Created attachment 144011 [details]
The attached DOCX was created in Word by copying the Arabic sample text from  in an empty RTL document.
When opened in Writer, only a fragment of the text is shown.
Observed with LO 188.8.131.52 & 3.3.0 / Windows 7.
Created attachment 144012 [details]
Comparison screenshot (Word - Writer)
Build ID: c86a47a9d3debbc7e8ee6247f573e7f98c611f19
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3;
Locale: ca-ES (ca_ES.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Mike Kaganski committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf#119143: introduce tentative directional embedding import support
It will be available in 6.2.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.
Created attachment 144899 [details]
image - working with 6.2
working with 6.2. See the image
Build ID: 9a9b81c7212fa6a6762246593acf3f1950677a22
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: GL; VCL: gtk2;
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@86-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-09-08_00:00:43
Locale: ro-RO (ro_RO.UTF-8); Calc: threaded
Thanks for retesting, and to Mike for the fix, let's set to VERIFIED.