There an wrong rendering for Arabic text in impress and calc
step to reproduce:
1- open impress or calc
2- write something in arabic with LTR text direction.
there are wrong rendering. but when change the text direction to
RTL it look good.
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the bug appear on some fonts like Lohit Hindi
That font looks like Free Serif, could ypu check if the issue persists of you select that font explicitely? If so, please provide the version of the font.
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screenshot using KacstBook
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Screenshot using amiri
when you using other fonts it will be add more kashida on LTR than RTL.
Confirmed on LO4.1 Beta
We have reverted the fix for the bug #60533, so this should work again.