User Interface corrupt on Mac OS 10.11.6

A few weeks after switching to a new Mac with 10.11 (El Capitan) all of the GUI has become unreadable. Basically all of the text has disappeared.

This happens in Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.

I’ve tried recreating the profile folder ~/Library/Application Support/LibreOffice/4, and the preferences file org.libreoffice.script.plist (in ~/Library/Preferences) but that doesn’t help.

Everything looks OK though if I log in as another user. I wonder what the difference is - are there any other configuration files than those mentioned above?

I’m using the latest version of LO (

Note that I haven’t installed Java (intentionally, as I’d like to avoid the security holes that come with it) - the installation instructions say it’s not completely necessary?!