I'd like to use Kate, but it lacks support for the character composition keystrokes to which I became accustomed after switching from Mac OS X to FreeBSD-based systems.
I assume that Kate for Linux also lacks support.
STEPS TO REPRODUCE
1. Perform these six keystrokes:
– there's a space
– a single character.
% pkg query %v editors/kate
% uname -KU
% uname -a
FreeBSD mowa219-gjp4-8570p-freebsd 14.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 14.0-CURRENT #109 main-n249408-ff33e5c83fa: Thu Sep 16 01:11:04 2021 root@mowa219-gjp4-8570p-freebsd:/usr/obj/usr/src/amd64.amd64/sys/GENERIC-NODEBUG amd64
Operating System: FreeBSD 14.0
KDE Plasma Version: 5.22.5
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.86.0
Qt Version: 5.15.2
Kernel Version: 14.0-CURRENT (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: X11
Memory: 15.9 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: AMD TURKS
Screenshots at https://github.com/psemiletov/tea-qt/issues/37 (for the same issue with TEA) should help to visualise this issue with Kate (and KWrite).
have you tried the "Latex completion" plugin. Just enable it in the config and then try typing something like