The latest AOO release version is AOO 4.0.1 which has been released on Oct, 2013. The next version being developed is AOO 4.1 and the Beta has just been released on Mar 9, 2014. We are at full regression test now. Here is the guidance to instruct you on locating target build, executing assigned test cases, reporting bugs.


*0. Overall test information:

Test build: AOO 4.1 development build (see more in *1)

Test platform: Ubuntu/Redhat/Debian Linux 64-bit, Redhat Linux 32-bit, Win 7, Win 8, MaxOS (see platform coverage in *4)

Test plan: AOO 4.1 FPR (see test coverage in *5)

Test execution: Find your assignment in TestLink (see more in *2)

Test report: Report your execution result in TestLink (see more in *2)

Defect: Report AOO bugs in Bugzilla (see more in *3)


*1. Download AOO 4.1 build and install AOO 4.1:

Builds could be downloaded from following URL which has the latest 4.1 development build:

(Mac build is from: Dev snapshot build:


Linux 32bit Nightly(openoffice-linux32-nightly) Revision 1580698 Build #687

Linux 64bit Nightly(openoffice-linux64-nightly) Revision 1580439 Build #927

Windows Nightly(aoo-win7) Revision 1580657 Build #980


*2. Execute test cases in TestLink:

(1) Register in TestLink and login with your account

(2) Select Test Project as "Apache OpenOffice testproject" in the right top corner and select Current Test Plan as “AOO 4.1 FPR” below Test Project

(3) Click “Test Cases Assigned to Me” to get the test case list that is assigned to you

(4) Click the green gear icon beside each test case to load the text execution page

(5) Execute the test case according to the test case description

(5) Record test case execution result in “Result” and input in “Notes / Description” if any update

More instructions on TestLink could be found at, Also a video about how to run test case and input test result are provided at


*3. Open bugs in Bugzilla

Please open bugs in bugzilla to address issues in AOO test

(1) Register in Bugzilla:

(2) Login Bugzilla with your account to open new bugs. Here is the reference on how to file a good issue <>

(3) Mark it as Regression if it is a regression from AOO 4.0.1


*4. Platform coverage matrix



Windows 7


Windows 8


Redhat Linux 32bit


Redhat Linux 64bit


Ubuntu Linux 64bit


MacOS 10.8(10.9)





*5. Test coverage matrix

We will cover following areas with priority (generated by historical execution records) in FVT

(1) Basic, advanced operations in Writer, Spreadsheet, Impress

(2) Impact area testing by changes/fixes made

- In-place editing of Input Field

- Comments/annotations on text ranges in Writer

- Mac / 64bit OSX Support

- IAccessibiltiy2 support to improve the usability

  • No labels