Configuration Keys

List of all the configurations keys available for the scripting API

Here you find a list of commonly used configuration keys to use with the writeConfig() command. Where the documentation notes that a key is in a subgroup other than General, remember to first use currentConfigGroup.

BUG

General

  • showGrid: (Bool, default: true)
  • showOffLeds: (Bool, default: true)
  • showSeconds: (Bool, default: true)
  • showBcdFormat: (Bool, default: false)
  • useCustomColorForActive: (Bool, default: false)
  • customColorForActive: (Color, default: green)
  • useCustomColorForInactive: (Bool, default: false)
  • customColorForInactive: (Color, default: red)
  • useCustomColorForGrid: (Bool, default: false)
  • customColorForGrid: (Color, default: blue)

BUG

General

  • history: (StringList, default: empty list)
  • autoClipboard: (Bool, default: true)
  • defaultFormat: (String, default: #RRGGBB)
  • pickOnActivate: (Bool, default: true)

BUG

Appearance

  • imagePath: (String, default: empty string)
  • useImage: (Bool, default: false)
  • showNumerals: (Bool, default: true)
  • boardColor: (Color, default: #333333)
  • numberColor: (Color, default: #ffffff)
  • boardSize: (Int, default: 4)

BUG

Appearance

  • fuzzyness: (Int, default: 1)
  • boldText: (Bool, default: false)
  • italicText: (Bool, default: false)

BUG

General

    BUG

    General

    • key: (StringList, default: Caps Lock)

    BUG

    General

    • interval: (Double, default: 10.0)
    • randomize: (Bool, default: true)
    • pauseOnMouseOver: (Bool, default: true)
    • useBackground: (Bool, default: true)
    • leftClickOpenImage: (Bool, default: true)
    • showCountdown: (Bool, default: true)
    • fillMode: (int, default: 1)

    Paths

    • pathList: (StringList, default: empty list)

    BUG

    General

    • color: (String, default: yellow)
    • fontSize: (int, default: null)
    • noteId: (String, default: empty string)

    BUG

    General

    • maxSectionCount: (Int, default: 1)
    • showLauncherNames: (Bool, default: false)
    • enablePopup: (Bool, default: false)
    • title: (String, default: empty string)
    • launcherUrls: (StringList, default: empty list)
    • popupUrls: (StringList, default: empty list)

    BUG

    General

    • predefinedTimers: (StringList, default: 30,60,120,300,450,600,900,1200,1500,1800,2700,3600)
    • running: (int, default: 0)
    • seconds: (int, default: 0)
    • savedAt: (DateTime, default: null)
    • showTitle: (Bool, default: false)
    • title: (String, default: Timer)
    • showSeconds: (Bool, default: true)
    • showNotification: (Bool, default: true)
    • notificationText: (String, default: Timer finished)
    • runCommand: (Bool, default: false)
    • command: (String, default: empty string)

    BUG

    General

    • showFace: (Bool, default: false)
    • showName: (Bool, default: true)
    • showFullName: (Bool, default: true)
    • showTechnicalInfo: (Bool, default: false)

    BUG

    General

    • url: (String, default: https://www.kde.org/)
    • useMinViewWidth: (Bool, default: true)
    • minViewWidth: (Int, default: 600)
    • constantZoomFactor: (Int, default: 100)

    org.kde.plasma.analogclock

    General

    • showSecondHand: (Bool, default: false)
    • showTimezoneString: (Bool, default: false)

    org.kde.plasma.appmenu

    Appearance

    • compactView: (Bool, default: false) If true it only shows a button for the application menu.

    org.kde.plasma.battery

    General

    • showPercentage: (bool, default: false) If true, the battery will display a little charge percentage label inside.

    org.kde.plasma.calendar

    Agenda

    • startOfWorkingDay: (int, default: 9)
    • endOfWorkingDay: (int, default: 17)
    • showWeekNumbers: (Bool, default: false)
    • compactDisplay: (String, default: d)

    org.kde.plasma.devicenotifier

    General

    • removableDevices: (Bool, default: true) If true it lists removable devices, such as USB thumbdrives. Only one between removableDevices, nonRemovableDevices and allDevices should be set.
    • nonRemovableDevices: (Bool, default: false) If true it lists non removable devices, such as internal harddrives. Only one between removableDevices, nonRemovableDevices and allDevices should be set.
    • allDevices: (Bool, default: false) If true it lists all kind of devices. Only one between removableDevices, nonRemovableDevices and allDevices should be set.
    • popupOnNewDevice: (Bool, default: true) If true it tries to open the plasmoid when a new device is inserted, as a kind of notification.

    org.kde.plasma.digitalclock

    Appearance

    • showLocalTimezone: (Bool, default: false) Whether the timezone should be displayed when the clock is showing the local timezone.
    • showSeconds: (Bool, default: false) Whether seconds should be shown in the clock.
    • showDate: (Bool, default: true) Whether the date should be shown next to the clock.
    • dateFormat: (string, default: shortDate) The date format to display. Options are: shortDate, longDate, isoDate or custom.
    • customDateFormat: (string, default: ddd d) Custom date format string.
    • fontFamily: (string, default: null) Font family. e.g "arial". The system font is used if this is not set.
    • boldText: (Bool, default: false) Sets the font to bold.
    • italicText: (Bool, default: false) Sets the font to italic.
    • timeFormat: (string, default: default)
    • selectedTimeZones: (StringList, default: Local) A list of the configured time zones. Format is "Europe/London". Special entry "Local" indicates system time zone.
    • lastSelectedTimezone: (String, default: Local) When multiple time zones are configured, this is the one shown on widget restore. Typically the system's current timezone.
    • wheelChangesTimezone: (Bool, default: false) Whether the mouse wheel switches between the timezones configured in selectedTimeZones.
    • displayTimezoneFormat: (Enum, default: Code) Whether the timezone is displayed as a code i.e. "GMT", full text i.e. "London" or UTC offset "+1".
    • showWeekNumbers: (Bool, default: false) Whether the calendar should show week numbers.
    • use24hFormat: (UInt, default: 1) Force the clock to use 12/24 hour time, instead of following the user locale.
    • firstDayOfWeek: (Int, default: -1) Force the calendar to use a specific week day as first day of a week. -1 means follow user locale, 0 is Sunday, 1 is Monday, etc.
    • enabledCalendarPlugins: (StringList, default: empty list) A list of plugins where additional calendar event data can be sourced.
    • pin: (Bool, default: false) Whether the popup should remain open when another window is activated
    • dateDisplayFormat: (Enum, default: Adaptive) Whether the date should be shown below or beside the time

    org.kde.plasma.icon

    General

    • url: (String, default: empty string)
    • localPath: (String, default: empty string)

    org.kde.plasma.lock_logout

    General

    • show_requestShutDown: (Bool, default: true) Show an option to shut down the system.
    • show_requestReboot: (Bool, default: false) Show an option to reboot the system.
    • show_requestLogout: (Bool, default: false) Show an option to logout.
    • show_lockScreen: (Bool, default: true) Show an option to lock the system.
    • show_switchUser: (Bool, default: false) Show an option to switch user.
    • show_suspendToDisk: (Bool, default: false) Show an option to suspend the system to disk (hibernate).
    • show_suspendToRam: (Bool, default: false) Show an option to suspend the system suspend.

    org.kde.plasma.panelspacer

    General

    • expanding: (bool, default: true) If true, the spacer tries to take all the available space in the panel.
    • length: (Int, default: -1) length in pixels of the spacer. Configuration effective only if expanding is set to false. A negative value means an invalid value that should be completely ignored.

    org.kde.plasma.keyboardlayout

    General

    • showFlag: (Bool, default: false)

    org.kde.plasma.kicker

    General

    • icon: (String, default: start-here-kde) The name of the icon to use for the compact representation (e.g. on a small panel).
    • useCustomButtonImage: (Bool, default: false) Whether to use a custom image instead of an icon in the compact representation (e.g. on a small panel).
    • customButtonImage: (Url, default: null) The URL of the custtom image to use instead of an icon in the compact representation (e.g. on a small panel).
    • appNameFormat: (Int, default: 0) The format used in the display of application names: 0 = NameOnly, 1 = GenericNameOnly, 2 = NameAndGenericName, 3 = GenericNameAndName
    • limitDepth: (Bool, default: false) Whether to flatten top-level menu categories to a single level instead of displaying sub-categories.
    • alphaSort: (Bool, default: false) Whether to sort menu contents alphabetically or use manual/system sort order.
    • recentOrdering: (Int, default: 0) How should the previously used apps/docs/contacts be ordered: 0 = RecentFirst, 1 = PopularFirst
    • favoriteApps: (StringList, default: preferred://browser,kontact.desktop,systemsettings.desktop,org.kde.dolphin.desktop,ktp-contactlist.desktop,org.kde.kate.desktop,org.kde.discover) List of general favorites. Supported values are menu id's (usually .desktop file names), special URLs that expand into default applications (e.g. preferred://browser), document URLs and KPeople contact URIs.
    • favoriteSystemActions: (StringList, default: logout,reboot,shutdown) List of system action favorites.
    • favoritesPortedToKAstats: (Bool, default: false) Are the favorites ported to use KActivitiesStats to allow per-activity favorites
    • hiddenApplications: (StringList, default: empty list) List of menu id's (usually .desktop file names) of apps that should not be shown in the menu.
    • showRecentApps: (Bool, default: true) Whether to show the "Recent Applications" category.
    • showRecentDocs: (Bool, default: true) Whether to show the "Recent Files" category.
    • showRecentContacts: (Bool, default: false) Whether to show the "Recent Contacts" category.
    • useExtraRunners: (Bool, default: true) Whether to use additional KRunner plugins to produce results in the search.
    • extraRunners: (StringList, default: shell,bookmarks,baloosearch,locations) The plugin id's of additional KRunner plugins to use. Only used if useExtraRunners is true.
    • alignResultsToBottom: (Bool, default: true) Whether to align search results to the bottom of the menu representation (e.g. panel popup) instead of the top.
    • showIconsRootLevel: (Bool, default: false) Whether to show icons on the root level of the menu.

    org.kde.plasma.kickoff

    General

    • icon: (String, default: start-here-kde) The name of the icon used in the compact representation (e.g. on a small panel).
    • favorites: (StringList, default: preferred://browser,kontact.desktop,systemsettings.desktop,org.kde.dolphin.desktop,ktp-contactlist.desktop,org.kde.kate.desktop,org.kde.discover.desktop) List of general favorites. Supported values are menu id's (usually .desktop file names), special URLs that expand into default applications (e.g. preferred://browser), document URLs and KPeople contact URIs.
    • systemFavorites: (StringList, default: suspend,hibernate,reboot,shutdown) List of system action favorites.
    • primaryActions: (Int, default: 0) Which actions should be displayed in the footer: 0 = Power, 1 = Session, 2 = Custom, 3 = Power and session
    • favoritesPortedToKAstats: (Bool, default: false) Are the favorites ported to use KActivitiesStats to allow per-activity favorites
    • systemApplications: (StringList, default: systemsettings.desktop,org.kde.kinfocenter.desktop,org.kde.discover.desktop) List of applications at the top of the "Computer" tab.
    • favoritesDisplay: (Int, default: 0) How to display favorites: 0 = Grid, 1 = List
    • applicationsDisplay: (Int, default: 1) How to display applications: 0 = Grid, 1 = List
    • alphaSort: (Bool, default: false) Whether to sort menu contents alphabetically or use manual/system sort order.
    • pin: (Bool, default: false) Whether the popup should remain open when another window is activated
    • showActionButtonCaptions: (Bool, default: true) Whether to display captions ("shut down", "log out", etc.) for the footer action buttons

    org.kde.plasma.kimpanel

    Appearance

    • vertical_lookup_table: (Bool, default: false)
    • use_default_font: (Bool, default: true)
    • font: (Font, default: null)
    • hiddenList: (StringList, default: empty list)
    • scaleIconsToFit: (bool, default: false) Whether to automatically scale System Tray icons to fix the available thickness of the panel. If false, tray icons will be capped at the smallMedium size (22px) and become a two-row/column layout when the panel is thick.

    org.kde.plasma.marginsseparator

    General

    • icon: (String, default: user-desktop)

    org.kde.plasma.minimizeall

    General

    • icon: (String, default: user-desktop)

    org.kde.plasma.pager

    General

    • displayedText: (Enum, default: 2) The text to show inside the desktop rectangles.
    • showWindowIcons: (Bool, default: false) Whether to show window icons inside the window rectangles.
    • showOnlyCurrentScreen: (Bool, default: false) Whether to limit the Pager to the set of windows and the geometry of the screen the widget resides on.
    • wrapPage: (Bool, default: false) Whether to wrap page when navigating with pager
    • currentDesktopSelected: (Enum, default: 0) What to do on left-mouse click on a desktop rectangle.
    • pagerLayout: (Enum, default: 0) The layout style used for the presentation.

    org.kde.plasma.showActivityManager

    General

    • showActivityName: (Bool, default: true) Show the current activity name
    • showActivityIcon: (Bool, default: true) Show the current activity icon instead of the applet icon

    org.kde.plasma.showdesktop

    General

    • icon: (String, default: user-desktop)

    org.kde.plasma.taskmanager

    General

    • showOnlyCurrentScreen: (Bool, default: false) Whether to show only window tasks that are on the same screen as the widget.
    • showOnlyCurrentDesktop: (Bool, default: true) Whether to only show tasks that are on the current virtual desktop.
    • showOnlyCurrentActivity: (Bool, default: true) Whether to show only tasks that are on the current activity.
    • showOnlyMinimized: (Int, default: false) Whether to show only window tasks that are minmized.
    • unhideOnAttention: (Bool, default: true) Whether to unhide if a window wants attention.
    • groupingStrategy: (Enum, default: 1) How tasks are grouped: 0 = Do Not Group, 1 = By Program Name
    • groupedTaskVisualization: (Enum, default: 0) What happens when clicking on a grouped task: 0 = cycle through grouped tasks, 1 = try to show tooltips, 2 = try to show present Windows effect, 3 = show textual list (AKA group dialog)
    • groupPopups: (Bool, default: true) Whether groups are to be reduced to a single task button and expand into a popup or task buttons are grouped on the widget itself.
    • onlyGroupWhenFull: (Bool, default: true) Whether to group always or only when the widget runs out of space to show additional task buttons comfortably.
    • groupingAppIdBlacklist: (StringList, default: empty list) The id's (usually .desktop file names) of applications that should not have their tasks grouped.
    • groupingLauncherUrlBlacklist: (StringList, default: empty list) The launcher URLs (usually .desktop file or executable URLs) of applications that should not have their tasks grouped.
    • sortingStrategy: (Int, default: 1) How to sort tasks: 0 = Do Not Sort, 1 = Manually, 2 = Alphabetically, 3 = By Desktop, 4 = By Activity
    • separateLaunchers: (Bool, default: true) Whether launcher tasks are sorted separately at the left side of the widget or can be mixed with other tasks.
    • maxStripes: (Int, default: 2) The maximum number of rows (in a horizontal-orientation containment, i.e. panel) or columns (in a vertical-orientation containment) to layout task buttons in.
    • forceStripes: (Bool, default: false) Whether to try and always layout task buttons in as many rows/columns as set via maxStripes.
    • showToolTips: (Bool, default: true) Whether to show tooltips when hovering task buttons.
    • wheelEnabled: (Bool, default: true) Whether using the mouse wheel with the mouse pointer above the widget should switch between tasks.
    • highlightWindows: (Bool, default: true) Whether to request the window manager highlight windows when hovering corresponding task tooltips.
    • launchers: (StringList, default: applications:systemsettings.desktop,applications:org.kde.discover.desktop,preferred://filemanager,preferred://browser) The list of launcher tasks on the widget. Usually .desktop file or executable URLs. Special URLs such as preferred://browser that expand to default applications are supported.
    • middleClickAction: (Enum, default: 2) What to do on middle-mouse click on a task button.
    • indicateAudioStreams: (Bool, default: true) Whether to indicate applications that are playing audio including an option to mute them.
    • taskHoverEffect: (Bool, default: true) Whether task buttons should change in appearance when the mouse pointer is above them.
    • maxTextLines: (Int, default: 0) The maximum number of text lines to show in a task button. 0 means no limit.
    • iconSize: (Enum, default: 3) The preferred size of task button icons in a vertical task manager.
    • minimizeActiveTaskOnClick: (Bool, default: true) Whether to minimize the currently-active task when clicked. If false, clicking on the currently-active task will do nothing.