Q: After installing and launching PDF Studio, all text in the application interface is displayed with a choppy jaggedy font that is hard to read. 

This problem can happen on Arch Linux & Manjaro KDE.

Text is rendered with a bad default font on KDE desktop environment.

Here are some screenshots of what the application looks like when this problem happens:

You can follow the steps below to solve this issue:

  • Open file explorer, go to /etc and open environment file
  • Add _JAVA_OPTIONS=’-Dswing.aatext=TRUE -Dawt.useSystemAAFontSettings=on’
  • Save the file

  • Reboot the system and launch PDF Studio again.
  • Here are screenshots about how PDF Studio should look if the fix above worked: