libxkbcommon  0.8.4
Data Fields
xkb_rule_names Struct Reference

#include <xkbcommon.h>

Data Fields

const char * rules
 
const char * model
 
const char * layout
 
const char * variant
 
const char * options
 

Detailed Description

Names to compile a keymap with, also known as RMLVO.

The names are the common configuration values by which a user picks a keymap.

If the entire struct is NULL, then each field is taken to be NULL. You should prefer passing NULL instead of choosing your own defaults.

Field Documentation

◆ rules

const char* xkb_rule_names::rules

The rules file to use.

The rules file describes how to interpret the values of the model, layout, variant and options fields.

If NULL or the empty string "", a default value is used. If the XKB_DEFAULT_RULES environment variable is set, it is used as the default. Otherwise the system default is used.

◆ model

const char* xkb_rule_names::model

The keyboard model by which to interpret keycodes and LEDs.

If NULL or the empty string "", a default value is used. If the XKB_DEFAULT_MODEL environment variable is set, it is used as the default. Otherwise the system default is used.

◆ layout

const char* xkb_rule_names::layout

A comma separated list of layouts (languages) to include in the keymap.

If NULL or the empty string "", a default value is used. If the XKB_DEFAULT_LAYOUT environment variable is set, it is used as the default. Otherwise the system default is used.

◆ variant

const char* xkb_rule_names::variant

A comma separated list of variants, one per layout, which may modify or augment the respective layout in various ways.

If NULL or the empty string "", and a default value is also used for the layout, a default value is used. Otherwise no variant is used. If the XKB_DEFAULT_VARIANT environment variable is set, it is used as the default. Otherwise the system default is used.

◆ options

const char* xkb_rule_names::options

A comma separated list of options, through which the user specifies non-layout related preferences, like which key combinations are used for switching layouts, or which key is the Compose key.

If NULL, a default value is used. If the empty string "", no options are used. If the XKB_DEFAULT_OPTIONS environment variable is set, it is used as the default. Otherwise the system default is used.


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