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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 124686] HideWhiteSpace should be positive Show Whitespace
[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 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 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 74424] Start to decouple Window 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 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 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 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 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 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 104074] [FILESAVE] Wrong behavior using template via "Open Template": when saving it saved the template directly instead of a new file
[Bug 112689] Replace chained O(U)StringBuffer::append() with operator+
[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 116248] [UI] Missing Help button in dialog for Spreadsheet Themes
[Bug 117058] Simplify calls to Menu::CheckItem
[Bug 117408] Clean up dictionary file headers from licenses and whitespace
[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 119931] Fix accessibility warnings in .ui files
[Bug 120196] Wierd interaction between widgets on Animation sidebar panel
[Bug 120243] Remove old idle workaround ...
[Bug 120901] Context menu with "cut,copy,...,symbols" inaccessible, if word is autocorrectable
[Bug 122791] Display column widths under table properties for more than just six columns
[Bug 123768] Make shortcuts extensionizable
[Bug 123841] Choosing an unfilled rectangle (or circle or square) draws a filled rectangle
[Bug 124141] Create a document analyser for LibreOffice triage and QA
[Bug 124799] osl_getEnvironment wrapper ...
[Bug 124840] UI: text for confirming updating external links ("Enable Content") is strange
[Bug 124936] Help->About LibreOffice dialog does not specify whether 32 or 64 bit is installed
[Bug 125288] wrong Bar color name in the Data bar dialog (#0000FF instead of Blue)
[Bug 125289] Missing color name(s) in Conditional formatting dialog, hard coded color values not present on standard.soc
[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 123587] Beanshell editor: Show current file name as window title
[Bug 124548] Activating Area tab, "None" is always focused, regardless of which fill type is selected
[Bug 124549] Currently active fill mode button on Area tab can be deactivated by clicking on it
[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 74702] Remove enum OutDevType from OutputDevice
[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 116091] Replace 'AutoFormat' button with table style listbox in Convert Text to Table dialog
[Bug 38835] strip out non-trivial globals before main
[Bug 97577] UI: Source Sans Pro, as Impress default font
[Bug 38844] Reduce XOR rendering
[Bug 123936] Find files to be formatted with clang-format
[Bug 97362] Convert Java complex tests to Python
[Bug 124176] Use pragma once instead of include guards
[Bug 72536] Eliminate calls to RegressionCurveHelper::getFirstCurveNotMeanValueLine (and company)
[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 116085] Cannot start Certificate Manager with GPG4win v3

[Bug 122280] Remove Block selection mode from Calc

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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 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
[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 45778] [RFE] Insert image not in a new paragraph but in the current position or as character
[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 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 50998] add "coil" to draw basic shape menu
[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 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 99035] [Feature Request] "Convert text to table" lacks 'number of columns' option
[Bug 100818] add ability to refer to local names in another worksheet to INDIRECT
[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 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 106571] Remove context menu for default Gradients/Bitmaps/Patterns/Hatches or add restore tool
[Bug 108477] Multiple use of Direct Cursor creates only one undo action
[Bug 113960] [Tables] Adapting table width by default
[Bug 114085] Allow to set page break's page number, without also setting page style.
[Bug 114694] Make "Default: <Name>" entry in language settings lists not sorted, possibly separated from other items
[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 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 120582] Cartesian System
[Bug 124477] Provide an option to hide the animation effect
[Bug 124608] Add a spellout outline numbering style
[Bug 124784] Replace messagebox on file load with user prompt for recalculation by an infobar
[Bug 125296] Replace hard-coded chevron by themable icon
[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 124041] Place focus on header/footer frame menu button when header/footer is empty
[Bug 116795] Create hyperlink control with dialog editor
[Bug 32419] When inserted on Writer, get "Base size" for formulas from underlying paragraph
[Bug 45789] automatic row height in reports
[Bug 32506] Find & Replace for Base
[Bug 103414] Allow decimal place commands to modify additional number formats
[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 63691] CONFIGURATION: Feature request: notify about template localization on open/import
[Bug 65473] FORMATTING: paragraph alignment options position is unintuitive
[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 80390] EDITING: No INSERT ROWS ... (dialog box that allows adding a set number of rows)
[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 89089] Editing: no keyboard shortcut to apply default formatting including removing applied character styles
[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 90373] Disable "Close Bezier" when multiple objects are selected
[Bug 91204] Some Items of Properties Dialogue are not Current if Option “Edit document properties before saving” is Chosen
[Bug 91769] Move up and down buttons work for paragraphs without list too, but only available on toolbar Bullets and Numbering
[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 97336] Preferences > View > Middle Mouse Button > Automatic Scrolling needs restart to take effect - allow to take immediately effect, or prompt restart
[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 107825] Enable the border around textboxes by default
[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 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 113171] Insert Text Box must not toggle at the menu
[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 115288] Page numbers without hidden slides
[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 121233] LO Impress: Option Double Underline is disabled
[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 122001] Delete key is not transparently assigned to shortcut
[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 122539] embedded .idx file for gug
[Bug 122654] Allow to change 'fields > input list' items
[Bug 122891] Improve bookmarks
[Bug 122950] Image -> Add Caption -> No description => Can't change caption instantly afterwards
[Bug 123123] Hyperlink dialog window is too small / doesn't remember size
[Bug 123288] Calc-UX: Add note about user defined print range in Print dialog
[Bug 123490] Keyboard-alternative to selecting various dispersed cells in Calc
[Bug 123560] Add opportunity to open Autofilter window uses shortcut
[Bug 123918] Allow user-defined ordering of user-defined document properties
[Bug 124113] Unable to use keyboard to activate the header/footer frame menu button pop up menu from header/footer edit window
[Bug 124418] 'Pick a Color' dialog: Give option to add a color to the custom palette
[Bug 125032] uno:Hyphenate toggle in calc, draw, impress but not in writer menubar
[Bug 125130] UI: Show 'Go to first/last page' in new print dialog
[Bug 125217] Replace Mozilla themes with a proprietary tool reusing the existing
[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 123083] Improve word count workflow

[Bug 122118] Toolbar dropdown button triangles are too large

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