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# vim:fileencoding=utf-8:ft=conf:foldmethod=marker
Fonts {{{
#: kitty has very powerful font management. You can configure
#: individual font faces and even specify special fonts for particular
#: characters.
font_family Fira Code iScript
# bold_font Fira Code iScript
italic_font Script 12 Pitch BT
# bold_italic_font Fira Code iScript Italic
#: You can specify different fonts for the bold/italic/bold-italic
#: variants. By default they are derived automatically, by the OSes
#: font system. Setting them manually is useful for font families that
#: have many weight variants like Book, Medium, Thick, etc. For
#: example::
#: font_family Operator Mono Book
#: bold_font Operator Mono Medium
#: italic_font Operator Mono Book Italic
#: bold_italic_font Operator Mono Medium Italic
font_size 14.0
#: Font size (in pts)
# adjust_line_height 0
# adjust_column_width 0
#: Change the size of each character cell kitty renders. You can use
#: either numbers, which are interpreted as pixels or percentages
#: (number followed by %), which are interpreted as percentages of the
#: unmodified values. You can use negative pixels or percentages less
#: than 100% to reduce sizes (but this might cause rendering
#: artifacts).
# symbol_map U+E0A0-U+E0A2,U+E0B0-U+E0B3 PowerlineSymbols
#: Map the specified unicode codepoints to a particular font. Useful
#: if you need special rendering for some symbols, such as for
#: Powerline. Avoids the need for patched fonts. Each unicode code
#: point is specified in the form U+<code point in hexadecimal>. You
#: can specify multiple code points, separated by commas and ranges
#: separated by hyphens. symbol_map itself can be specified multiple
#: times. Syntax is::
#: symbol_map codepoints Font Family Name
# box_drawing_scale 0.001, 1, 1.5, 2
#: Change the sizes of the lines used for the box drawing unicode
#: characters These values are in pts. They will be scaled by the
#: monitor DPI to arrive at a pixel value. There must be four values
#: corresponding to thin, normal, thick, and very thick lines.
}}}
#: Cursor customization {{{
# cursor #cccccc
#: Default cursor color
# cursor_shape block
#: The cursor shape can be one of (block, beam, underline)
# cursor_blink_interval 0.5
# cursor_stop_blinking_after 15.0
#: The interval (in seconds) at which to blink the cursor. Set to zero
#: to disable blinking. Note that numbers smaller than repaint_delay
#: will be limited to repaint_delay. Stop blinking cursor after the
#: specified number of seconds of keyboard inactivity. Set to zero to
#: never stop blinking.
#: }}}
#: Scrollback {{{
# scrollback_lines 2000
#: Number of lines of history to keep in memory for scrolling back.
#: Memory is allocated on demand.
# scrollback_pager less --chop-long-lines --RAW-CONTROL-CHARS +INPUT_LINE_NUMBER
#: Program with which to view scrollback in a new window. The
#: scrollback buffer is passed as STDIN to this program. If you change
#: it, make sure the program you use can handle ANSI escape sequences
#: for colors and text formatting. INPUT_LINE_NUMBER in the command
#: line above will be replaced by an integer representing which line
#: should be at the top of the screen.
# wheel_scroll_multiplier 5.0
#: Modify the amount scrolled by the mouse wheel or touchpad. Use
#: negative numbers to change scroll direction.
#: }}}
#: Mouse {{{
# url_color #0087BD
# url_style curly
#: The color and style for highlighting URLs on mouse-over. url_style
#: can be one of: none, single, double, curly
# open_url_modifiers kitty_mod
#: The modifier keys to press when clicking with the mouse on URLs to
#: open the URL
# open_url_with default
#: The program with which to open URLs that are clicked on. The
#: special value default means to use the operating system's default
#: URL handler.
# copy_on_select no
#: Copy to clipboard on select. With this enabled, simply selecting
#: text with the mouse will cause the text to be copied to clipboard.
#: Useful on platforms such as macOS/Wayland that do not have the
#: concept of primary selections. Note that this is a security risk,
#: as all programs, including websites open in your browser can read
#: the contents of the clipboard.
# rectangle_select_modifiers ctrl+alt
#: The modifiers to use rectangular selection (i.e. to select text in
#: a rectangular block with the mouse)
# select_by_word_characters :@-./_~?&=%+#
#: Characters considered part of a word when double clicking. In
#: addition to these characters any character that is marked as an
#: alpha-numeric character in the unicode database will be matched.
# click_interval 0.5
#: The interval between successive clicks to detect double/triple
#: clicks (in seconds)
# mouse_hide_wait 3.0
#: Hide mouse cursor after the specified number of seconds of the
#: mouse not being used. Set to zero to disable mouse cursor hiding.
# focus_follows_mouse no
#: Set the active window to the window under the mouse when moving the
#: mouse around
#: }}}
#: Performance tuning {{{
# repaint_delay 10
#: Delay (in milliseconds) between screen updates. Decreasing it,
#: increases frames-per-second (FPS) at the cost of more CPU usage.
#: The default value yields ~100 FPS which is more than sufficient for
#: most uses. Note that to actually achieve 100 FPS you have to either
#: set sync_to_monitor to no or use a monitor with a high refresh
#: rate.
# input_delay 3
#: Delay (in milliseconds) before input from the program running in
#: the terminal is processed. Note that decreasing it will increase
#: responsiveness, but also increase CPU usage and might cause flicker
#: in full screen programs that redraw the entire screen on each loop,
#: because kitty is so fast that partial screen updates will be drawn.
# sync_to_monitor yes
#: Sync screen updates to the refresh rate of the monitor. This
#: prevents tearing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_tearing)
#: when scrolling. However, it limits the rendering speed to the
#: refresh rate of your monitor. With a very high speed mouse/high
#: keyboard repeat rate, you may notice some slight input latency. If
#: so, set this to no.
#: }}}
#: Terminal bell {{{
# enable_audio_bell yes
#: Enable/disable the audio bell. Useful in environments that require
#: silence.
# visual_bell_duration 0.0
#: Visual bell duration. Flash the screen when a bell occurs for the
#: specified number of seconds. Set to zero to disable.
# window_alert_on_bell yes
#: Request window attention on bell. Makes the dock icon bounce on
#: macOS or the taskbar flash on linux.
# bell_on_tab yes
#: Show a bell symbol on the tab if a bell occurs in one of the
#: windows in the tab and the window is not the currently focused
#: window
#: }}}
#: Window layout {{{
# remember_window_size yes
# initial_window_width 640
# initial_window_height 400
#: If enabled, the window size will be remembered so that new
#: instances of kitty will have the same size as the previous
#: instance. If disabled, the window will initially have size
#: configured by initial_window_width/height, in pixels. You can use a
#: suffix of "c" on the width/height values to have them interpreted
#: as number of cells instead of pixels.
# enabled_layouts *
#: The enabled window layouts. A comma separated list of layout names.
#: The special value * means all layouts. The first listed layout will
#: be used as the startup layout. For a list of available layouts, see
#: the layouts.
# window_resize_step_cells 2
# window_resize_step_lines 2
#: The step size (in units of cell width/cell height) to use when
#: resizing windows. The cells value is used for horizontal resizing
#: and the lines value for vertical resizing.
# window_border_width 1.0
#: The width (in pts) of window borders. Will be rounded to the
#: nearest number of pixels based on screen resolution. Note that
#: borders are displayed only when more than one window is visible.
#: They are meant to separate multiple windows.
# draw_minimal_borders yes
#: Draw only the minimum borders needed. This means that only the
#: minimum needed borders for inactive windows are drawn. That is only
#: the borders that separate the inactive window from a neighbor. Note
#: that setting a non-zero window margin overrides this and causes all
#: borders to be drawn.
# window_margin_width 0.0
#: The window margin (in pts) (blank area outside the border)
# single_window_margin_width -1000.0
#: The window margin (in pts) to use when only a single window is
#: visible. Negative values will cause the value of
#: window_margin_width to be used instead.
# window_padding_width 0.0
#: The window padding (in pts) (blank area between the text and the
#: window border)
active_border_color #999999
#: The color for the border of the active window
# inactive_border_color #aaaaaa
#: The color for the border of inactive windows
# bell_border_color #ff5a00
#: The color for the border of inactive windows in which a bell has
#: occurred
inactive_text_alpha 0.5
#: Fade the text in inactive windows by the specified amount (a number
#: between zero and one, with zero being fully faded).
#: }}}
#: Tab bar {{{
# tab_bar_edge bottom
#: Which edge to show the tab bar on, top or bottom
# tab_bar_margin_width 0.0
#: The margin to the left and right of the tab bar (in pts)
# tab_bar_style fade
#: The tab bar style, can be one of: fade or separator. In the fade
#: style, each tab's edges fade into the background color, in the
#: separator style, tabs are separated by a configurable separator.
# tab_fade 0.25 0.5 0.75 1
#: Control how each tab fades into the background when using fade for
#: the tab_bar_style. Each number is an alpha (between zero and one)
#: that controls how much the corresponding cell fades into the
#: background, with zero being no fade and one being full fade. You
#: can change the number of cells used by adding/removing entries to
#: this list.
# tab_separator " ┇"
#: The separator between tabs in the tab bar when using separator as
#: the tab_bar_style.
# active_tab_foreground #000
# active_tab_background #eee
# active_tab_font_style bold-italic
# inactive_tab_foreground #444
# inactive_tab_background #999
# inactive_tab_font_style normal
#: Tab bar colors and styles
#: }}}
#: Color scheme {{{
# foreground #dddddd
# background #000000
#: The foreground and background colors
background_opacity 1
dynamic_background_opacity yes
#: The opacity of the background. A number between 0 and 1, where 1 is
#: opaque and 0 is fully transparent. This will only work if
#: supported by the OS (for instance, when using a compositor under
#: X11). Note that it only sets the default background color's
#: opacity. This is so that things like the status bar in vim,
#: powerline prompts, etc. still look good. But it means that if you
#: use a color theme with a background color in your editor, it will
#: not be rendered as transparent. Instead you should change the
#: default background color in your kitty config and not use a
#: background color in the editor color scheme. Or use the escape
#: codes to set the terminals default colors in a shell script to
#: launch your editor. Be aware that using a value less than 1.0 is a
#: (possibly significant) performance hit. If you want to dynamically
#: change transparency of windows set dynamic_background_opacity to
#: yes (this is off by default as it has a performance cost)
# dim_opacity 0.75
#: How much to dim text that has the DIM/FAINT attribute set. One
#: means no dimming and zero means fully dimmed (i.e. invisible).
# selection_foreground #000000
# selection_background #FFFACD
#: The foreground and background for text selected with the mouse
#: The 16 terminal colors. There are 8 basic colors, each color has a
#: dull and bright version. You can also set the remaining colors from
#: the 256 color table as color16 to color255.
color0 #000000
color8 #767676
#: black
color1 #cc0403
color9 #f2201f
#: red
color2 #19cb00
color10 #23fd00
#: green
color3 #cecb00
color11 #fffd00
#: yellow
color4 #ffffff
color12 #ffff00
#: blue
color5 #777777
color13 #2222cc
#: magenta
color6 #0dcdcd
color14 #14ffff
#: cyan
color7 #dddddd
color15 #ffffff
#: white
#: }}}
#: Advanced {{{
# shell .
#: The shell program to execute. The default value of . means to use
#: whatever shell is set as the default shell for the current user.
#: Note that on macOS if you change this, you might need to add
#: --login to ensure that the shell starts in interactive mode and
#: reads its startup rc files.
editor kate
#: The console editor to use when editing the kitty config file or
#: similar tasks. A value of . means to use the environment variable
#: EDITOR. Note that this environment variable has to be set not just
#: in your shell startup scripts but system-wide, otherwise kitty will
#: not see it.
# close_on_child_death no
#: Close the window when the child process (shell) exits. If no (the
#: default), the terminal will remain open when the child exits as
#: long as there are still processes outputting to the terminal (for
#: example disowned or backgrounded processes). If yes, the window
#: will close as soon as the child process exits. Note that setting it
#: to yes means that any background processes still using the terminal
#: can fail silently because their stdout/stderr/stdin no longer work.
# allow_remote_control no
#: Allow other programs to control kitty. If you turn this on other
#: programs can control all aspects of kitty, including sending text
#: to kitty windows, opening new windows, closing windows, reading the
#: content of windows, etc. Note that this even works over ssh
#: connections.
# startup_session none
#: Path to a session file to use for all kitty instances. Can be
#: overridden by using the kitty --session command line option for
#: individual instances. See sessions in the kitty documentation for
#: details. Note that relative paths are interpreted with respect to
#: the kitty config directory. Environment variables in the path are
#: expanded.
# clipboard_control write-clipboard write-primary
#: Allow programs running in kitty to read and write from the
#: clipboard. You can control exactly which actions are allowed. The
#: set of possible actions is: write-clipboard read-clipboard write-
#: primary read-primary The default is to allow writing to the
#: clipboard and primary selection. Note that enabling the read
#: functionality is a security risk as it means that any program, even
#: one running on a remote server via SSH can read your clipboard.
# term xterm-kitty
#: The value of the TERM environment variable to set. Changing this
#: can break many terminal programs, only change it if you know what
#: you are doing, not because you read some advice on Stack Overflow
#: to change it.
#: }}}
#: OS specific tweaks {{{
# macos_titlebar_color system
#: Change the color of the kitty window's titlebar on macOS. A value
#: of system means to use the default system color, a value of
#: background means to use the background color of the currently
#: active window and finally you can use an arbitrary color, such as
#: #12af59 or red. WARNING: This option works by using a hack, as
#: there is no proper Cocoa API for it. It sets the background color
#: of the entire window and makes the titlebar transparent. As such it
#: is incompatible with background_opacity. If you want to use both,
#: you are probably better off just hiding the titlebar with
#: macos_hide_titlebar.
# macos_hide_titlebar no
#: Hide the kitty window's title bar on macOS.
# x11_hide_window_decorations yes
#: Hide the window decorations (title bar and window borders) on X11
#: and Wayland. Whether this works and exactly what effect it has
#: depends on the window manager, as it is the job of the window
#: manager/compositor to draw window decorations.
# macos_option_as_alt yes
#: Use the option key as an alt key. With this set to no, kitty will
#: use the macOS native Option+Key = unicode character behavior. This
#: will break any Alt+key keyboard shortcuts in your terminal
#: programs, but you can use the macOS unicode input technique.
# macos_hide_from_tasks no
#: Hide the kitty window from running tasks (Option+Tab) on macOS.
# macos_quit_when_last_window_closed no
#: Have kitty quit when all the top-level windows are closed. By
#: default, kitty will stay running, even with no open windows, as is
#: the expected behavior on macOS.
# macos_window_resizable yes
#: Disable this if you want kitty top-level (OS) windows to not be
#: resizable on macOS.
#: }}}
#: Keyboard shortcuts {{{
#: For a list of key names, see: GLFW keys
#: <http://www.glfw.org/docs/latest/group__keys.html>. The name to use
#: is the part after the GLFW_KEY_ prefix. For a list of modifier
#: names, see: GLFW mods
#: <http://www.glfw.org/docs/latest/group__mods.html>
#: On Linux you can also use XKB key names to bind keys that are not
#: supported by GLFW. See XKB keys
#: <https://github.com/xkbcommon/libxkbcommon/blob/master/xkbcommon/xkbcommon-
#: keysyms.h> for a list of key names. The name to use is the part
#: after the XKB_KEY_ prefix. Note that you should only use an XKB key
#: name for keys that are not present in the list of GLFW keys.
#: You can use the special action no_op to unmap a keyboard shortcut
#: that is assigned in the default configuration.
#: You can combine multiple actions to be triggered by a single
#: shortcut, using the syntax below::
#: map key combine <separator> action1 <separator> action2 <separator> action3 ...
#: For example::
#: map kitty_mod+e combine : new_window : next_layout
#: this will create a new window and switch to the next available
#: layout
#: You can use multi-key shortcuts using the syntax shown below::
#: map key1>key2>key3 action
#: For example::
#: map ctrl+f>2 set_font_size 20
# kitty_mod ctrl+shift
#: The value of kitty_mod is used as the modifier for all default
#: shortcuts, you can change it in your kitty.conf to change the
#: modifiers for all the default shortcuts.
# clear_all_shortcuts no
#: You can have kitty remove all shortcut definition seen up to this
#: point. Useful, for instance, to remove the default shortcuts.
#: Clipboard {{{
# map kitty_mod+c copy_to_clipboard
# map kitty_mod+v paste_from_clipboard
# map kitty_mod+s paste_from_selection
# map shift+insert paste_from_selection
# map kitty_mod+o pass_selection_to_program
#: You can also pass the contents of the current selection to any
#: program using pass_selection_to_program. By default, the system's
#: open program is used, but you can specify your own, for example::
#: map kitty_mod+o pass_selection_to_program firefox
#: You can pass the current selection to a terminal program running in
#: a new kitty window, by using the @selection placeholder::
#: map kitty_mod+y new_window less @selection
#: }}}
#: Scrolling {{{
# map kitty_mod+up scroll_line_up
# map kitty_mod+k scroll_line_up
# map kitty_mod+down scroll_line_down
# map kitty_mod+j scroll_line_down
# map kitty_mod+page_up scroll_page_up
# map kitty_mod+page_down scroll_page_down
# map kitty_mod+home scroll_home
# map kitty_mod+end scroll_end
# map kitty_mod+h show_scrollback
#: You can send the contents of the current screen + history buffer as
#: stdin to an arbitrary program using the placeholders @text (which
#: is the plain text) and @ansi (which includes text styling escape
#: codes). For only the current screen, use @screen or @ansi_screen.
#: For example, the following command opens the scrollback buffer in
#: less in a new window::
#: map kitty_mod+y new_window @ansi less +G -R
#: }}}
#: Window management {{{
# map kitty_mod+enter new_window
#: You can open a new window running an arbitrary program, for
#: example::
#: map kitty_mod+y new_window mutt
#: You can open a new window with the current working directory set to
#: the working directory of the current window using::
map ctrl+alt+enter new_window_with_cwd
# map kitty_mod+n new_os_window
# map kitty_mod+w close_window
# map kitty_mod+] next_window
# map kitty_mod+[ previous_window
# map kitty_mod+f move_window_forward
# map kitty_mod+b move_window_backward
# map kitty_mod+` move_window_to_top
# map kitty_mod+r start_resizing_window
# map kitty_mod+1 first_window
# map kitty_mod+2 second_window
# map kitty_mod+3 third_window
# map kitty_mod+4 fourth_window
# map kitty_mod+5 fifth_window
# map kitty_mod+6 sixth_window
# map kitty_mod+7 seventh_window
# map kitty_mod+8 eighth_window
# map kitty_mod+9 ninth_window
# map kitty_mod+0 tenth_window
#: }}}
#: Tab management {{{
# map kitty_mod+right next_tab
# map kitty_mod+left previous_tab
# map kitty_mod+t new_tab
# map kitty_mod+q close_tab
# map kitty_mod+. move_tab_forward
# map kitty_mod+, move_tab_backward
# map kitty_mod+alt+t set_tab_title
#: You can also create shortcuts to go to specific tabs, with 1 being
#: the first tab::
#: map ctrl+alt+1 goto_tab 1
#: map ctrl+alt+2 goto_tab 2
#: Just as with new_window above, you can also pass the name of
#: arbitrary commands to run when using new_tab and use
#: new_tab_with_cwd.
#: }}}
#: Layout management {{{
# map kitty_mod+l next_layout
#: You can also create shortcuts to switch to specific layouts::
#: map ctrl+alt+t goto_layout tall
#: map ctrl+alt+s goto_layout stack
#: }}}
#: Font sizes {{{
#: You can change the font size for all top-level kitty windows at a
#: time or only the current one.
# map kitty_mod+equal change_font_size all +2.0
# map kitty_mod+minus change_font_size all -2.0
# map kitty_mod+backspace change_font_size all 0
#: To setup shortcuts for specific font sizes::
#: map kitty_mod+f6 change_font_size all 10.0
#: To setup shortcuts to change only the current window's font size::
#: map kitty_mod+f6 change_font_size current 10.0
#: }}}
#: Select and act on visible text {{{
#: Use the hints kitten to select text and either pass it to an
#: external program or insert it into the terminal or copy it to the
#: clipboard.
# map kitty_mod+e kitten hints
#: Open a currently visible URL using the keyboard. The program used
#: to open the URL is specified in open_url_with.
# map kitty_mod+p>f kitten hints --type path --program -
#: Select a path/filename and insert it into the terminal. Useful, for
#: instance to run git commands on a filename output from a previous
#: git command.
# map kitty_mod+p>shift+f kitten hints --type path
#: Select a path/filename and open it with the default open program.
# map kitty_mod+p>l kitten hints --type line --program -
#: Select a line of text and insert it into the terminal. Use for the
#: output of things like: ls -1
# map kitty_mod+p>w kitten hints --type word --program -
#: Select words and insert into terminal.
# map kitty_mod+p>h kitten hints --type hash --program -
#: Select something that looks like a hash and insert it into the
#: terminal. Useful with git, which uses sha1 hashes to identify
#: commits
#: The hints kitten has many more modes of operation that you can map
#: to different shortcuts. For a full description see kittens/hints.
#: }}}
#: Miscellaneous {{{
map f11 toggle_fullscreen
# map kitty_mod+u input_unicode_character
# map kitty_mod+f2 edit_config_file
# map kitty_mod+escape kitty_shell window
#: Open the kitty shell in a new window/tab/overlay/os_window to
#: control kitty using commands.
# map kitty_mod+a>m set_background_opacity +0.1
# map kitty_mod+a>l set_background_opacity -0.1
# map kitty_mod+a>1 set_background_opacity 1
# map kitty_mod+a>d set_background_opacity default
#: You can tell kitty to send arbitrary (UTF-8) encoded text to the
#: client program when pressing specified shortcut keys. For example::
#: map ctrl+alt+a send_text all Special text
#: This will send "Special text" when you press the ctrl+alt+a key
#: combination. The text to be sent is a python string literal so you
#: can use escapes like \x1b to send control codes or \u21fb to send
#: unicode characters (or you can just input the unicode characters
#: directly as UTF-8 text). The first argument to send_text is the
#: keyboard modes in which to activate the shortcut. The possible
#: values are normal or application or kitty or a comma separated
#: combination of them. The special keyword all means all modes. The
#: modes normal and application refer to the DECCKM cursor key mode
#: for terminals, and kitty refers to the special kitty extended
#: keyboard protocol.
#: Another example, that outputs a word and then moves the cursor to
#: the start of the line (same as pressing the Home key)::
#: map ctrl+alt+a send_text normal Word\x1b[H
#: map ctrl+alt+a send_text application Word\x1bOH
#: }}}
# }}}
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