In elementary OS 0.4 Loki the compose key work in the stock applications but not in the Qt/KDE ones (such as Anki). Is there a way so that the input method configured in System Settings can be used in Qt/KDE apps as well?

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You have to install the package ibus-qt4.

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    I have been banging my head against a wall trying to get a custom ibus layout to work.. everything works except the typing.. so I went to try "compose" key.. and read lots on how to do it.. I installed ibus-qt4 and everything worked.. THANKS A MILLION! Jan 29, 2017 at 2:39

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