Text/font size on 4K monitor in KiCad 6

I’m running KiCad 6 on KDE/Arch Linux. Generally working great, but some fonts are small and some are normal size:

Even in the preferences dialog above, the menu tree is small, but the dialog contents are normal size.

In KDE, I’m running the following display settings:

This works pretty well – for instance, below is a dialog in libreoffice:

Does anyone else have experiences with KiCad + KDE?


This is an issue with WxWidgets and its support of high DPI monitors. I’m not aware of anything that can be done other than wait for a future version of WxWidgets that addresses the problem. There’s a bug on gitlab about it if you’re curious.

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