pywal | 🎨 Generate and change color-schemes on the fly | Theme library

 by   dylanaraps Python Version: 3.3.0 License: MIT

kandi X-RAY | pywal Summary

kandi X-RAY | pywal Summary

pywal is a Python library typically used in User Interface, Theme applications. pywal has no bugs, it has no vulnerabilities, it has build file available, it has a Permissive License and it has medium support. You can install using 'pip install pywal' or download it from GitHub, PyPI.

Generate and change color-schemes on the fly. Pywal is a tool that generates a color palette from the dominant colors in an image. It then applies the colors system-wide and on-the-fly in all of your favourite programs. There are currently 5 supported color generation backends, each providing a different palette of colors from each image. You're bound to find an appealing color-scheme. Pywal also supports predefined themes and has over 250 themes built-in. You can also create your own theme files to share with others. The goal of Pywal was to be as out of the way as possible. It doesn't modify any of your existing configuration files. Instead it works around them and provides tools to integrate your system as you see fit. Terminal emulators and TTYs have their color-schemes updated in real-time with no delay. With minimal configuration this functionality can be extended to almost anything running on your system.

            kandi-support Support

              pywal has a medium active ecosystem.
              It has 7297 star(s) with 291 fork(s). There are 69 watchers for this library.
              It had no major release in the last 12 months.
              There are 132 open issues and 395 have been closed. On average issues are closed in 132 days. There are 24 open pull requests and 0 closed requests.
              It has a neutral sentiment in the developer community.
              The latest version of pywal is 3.3.0

            kandi-Quality Quality

              pywal has 0 bugs and 0 code smells.

            kandi-Security Security

              pywal has no vulnerabilities reported, and its dependent libraries have no vulnerabilities reported.
              pywal code analysis shows 0 unresolved vulnerabilities.
              There are 0 security hotspots that need review.

            kandi-License License

              pywal is licensed under the MIT License. This license is Permissive.
              Permissive licenses have the least restrictions, and you can use them in most projects.

            kandi-Reuse Reuse

              pywal releases are available to install and integrate.
              Deployable package is available in PyPI.
              Build file is available. You can build the component from source.
              pywal saves you 503 person hours of effort in developing the same functionality from scratch.
              It has 1181 lines of code, 127 functions and 28 files.
              It has high code complexity. Code complexity directly impacts maintainability of the code.

            Top functions reviewed by kandi - BETA

            kandi has reviewed pywal and discovered the below as its top functions. This is intended to give you an instant insight into pywal implemented functionality, and help decide if they suit your requirements.
            • Parse command line arguments
            • Generate cache file name
            • Get a color scheme
            • Convert colors to a dictionary
            • Parse arguments
            • List all of the themes
            • Print colors
            • Export a template
            • Return the export type for the given export type
            • Lighten the current color
            • Return a string representation of the color
            • Darken the current color
            • Return argparse arguments
            • Reload GTK files
            • Configure logging
            • Saturate the current color
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            pywal Key Features

            No Key Features are available at this moment for pywal.

            pywal Examples and Code Snippets

            Palette specifications
            Shelldot img1Lines of Code : 18dot img1License : Permissive (MIT)
            copy iconCopy
            # For example:
            CF12's Dotfiles,Setup
            Shelldot img2Lines of Code : 6dot img2no licencesLicense : No License
            copy iconCopy
            chsh -s /bin/zsh
            wal -i ~/wallpaper.png
            betterlockscreen ~/wallpaper.png
            sh -c "$(curl -fsSL"
            sh -c "$(wget  
            CF12's Dotfiles,Setup
            Shelldot img3Lines of Code : 6dot img3no licencesLicense : No License
            copy iconCopy
            chsh -s /bin/zsh
            wal -i ~/wallpaper.png
            betterlockscreen ~/wallpaper.png
            sh -c "$(curl -fsSL"
            sh -c "$(wget  
            CSS pywal function returning blank after import from .cache/wal/colors.css
            Pythondot img4Lines of Code : 2dot img4License : Strong Copyleft (CC BY-SA 4.0)
            copy iconCopy
            @import "/home/josh/.cache/wal/colors.css";

            Community Discussions

            Trending Discussions on pywal


            I3wm config randomly runs (or not) scripts
            Asked 2021-Feb-08 at 13:16

            In my i3 config file I have many scripts that I want to run when i3 starts, including a script to select a wallpaper and another to run polybar. Both of these scripts worked perfectly for more than a year, but suddenly they started behaving strangely: sometimes none of them run, sometimes just one of them run and sometimes only half of the script runs (wtf).

            What I mean by only running half of the script is that, for example, polybar might kill all instances of polybar (first line) but not run my bar (second line), or the wal script might change the colors as intended, but not set the wallpaper.

            All other scripts in the config run perfectly fine, except for these two. Running them individually in the terminal always works.

            This is a part of .config/i3/config:



            Answered 2021-Feb-08 at 13:16

            If, as you say, only half the script runs. Most likely, the parts that apparently don't run, they do actually run, but fail for some reason and you don't see the effect those commands normally have.

            Programs generally write some kind of error messages in these cases. So this is mostly a debugging issue. For polybar, you already redirect the output to a logfile at /tmp/polybar1.log. This file will most likely contain information about why the bar couldn't start.

            I suggest you do the same for your pywal script to see why it fails to set the wallpaper.


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            Install pywal

            You can install using 'pip install pywal' or download it from GitHub, PyPI.
            You can use pywal like any standard Python library. You will need to make sure that you have a development environment consisting of a Python distribution including header files, a compiler, pip, and git installed. Make sure that your pip, setuptools, and wheel are up to date. When using pip it is generally recommended to install packages in a virtual environment to avoid changes to the system.


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