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List of Easy Hacks by Difficulty

These lists contain the bugs with Keyword "easyHack" and bug status "NEW", "ASSIGNED" or "REOPENED".

Easy Hacks for Beginners

This list contains the bugs with Keyword "difficultyBeginner".

[Bug 54169] LibO doesn’t obey OS setting “only show the accelerator underline when the Alt key is being pressed”

[Bug 39593] copy/paste code detector / fixing
[Bug 39596] use the CLang++ static analyser to find bugs
[Bug 39625] make sal/qa/systools/test_comtools.cxx work (Windows only) ....
[Bug 39674] find / fix all German spellings in internal APIs
[Bug 40469] Modifed Frame Style Options Not Preserved, "Keep Ratio" Option Unavailable
[Bug 42982] improve UNO API error reporting
[Bug 44580] share autocorrect replacement table for misc. language subgroups
[Bug 45904] move java based api tests to c++
[Bug 46892] Provide stacktraces for crashes
[Bug 47320] DrMemory windows warning cleanup ...
[Bug 47667] Create chart test documents
[Bug 48140] Remove uno calls from xlsx import
[Bug 51357] SVG: Add support for more shape transition effects to svg documents exported by Impress
[Bug 53524] Create UNO Grid control with dialog editor
[Bug 53534] shlxthdl_x64.dll/shlxthdl.dll cannot handle Flat ODF
[Bug 53676] Link bugs from different bug trackers
[Bug 54938] Adapt supportsService implementations to cppu::supportsService
[Bug 55324] Too many preprocessors (cpp)
[Bug 55410] automatically fill in the default user's name into tools->options->user data
[Bug 64900] Write a PyUNO tutorial/walktrough
[Bug 64911] Check strict version of bundled libs when building against external copies in ./configure
[Bug 65209] FILEOPEN: MS Word document properties creation times etc. time zones not preserved/displayed
[Bug 66754] Remove own implementations of various Perl functions in installer
[Bug 67465] EPS rendering: locating pstoedit on Mac a problem
[Bug 67832] upgrade our jfreereport libraries
[Bug 70448] Write more unittests for regression hotspots
[Bug 70625] Add --cat parameter to make git diffs pretty
[Bug 70667] Notify libreoffice user list of API changes and motivate user to test extensions on dailies/beta
[Bug 71043] Use STACK lint tool to clean code ...
[Bug 73993] Summarize additional information in comments
[Bug 74424] Start to decouple Window from OutputDevice
[Bug 74702] Remove enum OutDevType from OutputDevice
[Bug 75280] Convert inappropriate use of sal_uIntPtr to better integer types
[Bug 76274] Files with XLT extension are not added to Recent documents
[Bug 77546] QA: Create introductory video
[Bug 80798] cleanup debug methods
[Bug 80907] avoid unnecessary allocations in OpenXML import filter
[Bug 82579] get rid of premac.h / postmac.h wrapper headers
[Bug 82580] get rid of prewin.h / postwin.h wrapper headers
[Bug 84098] kill copy+paste in VBA tests ...
[Bug 84553] Detect and warn of Windows Antivirus in configure ...
[Bug 86190] use GLM library instead of basegfx
[Bug 86249] clean VirtualDevice constructor ...
[Bug 86941] add more conditional formatting unit tests
[Bug 87605] update technical dictionary
[Bug 87892] More shapes for LibreOffice draw are needed
[Bug 88116] OS X: reduce cut/paste coding
[Bug 88205] Adapt uses of css::uno::Sequence to use initializer_list ctor
[Bug 88815] simplify service declarations
[Bug 88822] APK needs helpful ChromeOS settings ...
[Bug 89879] Summarize regression stats/overview for the final release of a major series by component
[Bug 90341] Clean up excessive const_cast'ing
[Bug 90834] Turn in-line version control history comments into meaningful good comments
[Bug 91197] Integrate gbuild-to-ide and xcodeproj gem for Xcode project generation
[Bug 91222] VclBuilder constructor cleanup ...
[Bug 91367] replace ApiTokenSequence and UNO formulas in OOXML calc import
[Bug 91387] create doxygen docs for the LibreOffice build system from inline comments
[Bug 91480] allow to build shared libraries in bundled projects on Windows
[Bug 92529] config written during startup ...
[Bug 92893] replace UNO in table import
[Bug 92965] support some of the optional css::drawing::FillProperties properties in chart2
[Bug 95845] Use CommandInfoProvider to receive UNO command labels/tooltips
[Bug 96505] Get rid of cargo cult "long" integer literals
[Bug 97046] ensure build system variables start with gb_ unless there are very, very good reasons not to
[Bug 97087] Timers and idles should have programmer comprehensible, unique names
[Bug 97228] Split up include files in include/vcl where possible into separate public and internal parts
[Bug 97356] implement fallback export of Math object in PPTX
[Bug 97361] Make unittests more pythonic
[Bug 97447] make the ServiceDocumenter singleton available as a global in Python and StarBasic
[Bug 97448] Create a helper to generate an AddOns.xcu for an extension
[Bug 97555] unsuitable colour feedback when selecting multiple sheet in calc
[Bug 97577] UI: Source Sans Pro, as Impress default font
[Bug 97667] add xml dump methods for calc pool items
[Bug 97748] unit-test to check graphics ...
[Bug 98143] Fullscreen slideshow does not display a title when Alt+Tab switching is used
[Bug 99891] Update installer fonts to match newer versions of Windows
[Bug 100548] Reorganizing “Border” tab on “Format Cells” window in Calc
[Bug 102076] Excel XLSM import: VBA compatibility mode insufficient: "EVALUATE" not supported
[Bug 107625] Envelope dialog: Make dialog more a11y friendly
[Bug 108523] Remove @author annotations from source code
[Bug 112689] Replace chained O(U)StringBuffer::append() with operator+
[Bug 113171] Insert Text Box must not toggle at the menu
[Bug 113439] [UX] Add a Show/hide entry in context menu of layers tabs in Draw
[Bug 114441] Convert use of sal_uLong to better integer types
[Bug 114508] Confusing dialog about discarding recovery data can lead to data loss
[Bug 115357] Enhancement request: Set Start Menu folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\
[Bug 115805] Choices in valuable boxes "incrément"
[Bug 115872] Introduce formatted dummy text
[Bug 116248] [UI] Missing Help button in dialog for Spreadsheet Themes
[Bug 118314] Remove "Input Method Status" menu option and implementation
[Bug 119447] Start Module - "Create" section on left is not scrollable on smaller devices such as netbooks.
[Bug 119905] Infobar: text slightly overlaps the button
[Bug 119931] Fix accessibility warnings in .ui files
[Bug 120058] Wrong rendering of positon slider in Media Player
[Bug 120243] Remove old idle workaround ...
[Bug 120566] Find and fix TAB-ing issues on dialogs
[Bug 120901] Context menu with "cut,copy,...,symbols" inaccessible, if word is autocorrectable
[Bug 121596] Writer does not include a key combination to insert thin spaces (U+200A)
[Bug 122619] Remove AppMenu export via DBus
[Bug 62014] gdb hooks should be not be group-writeable
[Bug 70373] Identify unused source files
[Bug 88796] Enhancement - Mysql native connector extension - add automatic reconnect to server capability in connector code after idle timeout
[Bug 119996] Remove support for GNOME Shell application menu
[Bug 109120] MAILMERGE: Merged documents saved as individual documents - filenames should start from 1 (one), not 0 (zero)
[Bug 39749] calc unit test writing
[Bug 107792] Introduce reference counting for GDI handles
[Bug 45735] Automatic check at start-up whether LO is default program for ODF-file formats
[Bug 112897] [UI] Help button should be on the left of dialog (ii)
[Bug 116091] Replace 'AutoFormat' button with table style listbox in Convert Text to Table dialog
[Bug 38835] strip out non-trivial globals before main
[Bug 112010] Split sw ooxmlexport tests to meaningfull parts
[Bug 117058] Simplify calls to Menu::CheckItem
[Bug 98705] Reduce starting time on Windows by removing GetCaseCorrectPathName usage
[Bug 120196] Wierd interaction between widgets on Animation sidebar panel
[Bug 38844] Reduce XOR rendering
[Bug 120563] Improve the preview of numbering with relative size
[Bug 97362] Convert Java complex tests to Python
[Bug 120697] Calc: Drop-down on 'Sum' button
[Bug 97706] CLEAN is neither ODF nor OOXML conform
[Bug 113789] ActiveX button's icon is not saved back to DOCX file
[Bug 120040] Inconsistent cell content preview in Conditional - Condition... dialog
[Bug 119812] Non-functional "Windows Share" item shown among server types in File Services dialog on Windows
[Bug 122280] Remove Block selection mode from Calc
[Bug 97080] FILEOPEN: Need broader filter for delimited text files ("Text CSV" only includes *.csv)

[Bug 116085] Cannot start Certificate Manager with GPG4win v3

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More Interesting Easy Hacks

This list contains the bugs with Keyword "difficultyInteresting".

[Bug 55066] FILEOPEN: flaws in importing 123 files

[Bug 101220] Fonts subset into PDF are not being used to render PDF to canvas, receive questionable fallback replacement
[Bug 107461] Does not support "file://" scheme with actual hostname
[Bug 32419] When inserted on Writer, get "Base size" for formulas from underlying paragraph
[Bug 32506] Find & Replace for Base
[Bug 34965] Make Impress slides editable during presentation
[Bug 38809] Analyse/Improve Structure and Cache efficiency with DHAT/valgrind
[Bug 38812] PackageKit / Help integration
[Bug 38885] Remove CreateTextFromNode methods
[Bug 38889] Make macro editing easier
[Bug 38890] Remove hard-coded project URLs
[Bug 42949] accelerating compile times by removing unnecessary header #include
[Bug 43059] apply sixgill static analyser to the code ...
[Bug 43227] FILEOPEN: UI to set workgroup (system DB) for opening MS Access (.mdb) files
[Bug 43369] Specific UI for collecting PostgreSQL connection settings
[Bug 45615] Implement additional 3d slideshow transitions
[Bug 45617] Make Impress Master Slides copyable
[Bug 46037] Clean up uses of comphelper/configurationhelper.hxx
[Bug 46259] rewrite mysql connector to use mariadb client library
[Bug 46583] borders tabpage UI doesn't display border properties nicely when lines are different
[Bug 47065] Notification about document closure for locked readonly opened document
[Bug 49602] Remove deprecated OSL Profile functionality
[Bug 49885] sync custom breakiterator rules with icu originals
[Bug 50050] Make LE (Link End) Index/Table Entry component character style match LS (Link Start) by default
[Bug 51554] Data loss risk referencing slides from external impress presentation (Menu Insert -> File, selecting link)
[Bug 51779] support for SQL datatype INTERVAL
[Bug 56903] Moz-free Outlook Address Book driver
[Bug 58434] Show formatting marks when displaying non-printing characters <Ctrl>+F10, rather than field shading <Ctrl>+F8 (for formatting marks as in comment 18)
[Bug 60696] Edit-Links - cleanup and make it work for movies ...
[Bug 60909] Out of space warning ...
[Bug 61313] CONDITIONAL FORMATTING: Icon set should have a color reverse switch
[Bug 62079] Hidden Items Menu
[Bug 62248] REPORTBUILDER: multiple groupings on same field broken
[Bug 62525] Convert manual refcounting / copy-on-write implementations to cow_wrapper
[Bug 63436] Support for ODF fields as written by KWord
[Bug 67208] Horizontal rules in old documents are broken: only links in the files
[Bug 67274] Gallery: Do not link inserted images
[Bug 67302] TablesSupplier name clash when dots in schema/table name
[Bug 67664] query wizard in need of love
[Bug 67741] EDITING: Date entry with numeric keypad
[Bug 68675] ODBC: support arbitrarily-sized bookmarks
[Bug 68676] ODBC: optionally use W variants of ODBC calls
[Bug 70526] Provide startup time measurements
[Bug 75273] Other: Prevent users from installing known broken extensions in LO
[Bug 77125] Please make the shape of rounded rectangle callout customizable
[Bug 84097] Windows: Unit test & extend native calling
[Bug 84362] vcl / timers unit test ...
[Bug 87714] CONTEXT MENU: Better integration with image editing apps
[Bug 87813] SIDEBAR: Incorporating the effects list into the animation tab
[Bug 88601] LO BASE: Failure to correctly interpret range for UNSIGNED integers from MySQL database (jdbc and native connectors) [summary in comment 9]
[Bug 88695] RowSet and its clones share a cache: can lead to cache trashing
[Bug 89387] improve performance for some matrix operations
[Bug 89660] UX: open Wiki page with information on new or changed behavior, detecting when user makes first use of a new version
[Bug 90339] Make gengal not be based the Application class
[Bug 90517] Push WinBits constants down into subclasses
[Bug 90730] support overlay/no-overlay for chart title and legend
[Bug 91831] sharing gcc / UNO bridges code ...
[Bug 92018] Implement caching for native widget rendering for Mac / OpenGL rendering
[Bug 92382] [OSINTEGRATION] Command? should open help
[Bug 92755] Avoid temporary XML files in winreg configmgr backend
[Bug 93488] Implement password protection for VBA export
[Bug 93727] Date Literal should be supported
[Bug 95174] SQL parser doesn't support catalog&schema in function name
[Bug 95405] Sidebar deck for find/search and replace
[Bug 96563] Display embedded graphics via system viewer optionally
[Bug 97102] Re-work copy/paste 'orrible extensions dialog code...
[Bug 97975] OpenGL: theme / widget cache ...
[Bug 98749] Move hardcoded/duplicated PageDesc defaults from UNO wrappers to writer core
[Bug 99035] [Feature Request] "Convert text to table" lacks 'number of columns' option
[Bug 101302] Deleted files visible as recent documents in menu and start center
[Bug 103035] UI: Changing text formatting in Header/Footer dialog can be confusing
[Bug 103414] Allow decimal place commands to modify additional number formats
[Bug 104154] Add detailed list view to template manager
[Bug 104746] Enhancement Suggestion - pass selected text to Web browser search
[Bug 105813] VBA Macro assignment to control not saved to XLS
[Bug 106571] Remove context menu for default Gradients/Bitmaps/Patterns/Hatches or add restore tool
[Bug 106723] Better visibility of not found search term
[Bug 108477] Multiple use of Direct Cursor creates only one undo action
[Bug 111769] Black is set as New color in Area tab when a table with multiple colors in its cells is selected
[Bug 113960] [Tables] Adapting table width by default
[Bug 114085] Allow to set page break's page number, without also setting page style.
[Bug 114886] [Sidebar: Styles and formatting] Implementing the styles views as filters
[Bug 115464] UI of export to PNG and JPG misleading for resolution
[Bug 115467] Unticking "Master background" in slide properties makes formatted background go away
[Bug 115527] Redesign of the keyboard tab of the Customization dialog
[Bug 116382] UI: Border and background item of header and footer drop-down menu should open the dialog of Page style > Header > 'More' button
[Bug 117217] Background colors for table cell are not retained after 24 column in word doc table
[Bug 117741] Fix use-after-free problems in Basic DLL bindings lib
[Bug 120098] Find & Replace: Add ability to search for hidden text
[Bug 122169] Simpler cppunit tests, use CPPUNIT_TEST_FIXTURE
[Bug 56676] EDITING: Tables in databases based on calc are unwriteable - Form Properties show them as writable
[Bug 58989] Transfer Localization info to EXTENSIONSWEBSITE
[Bug 60414] VIEWING: Responsive layout
[Bug 116795] Create hyperlink control with dialog editor
[Bug 45789] automatic row height in reports
[Bug 42030] UI: Page Preview Bar scaling slider function unclear
[Bug 88296] Show Caps Lock status in LibreOffice UI

[Bug 60700] de-cruftify ODF files ...

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Easy Hacks with Unknown Difficulty

This list contains the bugs without a "difficulty*" Keywords.

[Bug 71920] FORMATTING: Text is not shown behind frame set to 'Wrap Through' and with fill set to None

[Bug 118781] UI: Change the 'Contains' section in the Modify Style dialogues to improve the transparency and use of hierarchical styles
[Bug 38164] Allow scrolling through Slides by Mouse wheel
[Bug 38295] Many margin comments/notes are complicated to use
[Bug 47295] Default paragraph style should be "Text body" and not "Default"
[Bug 56363] Using Graphite features prevents Special Character dialog from preselecting the Graphite font
[Bug 60145] FILEOPEN: UTF-8 encoding without BOM is not detected
[Bug 68051] UI: Contextual dialogs steal focus when hidden/shown again
[Bug 71693] [Spellchecker] add (by default) OS X system user dictionary
[Bug 74839] EDITING: Position of connectors connected to a group aren't updated when editing group content
[Bug 85148] FILEOPEN: Firebird connect to server via new driver (feature request)
[Bug 87638] Slide Pane should be titled 'Master Slides' when in master view
[Bug 87784] UNO: Add contoured wrap command that combines .uno:WrapOn and .uno:WrapContour
[Bug 89428] Hiding scrollbars when not need in Impress/Draw
[Bug 89747] TOOLBAR: Line width control should be changed to a combobox
[Bug 90293] Unifying shape rotation accessibility
[Bug 91204] Some Items of Properties Dialogue are not Current if Option “Edit document properties before saving” is Chosen
[Bug 94177] Additional multi-extension filetype entries in the file open dialog
[Bug 95329] Could the status bar report the number of comments, please?
[Bug 96278] Make all file types visible in file save dialog
[Bug 96975] Opening Hyperlinks to other .odp in presentation mode
[Bug 98301] Context menu "Save Image..." call of uno.saveGraphic is unclear that no conversion of image is provided
[Bug 100560] Custom gallery theme order
[Bug 101179] Writer/Web: View > HTML Source mode toggles are awkward
[Bug 101597] Ability to view the total time for rehearsed timings
[Bug 101965] Sidebar: List Styles: No entry or option to unset/clear a style
[Bug 102011] EDITING: Default wrap spacing to for images is not convenient
[Bug 103156] Some AutoCorrect Replacements for German (Switzerland, Liechtenstein) are Wrong
[Bug 103851] add a "Capitalize first letter in lists" option and turn it off by default
[Bug 104888] "Ctrl + Shift + Enter" hotkey after "F2" on the cell that I carelessly forgot to hold "Ctrl + Shift" when I entered matrix related formula should...
[Bug 106196] EDITING Impress doesn't recognize shortcuts for bulleted lists
[Bug 106229] New icon for infobar type success needed
[Bug 106551] Means to rename stored custom colors
[Bug 107447] Terms of 2 Formatting Marks are different to the Unicode Terms
[Bug 108131] Confusing color fields for line
[Bug 109124] Change fields in Address Data/Book Source to be the same as in Mail Merge Wizard
[Bug 109384] FORMATTING: maximum font size blocked to 999,9
[Bug 111633] Missing GUI option for text rotation inside Impress table
[Bug 112117] Hyperlink dialog window is too wide
[Bug 112559] FILESAVE: ODS - Default cell style font size not set
[Bug 112876] Make use of scroll lock for navigation configurable (it conflicts with system use as keyboard layout indicator)
[Bug 113008] Signing+saving action should be more explicit and certificate is propagated to "Digital Signatures"
[Bug 114660] COUNTIFS FUNCTION requires a reference to the inclusion of regular expressions in formulas
[Bug 115087] Change default location of Color bar and move location of 'None' entry
[Bug 115887] suggestion : add an option for choosing the color of the cell comment indicator
[Bug 115965] Radio buttons for .uno:DefaultBullet and uno:DefaultNumbering plus introducing a no list option
[Bug 115970] Set default font size for CJK/Western text fonts as locale value
[Bug 116804] [Impress, Slideshow, FILEOPEN]: Command Line Switch To Open In Windowed Mode Slideshow
[Bug 117101] Address Book Data Source Wizard: Default external data source format is dBASE
[Bug 117799] Allow change of frame / image position through properties sidebar
[Bug 118435] Inconsistent nomenclature in Template Manager, 'Filter'.
[Bug 118574] Calc: show error and other special values at the beginning of the list of automatic filters
[Bug 118685] prioritize favorite languages
[Bug 119088] Calc should show overwrite warning on clipboard paste to cell with text
[Bug 119248] Status bar displays "wrong" sum when colored negative cell format used
[Bug 119729] Drawing styles at the sidebar lack of background and border color
[Bug 119919] Non-hidden children of hidden styles appear in top level of sidebar
[Bug 120544] UNO commands to modify hyperlinks missing in Calc
[Bug 120591] Add button to load or refresh the table and ranges in the external data dialog
[Bug 120844] context Menu: remove tabletext.xml from sd modules
[Bug 121437] Tooltip for Color Bar interactions missing
[Bug 121880] Set semicolon ; as default Field Delimiter for CSV instead of comma , (avoid confusion for French and other)
[Bug 122034] Replace deprecated WinAPI functions with their recommended substitutions
[Bug 122063] Add default padding around Images
[Bug 122311] Find & Replace dialog could save search history on closing of the application
[Bug 122362] remember the last chosen animation
[Bug 122654] Allow to change 'fields > input list' items
[Bug 120026] Table alignment to center does not recenter upon table resizing
[Bug 122265] If Link option is selected in Paste Special window "OK" button should be in focus for repeated paste to another file, not first button "Values only" - comme...
[Bug 67007] UI: Name Box does not show a name in sheet scope when selecting a range
[Bug 91769] Move up and down buttons work for paragraphs without list too, but only available on toolbar Bullets and Numbering

[Bug 122118] Toolbar dropdown button triangles are too large

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