QA/Dev Report: December 2019

General Activities

  1. LibreOffice 6.3.4 was released on December, 12
  2. LibreOffice 6.4.0 RC1 was released on December 23 and a Bug Hunting Session took place the same day
  3. Ilmari Lauhakangas (TDF) published a blogpost wrapping all the improvements achieved by the PPTX Team in the last months
  4. Mike Kaganski (Collabora) made find & replace regular expressions work with look-behind and look-ahead assertions, fixed the display of multi-line formulas, fixed the importing of DOCX files with Tables of Contents and other indices
  5. Jim Raykowski completed the integration of the new colour palette and removed the old background tab page code, fixed a very popular annoyance concerning duplicated labels in Customize dialog (with additional contributions from Caolán McNamara of Red Hat) and fixed many accessibility issues
  6. Jan Holešovský (Collabora) fixed many under-the-hood issues with the Android application
  7. Dennis Francis (Collabora) fixed a frame-anchoring issue, which made elements fly into all the wrong places in Writer
  8. Andreas Kainz improved the Notebookbar UIs
  9. László Németh (NISZ) fixed several issues with DOCX tables and pasting to Writer tables. He also implemented several AutoCorrect fixes and enhancements
  10. Chris Sherlock made many under-the-hood improvements to the EMF+ handling code and implemented support for more EMF+ features
  11. Justin Luth (Collabora/SIL) fixed a DOCX import footnote issue and completed a multifaceted fix for a DOCX issue involving subscripts in character styles
  12. Samuel Mehrbrodt (CIB) added an infobar notification for cases of missing hyphenation information and improved the infobar behaviour in general
  13. Caolán McNamara (Red Hat) improved the behaviour of measurement units in the UI input fields, fixed issues in Calc cell style settings dialog and made many improvements to the UI code, including getting native GTK widgets working in the Sidebar
  14. Regina Henschel fixed unwanted rotation and position changes of a shape anchored to a Calc cell
  15. Noel Grandin (Collabora) fixed a performance issue when copying a large bulleted list, improved the speed of exporting a large document to PDF, improved the loading time of an XLSX file with lots of comments and made many cleanups under the hood
  16. Balázs Varga (NISZ) fixed number formatting in DOCX chart data labels
  17. Bakos Attila (NISZ) fixed shape anchoring in DOCX tables
  18. Michael Stahl (CIB) fixed an issue with DOCX continuous sections
  19. Muhammet Kara (Collabora) guided students in Ankara, Turkey to complete many C++ easy hacks
  20. Tomaž Vajngerl (Collabora) added functionality to check Writer documents for accessibility problems to make the document conform to PDF/UA requirements
  21. Miklos Vajna (Collabora) added support for semi-transparent text
  22. Kohei Yoshida published some Benchmark results on mdds multi_type_vector

Reported Bugs

580 bugs, 83 of which are enhancements, have been reported by 320 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 36 )
  2. Nicolas Christener ( 29 )
  3. sdc.blanco ( 20 )
  4. Mike Kaganski ( 16 )
  5. Roman Kuznetsov ( 14 )
  6. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 13 )
  7. DM ( 9 )
  8. R. Green ( 9 )
  9. Markus Elfring ( 9 )
  10. Rizal Muttaqin ( 8 )

Triaged Bugs

595 bugs have been triaged by 81 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 150 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 58 )
  3. Timur ( 56 )
  4. Heiko Tietze ( 34 )
  5. V Stuart Foote ( 31 )
  6. Julien Nabet ( 30 )
  7. Oliver Brinzing ( 20 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 17 )
  9. Olivier Hallot ( 16 )
  10. Mike Kaganski ( 15 )

Resolution of resolved bugs

578 bugs have been set to RESOLVED.

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

Fixed Bugs

183 bugs have been fixed by 43 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 22 )
  2. Mike Kaganski ( 11 )
  3. László Németh ( 10 )
  4. Noel Grandin ( 8 )
  5. Michael Stahl ( 6 )
  6. Jim Raykowski ( 5 )
  7. Jan-Marek Glogowski ( 5 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 4 )
  9. Miklos Vajna ( 4 )
  10. Samuel Mehrbrodt ( 4 )

List of critical bugs fixed

  1. tdf#112989 Time required to export a large document has doubled for Latin (text layout issue) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  2. tdf#129533 Calc crashes on Navigator click or move ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  3. tdf#99711 Sidebar Position and Size displays incorrect width and height when units in mm ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )

List of high severity bugs fixed

  1. tdf#105225 Color palette cannot be chosen in various places ( Thanks to Jim Raykowski )
  2. tdf#108458 Label changes for Toolbar use degrade function listing in the Customize dialog–have duplicate entries on the list ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  3. tdf#116194 table content from .DOCX shown as text in Writer ( Thanks to László Németh )
  4. tdf#127022 menu bar is broken in RTL interface on Windows ( Thanks to Miklos Vajna )
  5. tdf#128077 Always reproducible complete crash/lock of all LibreOffice windows ( steps in comment 10 ) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  6. tdf#128449 Inserting image as background results in blue bg ( Thanks to Aron Budea )
  7. tdf#128845 EDITING: cannot modify a bibliography entry after creating it ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  8. tdf#129119 crash in launching Customize dialog from StartCenter Tools -> Customize ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  9. tdf#129127 Crash when sort by column of Excel 97-2003 file with specific data ( Thanks to Dennis Francis )
  10. tdf#129165 Impress: right-click menu on slide in Slide Pane is not available anymore ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  11. tdf#129210 CRASH: recovering database file ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  12. tdf#37156 FORMATTING: Paste table result different for paste destination “table cell” or “normal text area” ( Thanks to László Németh )

List of crashes fixed

  1. tdf#127955 Crash when opening Insert Fields in Writer ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  2. tdf#128077 Always reproducible complete crash/lock of all LibreOffice windows ( steps in comment 10 ) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  3. tdf#129056 CRASH: changing line’s colour in chart sidebar ( Thanks to Muhammet Kara )
  4. tdf#129076 impress slideshow crashes with skia backend ( Thanks to Luboš Luňák )
  5. tdf#129119 crash in launching Customize dialog from StartCenter Tools -> Customize ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  6. tdf#129127 Crash when sort by column of Excel 97-2003 file with specific data ( Thanks to Dennis Francis )
  7. tdf#129136 crash in basic function CurDir ( Thanks to Stephan Bergmann )
  8. tdf#129192 Sharing a file will crash the Android app ( Thanks to Jan Holesovsky )
  9. tdf#129210 CRASH: recovering database file ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  10. tdf#129346 CRASH: sd::SdUnoSlideView::getCurrentPage() ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  11. tdf#129519 Crash when using two or more documents from the same WebDAV server ( Thanks to Thorsten Behrens )
  12. tdf#129533 Calc crashes on Navigator click or move ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )

List of performance issues fixed

  1. tdf#112989 Time required to export a large document has doubled for Latin (text layout issue) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  2. tdf#119227 A five second freeze when copying a large bulleted list ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  3. tdf#129227 Poor performance in a Basic code ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  4. tdf#129228 FILEOPEN XLSX: file won’t open then very slow (2 speedups in this bug) ( Thanks to Noel Grandin )
  5. tdf#129256 ReDim is slow when array custom type is explicitly known ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )

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

  1. tdf#34517 UI: Texts in context menu ‘Arrangement for chart lines’ interchanged ( Thanks to Kelemen Gábor )
  2. tdf#35570 Moving rows (and columns too) in tables overwrites content ( Thanks to László Németh )
  3. tdf#37156 FORMATTING: Paste table result different for paste destination “table cell” or “normal text area” ( Thanks to László Németh )
  4. tdf#38394 EDITING: Can’t insert a French opening quote after an apostrophe using AutoCorrection ( Thanks to László Németh )
  5. tdf#47583 PRINTING: Behaviour of Writer Print Options are not Transparent ( Thanks to Michael Weghorn )
  6. tdf#54409 AutoCorrect not correcting word next to smart/curved quote-mark (single or double) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  7. tdf#59327 BASIC: A missing optional argument is treated as a not declared variable. ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  8. tdf#59666 EDITING: Option to disable Greek letters (αβγδελμ..) converting to big letters (ABGDE…) as automatic capitalization of first letters in sentence ( Thanks to László Németh )
  9. tdf#64902 Add new menu options to move rows/columns in tables without overwriting the original cells ( Thanks to László Németh )
  10. tdf#65038 EDITING: Search&Replace doesn’t replace regular expression with Look assertions (ahead-behind) ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  11. tdf#75806 SearchWords in ReplaceDescriptor ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  12. tdf#83248 PRINTING: “Single-line” text box always printed in black ( Thanks to Arnaud Versini )
  13. tdf#87569 FILEOPEN: Incorrect layout of table in DOCX file ( Thanks to Bakos Attila )

WORKSFORME bugs

111 bugs have been retested by 49 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Timur ( 17 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 11 )
  3. Michael Weghorn ( 8 )
  4. Alex Thurgood ( 6 )
  5. Julien Nabet ( 6 )
  6. Buovjaga ( 6 )
  7. m.a.riosv ( 5 )
  8. Telesto ( 3 )
  9. Dieter Praas ( 3 )
  10. Heiko Tietze ( 3 )

DUPLICATED bugs

150 bugs have been duplicated by 38 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Timur ( 44 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 23 )
  3. Michael Weghorn ( 7 )
  4. V Stuart Foote ( 6 )
  5. Heiko Tietze ( 5 )
  6. Dieter Praas ( 5 )
  7. m.a.riosv ( 5 )
  8. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 4 )
  9. Mike Kaganski ( 4 )
  10. BogdanB ( 4 )

Verified bug fixes

170 bugs have been verified by 17 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. raal ( 78 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 54 )
  3. Dieter Praas ( 9 )
  4. Thorsten Behrens (CIB) ( 8 )
  5. Buovjaga ( 4 )
  6. Timur ( 3 )
  7. Roman Kuznetsov ( 3 )
  8. BogdanB ( 2 )
  9. V Stuart Foote ( 1 )
  10. Vera Blagoveschenskaya ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

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

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. Roman Kuznetsov ( 69 )
  2. Dieter Praas ( 56 )
  3. Aron Budea ( 35 )
  4. sdc.blanco ( 20 )
  5. V Stuart Foote ( 14 )
  6. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 14 )
  7. Chris Sherlock ( 14 )
  8. oesterblog-admin ( 11 )
  9. Timur ( 9 )
  10. Oliver Brinzing ( 8 )

Regression Bugs

106 bugs have been set as regressions by 23 people.

Top 10

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 51 )
  2. Timur ( 17 )
  3. raal ( 5 )
  4. Roman Kuznetsov ( 5 )
  5. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 4 )
  6. Oliver Brinzing ( 4 )
  7. Mike Kaganski ( 2 )
  8. Dieter Praas ( 2 )
  9. Justin L ( 2 )
  10. Boaz Dodin ( 1 )

Bisected Bugs

84 bugs have been bisected by 12 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 59 )
  2. raal ( 10 )
  3. Oliver Brinzing ( 4 )
  4. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 2 )
  5. Justin L ( 2 )
  6. Telesto ( 1 )
  7. Kevin Suo ( 1 )
  8. Terrence Enger ( 1 )
  9. Mike Kaganski ( 1 )
  10. Thomas Bertels ( 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

Check the current list of high priority bugs here

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