QA/Dev Report: December 2022

General Activities

  1. Rafael Lima continued polishing dark mode features and improved scrolling and zooming in the Basic code editor. He also improved help for ScriptForge
  2. Adolfo Jayme Barrientos updated the icons and colours in Help to match the new application icons
  3. Alain Romedenne improved help pages on built-in file dialogs
  4. Olivier Hallot (TDF) improved several extended tooltips and improved the help on cell references and cell addressing in Calc
  5. Bogdan Buzea improved the quality of the applause audio clip found in the gallery and made many string fixes and improvements in help and in the UI code
  6. Ilmari Lauhakangas (TDF) dropped the unnecessary name attribute from link elements in help with support from Christian Lohmaier
  7. Miklós Vajna (Collabora) added new commands .uno:GotoMark for jumping to a bookmark and .uno:UpdateBookmarks to update the content of a bookmark (helps especially with Zotero citations) and enhanced .uno:InsertBookmark and .uno:InsertField to allow specifying bookmark/refmark text. He also improved the Writer layout XML dump developer feature, improved the DOCX compatibility of paragraph marker formatting, fixed a layout issue related to bookmarks and fixed some Writer crashes.
  8. Jean-Pierre Ledure worked on the ScriptForge library
  9. Szymon Kłos, Andras Timar and Michael Meeks (Collabora) worked on LOKit improvements. Michael also fixed a macOS deadlock related to user input events
  10. Henry Castro (Collabora) added a mail merge unit test and made some code cleanups
  11. Eike Rathke (Red Hat) fixed an issue with date handling in Base, made it so line breaks are preserved in multi-line text when applying Formula to Value in Calc and fixed some crashes. He also improved the help for STYLE and INDEX Calc functions
  12. Tomaž Vajngerl (Collabora) polished support for document themes, for example adding the ability for reading theme colours from OOXML
  13. Julien Nabet fixed an issue with Base table UI, made Calc’s Paste Special dialog fully translatable, added an Nvidia GPU to Skia Vulkan denylist and fixed some crashes
  14. Jim Raykowski implemented a feature that highlights elements in a Writer document when selecting or hovering over their counterparts in the Navigator. He also made several other improvements to the Navigator, such as making it possible to delete references through it
  15. Andreas Heinisch made it so AutoText no longer inserts an additional empty paragraph, made bibliography entries appear sorted by identifier in Insert Bibliography dialog and improved the behaviour of input fields with a length restriction
  16. László Németh improved LibreLogo rendering speed and made it support more character formatting features. He also made it possible to check the spelling of hyperlinks, fixed an issue with comments disappearing from corrected misspelled words, added two options to spell checking dealing with compound words and fixed some regressions
  17. Xisco Faulí (TDF) continued refactoring automated tests, getting rid of much code duplication and created several new tests. He also improved the script used for downloading documents from online forums and fixed several crashes
  18. Michael Stahl (allotropia) continued improving the compliance of exported PDFs with Universal Accessibility standard, made DOCX export of bold attributes more robust and fixed some regressions
  19. Mike Kaganski (Collabora) made the code for setting property values safer, improved the new Math Sidebar panel, improved Visual Studio debugging experience, added support for hyphen-minus in style IDs. He also made many code cleanups and improvements to readability
  20. Caolán McNamara (Red Hat) continued polishing dark mode support, improved the opening performance of Application Colors option view, made it so localised font names match UI language instead of system locale, made text layouting more robust, added a button to remove all document events and made it possible to discover the causes of event-bound macro warnings through an infobar, made Statusbar in Writer show tooltips for sections and tables, made Calc’s sheet navigation and insertion buttons show tooltips and improved the Romanian AutoCorrect file. He also made many other UI-related improvements and crash fixes
  21. Stephan Bergmann (Red Hat) improved the debugging experience of unit tests. He also adapted the code to compiler changes and made many code and build-related cleanups as well as test fixes
  22. Noel Grandin (Collabora) improved the performance of SUMPRODUCT(IF..) in Calc and fixed an API usage issue with some chart UNO objects not advertising their types properly. He also made many code cleanups and general optimisations
  23. Justin Luth (Collabora) worked on VBA ContentControls support, improved the DOCX roundtripping of content controls, improved the indentation of list styles and made font and highlight colour toolbar buttons work in comments
  24. Paris Oplopoios (Collabora) added support for hidden status of range filter buttons in XLSX files, improved XLSX compatibility of charts and DOCX compatibility of content controls and made saving Writer documents with macros to Microsoft format conform to the DOCM file type requirement. He also improved Writer’s Accessibility checker
  25. Chris Sherlock made some code cleanups in vcl
  26. Maxim Monastirsky improved the handling of Draw table styles, for example making pasting action behave more intuitively
  27. Khaled Hosny (Alif Type) removed the bundled Source Serif/Sans/Code Pro, Kacst Book/Office fonts due to various issues, separated stylistics sets and character variants in the Font Features dialog, fixed the calculation of ascenders and descenders of some fonts upon PDF export, worked around an issue with strike out formatting of text using Liberation Serif font, improved the handling of different script types in various text previews and fixed an issue with gaps appearing after Kashida. He also made many renovations in font-related code
  28. Armin Le Grand (allotropia) improved the appearance of the blur effect with shadows and made refactorings in graphics handling code
  29. Taichi Haradaguchi upgraded some dependencies
  30. Daniel Lohmann made it so the presenter screen displayed as a normal window can also be shown on a single monitor
  31. Tibor Nagy (NISZ) fixed issues with tiled image sizes being reset in the Area tab, incorrect 3D shape properties in PPTX export and tiled background images in PPTX import
  32. Christian Lohmaier (TDF) made huge optimisations to the build performance of help and made many other build-related optimisations such as avoiding needless rebuilding of icon and gallery themes
  33. Kevin Suo fixed PDF import issues with Asian font settings not being loaded correctly and ligatures in RTL text being reversed incorrectly
  34. Thorsten Behrens (allotropia) made some build-related improvements and fixed a Writer unit test
  35. Arnaud Versini made some code cleanups
  36. Nick Wingate (Collabora) worked on the JavaScript dialog code used by Collabora Online
  37. Tor Lillqvist (Collabora) worked on the WASM build
  38. Chenxiong Qi ported many Java SDK examples to Python
  39. Tünde Tóth (NISZ) fixed an issue with charts getting lost upon DOCX export
  40. Galdam Jitsu replaced application and mime type icons with newly designed ones
  41. Patrick Luby (NeoOffice) fixed many macOS issues, including a printing issue with the Skia graphics engine and crashes and hangs. He also implemented support for the macOS press-and-hold functionality for special character input and made the macOS installation process faster by switching from bzip2 to lzfse compression in the .dmg file
  42. Tarcísio Ladeia de Oliveira fixed some unit test issues
  43. Aurimas Fišeras made some cleanups in configure.ac
  44. Povilas Kanapickas implemented support for touchpad zoom gestures
  45. Đoàn Trần Công Danh made a Boost 1.81.0 compatibility fix
  46. Attila Szűcs (Collabora) fixed conditional border colour not being exported to XLSX
  47. Dennis Francis (Collabora) made PDFium-based import of PDF files more robust
  48. Roman Kuznetsov added Duplicate Page command to Draw’s page pane context menu
  49. Michael Weghorn fixed a KDE UI issue in the BASIC Dialog Editor and worked the Android build
  50. Ilhan Yesil fixed an issue with the size of wizard pages created using the UNO API
  51. Vasily Melenchuk (CIB) made handling of invalid styles in RTF files more robust and implemented checking of Windows Security Zones to determine macro security level
  52. Brett T. Warden (Intel) made the SVG conversion method of QR codes compatible with the latest library version

Kudos to Ilmari Lauhakangas for helping to elaborate this list.

Reported Bugs

437 bugs, 53 of which are enhancements, have been reported by 260 people.

Top 10 Reporters

  1. BogdanB ( 35 )
  2. Eyal Rozenberg ( 22 )
  3. Mike Kaganski ( 16 )
  4. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 15 )
  5. Rafael Lima ( 8 )
  6. rferraro ( 8 )
  7. steve ( 7 )
  8. Robert Großkopf ( 6 )
  9. خالد حسني ( 6 )
  10. Telesto ( 6 )

Triaged Bugs

583 bugs have been triaged by 65 people.

Top 10 Triagers

  1. Buovjaga ( 147 )
  2. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 89 )
  3. Dieter ( 42 )
  4. m.a.riosv ( 37 )
  5. Heiko Tietze ( 26 )
  6. Alex Thurgood ( 22 )
  7. V Stuart Foote ( 22 )
  8. خالد حسني ( 19 )
  9. Mike Kaganski ( 17 )
  10. Julien Nabet ( 17 )

Resolution of resolved bugs

534 bugs have been set to RESOLVED.

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

Fixed Bugs

146 bugs have been fixed by 31 people.

Top 10 Fixers

  1. Caolán McNamara ( 27 )
  2. Khaled Hosny ( 9 )
  3. Bogdan B ( 8 )
  4. Patrick Luby ( 8 )
  5. László Németh ( 7 )
  6. Rafael Lima ( 6 )
  7. Tünde Tóth ( 5 )
  8. Julien Nabet ( 5 )
  9. Michael Stahl ( 5 )
  10. Tibor Nagy ( 5 )

List of high severity bugs fixed

  1. tdf#142147 File->Save As: “Save with password” is deselected by default for password-protected documents ( Thanks to Justin Luth )
  2. tdf#146842 All pages are empty/white when printing (skia, macOS only) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )
  3. tdf#146875 Writer: ToC Index updating hangs ( Thanks to Michael Stahl )
  4. tdf#151842 Font “Base size” reverts to sm config default of 12pt after reloading any formula (OLE object and standalone document) ( Thanks to Xisco Fauli )
  5. tdf#151894 FILEOPEN a Base Document with customized event for open a startform by “open document” LO stuck ( Thanks to Stephan Bergmann )
  6. tdf#152434 FILEOPEN:PPTX: Images not displayed ( Thanks to Tibor Nagy )
  7. tdf#152520 Crash: if macro uses module TITLE_CASE or SENTENCE_CASE in Transliteration module ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  8. tdf#152606 Crash if I open the specified pptx file ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  9. tdf#152717 DDE linking in calc is broken since 7.4.3 RC1 ( Thanks to Mike Kaganski )
  10. tdf#42437 Enable the macOS press-and-hold functionality for special character input (é, ñ, etc.) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )

List of crashes fixed

  1. tdf#145843 Incidental Crash on macOS with skia raster (STR comment 8) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )
  2. tdf#146765 Base Form – crash when scrolling in dual form & “data as table” display (macOS Arm) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )
  3. tdf#152495 crash when closing ruby (phonetic guide) dialog with escape (gtk3) ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  4. tdf#152520 Crash: if macro uses module TITLE_CASE or SENTENCE_CASE in Transliteration module ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  5. tdf#152606 Crash if I open the specified pptx file ( Thanks to Julien Nabet )
  6. tdf#82115 Repeatable crash/hang entering Japanese into a Writer comment on OSX ( see comment 4 ) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )

List of performance issues fixed

  1. tdf#105575 Slow rendering when using a Logo command ( Thanks to László Németh )
  2. tdf#152301 slow opening of Options > Application Colors ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )

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

  1. tdf#105575 Slow rendering when using a Logo command ( Thanks to László Németh )
  2. tdf#120190 Data “Formula to Value” don’t preserve line break with multi-line text value ( Thanks to Eike Rathke )
  3. tdf#121297 LO Impress: “JPG Quality” overlapping with “Reduce image resolution” in Presentation Minimizer Wizard in some GTK3 ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  4. tdf#42437 Enable the macOS press-and-hold functionality for special character input (é, ñ, etc.) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )
  5. tdf#45949 SPELL check does not work for words with hyperlink ( Thanks to László Németh )
  6. tdf#53023 AutoText (text only) embeds extra carriage return ( Thanks to Andreas Heinisch )
  7. tdf#65535 Correcting a misspelled word with a comment in the middle erases the comment (see comment 38) ( Thanks to László Németh )
  8. tdf#82115 Repeatable crash/hang entering Japanese into a Writer comment on OSX ( see comment 4 ) ( Thanks to Patrick Luby )
  9. tdf#85592 Font and highlight colour toolbar buttons dont work in comments ( Thanks to Justin Luth )
  10. tdf#86568 BASIC IDE: horizontal scrollbar isn’t next to the box it controls ( Thanks to Rafael Lima )
  11. tdf#88484 Sample text in font name combobox doesn’t display ( Thanks to Khaled Hosny )
  12. tdf#90641 Cannot sort bibliography entries in the Writer GUI and the Insert dialogue ( Thanks to Andreas Heinisch )
  13. tdf#92051 STATUSBAR: Missing tooltip for section/table area ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )
  14. tdf#92717 Impress Internet Presentation with 1 monitor and having 2 windows (1 for the presentation and 1 for the console) ( Thanks to Daniel Lohmann )
  15. tdf#95138 Tooltips for sheet navigation buttons and insert sheet button ( Thanks to Caolán McNamara )

WORKSFORME bugs

89 bugs have been retested by 36 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Alex Thurgood ( 15 )
  2. Buovjaga ( 15 )
  3. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 7 )
  4. Telesto ( 7 )
  5. Dieter ( 5 )
  6. Roman Kuznetsov ( 5 )
  7. خالد حسني ( 4 )
  8. BogdanB ( 3 )
  9. Tohotom ( 2 )
  10. Richard Demattio ( 2 )

DUPLICATED bugs

132 bugs have been duplicated by 28 people.

Top 10 testers

  1. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 25 )
  2. Buovjaga ( 21 )
  3. Mike Kaganski ( 18 )
  4. V Stuart Foote ( 11 )
  5. Alex Thurgood ( 9 )
  6. خالد حسني ( 7 )
  7. m.a.riosv ( 6 )
  8. Caolán McNamara ( 5 )
  9. Telesto ( 4 )
  10. Dieter ( 4 )

Verified bug fixes

120 bugs have been verified by 18 people.

Top 10 Verifiers

  1. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 81 )
  2. NISZ LibreOffice Team ( 14 )
  3. Buovjaga ( 3 )
  4. steve ( 3 )
  5. Thorsten Behrens (allotropia) ( 3 )
  6. Gabor Kelemen (allotropia) ( 2 )
  7. Dieter ( 2 )
  8. BogdanB ( 2 )
  9. m.a.riosv ( 1 )
  10. Roman Kuznetsov ( 1 )

Categorized Bugs

503 bugs have been categorized with a metabug by 27 people.

Top 10 Categorizers

  1. BogdanB ( 158 )
  2. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 129 )
  3. Eyal Rozenberg ( 43 )
  4. Dieter ( 33 )
  5. Buovjaga ( 25 )
  6. خالد حسني ( 22 )
  7. Heiko Tietze ( 16 )
  8. Roman Kuznetsov ( 15 )
  9. V Stuart Foote ( 14 )
  10. Rafael Lima ( 10 )

Regression Bugs

53 bugs have been set as regressions by 15 people.

Top 10

  1. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 13 )
  2. Buovjaga ( 12 )
  3. Xisco Faulí ( 7 )
  4. László Németh ( 3 )
  5. Alex Thurgood ( 3 )
  6. Mike Kaganski ( 2 )
  7. raal ( 2 )
  8. Dieter ( 2 )
  9. خالد حسني ( 2 )
  10. Robert Großkopf ( 2 )

Bisected Bugs

36 bugs have been bisected by 8 people.

Top 10 Bisecters

  1. Buovjaga ( 10 )
  2. Stéphane Guillou (stragu) ( 8 )
  3. Xisco Faulí ( 8 )
  4. raal ( 6 )
  5. Mike Kaganski ( 1 )
  6. Justin L ( 1 )
  7. Roman Kuznetsov ( 1 )
  8. خالد حسني ( 1 )

 
 

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