Minimal Theme Generator

XFCE/XFWM4 Themes

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A minimal XFWM4 theme generator. It allows you to name your theme, pick an active and an inactive color, and pick a border width. The script is written in python, and will create the theme inside of the directory it's located in. Themes can be selected in window manager settings after moving them to ~/.themes

Two example themes, Smoke and Sly, are included.

Lucky_luke

11 months ago

Hey thedreadeddandy, I tried you utility and it is a nice way to create themes for more minimal desktop environments! However, I do have a suggestion towards improving your code. The usage of the input() function for user input, forces me to add " " to my input, otherwise python will think I am referencing a variable. I din't expect this behavior initially. The following alternative does not require you to do so: str(raw_input()).

I hope I have been of help and thanks again! If you are thinking of expanding this script to also accept the input of png files for window buttons, I would be willing to help.

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TheDreadedAndy

11 months ago

Hi Lucky_luke! This script is for python 3, and the error you mentioned occurs only in python 2. As for the addition of window buttons, I have no plans to add this functionality, though I appreciate the offer.

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