QA/Dev Report: December 2020

General Activities

  1. LibreOffice 7.0.4 was released on December, 17
  2. Stanislav Horáček updated Help for using custom styles in chapter numbering
  3. Ayhan Yalçınsoy, Ilmari Lauhakangas (TDF) and Adolfo Jayme Barrientos made some cleanups in Help content
  4. Triveni Remany added a note on using optimal height with wrapping in XLS files in Help content
  5. Olivier Hallot (TDF) improved the readability of print selection and PDF accessibility Help content
  6. Ming Hua added information to Help about locking and unlocking toolbars
  7. Balaharipreetha Muthu added a Help page for Calc image anchoring, a section about data bars in Help for Calc conditional formatting and a note about Calc grouping and change tracking
  8. Seth Chaiklin made 26 changes to Help, with topics including menu item updates, date patterns, keyboard navigation with footnotes and endnotes, templates, crash reporting, renaming Calc sheets, Calc data validity criteria and creating styles
  9. Noel Grandin (Collabora) made XML parsing faster in various areas, fixed some automated tests and made many code cleanups and optimisations
  10. Caolán McNamara (Red Hat) continued on the last stretch of the massive UI backend work, fixed an old issue of extended tooltips not showing in menus, dropped many uses of deprecated GTK methods and made many cleanups and crash fixes
  11. Tamás Zolnai (Collabora) fixed a crash triggered by collaborative editing
  12. Jochen Nitschke made some code cleanups
  13. Kevin Suo improved the Fields dialog layout
  14. Vert D polished the template manager list view
  15. Laurent Balland-Poirier updated Math examples
  16. George Bateman improved the VBA automated tests
  17. Chris Sherlock refactored lots of bitmap handling code
  18. Lionel Elie Mamane made internal improvements to the PostgreSQL connector
  19. Georgy Litvinov made it so TIFF images are imported in full and fixed a problem with lost styles in Writer’s Insert – Text from file feature
  20. Tibor Nagy and Attila Szűcs (NISZ) fixed a problem with lost conditional formatting in XLSX import and issues with external links in XLSX export
  21. Tünde Tóth (NISZ) improved the presentation of data labels in pie charts
  22. Balázs Varga (NISZ) fixed OOXML chart issues with rotated shapes
  23. Marco Cecchetti (Collabora) fixed count variable not being substituted in Impress slideshows
  24. Christian Lohmaier (TDF) made connecting to OneDrive work again, added a VS Code workspace template and improved cross-compilation to catch problems better
  25. Szabolcs Tóth (NISZ) fixed the positioning of rotated shapes with XLSX export
  26. Balázs Regényi (NISZ) fixed importing of VML callout shapes in DOCX files
  27. Áron Budea (Collabora) fixed a crash when opening Sidebar in chart edit mode in Writer
  28. Samuel Mehrbrodt (CIB) removed a lag when opening documents over network
  29. Jan-Marek Glogowski improved the font replacement table and made internal improvements to clipboard handling
  30. Tomaž Vajngerl (Collabora) made internal improvements to graphics and PDF handling code
  31. Rene Engelhard removed the Thunderbird address book connector
  32. Rizal Muttaqin made updates to Colibre and elementary icon themes
  33. Jean-Pierre Ledure improved the ScriptForge Basic library
  34. Heiko Tietze (TDF) made Writer’s default type of anchoring optional
  35. Attila Bakos (NISZ) fixed some Writer textbox issues
  36. Bartosz Kosiorek fixed an issue with shifting EMF image position
  37. Szymon Kłos (Collabora) fixed a crash when closing docking window
  38. Jim Raykowski made it so Draw objects get a name upon creation and improved Navigator’s handling of shape names. He also made hyperlinks to shapes work in Writer, made the statusbar page number/bookmarks control tooltip show and added an option to treat outline sub-levels as content
  39. Björn Michaelsen continued internal improvements to Writer
  40. Regina Henschel made it so cell-anchored measure lines in Calc do not lose their orientation, fixed a rotation issue with custom shapes and a distortion issue with cell-anchored shapes
  41. Xisco Faulí (TDF) made nearly 30 improvements and additions to unit and UI tests
  42. Tor Lillqvist (Collabora) started working on the UNO object inspection tool, made improvements to the macOS build process and made code cleanups
  43. Dante Doménech worked on support for MathML custom entities and improved fastparser
  44. Eike Rathke (Red Hat) improved decimal rounding in Calc
  45. Julien Nabet fixed the image button in Base forms, field copying in tablecontrols of Base forms, dropped some uses of deprecated GTK methods and fixed several regressions
  46. Michael Stahl (CIB) improved the mariadb-connector and Writer frame handling
  47. Stephan Bergmann (Red Hat) replaced unowinreg.dll with execution of `reg QUERY` for reading Windows registry, adapted the remaining OUString functions to std::string_view and made many other cleanups as well as build and test fixes
  48. Gábor Kelemen (NISZ) made code cleanups
  49. Mike Kaganski (Collabora) fixed an issue with numpad decimal key and password dialogs, an issue with keyboard navigation in text with combined characters and made build fixes and code cleanups
  50. Luboš Luňák (Collabora) continued polishing the Skia graphics engine integration, made image loading lazy for PPTX files and removed the OpenGL VCL backend code
  51. Justin Luth (Collabora) fixed character highlight problems with Microsoft formats, removed Impress-related things from Draw UI, fixed a DOCX export issue producing huge footers, an issue in a DOCX file with pasting a bulleted list inserting a page break, some issues with Writer conditional styles, an issue preventing deletion of certain page breaks and made Writer table column proportionality work as expected
  52. László Németh (NISZ) fixed spell checking of words with tracked deletions, prevented the view from jumping to the cursor when activating change tracking, fixed the display of tracked deletions in tables of contents, made it so hidden text is not shown in tables of contents and made crash fixes
  53. Miklos Vajna (Collabora) made internal improvements to handling of inserted PDFs and fixed many regressions

Kudos to Ilmari Lauhakangas for helping to elaborate this list.

Reported Bugs

732 bugs, 85 of which are enhancements, have been reported by 370 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. Telesto ( 143 )
  2. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 26 )
  3. sdc.blanco ( 20 )
  4. Xisco Faulí ( 17 )
  5. Robert Großkopf ( 11 )
  6. Ming Hua ( 10 )
  7. Rizal Muttaqin ( 10 )
  8. LeroyG ( 9 )
  9. paulystefan ( 8 )
  10. mwtjunkmail ( 8 )

Triaged Bugs

685 bugs have been triaged by 83 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 90 )
  2. Heiko Tietze ( 63 )
  3. Dieter ( 50 )
  4. Justin L ( 44 )
  5. V Stuart Foote ( 39 )
  6. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 35 )
  7. Julien Nabet ( 31 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 30 )
  9. Buovjaga ( 28 )
  10. Telesto ( 24 )

Resolution of resolved bugs

625 bugs have been set to RESOLVED.

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

Fixed Bugs

166 bugs have been fixed by 38 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 23 )
  2. Seth Chaiklin ( 19 )
  3. László Németh ( 12 )
  4. Justin Luth ( 9 )
  5. Julien Nabet ( 6 )
  6. Miklos Vajna ( 5 )
  7. Luboš Luňák ( 4 )
  8. Heiko Tietze ( 4 )
  9. Balaharipreetha Muthu ( 3 )
  10. Tibor Nagy ( 3 )

List of critical bugs fixed

  1. tdf#138549 CRASH: Undoing comment hovering (steps in comment 11) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )

List of high severity bugs fixed

  1. tdf#133878 Slow performance in autofilter if the record contains many unique values (10 seconds after 5.4 vs. 2 seconds before) ( Thanks to Luboš Luňák )
  2. tdf#134754 Crash on macOS 10.13 opening local HSQLDB-based odb file in Base on LibreOffice 7 rc1 ( Thanks to Stephan Bergmann )
  3. tdf#135202 LO 6.4.6.1 and 7.0.1 fail with error 1045 when accessing MySQL database using native connector ( Thanks to Michael Stahl )
  4. tdf#138596 Applying Formatting Aids twice crashes the application ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  5. tdf#138600 Vertical aligned text in nested table is hidden ( Thanks to Miklos Vajna )
  6. tdf#138605 CRASH: Undoing paragraph deletion ( track changes ) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  7. tdf#138612 LibreOffice not splitting table cells automatically for docx files ( Thanks to László Németh )
  8. tdf#138688 Pasting Calc data into Writer table hangs Writer CRASH (steps in comment 4) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  9. tdf#138710 Crash when deleting cell rows (multi_type_vector::position#1707: block position not found!) ( steps in comment 7 ) ( Thanks to Eike Rathke )
  10. tdf#138818 Some imported tif images are being truncated and thereby corrupted ( Thanks to Georgy Litvinov )

List of crashes fixed

  1. tdf#126492 Crash report service is not documented ( Thanks to Seth Chaiklin )
  2. tdf#134754 Crash on macOS 10.13 opening local HSQLDB-based odb file in Base on LibreOffice 7 rc1 ( Thanks to Stephan Bergmann )
  3. tdf#138417 Crash when customizing sidebar tab bar ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  4. tdf#138549 CRASH: Undoing comment hovering (steps in comment 11) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  5. tdf#138596 Applying Formatting Aids twice crashes the application ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  6. tdf#138605 CRASH: Undoing paragraph deletion ( track changes ) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  7. tdf#138688 Pasting Calc data into Writer table hangs Writer CRASH (steps in comment 4) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  8. tdf#138710 Crash when deleting cell rows (multi_type_vector::position#1707: block position not found!) ( steps in comment 7 ) ( Thanks to Eike Rathke )
  9. tdf#138741 FILESAVE XLSX Crash if Spreadsheet contain external reference that is not used in cells ( Thanks to Attila Szűcs )
  10. tdf#138762 Crash when opening chart properties after creation ( Thanks to Aron Budea )
  11. tdf#138834 Crash in table creation wizard when clicking next ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  12. tdf#138897 CRASH: undoing paste ( Thanks to Michael Stahl )
  13. tdf#138935 CRASH: Opening animation sidebar pane after inserting a shape ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  14. tdf#138973 Sidebar Gallery deck crashing ( Thanks to Luboš Luňák )
  15. tdf#139063 Crash when add a new sheet to a RTL sheet ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  16. tdf#139127 Crash when deleting page break and undo ( Thanks to László Németh )

List of performance issues fixed

  1. tdf#133878 Slow performance in autofilter if the record contains many unique values (10 seconds after 5.4 vs. 2 seconds before) ( Thanks to Luboš Luňák )

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

  1. tdf#100691 If hidden characters exist in headings, they appear visible in the table of contents ( Thanks to László Németh )
  2. tdf#41466 VML Callout shapes are incorrectly imported for 2007 DOCX (OK if resaved in MSO to newer DOCX) ( Thanks to Regényi Balázs )
  3. tdf#46579 Form fields ‘Image Button’ do not work in Forms ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  4. tdf#61154 EDITING: Table of Content (ToC) doesn’t cross mark deleted text with Track changes Shown ( Thanks to László Németh )
  5. tdf#65991 Help on Endnotes (Inserting and Editing Footnotes or Endnotes – Writer) gives not information on shortcut to move between anchor and footnote/endnote. ( Thanks to Seth Chaiklin )
  6. tdf#66043 EDITING: Spellchecking tracked and shown changes – erratic underlining ( Thanks to László Németh )
  7. tdf#76644 extended tips missing for menu items ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  8. tdf#82802 conditional style with no conditions is displayed as un-conditional style after reloading document ( Thanks to Justin Luth )
  9. tdf#84455 UI: HELP: Missing hint that {Edit ► Changes ► Record} will disable {Data ► Group and Outline ► Group} ( Thanks to Balaharipreetha Muthu )
  10. tdf#87973 XLSX:vlookup formula changed in path to external csv file after saved and re-opened ( Thanks to Attila Szűcs )
  11. tdf#95147 suggestion: warning that automatic wrapping text in LO Calc needs to be set Optimal in case of some xls import ( Thanks to gar Soul )
  12. tdf#99613 optional Paramaters for IF is optional ( Thanks to Seth Chaiklin )
  13. tdf#99646 Make default type of anchoring optional ( Thanks to Heiko Tietze )

WORKSFORME bugs

95 bugs have been retested by 40 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Buovjaga ( 8 )
  2. Telesto ( 7 )
  3. Justin L ( 7 )
  4. Julien Nabet ( 7 )
  5. raal ( 6 )
  6. sdc.blanco ( 5 )
  7. Dieter ( 5 )
  8. Xisco Faulí ( 4 )
  9. V Stuart Foote ( 4 )
  10. Martin Srdoš ( 3 )

DUPLICATED bugs

154 bugs have been duplicated by 35 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. V Stuart Foote ( 22 )
  2. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 16 )
  3. Telesto ( 14 )
  4. Justin L ( 13 )
  5. Xisco Faulí ( 10 )
  6. Heiko Tietze ( 9 )
  7. Aron Budea ( 8 )
  8. Ming Hua ( 6 )
  9. Gabor Kelemen ( 6 )
  10. m.a.riosv ( 6 )

Verified bug fixes

83 bugs have been verified by 14 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 31 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 28 )
  3. Buovjaga ( 5 )
  4. Dieter ( 4 )
  5. Heiko Tietze ( 3 )
  6. Adolfo Jayme ( 2 )
  7. Kevin Suo ( 2 )
  8. Julien Nabet ( 2 )
  9. Aron Budea ( 1 )
  10. Stephan Bergmann ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

375 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 31 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 79 )
  2. Roman Kuznetsov ( 59 )
  3. BogdanB ( 42 )
  4. Dieter ( 42 )
  5. Aron Budea ( 23 )
  6. sdc.blanco ( 20 )
  7. V Stuart Foote ( 19 )
  8. Heiko Tietze ( 15 )
  9. Ming Hua ( 10 )
  10. Buovjaga ( 9 )

Regression Bugs

125 bugs have been set as regressions by 20 people.

Top 10

  1. Telesto ( 46 )
  2. Xisco Faulí ( 22 )
  3. Robert Großkopf ( 11 )
  4. Buovjaga ( 6 )
  5. Roman Kuznetsov ( 5 )
  6. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 4 )
  7. Aron Budea ( 4 )
  8. Alex Thurgood ( 4 )
  9. Martin Srdoš ( 3 )
  10. Dieter ( 3 )

Bisected Bugs

89 bugs have been bisected by 12 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Xisco Faulí ( 31 )
  2. Aron Budea ( 12 )
  3. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 11 )
  4. Telesto ( 9 )
  5. Buovjaga ( 6 )
  6. Martin Srdoš ( 6 )
  7. raal ( 5 )
  8. Gabor Kelemen ( 3 )
  9. Justin L ( 2 )
  10. Roman Kuznetsov ( 2 )

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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