EasyHack Archive

21 Dec 2023

Custom string literals: two EasyHacks

In the previous part of the series on C/C++ strings, I described the string literal, plus how and why to

2 Nov 2023

Integer data types improvement – EasyHack

Many different data types are used in LibreOffice code. During the long history of the LibreOffice, and before that

26 Oct 2023

UNO API error reporting improvement – EasyHack

In this blog post, I discuss the EayHack for improving UNO API error reporting. EasyHacks are good if

14 Sep 2023

Catalog and schema support for SQL functions – difficulty interesting EasyHack

LibreOffice has a database application called Base. It can connect to various database management

31 Aug 2023

Warning for low disk space – difficulty interesting EasyHack

Without enough space, one may face data corruption, which is really a terrible thing that can

31 Aug 2023

Find and replace For Base – difficulty interesting EasyHack

LibreOffice Base is part of LibreOffice productivity suite that makes it possible to work with databases.

10 Aug 2023

Highlight the current row and column in Calc – difficulty interesting EasyHack

In large computer displays, it is somehow hard to track the active cell,

23 Mar 2023

Internal includes instead of global ones – EasyHack

In every C/C++ source code file, we use header files to put declarations of functions, data types,

5 Feb 2023

QR code improvement – LibreOffice EasyHack

A QR code is a type of 2D barcode that is useful for encoding data, such as a

24 Oct 2022

Crashes that you can fix! – EasyHack

As discussed in the “crash fixes for LibreOffice, part 1: segfaults“, bugs that lead to crash in