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LibreOffice Development Talk at Triangle C++ Developer’s Group

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It was a pleasure to have been given an opportunity to talk about LibreOffice development the other day at the Triangle C++ Developer’s Group. Looking back, what we went through was a mixture of hardship, accomplishments, and learning experience intertwined … Continue reading

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Increasing Calc’s row limit to 1 million

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Introduction With the child work space (CWS) koheirowlimitperf being marked ready for QA, I believe this is a good time to talk about the change that the CWS will bring once it gets integrated. The role of this CWS is … Continue reading

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Inserting current date and time in one step

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Here is another simple feature that may come in handy. With the change I just checked into ooo-build master, you can now insert current date and time with just one key stroke. By default, Ctrl+; (semicolon) is bound to current … Continue reading

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Two more enhancements are in

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Today, I’d like to talk about two minor enhancements I just checked in to ooo-build master. They are not really earth-shuttering per se, but still worth mentioning & may be interesting to some users. Insert new sheet tab Here is … Continue reading

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Distributed text justification

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What’s new? Here is something I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. Since I just checked in the first version of this feature into ooo-build master, it’s probably a good time for me to talk about this. This … Continue reading

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DBF import performance

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Here is another performance win! Importing dbf files into Calc is now quicker by 80%. You will probably notice the difference especially when importing a large dbf file. The test document I used had roughly 24000 rows, and importing that … Continue reading

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Updates on various stuff

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Ok. Here is some updates on some of the stuff I’ve been doing lately. I picked the ones that are particularly worth mentioning. Saving documents There are two changes related to the document-saving functionality that I’d like to mention. The … Continue reading

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Automatic decimal place adjustment by column width

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Adjusting decimals by column width Here is what I’m working on at the moment. I’m working on changing Calc’s behavior so that when a value is entered into a cell, and the cell width is not wide enough to show … Continue reading

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Thank you Google, once again!

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I just received a nice gift of a free T-shirt from Google for participating in 2009 Google Summer of Code event as a mentor. Thank you Google, for this good-looking T-shirt! I still have the one I got from 2 … Continue reading

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HackWeek – Minor polish

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As some of us already blogged, the last week was a Hack Week inside Novell, where we the Novell engineers are allowed to work on whatever project we are pleased to work on. Given the opportunity, I decided to work … Continue reading

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