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rofi usage:
rofi [-options ...]
Command line only options:
-no-config Do not load configuration, use default values.
-v,-version Print the version number and exit.
-dmenu Start in dmenu mode.
-display [string] X server to contact.
-h,-help This help message.
-dump-xresources Dump the current configuration in Xresources format and exit.
-e [string] Show a dialog displaying the passed message and exit.
-markup Enable pango markup where possible.
-normal-window In dmenu mode, behave as a normal window. (experimental)
-show [mode] Show the mode 'mode' and exit. The mode has to be enabled.
-no-lazy-grab Disable lazy grab that, when fail to grab keyboard, does not block but retry later.
-no-plugins Disable loading of external plugins.
-plugin-path Directory used to search for rofi plugins.
-dump-config Dump the current configuration in rasi format and exit.
-dump-theme Dump the current theme in rasi format and exit.
DMENU command line options:
-mesg [string] Print a small user message under the prompt (uses pango markup)
-p [string] Prompt to display left of entry field
-selected-row [integer] Select row
-format [string] Output format string
-u [list] List of row indexes to mark urgent
-a [list] List of row indexes to mark active
-l [integer] Number of rows to display
-i Set filter to be case insensitive
-only-match Force selection or custom entry
-no-custom Don't accept custom entry
-select [string] Select the first row that matches
-password Do not show what the user inputs. Show '*' instead.
-markup-rows Allow and render pango markup as input data.
-sep [char] Element separator.
-input [filename] Read input from file instead from standard input.
-sync Force dmenu to first read all input data, then show dialog.
-async-pre-read [number] Read several entries blocking before switching to async mode
-w windowid Position over window with X11 windowid.
Global options:
-modi [string] Enabled modi
combi (File)
-width [number] Window width
50 (Default)
-lines [number] Number of lines
10 (Rasi File)
-columns [number] Number of columns
1 (Rasi File)
-font [string] Font to use
mono 12 (Default)
-bw [number] Border width
1 (Default)
-location [number] Location on screen
0 (Default)
-padding [number] Padding
5 (Default)
-yoffset [number] Y-offset relative to location
0 (Default)
-xoffset [number] X-offset relative to location
0 (Default)
-[no-]fixed-num-lines Always show number of lines
True (Default)
-[no-]show-icons Whether to load and show icons
True (Rasi File)
-terminal [string] Terminal to use
xst (File)
-ssh-client [string] Ssh client to use
ssh (Default)
-ssh-command [string] Ssh command to execute
{terminal} -e {ssh-client} {host} [-p {port}] (Default)
-run-command [string] Run command to execute
{cmd} (Default)
-run-list-command [string] Command to get extra run targets
-run-shell-command [string] Run command to execute that runs in shell
{terminal} -e {cmd} (File)
-window-command [string] Command executed on accep-entry-custom for window modus
wmctrl -i -R {window} (Default)
-window-match-fields [string] Window fields to match in window mode
all (Default)
-icon-theme [string] Theme to use to look for icons
(unset) (Default)
-drun-match-fields [string] Desktop entry fields to match in drun
name,generic,exec,categories (Default)
-[no-]drun-show-actions Desktop entry show actions.
False (File)
-drun-display-format [string] DRUN format string. (Supports: generic,name,comment,exec,categories)
{name} [<span weight='light' size='small'><i>({generic})</i></span>] (Default)
-[no-]disable-history Disable history in run/ssh
False (Default)
-ignored-prefixes [string] Programs ignored for history
-[no-]sort Use sorting
False (Default)
-sorting-method [string] Choose the strategy used for sorting: normal (levenshtein) or fzf.
(unset) (Default)
-[no-]case-sensitive Set case-sensitivity
False (Default)
-[no-]cycle Cycle through the results list
True (Default)
-[no-]sidebar-mode Enable sidebar-mode
False (Default)
-eh [number] Row height (in chars)
1 (Default)
-[no-]auto-select Enable auto select mode
False (Default)
-[no-]parse-hosts Parse hosts file for ssh mode
False (File)
-[no-]parse-known-hosts Parse known_hosts file for ssh mode
True (Default)
-combi-modi [string] Set the modi to combine in combi mode
window,drun,run (File)
-matching [string] Set the matching algorithm. (normal, regex, glob, fuzzy)
normal (Default)
-[no-]tokenize Tokenize input string
True (Default)
-m [string] Monitor id to show on
-5 (Default)
-line-margin [number] Margin between rows *DEPRECATED*
2 (Default)
-line-padding [number] Padding within rows *DEPRECATED*
1 (Default)
-filter [string] Pre-set filter
(unset) (Default)
-separator-style [string] Separator style (none, dash, solid) *DEPRECATED*
dash (Default)
-[no-]hide-scrollbar Hide scroll-bar *DEPRECATED*
False (Default)
-[no-]fullscreen Fullscreen
False (Default)
-[no-]fake-transparency Fake transparency *DEPRECATED*
False (Default)
-dpi [number] DPI
-1 (Default)
-threads [number] Threads to use for string matching
0 (Default)
-scrollbar-width [number] Scrollbar width *DEPRECATED*
8 (Default)
-scroll-method [number] Scrolling method. (0: Page, 1: Centered)
0 (Default)
-fake-background [string] Background to use for fake transparency. (background or screenshot) *DEPRECATED*
screenshot (Default)
-window-format [string] Window Format. w (desktop name), t (title), n (name), r (role), c (class)
{w} {c} {t} (Default)
-[no-]click-to-exit Click outside the window to exit
True (Default)
-[no-]show-match Indicate how it match by underlining it.
True (Default)
-theme [string] New style theme file
/home/mustaqim/.config/rofi/themes/mojave.rasi (File)
-color-normal [string] Color scheme for normal row
(unset) (Default)
-color-urgent [string] Color scheme for urgent row
(unset) (Default)
-color-active [string] Color scheme for active row
(unset) (Default)
-color-window [string] Color scheme window
(unset) (Default)
-max-history-size [number] Max history size (WARNING: can cause slowdowns when set to high).
25 (Default)
-[no-]combi-hide-mode-prefix Hide the prefix mode prefix on the combi view.
False (Default)
-matching-negate-char [character] Set the character used to negate the matching. ('\0' to disable)
- (Default)
-cache-dir [string] Directory where history and temporary files are stored.
(unset) (Default)
-pid [string] Pidfile location
/tmp/1000-runtime-dir/ (Default)
-display-window [string] The display name of this browser
 (Rasi File)
-display-windowcd [string] The display name of this browser
(unset) (Default)
-display-run [string] The display name of this browser
(unset) (Default)
-display-ssh [string] The display name of this browser
(unset) (Default)
-display-drun [string] The display name of this browser
(Rasi File)
-display-combi [string] The display name of this browser
 (Rasi File)
-display-keys [string] The display name of this browser
(unset) (Default)
-kb-primary-paste [string] Paste primary selection
Control+V,Shift+Insert (Default)
-kb-secondary-paste [string] Paste clipboard
Control+v,Insert (Default)
-kb-clear-line [string] Clear input line
Control+w (Default)
-kb-move-front [string] Beginning of line
Control+a (Default)
-kb-move-end [string] End of line
Control+e (Default)
-kb-move-word-back [string] Move back one word
Alt+b,Control+Left (Default)
-kb-move-word-forward [string] Move forward one word
Alt+f,Control+Right (Default)
-kb-move-char-back [string] Move back one char
Left,Control+b (Default)
-kb-move-char-forward [string] Move forward one char
Right,Control+f (Default)
-kb-remove-word-back [string] Delete previous word
Control+Alt+h,Control+BackSpace (Default)
-kb-remove-word-forward [string] Delete next word
Control+Alt+d (Default)
-kb-remove-char-forward [string] Delete next char
Delete,Control+d (Default)
-kb-remove-char-back [string] Delete previous char
BackSpace,Shift+BackSpace,Control+h (Default)
-kb-remove-to-eol [string] Delete till the end of line
Control+k (Default)
-kb-remove-to-sol [string] Delete till the start of line
Control+u (Default)
-kb-accept-entry [string] Accept entry
!Alt-Tab,Return (File)
-kb-accept-custom [string] Use entered text as command (in ssh/run modi)
Control+Return (Default)
-kb-accept-alt [string] Use alternate accept command.
Shift+Return (Default)
-kb-delete-entry [string] Delete entry from history
Shift+Delete (Default)
-kb-mode-next [string] Switch to the next mode.
Shift+Right,Control+Tab (File)
-kb-mode-previous [string] Switch to the previous mode.
Shift+Left,Control+ISO_Left_Tab (File)
-kb-row-left [string] Go to the previous column
Control+Page_Up (Default)
-kb-row-right [string] Go to the next column
Control+Page_Down (Default)
-kb-row-up [string] Select previous entry
Up,Control+p,ISO_Left_Tab (Default)
-kb-row-down [string] Select next entry
Alt+Tab,Down (File)
-kb-row-tab [string] Go to next row, if one left, accept it, if no left next mode.
Tab (Default)
-kb-page-prev [string] Go to the previous page
Page_Up (Default)
-kb-page-next [string] Go to the next page
Page_Down (Default)
-kb-row-first [string] Go to the first entry
Home,KP_Home (Default)
-kb-row-last [string] Go to the last entry
End,KP_End (Default)
-kb-row-select [string] Set selected item as input text
Control+space (Default)
-kb-screenshot [string] Take a screenshot of the rofi window
Alt+S (Default)
-kb-ellipsize [string] Toggle between ellipsize modes for displayed data
Alt+period (Default)
-kb-toggle-case-sensitivity [string] Toggle case sensitivity
grave,dead_grave (Default)
-kb-toggle-sort [string] Toggle sort
Alt+grave (Default)
-kb-cancel [string] Quit rofi
Escape,Control+g,Control+bracketleft (File)
-kb-custom-1 [string] Custom keybinding 1
Alt+1 (Default)
-kb-custom-2 [string] Custom keybinding 2
Alt+2 (Default)
-kb-custom-3 [string] Custom keybinding 3
Alt+3 (Default)
-kb-custom-4 [string] Custom keybinding 4
Alt+4 (Default)
-kb-custom-5 [string] Custom Keybinding 5
Alt+5 (Default)
-kb-custom-6 [string] Custom keybinding 6
Alt+6 (Default)
-kb-custom-7 [string] Custom Keybinding 7
Alt+7 (Default)
-kb-custom-8 [string] Custom keybinding 8
Alt+8 (Default)
-kb-custom-9 [string] Custom keybinding 9
Alt+9 (Default)
-kb-custom-10 [string] Custom keybinding 10
Alt+0 (Default)
-kb-custom-11 [string] Custom keybinding 11
Alt+exclam (Default)
-kb-custom-12 [string] Custom keybinding 12
Alt+at (Default)
-kb-custom-13 [string] Csutom keybinding 13
Alt+numbersign (Default)
-kb-custom-14 [string] Custom keybinding 14
Alt+dollar (Default)
-kb-custom-15 [string] Custom keybinding 15
Alt+percent (Default)
-kb-custom-16 [string] Custom keybinding 16
Alt+dead_circumflex (Default)
-kb-custom-17 [string] Custom keybinding 17
Alt+ampersand (Default)
-kb-custom-18 [string] Custom keybinding 18
Alt+asterisk (Default)
-kb-custom-19 [string] Custom Keybinding 19
Alt+parenleft (Default)
-kb-select-1 [string] Select row 1
Super+1 (Default)
-kb-select-2 [string] Select row 2
Super+2 (Default)
-kb-select-3 [string] Select row 3
Super+3 (Default)
-kb-select-4 [string] Select row 4
Super+4 (Default)
-kb-select-5 [string] Select row 5
Super+5 (Default)
-kb-select-6 [string] Select row 6
Super+6 (Default)
-kb-select-7 [string] Select row 7
Super+7 (Default)
-kb-select-8 [string] Select row 8
Super+8 (Default)
-kb-select-9 [string] Select row 9
Super+9 (Default)
-kb-select-10 [string] Select row 10
Super+0 (Default)
-ml-row-left [string] Go to the previous column
ScrollLeft (Default)
-ml-row-right [string] Go to the next column
ScrollRight (Default)
-ml-row-up [string] Select previous entry
ScrollUp (Default)
-ml-row-down [string] Select next entry
ScrollDown (Default)
-me-select-entry [string] Select hovered row
MousePrimary (Default)
-me-accept-entry [string] Accept hovered row
MouseDPrimary (Default)
-me-accept-custom [string] Accept hovered row with custom action
Control+MouseDPrimary (Default)
Monitor layout:
ID: 0 (primary)
name: LVDS-1
position: 0,0
size: 1366,768
size: 344mm,194mm dpi: 101,101
Detected modi:
* window
* windowcd
* run
* ssh
* drun
* +combi
* keys
Compile time options:
* window enabled
* drun enabled
* gcov disabled
* asan disabled
For more information see: man rofi
Version: 1.5.4
#rofi @
Configuration file: /home/mustaqim/.config/rofi/config
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