Created attachment 108280 [details]
This document contains Hindi script that reproduces the problem.
LibreOffice Writer and Calc (probably others) are not properly rendering "half letters" in Hindi in one particular case. In most cases, the rendering is working properly.
An attached file shows the problem. The problem combination is when you use the Windows 8 Hindi keyboard to type द्व. In this combination, the second letter should appear beneath the first letter. The current rendering is technically correct, but is not ideal.
This seems to be a problem with the component that renders glyphs, because the same issue occurs in Calc, Impress, etc.
Do you realize the comparison with Notepad is useless since it isn’t comparing the same font as your LibreOffice document? An image comparing LibreOffice with another office suite’s font rendering would be much more useful.
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Using another font properly renders the script. My assumption is that this means it is not an issue with the LibreOffice product. Please close this bug if that is the case.
Jeff: thanks for checking back, I'll close as INVALID then.