Archive | May 2015

MSO 2013 Template Interop Project

Hi All,

Ever wanted to get involved with LibreOffice but not sure how? Well – here’s a nice easy way to do just that.

Goal: Improve interoperability with MSO 2013 templates

What is Needed:

  1. Microsoft Office 2013
  2. Daily build of LibreOffice (dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/)

Instructions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Vdf5qkGg9H6V6IXJ9zK2P7xDOaSkriEwylgAIDV1_Mw/edit?usp=sharing

Organization: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B5S-XtOUGGH5fnVCME91X3BfX08zWGswOWNjaUl2RVE4UE1MYXFLVFAxLTRvSjdjWm9lU1E&usp=sharing

Reporting Identified Bugs: 

  1. Create account at http://bugs.libreoffice.org/
  2. Click on File a bug;
  3. Select LibreOffice;
  4. Component = Calc, everything else leave as is;
  5. For bug comment:
    1. Provide clear and enumerated steps on how to reproduce;
    2. Upload pdf of what the file should look like;
    3. Make sure to include your operating system and version of LibreOffice

Example of Good Bug Report: https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91267

This is a really easy way to contribute back to the community and an area that will lead to substantial improvements in the project. Contact me:

  • Leave a comment on the blog;
  • Email me;
  • Find me in our chat: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=libreoffice-qa
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