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LibreOffice 6.0: Exploring the QA statistics

By Xisco Faulí, Quality Assurance (QA) engineer

LibreOffice 6.0 was released on January 31 and this is what happened during its development in LibreOffice’s Bugzilla, which started when the 5.4 branch was branched off from master on May 18 2017.

Note: This blog post has been created based on bugs in Bugzilla that have the whiteboard ‘target:6.0.0’,

Making Macro Programming a Breeze: The BASIC & API Reference Cards

Update: Reference card for runtime library is now available.

One of the recurring issue when using LibreOffice as a replacement of other office applications is the migration of macros to the LibreOffice BASIC dialect and objects. While the LibreOffice BASIC programming language is almost standard, the objects inside a document have different names, methods and properties,

Sunday Marketing #6

Last week, we have published the crash report chart just two days after the announcement of LibreOffice 6.0.1, to show the impact of the new version

LibreOffice 6.0: The stats so far

On January 31, we released LibreOffice 6.0 (shortly followed up by 6.0.1). So what has happened in the last two weeks? Let’s look at some statistics…


Yes, there have been almost 1 million downloads of LibreOffice 6.0 since release day. Of course, this is just part of the overall downloads of

LibreOffice talks and presentations at FOSDEM 2018

FOSDEM is a major event in the free and open source software world – thousands of FOSS supporters get together to discuss new features, work on bugs, make new contacts, and just have a great time.

This year, many members of the LibreOffice community were there too, and gave talks and presentations in the

The LibreOffice Mardi Gras Party for Help: What’s new and fun in online Help?

Starting with the recent release of the 6.0 family, LibreOffice has now a brand new online help system. Unlike the previous version – based on the transfer of help content to the Mediawiki framework hosted by The Document Foundation – the new help is a direct transformation of the help XML files into simple HTML