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2015-12-03 5:58 GMT+01:00 Allan <>:

Having problems running Libre Office on both the new Surface Pro 4 and on
new Surface Book. After installing the application and clicking on the
application, all I get is a black window for the any application in Libre
Office. This does not happen on the older Surface computers. Only the new
ones. I have tried deleting and re-installing the program without any
success. Also tried installing in compability mode without any luck.
Contacted Microsoft and they stated that they think that the error is in
way Libre Office is handling OpenGL. Sorry to state that answer was greek
this new user. Any one have any ideas on how I can solve this problem?

If the issue really lies in the way LibreOffice use OpenGL, you can try
disabling it.
If you don't even get access to the application menu, try locate the
registrymodifications.xcu file in your AppData folder
(if I remember correctly, it should be in something like [user

Open this file with something like notepad or notepad++, search for the
"UseOpenGL" property and set it to false. It should look something like
<prop oor:name="UseOpenGL" oor:op="fuse"><value>false</value></prop>

If you can't find the value in the file (probably because it is set to the
default value, which seems to be "true" on windows), you can insert this
whole line:
<item oor:path="/org.openoffice.Office.Common/VCL"><prop
oor:name="UseOpenGL" oor:op="fuse"><value>false</value></prop></item>
after any "</item>" tag and it should work.

To be on the safe side, make a backup of the file before, in case something
goes wrong.

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