COMPTON\-TRANS

Section: LOCAL USER COMMANDS (1)
Updated: 07/28/2020
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NAME

compton-trans - an opacity setter tool  

SYNOPSIS

compton-trans [-w WINDOW_ID] [-n WINDOW_NAME] [-c] [-s] OPACITY  

DESCRIPTION

compton-trans is a bash script that sets _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY attribute of a window using standard X11 command-line utilities, including xprop(1) and xwininfo(1). It is similar to transset(1) or transset-df(1).  

OPTIONS

-w WINDOW_ID

Specify the window id of the target window.

-n WINDOW_NAME

Specify and try to match a window name.

-c

Specify the currently active window as target. Only works if EWMH _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW property exists on root window.

-s

Select target window with mouse cursor. This is the default if no window has been specified.

-o OPACITY

Specify the new opacity value for the window. This value can be anywhere from 1-100. If it is prefixed with a plus or minus (+/-), this will increment or decrement from the target window's current opacity instead.
 

EXAMPLES

• Set the opacity of the window with specific window ID to 75%:

compton-trans -w "$WINDOWID" 75

• Set the opacity of the window with the name "urxvt" to 75%:

compton-trans -n "urxvt" 75

• Set current window to opacity of 75%:

compton-trans -c 75

• Select target window and set opacity to 75%:

compton-trans -s 75

• Increment opacity of current active window by 5%:

compton-trans -c +5

• Decrement opacity of current active window by 5%:

compton-trans -c -- -5
 

BUGS

Please report any bugs you find to https://github.com/chjj/compton .  

AUTHORS

Christopher Jeffrey (https://github.com/chjj).  

SEE ALSO

compton(1), xprop(1), xwininfo(1)


 

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