Commit e8f1c30c authored by Kai Koehne's avatar Kai Koehne
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FAQ: Extend part describing OpenGL/Direct3D issues



Qt Creator nowadays does a runtime check, and shows a nagging dialog
if OpenGL context cannot be created. Also, VirtualBox needs the Direct3D
support to be enabled in the Guest Addons, too.

Change-Id: Ie4cd94312a1e0061a5780eeac8124940b0bafc47
Reviewed-by: default avatarEike Ziller <eike.ziller@digia.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarLeena Miettinen <riitta-leena.miettinen@digia.com>
parent e39b623c
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\section1 General Questions
\b {\QC only shows a blank window, or crashes on startup. What's going wrong?}
\b {\QC only shows a blank window, a dialog complaining about missing OpenGL support, or crashes on startup. What's going wrong?}
Some parts of \QC use Qt Quick 2, which relies on OpenGL API for
drawing. The most prominent use of Qt Quick 2 is in the Welcome mode, but it's
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\e{Virtual Machines}
Try to enable \e{3D acceleration} in your virtual machine's settings.
Try to enable \e{3D acceleration} in your virtual machine's settings. For VirtualBox,
also make sure you have installed the Guest Addons, including experimental
\e{Direct3D support}.
\e{Windows}
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\li ANGLE backend: This requires a Windows version newer than Windows XP. If you
have problems, try updating your graphics drivers or update your
DirectX version.
DirectX version. Run \c dxdiag.exe to check whether \e{Direct3D Acceleration}
is indeed enabled.
\li OpenGL backend: Make sure your graphics driver supports OpenGL 2.1 or newer.
Try to update your graphics driver.
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