All LibreOffice Easy Hacks by Difficulty

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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 124548] Activating Area tab, "None" is always focused, regardless of which fill type is selected

[Bug 38835] strip out non-trivial globals before main
[Bug 38844] Reduce XOR rendering
[Bug 39593] copy/paste code detector / fixing
[Bug 39596] use the CLang++ static analyser to find bugs
[Bug 39674] find / fix all German spellings in internal APIs
[Bug 39749] calc unit test writing
[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 45735] Automatic check at start-up whether LO is default program for ODF-file formats
[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 51357] SVG: Add support for more shape transition effects to svg documents exported by Impress
[Bug 53534] shlxthdl_x64.dll/shlxthdl.dll cannot handle Flat ODF
[Bug 53676] Link bugs from different bug trackers
[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 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 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 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 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 92484] UI: lock toolbar by default
[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 95385] Sidebar : category General does not exist and inconsistent with cell formatting dialog
[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 97362] Convert Java complex tests to Python
[Bug 97447] make the ServiceDocumenter singleton available as a global in Python and StarBasic
[Bug 97577] UI: Source Sans Pro, as Impress default font
[Bug 97667] add xml dump methods for calc pool items
[Bug 97706] CLEAN is neither ODF nor OOXML conform
[Bug 97748] unit-test to check graphics ...
[Bug 98705] Reduce starting time on Windows by removing GetCaseCorrectPathName usage
[Bug 100548] Reorganizing “Border” tab on “Format Cells” window in Calc
[Bug 102076] Excel XLSM import: VBA compatibility mode insufficient: "EVALUATE" not supported
[Bug 104074] [FILESAVE] Wrong behavior using template via "Open Template": when saving it saved the template directly instead of a new file
[Bug 107792] Introduce reference counting for GDI handles
[Bug 112237] Add the multiline tooltip on the Available Commands also to the Assigned Commands in the Customize dialog
[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 116091] Replace 'AutoFormat' button with table style listbox in Convert Text to Table dialog
[Bug 117408] Clean up dictionary file headers from licenses and whitespace
[Bug 119447] Start Module - "Create" section on left is not scrollable on smaller devices such as netbooks.
[Bug 119931] Fix accessibility warnings in .ui files
[Bug 120196] Weird interaction between widgets on Animation sidebar panel
[Bug 123768] Make shortcuts extensionizable
[Bug 124092] When focus is on header/footer frame menu button key input handling should be limited to executing the pop up menu and escape to header/footer edit window
[Bug 124176] Use pragma once instead of include guards
[Bug 124686] HideWhiteSpace should be positive Show Whitespace
[Bug 124799] osl_getEnvironment wrapper ...
[Bug 125379] Add a link to FAQ to "JRE missing" message box
[Bug 125969] Writer cannot load existed background image into Bitmap list
[Bug 126166] Command labels for Select to Start of Word, select to End of Word need correction
[Bug 127443] Keyboard use of insert table tool bar control: Set table size 1x1 on first down or right arrow key press after insert table control window is shown
[Bug 127533] Have the tip of the day window available while following the tip.
[Bug 127675] Pasting only 65536 rows to Calc from Excel
[Bug 129013] [UX][FILECONV] Add a "ignore the same warning" to the Document Converter Warning dialog
[Bug 129288] Main menu entries: Shape or Shapes, Sheet or Sheets, Form or Forms?
[Bug 129423] Make export tests export-only where applicable (DECLARE_*EXPORT_TEST => DECLARE_*EXPORT_EXPORTONLY_TEST)
[Bug 130076] Flip from file format ignores angles in section, arc and cut shape
[Bug 130346] Dialog "Define Database Range" in Calc is Too high, OK/Cancel button fall outside of screen range
[Bug 130399] View-Toolbars-Customize should open Customize dialog on the Toolbars tab
[Bug 130526] New B&N dialog in Draw has Scope section with "Slide" and "Selection" options. It's strange
[Bug 130716] Draw: Add to main menu "Connector options" tool
[Bug 130717] Draw: Add to main menu "3D effects" tool
[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 120040] Inconsistent cell content preview in Conditional - Condition... dialog
[Bug 97080] FILEOPEN: Need broader filter for delimited text files ("Text CSV" only includes *.csv)
[Bug 129028] When focus is in the Infobar some key input actions occur in the document
[Bug 97448] Create a helper to generate an AddOns.xcu for an extension
[Bug 124443] AutoInput tooltip positioning is inconsistent when editing formula, covering different parts of UI
[Bug 128049] FILESAVE PPTX Improve export of shape "forbidden" (noSmoking)
[Bug 130137] Replace remaining uses of WNT define checks with _WIN32
[Bug 123936] Find files to be formatted with clang-format
[Bug 130711] [tr] Extend Autocorrect list for Turkish language
[Bug 97361] Make unittests more pythonic
[Bug 120243] Remove old idle workaround ...
[Bug 127113] Allow to fill any two numeric fields in Fill Series dialog
[Bug 124141] Create a document analyser for LibreOffice triage and QA
[Bug 129471] UI-Writer: Increase the size of window for Navigate by in the Find toolbar, plus consider ordering of items
[Bug 128943] Remove frames around rotation wheel and reference edge widget within Format / Cells / Alignment dialog
[Bug 127897] Missing "Language->For Selection/Paragraph" under Tools
[Bug 129235] PRINTING: Change The Color of Print Preview Active Page Border

[Bug 72536] Eliminate calls to RegressionCurveHelper::getFirstCurveNotMeanValueLine (and company)

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More Interesting Easy Hacks

This list contains the bugs with Keyword "difficultyInteresting".

[Bug 45617] Make Impress Master Slides copyable

[Bug 54169] LibO doesn’t obey OS setting “only show the accelerator underline when the Alt key is being pressed”
[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 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 38890] Remove hard-coded project URLs
[Bug 42030] UI: Page Preview Bar scaling slider function unclear
[Bug 42949] accelerating compile times by removing unnecessary header #include - See Comment 57
[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 46037] Clean up uses of comphelper/configurationhelper.hxx
[Bug 46583] borders tabpage UI doesn't display border properties nicely when lines are different
[Bug 48140] Remove uno calls from xlsx import
[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 50998] add "coil" to draw basic shape menu
[Bug 51779] support for SQL datatype INTERVAL
[Bug 56903] Moz-free Outlook Address Book driver
[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 67763] date & time controls: fractional seconds, timezone support, duration, interval
[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 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 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 99296] Calc: Disable headers/footers by default
[Bug 100818] add ability to refer to local names in another worksheet to INDIRECT
[Bug 101948] Search fails to find specified indentation in imported Word document
[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 104169] Change the mouse cursor icon when hovering the spreadsheet
[Bug 104746] Enhancement Suggestion - pass selected text to Web browser search
[Bug 105813] VBA Macro assignment to control not saved to XLS
[Bug 108477] Multiple use of Direct Cursor creates only one undo action
[Bug 114085] Allow to set page break's page number, without also setting page style.
[Bug 115464] UI of export to PNG and JPG misleading for resolution
[Bug 115527] Redesign of the keyboard tab of the Customization dialog
[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 119800] FILEOPEN Table in frame in DOCX not displayed in Writer
[Bug 124041] Place focus on header/footer frame menu button when header/footer is empty
[Bug 128616] Add decorations to manual page break marker line showing the break's properties: "with page style" and "with page number"
[Bug 128977] Thunderbird Address Book will be changed to sqlite - Development needed
[Bug 129153] Show MIME type icon in recent file list
[Bug 129725] Dark theme for the welcome window.
[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 128964] Add time pause/resume buttons to Impress Presentation console
[Bug 47065] Notification about document closure for locked readonly opened document
[Bug 120469] Object anchored to paragraph doesn't move if an enter is inserted at the beginning of the paragraph
[Bug 112135] Provide alternative controls through context menu in function list of Customize dialog

[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 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 71693] [Spellchecker] add (by default) OS X system user dictionary
[Bug 85148] FILEOPEN: Firebird connect to server via new driver (feature request)
[Bug 103156] Some AutoCorrect Replacements for German (Switzerland, Liechtenstein) are Wrong
[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 107447] Terms of 2 Formatting Marks are different to the Unicode Terms
[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 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 118435] Inconsistent nomenclature in Template Manager, 'Filter'.
[Bug 119248] Status bar displays "wrong" sum when colored negative cell format used
[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 122539] embedded .idx file for gug
[Bug 125560] FILEOPEN PPTX: text transformation "Deflate" is wrongly imported as "Inflate"
[Bug 125867] [LOCALHELP] Add a link for the description of hierarchies in a pivot table
[Bug 127501] gallery: add pin gallery theme

[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...

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