kalk will try to load a configuration file from
This configuration file can contain any multi-line kalk code.
For example, the following configuration will always import all modules when launching kalk:
# .kalk/config.kalk import All # We always import all modules
Depending on your OS, the HOME might be a different folder. For example, on Windows the configuration can be loaded from
You can configure new keyboard shortcuts directly within
kalk with the
The following will create a shortcut between
CTRL+R and the result of the expression
1 + 2
>>> shortcut(myshortcut, "CTRL+R", 1 + 2)
If you then press
CTRL+R while editing, you will get 3:
>>> # Below we press CTRL+R 4 times >>> 3333
You can list all the shortcuts available with the command
For example, the following shortcut is defined by default:
shortcut(pi, "CTRL+G P", "Π", "CTRL+G p", "π") # CTRL+G P => "Π", CTRL+G p => "π"
For example, by default, pressing
CTRL+G p will display the symbol
It is also possible with
kalk to map a shortcut to an action that can influence the cursor/editing experience (e.g move cursor to left, cut selection)
For example, in
kalk, the action for moving the cursor to the left or right are defined like this:
shortcut(cursor_left, "left, ctrl+b", action("cursor_left")) shortcut(cursor_right, "right, ctrl+f", action("cursor_right"))
For the full list of available actions, you can consult the action function.
For the full list of all the shortcuts defined, you can consult core.kalk that is loaded by default by kalk.
ALTmodifier is not taken into account
CTRL+G p, you need to press
CTRL+Gand then press
p, you should not keep the key