ibus-table-latex trigger keybinding (or just documentation in general)

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I’ve installed the ibus-table-latex package via APT and it works fine. However, I don’t see a way to re-bind (or disable) some of the triggers (backslash \, _, ^) that open the “candidate list”. In particular, I’d like to get rid of ^ and _ doing anything special.

In the input method setup, I’ve found this “Key bindings” page:

ibus-table-latex preferences/setup

but these triggers are nowhere in that list.

More generally (but perhaps this warrants a separate question), is there any documentation for ibus-table-latex that would explain how or whether these can be changed? The only things I’ve found are

Gunnar Hjalmarsson avatar
uz flag
When I see [the source of that tool](, it seems like the special meaning of the `^` and `_` characters is hard coded. Possibly that file can serve as a kind of documentation too, even if it's not very user friendly. ;)
nf flag

This is defined in the latex table itself, not in the settings of ibus-table. The latex table contains:

### Start characters, every key in the table starts with one of these characters

So if you want to change that behaviour you could make your own changed latex table.

Socob avatar
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Indeed, I had figured that out in the meantime, and meant to write an answer myself. Thanks!
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