Re: [dev] [dwm][PATCH] implement ARGB color support

From: Martti Kühne <>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2016 17:46:10 +0100

On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 4:04 PM, Eon S. Jeon <> wrote:
> Hello,
> My obsession for transparency never knows when to stop, so I couldn't resist
> writing this patch.
> This patch allows dwm to have translucent bars, while keeping all the text on
> it opaque, just like my ARGB patch for st[1].
> The patch also allows changing the opacity of borders, but it only works for
> ARGB-enabled applications(i.e. ARGB-patched st). This is because each border is
> drawn using the visual of the window it is wrapping. Thus, windows with 24-bit
> visuals will still have opaque borders even after this patch is applied.
> I'll upload this to , hoping someone find it useful
> Sincerely,
> Eon
> [1]:

Taking this further with a fade-in at mouse coord 0 or some kind of
meta-click event as well as fade-out on timer would make it possible
to have all the screen space for clients. I like it.

Received on Mon Mar 07 2016 - 17:46:10 CET

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Mon Mar 07 2016 - 17:48:12 CET