[Solved] Black screen - I can't run any project

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Russ4262
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Re: Black screen - I can't start any project

Postby Russ4262 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:22 pm

greatd wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:03 am
I just checked how it works on .19 version:
The only difference between .18 and .19 versions is that in newer one only workspace is black, while .18 is completely black.
I've tried to update my drivers but it doesn't really help.
Using the 0.19 version, try the fix suggested by WMayer in his reply, Re: Black screen by starting first document. In particular, if you have admin access on your machine, I suggest the environmental variable fix he suggests in the last line of his post. That fix worked for the recent 0.19.17337 nightly, where as some previous recent nightlies didn't have this problem with the black screen in the viewport(work area).

I generally don't like to alter environmental settings, but for the sake of access to nightly FC releases with this issue, I made this one modification to the environmental settings on my machine.


Thanks,
Russ
carlopav
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Re: Black screen - I can't start any project

Postby carlopav » Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:43 am

Russ4262 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:22 pm
Ping
Thanks @Russ4262, I went on quite a few time with an old build, but at the end i tried the suggested @WMayer fix (https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 7&start=10). I confirm this fix works perfectly with:

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OS: Windows 7 SP 1 (6.1)
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.19.17803 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: master
Hash: 89961a33d46063a43e9fb5b0308ca95d559eca94
Python version: 3.6.8
Qt version: 5.12.1
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: Italian/Italy (it_IT)
To me the issue is solved.