KDE Visual Design Group/KCMs/Keyboard

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Keyboard KCM

Purpose of the KCM

This module allows you to choose how your keyboard works, mainly switching between layouts and some hardware-related tweaks.

Current features

Feature Current position Proposed integration Still relevant on Wayland/Libinput?
Keyboard Model selection Hardware tab Kill ?
Numlock on Startup Hardware tab KCM (advanced) Yes
Keyboard Repeat on/off Hardware tab KCM (advanced?) Yes
Keyboard Repeat delay Hardware tab KCM (advanced) Yes
Keyboard Repeat rate Hardware tab KCM (advanced) Yes
Show layout indicator Layouts tab Kill (automatic depending on number of layouts) Yes
Show for single layout Layouts tab Kill Yes
Show flag/label/label on flag Layouts tab Kill (Plasma theme decides) No
Switching Policy Layouts tab KCM (advanced) Yes
Main Shortcuts Layouts -> Shortcuts for Switching Layout External Yes
3rd level shortcuts Layouts -> Shortcuts for Switching Layout External ?
Alternative Shortcut Layouts -> Shortcuts for Switching Layout Global Keyboard Shortcuts KCM Yes
Configure Layouts Layouts tab Kill (automatic based on number of layouts) Yes
Variant Layouts list KCM (integrated in layouts list) Yes
Label Layouts list kill Yes
Shortcut Layouts list KCM (Advanced) / external / kill Yes
Spare layouts Layouts list Kill ?
Main layout count Layouts list Kill ?
Advanced options Advanced tab External Yes

Additional option: Cursor blink speed in advanced options


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