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Slides for my talk

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In case someone wants to get a hold of the slides for my talk during the LibreOffice conference, they are available here (also in PDF). I will write something up about the conference in more detail at later time. For … Continue reading

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Import performance boost with form controls

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This is another performance win. I’ve just pushed changes to the master branch to improve the import performance of binary Excel documents containing tons of form controls. The test document I used had an upward of 500 form controls which, … Continue reading

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New option to specify initial number of sheets

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This just landed on the master branch. Starting with LibreOffice 3.5, you can now specify the initial number of sheets that new documents will have. Previously, this was hard-coded to be 3 sheets in all cases no matter what. While … Continue reading

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New document status image in the status bar

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I’ve just checked in the new icon set for the document status indicator from Paulo José. Here is a side-by-side screenshot of what the new icons look like. The above is what it looks like when the document is unmodified. … Continue reading

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Named range as data source in DataPilot table

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I have hinted in my previous post that you can now use a named range as the data source of a DataPilot table, but you couldn’t create a new DataPilot table with a named range as the source. Well, now … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011 slide & latest updates

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I’ve just uploaded the slide for my talk during FOSDEM 2011 here. It was very nice to be able to talk about our somewhat ambitious plan to bring LibreOffice Calc to the next level. Also, I regret that I haven’t … Continue reading

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New LibreOffice build eye-candy

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This is cool. When you build LibreOffice straight from the master repository, and you build it in the GNOME environment, you’ll get a nice little systray thingie with up-to-date build status information. And this is what you get when your … Continue reading

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Working with a branch using git-new-workdir

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Introduction Git package contains a script named git-new-workdir, which allows you to work in a branch in a separate directory on the file system. This differs from cloning a repository in that git-new-workdir doesn’t duplicate the git history from the … Continue reading

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Japanese language mailing lists now available

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Florian (whose blog I can’t find at the moment so I’ll link his twitter account) was kind enough to set up three mailing lists dedicated for the Japanese language speakers in the LibreOffice project. So, those of you who have … Continue reading

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Key binding compatibility options (take 2)

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This post is a sequel to this previous post, so refer to that post for the detail of what I’ve been working on. Anyway, I have settled with the following Compatibility option page: which should be just adequate for what … Continue reading

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