Resurrecting Personasfor LibreOffice

Resurrecting Personasfor LibreOffice

My talk during FOSDEM 2019.

Past, present, and the future of LibreOffice's Personalization dialog.

LibreOffice has had the ability to use Mozilla Themes (Personas) for some time (Tools > Options > Personalization); but it kept breaking all the time, and never had an acceptable UX. Also tons of errors/warnings, and very slow search and apply processes almost brought it to the point of being killed for good. But I couldn’t let it die, started looking into the related code and the bug reports. Now it has a better UX/UI, and got most annoying bugs/crashers fixed, and is much faster.

I will try to present a summary about the journey so far, and the plans for the future.


Muhammet Kara

February 02, 2019