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rofi-keys - Man Page

Rofi Key and Mouse bindings

Description

rofi supports overriding of any of it key and mouse binding.

Setting binding

Bindings can be done on the commandline (-{bindingname}):

rofi -show run -kb-accept-entry 'Control+Shift+space'

or via the configuration file:

configuration {
  kb-accept-entry: "Control+Shift+space";
}

The key can be set by its name (see above) or its keycode:

configuration {
  kb-accept-entry: "Control+Shift+[65]";
}

An easy way to look up keycode is xev(1).

Multiple keys can be specified for an action as a comma separated list:

configuration {
  kb-accept-entry: "Control+Shift+space,Return";
}

By Default rofi reacts on pressing, to act on the release of all keys prepend the binding with !:

configuration {
  kb-accept-entry: "!Control+Shift+space,Return";
}

Unsetting a binding

To unset a binding, pass an empty string.

configuration {
  kb-clear-line: "";
}

Keyboard Bindings

kb-primary-paste

Paste primary selection

Default: Control+V,Shift+Insert

kb-secondary-paste

Paste clipboard

Default: Control+v,Insert

kb-secondary-copy

Copy current selection to clipboard

Default: Control+c

kb-clear-line

Clear input line

Default: Control+w

kb-move-front

Beginning of line

Default: Control+a

kb-move-end

End of line

Default: Control+e

kb-move-word-back

Move back one word

Default: Alt+b,Control+Left

kb-move-word-forward

Move forward one word

Default: Alt+f,Control+Right

kb-move-char-back

Move back one char

Default: Left,Control+b

kb-move-char-forward

Move forward one char

Default: Right,Control+f

kb-remove-word-back

Delete previous word

Default: Control+Alt+h,Control+BackSpace

kb-remove-word-forward

Delete next word

Default: Control+Alt+d

kb-remove-char-forward

Delete next char

Default: Delete,Control+d

kb-remove-char-back

Delete previous char

Default: BackSpace,Shift+BackSpace,Control+h

kb-remove-to-eol

Delete till the end of line

Default: Control+k

kb-remove-to-sol

Delete till the start of line

Default: Control+u

kb-accept-entry

Accept entry

Default: Control+j,Control+m,Return,KP_Enter

kb-accept-custom

Use entered text as command (in ssh/run modes)

Default: Control+Return

kb-accept-custom-alt

Use entered text as command (in ssh/run modes)

Default: Control+Shift+Return

kb-accept-alt

Use alternate accept command.

Default: Shift+Return

kb-delete-entry

Delete entry from history

Default: Shift+Delete

kb-mode-next

Switch to the next mode.

Default: Shift+Right,Control+Tab

kb-mode-previous

Switch to the previous mode.

Default: Shift+Left,Control+ISO_Left_Tab

kb-mode-complete

Start completion for mode.

Default: Control+l

kb-row-left

Go to the previous column

Default: Control+Page_Up

kb-row-right

Go to the next column

Default: Control+Page_Down

kb-row-up

Select previous entry

Default: Up,Control+p

kb-row-down

Select next entry

Default: Down,Control+n

kb-row-tab

Go to next row, if one left, accept it, if no left next mode.

Default:

kb-element-next

Go to next row.

Default: Tab

kb-element-prev

Go to previous row.

Default: ISO_Left_Tab

kb-page-prev

Go to the previous page

Default: Page_Up

kb-page-next

Go to the next page

Default: Page_Down

kb-row-first

Go to the first entry

Default: Home,KP_Home

kb-row-last

Go to the last entry

Default: End,KP_End

kb-row-select

Set selected item as input text

Default: Control+space

kb-screenshot

Take a screenshot of the rofi window

Default: Alt+S

kb-ellipsize

Toggle between ellipsize modes for displayed data

Default: Alt+period

kb-toggle-case-sensitivity

Toggle case sensitivity

Default: grave,dead_grave

kb-toggle-sort

Toggle filtered menu sort

Default: Alt+grave

kb-cancel

Quit rofi

Default: Escape,Control+g,Control+bracketleft

kb-custom-1

Custom keybinding 1

Default: Alt+1

kb-custom-2

Custom keybinding 2

Default: Alt+2

kb-custom-3

Custom keybinding 3

Default: Alt+3

kb-custom-4

Custom keybinding 4

Default: Alt+4

kb-custom-5

Custom Keybinding 5

Default: Alt+5

kb-custom-6

Custom keybinding 6

Default: Alt+6

kb-custom-7

Custom Keybinding 7

Default: Alt+7

kb-custom-8

Custom keybinding 8

Default: Alt+8

kb-custom-9

Custom keybinding 9

Default: Alt+9

kb-custom-10

Custom keybinding 10

Default: Alt+0

kb-custom-11

Custom keybinding 11

Default: Alt+exclam

kb-custom-12

Custom keybinding 12

Default: Alt+at

kb-custom-13

Custom keybinding 13

Default: Alt+numbersign

kb-custom-14

Custom keybinding 14

Default: Alt+dollar

kb-custom-15

Custom keybinding 15

Default: Alt+percent

kb-custom-16

Custom keybinding 16

Default: Alt+dead_circumflex

kb-custom-17

Custom keybinding 17

Default: Alt+ampersand

kb-custom-18

Custom keybinding 18

Default: Alt+asterisk

kb-custom-19

Custom Keybinding 19

Default: Alt+parenleft

kb-select-1

Select row 1

Default: Super+1

kb-select-2

Select row 2

Default: Super+2

kb-select-3

Select row 3

Default: Super+3

kb-select-4

Select row 4

Default: Super+4

kb-select-5

Select row 5

Default: Super+5

kb-select-6

Select row 6

Default: Super+6

kb-select-7

Select row 7

Default: Super+7

kb-select-8

Select row 8

Default: Super+8

kb-select-9

Select row 9

Default: Super+9

kb-select-10

Select row 10

Default: Super+0

kb-entry-history-up

Go up in the entry history.

Default:    Control+Up

kb-entry-history-down

Go down in the entry history.

Default:    Control+Down

Mouse Bindings

ml-row-left

Go to the previous column

Default: ScrollLeft

ml-row-right

Go to the next column

Default: ScrollRight

ml-row-up

Select previous entry

Default: ScrollUp

ml-row-down

Select next entry

Default: ScrollDown

me-select-entry

Select hovered row

Default: MousePrimary

me-accept-entry

Accept hovered row

Default: MouseDPrimary

me-accept-custom

Accept hovered row with custom action

Default: Control+MouseDPrimary

See Also

rofi(1), rofi-sensible-terminal(1), rofi-theme(5), rofi-script(5)

Author

Qball Cow qball@gmpclient.org ⟨mailto:qball@gmpclient.org⟩

Rasmus Steinke rasi@xssn.at ⟨mailto:rasi@xssn.at⟩

Morgane Glidic sardemff7+rofi@sardemff7.net ⟨mailto:sardemff7+rofi@sardemff7.net⟩

Original code based on work by: Sean Pringle sean.pringle@gmail.com ⟨mailto:sean.pringle@gmail.com⟩

For a full list of authors, check the AUTHORS file.

Referenced By

rofi(1), rofi-debugging(5).