So if you need to adjust the shapes of a bunch of little images and shapes. Adjust one, then select the lot, selecting the reference one last, and use these to update the rest of the sizes.
Impress Slide Design
Selecting multiple slides in normal view and using the slide design dialog will now affect all the selected slides as opposed to the single last selected slide in 5.1 onwards.
gtk3 clipboard support implemented
Our LibreOffice gtk2 vclplug inherits from our generic X11 vclplug and so in lots of places we just continued to use our historic X11 vclplug for various things, one big example being clipboard support.
To do the same with the gtk3 vclplug would work for the case where gtk3 is backed by X11, but not if backed by wayland. So we needed to implement cut and paste with the gtk3 apis.
X clipboard/selection/cut and paste is errr... "tricky", so it was a bit of a death march to drag myself to the keyboard to go about this. But it turns out the gtk clipboard apis are really good and its reasonably easy to get it up and running. So the LibreOffice gtk3 vclplug now has clipboard support.
Last major thing is to get gtk3 gstreamer integration working for video playback and then it's mopping up territory.
impress, format, character, font-effects, Capitals
impress, right click, insert image
crash testing, 1 import failure
moggi described here our crash testing infrastructure. Basically we have a document horde mostly populated through get-bugzilla-attachments-by-mimetype which downloads all the attachments from our bugzilla (and a whole bunch of other bugzillas) that are in formats which LibreOffice can open. We then import the lot of them with the above testing harness looking for crashes and aborts. A new report tends to appear every 1-3 days.
These documents are filed in bugzillas. In many cases they were filed specifically because they were causing some sort of trouble for someone, so there are a lot of hostile documents in there.
We currently have 76221 documents in the horde, the most recent run reports one, one single solitary failure (an assert in a .doc about invalid positioning of a cross-reference bookmark in a document with change-tracking enabled).
Here's a graph over time of our failure rate. Where failure is either a straight forward crash, or a triggered assert. The builds are dbgutil, extra-debugging, extra-checking, assert-enabled, exception-specification-enabled builds.
gtk3 native theming menubar
After something of a struggle I appear to have the right gtk3 menubar theming combination for the selected item now after image...
more gtk3 theming
Continuing on the Gtk3 theming work. Now got the combobox and editbox rendering and sizes correct along with new gtk3-alike focus rectangles. Here's the after...
new area fill toolbar dropdown
The GSOC 2014 Color Selector is in LibreOffice 4.4, but it's not used for the "area fill" dropdown in impress or draw. So I spent a little time today for LibreOffice 5.0 to hack things up so that instead of using the old color drop down list for that we now have the new color selector in the toolbar instead. Gives access to custom colors, multiple palettes, and recently used colors all in one place.
gtk3 notebook theming
Starting to work on the gtk3 theming now. Here's a before and after shot of today's notebook color and font theming improvements.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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