I just installed LibreOffice 188.8.131.52 (x64) on a windows 7 (64 bit) machine. Libreoffice 5.3.6 had been on the machine before and did not have the “black rectangles” problem (but lacked that new load sheet from cvs feature).
I wanted the latest and greatest and to get rid of any past mistakes, so I un-installed LibreOffice 5.3.6 with the windows software manager before I installed 184.108.40.206.
There is a problem with rendering a calc sheet. Randomly, the column header letters appear as unreadable black rectangles, as do the row header numbers, as do various menu items (including help and version) as do labels on different worksheets. Resizing the calc window seems to repeatably clear up and reproduce the problem. Clicking to bring the item in focus has made the label display properly so far.
I went into safe mode and had the same results.
I am using an Nvidia Quadro K4000 graphics card in a Dell Precision T1500 machine. The same result has been obtained on two separate nearly identical machines. These machines are not connected to the Internet.
Any suggestions on how to make this annoying new “feature” go away?
Thank You for a good product, I like many of the upgrades.