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Report a bug

If you find a bug please create a bug report.

  1. Login to or register at the Nepenthes community platform. It's fast and free.
  2. Look for an existing bug report using the search bar in the header navigation on top. If there's one, please leave a comment or add additional information. Otherwise:
  3. Open the bug form.
  4. Add a precise subject.
  5. Add a detailed description using the template.
  6. Attach a screen-shot or log-file file (optional).
  7. Press Create.

Information you should add to the bug description

Preconditions to reproduce the bug

Prior to detailing which steps to take to reproduce the error, the necessary preconditions which have to be met should be stated.

  • Which browser did you use when you experienced the error?
  • Do you receive any error messages in the browser console when the error occurs? Please include the error message if applicable.
  • Please also include the contents of the browser's developer tool's network tab where applicable.
  • If you are self-hosting please include logs from sudo openproject logs gathered while you are reproducing the error.


* Forum exists
* Forum messages exist with many replies

Steps to reproduce the bug

  • The detailed steps that led to the bug should be listed in the description in order to replicate the bug and determine the underlying problem.


1. Go to forum
2. Scroll to bottom of messages

Actual behavior

  • The actual, erroneous behavior should be stated briefly and concisely.


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Expected behavior

  • If known, the expected behavior of the application should be described concisely.


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  • If applicable, a screenshot should be added to the bug report in order to explain the bug visually.
    • The unintended behavior should be marked in the screenshot (e.g. by using red color).
  • The screenshot can be attached as a file and can be integrated in the description with the following syntax: "!Name_of_screenshot.png!" (without quotation marks) (Notice: Name_of_screenshot should be replaced with the respective name of the file. The file ending (here: .png) has to be adjusted to the appropriate file type of the screenshot.)

Example of bug reporting