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commit 1210133b4b3a8c3fd335c29409715e61d78c5e9a
parent 7186ee2ddd658ffea4aa25283c68c775c3d2dc03
Author: Luke Smith <luke@lukesmith.xyz>
Date:   Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:31:03 -0500

alpha/transparency read from xresources

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Mconfig.h | 1+
2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -2,17 +2,19 @@ The [suckless terminal (st)](https://st.suckless.org/) with some additional features: -+ Adjustable transparency/alpha -+ Compatibility with `Xresources` and `pywal` for dynamic colors -+ Copy is alt-c, paste is alt-v or alt-p pastes from primary selection ++ Compatibility with `Xresources` and `pywal` for dynamic colors. ++ Default solarized colors otherwize. ++ Transparency/alpha, which is also adjustable from `~/.Xresources`. + Default font is system "mono" at 14pt, meaning the font will match your system font. -+ Hold alt and press either ↑/↓ or the vim keys k/j to move up/down in the terminal. -+ Shift+Mouse wheel will as well. -+ Alt-u and Alt-d scroll back/forward in history a page at a time. -+ Alt-PageUp and Alt-PageDown will do the same. -+ Zoom in/out with Alt+Shift+k/j or u/d for larger intervals. ++ Very useful keybinds including: + + Copy is alt-c, paste is alt-v or alt-p pastes from primary selection + + Zoom in/out or increase font size with Alt+Shift+k/j or u/d for larger intervals. + + Hold alt and press either ↑/↓ or the vim keys k/j to move up/down in the terminal. + + Shift+Mouse wheel do the same. + + Alt-u and Alt-d scroll back/forward in history a page at a time. + + Alt-PageUp and Alt-PageDown will do the same. + Vertcenter -+ Default solarized colors without `pywal` ++ Scrollback + updated to latest version 0.8.1 The following additional bindings were added before I forked this: @@ -29,4 +31,42 @@ make sudo make install ``` -Obviously, `make` is required to build. `fontconfig` is required for the default build, since it asks `fontconfig` for your system monospace font. It might be obvious, but `libX11` and `libXft` are required as well. Chances are, you have all of this installed already. +Obviously, `make` is required to build. `fontconfig` is required for the +default build, since it asks `fontconfig` for your system monospace font. It +might be obvious, but `libX11` and `libXft` are required as well. Chances are, +you have all of this installed already. + +## How to configure dynamically with Xresrouces + +For many key variables, this build of `st` will look for X settings set in +either `~/.Xdefaults` or `~/.Xresources`. You must run `xrdb` on one of these +files to load the settings. + +For example, you can define your desired fonts, transparency or colors: + +``` +*.font: Liberation Mono:pixelsize=12:antialias=true:autohint=true; +*.alpha: 150 +*.color0: #111 +... +``` + +The `alpha` value (for transparency) goes from `0` (transparent) to `255` +(opaque). + +### Colors + +To be clear about the color settings: + +- This build will use colorized colors by default and as a fallback. +- If there are Xresources colors defined, those will take priority. +- But if `wal` has run in your session, its colors will take priority. + +Note that when you run `wal`, it will negate the transparency of existing +windows, but new windows will continue with the previously defined +transparency. + +## Contact + +- Luke Smith <luke@lukesmith.xyz> +- [https://lukesmith.xyz](https://lukesmith.xyz) diff --git a/config.h b/config.h @@ -180,6 +180,7 @@ ResourcePref resources[] = { { "tabspaces", INTEGER, &tabspaces }, { "cwscale", FLOAT, &cwscale }, { "chscale", FLOAT, &chscale }, + { "alpha", INTEGER, &alpha }, }; /*