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commit ab9df60cc7a09d692fa531240c33cb3c23c986c4
parent b0d438d09661e53f5bcc5f92ea67f7e77aa14c76
Author: Brandon Dowell <linuxaddict11111@gmail.com>
Date:   Sun, 11 Nov 2012 11:00:21 -0600

 user: Brandon Dowell <linuxaddict11111@gmail.com>
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 added dwm.suckless.org/patches/ansistatuscolors.md
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wrote a patch - attempting to add it to the patches section of the dwm wiki.
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diff --git a/dwm.suckless.org/patches/ansistatuscolors.md b/dwm.suckless.org/patches/ansistatuscolors.md @@ -0,0 +1,92 @@ +# AnsiStatusColors - colorize your status bar using ansi escape sequences# + +## Description ## + +Lets you put colored text in your status bar, but you don''t have define them in your config.h. Instead, just put the ansi escape sequence in the output of your status bar script to print in color, as you would in a terminal. + +## Configuration ## + +get the patch from github: [https://gist.github.com/4054818](https://gist.github.com/4054818) + +apply it to dwm.c like so: + + patch -p1 dwm.c < ansistatuscolors.diff + +## Usage ## + +Just like you''d use them for colorizing a shell script. + +more info is here: [http://www.frexx.de/xterm-256-notes/](http://www.frexx.de/xterm-256-notes/) + +an ansi escape sequence is in the form: + + \e[<code>m + +where: + + \e - escape - ascii 27 / hex 1b / octal 033 + [ - literal bracket + m - literal 'm' + +the code is one of the following: + + 0 + - reset colors to default + + n;m + + n - + o - normal color + 1 - 'bright' color + + m - + 30-37 - foreground + 40-47 - background + + n;5;m + + n - + 38 - foreground + 48 - background + 5 - + literal '5' + m - + 0-15 - classic ansi color + 16-231 - xterm 256-color rgb color + 232-255 - grayscale + +in vim, to create a literal 'escape' character, type ctrl-v, esc. +in perl/python/c, within a string literal, it''s "\x1b". + +### Example ### + #!/usr/bin/env python + ##testcoloredstatus.py + + from subprocess import call,check_output + + redfg = '\x1b[38;5;196m' #hex + redbg = '\033[48;5;196m' #octal + blackbg = '\x1b[48;5;16m' + reset = '\x1b[0m' + + call(['xsetroot','-name',''.join( + [ + redfg, + 'hello ', + reset, + redbg, + 'world', + reset, + '! bar graph: 50% ', + redbg, + ' '*5, + blackbg, + ' '*5, + reset, + ' ', + check_output("date").strip() + ] + )], shell=False) +###Screenshot### +my battery is discharging and my wifi signal is iffy ... +![alt text](ansistatuscolors.png) diff --git a/dwm.suckless.org/patches/ansistatuscolors.png b/dwm.suckless.org/patches/ansistatuscolors.png Binary files differ.