Tutorial Archive

3 Mar 2023

VCL application in its minimal form

LibreOffice uses an internal GUI toolkit, named VCL (Visual Class Library). It creates the

28 Jan 2023

VCL example applications and tools

You may already know that LibreOffice uses its internal GUI toolkit, named VCL

13 Jan 2023

String types in LibreOffice C/C++ code – part 1

Strings are very important types of data that are using in LibreOffice. Firstly, they are useful

21 Dec 2022

UNO Data types in code and API

alsVarious data types are used in LibreOffice code and also in LibreOffice API. Here we discuss some of

3 Dec 2022

gbuild: LibreOffice build system – part 1

LibreOffice uses a build system called gbuild which uses GNU Make. Migrating from the old build

17 Nov 2022

Formatting the code in your patch for LibreOffice

Do you want to submit a patch to LibreOffice Gerrit, and you’re wondering if your code will

3 Nov 2022

Crash fixes, part 2: abort

One category of the bugs that we see in computer programs including LibreOffice is the unexpected crashes. You’re working with

6 Sep 2022

Crash fixes, part 1: segfaults

One of the bugs that we see in computer programs including LibreOffice is the crash. You’re working with the application,

19 May 2022

Interacting with the Review Bot on Gerrit

Have you received “A polite ping, still working on this bug?” message on one of your Gerrit submissions?

26 Apr 2022

Supporting metafile formats: WMF/EMF/EMF+

LibreOffice supports many file formats, and among them are some raster and vector image formats from Microsoft. Metafile formats WMF,