for allow-overlap shape property
  9. Muhammet Kara (Collabora) implemented full-sheet previews for Calc and harmonised UI references to “pages” and “slides” in Draw and Impress
  10. Tamás Zolnai (Collabora) added a table section to the Writer’s sidebar
  11. Luboš Luňák (Collabora) and Tomaž Vajngerl (Collabora) are working on a replacement of cairo with skia
  12. Gülşah Köse (Collabora) added support for text camera z rotation while pptx import
  13. Noel Grandin (Collabora), Aron Budea (Collabora) and Eike Rathke (Ret Hat) are adapting the code base to allow Calc to have more than 1024 columns
  14. On MM:SS or [MM]:SS or MM:SS.00 or [MM]:SS.00 pre-formatted cells a two digit groups input like 12:34 is now accepted as minutes:seconds value instead of the usual hours:minutes:00 value. Eike Rathke (Red Hat)
  15. Fix missing change tracking layout of numbers and bullets of lists. tdf#42748 (László Németh, NISZ)
  16. Xisco Fauli fixed some PPTX import/export bugs
  17. Balazs Varga (NISZ) keeps improving OOXML Charts interoperability
  18. Improved scalability of formula-groups computation on CPUs with large number of cores by potentially threading multiple independent formula-groups together. Dennis Francis (Collabora)
  19. Michael Stahl (CIB) did a bunch of improvements related to Fieldmarks in Writer
  20. Jan-Marek Glogowski (CIB) improved how DOCX footnotes are imported
  21. Michael Weghorn fixed some issued related to the Mail merge

Reported Bugs

622 bugs, 99 of which are enhancements, have been reported by 371 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Nicolas Christener ( 39 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 34 )
  3. Mike Kaganski ( 16 )
  4. John ( 15 )
  5. Roman Kuznetsov ( 13 )
  6. Regina Henschel ( 13 )
  7. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 11 )
  8. andreas_k ( 10 )
  9. Cor Nouws ( 9 )
  10. Gerry Garvey ( 8 )

Triaged Bugs

664 bugs have been triaged by 70 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 225 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 70 )
  3. Heiko Tietze ( 50 )
  4. V Stuart Foote ( 39 )
  5. Oliver Brinzing ( 39 )
  6. Julien Nabet ( 37 )
  7. Timur ( 27 )
  8. Alex Thurgood ( 17 )
  9. raal ( 17 )
  10. Roman Kuznetsov ( 16 )

Resolution of resolved bugs

618 bugs have been set to RESOLVED.

Check the following sections for more information about bugs resolved as FIXED, WORKSFORME and DUPLICATE.

Fixed Bugs

218 bugs have been fixed by 38 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 25 )
  2. Eike Rathke ( 12 )
  3. Miklos Vajna ( 9 )
  4. Mike Kaganski ( 9 )
  5. Jim Raykowski ( 8 )
  6. László Németh ( 7 )
  7. Xisco Fauli ( 7 )
  8. Tor Lillqvist ( 7 )
  9. Balazs Varga ( 7 )
  10. Muhammet Kara ( 5 )

List of critical bugs fixed

  1. tdf#127306 CRASH: Closing LibreOffice after deleting a chart ( Thanks to Samuel Mehrbrodt )
  2. tdf#128013 Crash when linking an odp file ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )

List of high severity bugs fixed

  1. tdf#115967 Distorted formulas on printing to PDF or exporting to PDF for RTL text ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  2. tdf#120209 crash while changing language of formula to english ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  3. tdf#125585 Filesave: OLE objects corruption and missing (per Comment 12) – repair damaged documents with fixed LO per Comment 25 ( Thanks to Regina Henschel )
  4. tdf#127450 Impress crashes by changing the symbol of a bulleted list (GTK crash with 3.18, no crash 3.22) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  5. tdf#127896 “Exchange database” leads to crash (non-gtk3) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  6. tdf#127913 CRASH: applying popart filter to an image ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  7. tdf#127958 Crash in: mergedlo.dll (adding 2 or more ODT files into Writer master document) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  8. tdf#128037 GTK3: insert caption crash ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  9. tdf#128232 Crash when trying to delete unused User Field ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  10. tdf#128313 LibreOffice Calc Editing Find&replace results in Failure to respond – Program hangs ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  11. tdf#128418 print preview with writer crash LO ( Thanks to Samuel Mehrbrodt )
  12. tdf#40534 slide tearing or not shown in LARGE screens (high resolution) with hardware acceleration enabled (a buffer issue per comment 58) ( Thanks to Jan-Marek Glogowski )

List of crashes fixed

  1. tdf#120209 crash while changing language of formula to english ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  2. tdf#123733 Crash when loading the same file twice but first load was not “complete” ( Thanks to Tor Lillqvist )
  3. tdf#126974 iPad OS 13: closing (killing) the app results in a crash ( Thanks to Tor Lillqvist )
  4. tdf#127306 CRASH: Closing LibreOffice after deleting a chart ( Thanks to Samuel Mehrbrodt )
  5. tdf#127450 Impress crashes by changing the symbol of a bulleted list (GTK crash with 3.18, no crash 3.22) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  6. tdf#127711 A runtime-switch for the MiniCrashDump ( Thanks to Juergen Funk )
  7. tdf#127766 Saving PPT leads to crash on iOS ( Thanks to Tor Lillqvist )
  8. tdf#127882 Libreoffice 6.3.2 crashes on document properties (gtk3 3.18) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  9. tdf#127896 “Exchange database” leads to crash (non-gtk3) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  10. tdf#127913 CRASH: applying popart filter to an image ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  11. tdf#127941 iOS: crash in impress when opening spellcheck dialog ( Thanks to Jan Holesovsky )
  12. tdf#127946 CRASH closing LibreOffice with the tip of the day dialog open (reintroduced) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  13. tdf#127953 CRASH: Closing Edit Style dialog ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  14. tdf#127958 Crash in: mergedlo.dll (adding 2 or more ODT files into Writer master document) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  15. tdf#128013 Crash when linking an odp file ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  16. tdf#128037 GTK3: insert caption crash ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  17. tdf#128139 CRASH: typing text while macro recording is active ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  18. tdf#128177 Inserting “Bibliography Entry…” leads to crash on iOS ( Thanks to Tor Lillqvist )
  19. tdf#128209 CRASH: Opening file with rotated text ( Thanks to Gülşah Köse )
  20. tdf#128232 Crash when trying to delete unused User Field ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  21. tdf#128241 Crash when opening print dialog (gtk3 only) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  22. tdf#128393 gtk3: insert -> fields -> more fields crashes ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  23. tdf#128418 print preview with writer crash LO ( Thanks to Samuel Mehrbrodt )

List of performance issues fixed

  1. tdf#126021 Calc – the time required to save some files (in xls or xlsx format) is up to 20x longer in 6.2.4 versus 6.1.6 ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )

List of old bugs ( more than 4 years old ) fixed

  1. tdf#40534 slide tearing or not shown in LARGE screens (high resolution) with hardware acceleration enabled (a buffer issue per comment 58) ( Thanks to Jan-Marek Glogowski )
  2. tdf#42748 EDITING: Numbering in numbered list doesn’t show when affected by tracked changes ( Thanks to László Németh )
  3. tdf#52316 UI: Page count in Status bar does not respect setting “Print automatically inserted blank pages”; Incorrect value for page count field (see comment #16) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  4. tdf#62955 UI When opening a Macro (Alt-F11) allow searching a module/ function name with typing the first letter ( Thanks to Andreas Heinisch )
  5. tdf#76441 FORMATTING: MM:SS time input if formatted as such ( Thanks to Eike Rathke )
  6. tdf#79007 FILEOPEN PPTX Shapes with washout mode are not displayed ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  7. tdf#81100 FILEOPEN: tblHeader property of the table is not being imported correctly ( Thanks to László Németh )
  8. tdf#84257 Menus, dialogs and sidebar having the word ‘page’ rather than ‘slide’ ( Thanks to Muhammet Kara )
  9. tdf#86188 FILESAVE Comments to footnotes corrupt layout when converted to DOCX or DOC ( Thanks to Kelemen Gábor )
  10. tdf#92845 changing value in Tools-Options-LibreOffice Writer-Comparison is not persistent after restart ( Thanks to Gabor Kelemen )
  11. tdf#94117 Windows 64-bit and executable name of 64-bit build of ghostscript — gswin64c.exe ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )

WORKSFORME bugs

80 bugs have been retested by 41 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Buovjaga ( 16 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 9 )
  3. Julien Nabet ( 7 )
  4. Timur ( 6 )
  5. Roman Kuznetsov ( 4 )
  6. Dieter Praas ( 4 )
  7. Telesto ( 2 )
  8. raal ( 2 )
  9. Heiko Tietze ( 2 )
  10. Dennis Roczek ( 1 )

DUPLICATED bugs

131 bugs have been duplicated by 31 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 33 )
  2. V Stuart Foote ( 22 )
  3. Timur ( 10 )
  4. Oliver Brinzing ( 7 )
  5. Alex Thurgood ( 6 )
  6. m.a.riosv ( 5 )
  7. Buovjaga ( 4 )
  8. Mike Kaganski ( 4 )
  9. Roman Kuznetsov ( 4 )
  10. Eike Rathke ( 3 )

Verified bug fixes

90 bugs have been verified by 13 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 60 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 8 )
  3. Buovjaga ( 7 )
  4. Timur ( 5 )
  5. Patrick Jaap ( 2 )
  6. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 1 )
  7. kabilo ( 1 )
  8. Harald Koester ( 1 )
  9. Ming Hua ( 1 )
  10. Roman Kuznetsov ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

307 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 33 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Dieter Praas ( 71 )
  2. Roman Kuznetsov ( 39 )
  3. oesterblog-admin ( 26 )
  4. Xisco Faulí ( 23 )
  5. V Stuart Foote ( 22 )
  6. Thomas Lendo ( 18 )
  7. Aron Budea ( 15 )
  8. Buovjaga ( 10 )
  9. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 10 )
  10. Eyal Rozenberg ( 9 )

Regression Bugs

103 bugs have been set as regressions by 24 people.

Top 10

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 39 )
  2. Timur ( 9 )
  3. Oliver Brinzing ( 9 )
  4. Cor Nouws ( 6 )
  5. Alex Thurgood ( 6 )
  6. raal ( 5 )
  7. Roman Kuznetsov ( 5 )
  8. Dieter Praas ( 4 )
  9. Telesto ( 3 )
  10. Michael Weghorn ( 2 )

Bisected Bugs

71 bugs have been bisected by 13 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 42 )
  2. Oliver Brinzing ( 7 )
  3. Timur ( 5 )
  4. raal ( 5 )
  5. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 2 )
  6. Justin L ( 2 )
  7. Michael Weghorn ( 2 )
  8. Aron Budea ( 1 )
  9. V Stuart Foote ( 1 )
  10. Telesto ( 1 )

Evolution of Unconfirmed Bugs

Check the current list of unconfirmed bugs here

Evolution of Open Regressions

Check the current list of open regressions here

Evolution of Open bibisectRequests

Check the current list of open bibisectrequests here

Evolution of Highest Priority Bugs

Check the current list of highest priority bugs here

Evolution of High Priority Bugs

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