AlphaBlack Control

Plasma 5 Add-Ons

Source (required if based on other people's work): https://github.com/Zren/plasma-applet-alphablackcontrol

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Score 57%
Description:

v3 Requires: Breeze AlphaBlack v12+ (https://store.kde.org/p/1084931/)
v2 Requires: Breeze AlphaBlack v11+
v1 Requires: Breeze AlphaBlack v10+

A simple widget to control the desktop theme's accent color (including titlebars), panel opacity, and the style of the taskbar's window buttons.
Last changelog:

v3 - July 26 2018 22 days ago

* Add buttons to reset window decoration colors or reapply the colors based on the accent color.

MirceaMx

2 days ago

Could you please tell me how to remove it...I mean I deleted it and still appears in the system tray entries. I'm using the theme (BTW GREAT theme) but not the widget as it seems it does not do anything, rather do it manually but after deleting it it still appears in the 'System Tray Settings'. Thank you.

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Zren

2 days ago

If you deleted it (via Add Widgets > Get New Widgets > Download > Remove), then you'll probably need to relog for it to disappear.

You could also just hide it by right click the System Tray "triangle", open System Tray Settings, and uncheck the widget under Extra Items.

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MirceaMx

2 days ago

I rebooted 4XTimes. I removed it via 'Get New Widgets' them manually from '.local/share/plasma/plasmoids' and I did disable it and hide it, I'm not saying it's active, just still in the menu for Extra items. And I remember it was a problem on another OS. So you have no idea also. Oh well! I'll try to find a way...

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xindelar

15 days ago

+

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6A63

24 days ago

Say that I want to uninstall the addon / revert it: How do I change back the window border colours? I have changed the taskbar theme and colour scheme back to breeze, but the window border colour is still determined by this widget, even after I have uninstalled it. Can this be reverted?

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Zren

24 days ago

Just change your color theme to fix the titlebar color.

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6A63

23 days ago

Upon changing the colour theme, the titlebar colour is fixed, but the window borders are not. Here is what is happening when I remove and uninstall the widget, and change my colour theme when the widget set the colour theme to #000000: https://i.imgur.com/0iG5HaB.png
Note the black borders, with only the titlebar being reverted.

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Zren

22 days ago

Open up ~/.config/kdeglobals
Then delete the [WM] section. It should reset the colors to the defaults.

This section:

[WM]
activeBackground=0,0,0
activeBlend=252,252,252
activeFont=Noto Sans,10,-1,5,50,0,0,0,0,0,Regular
activeForeground=255,255,255
activeTitleBtnBg=255,0,255
frame=0,0,0
handle=255,0,0
inactiveBackground=0,0,0
inactiveBlend=75,71,67
inactiveForeground=255,255,255
inactiveFrame=0,0,0
inactiveHandle=0,255,0
inactiveTitleBtnBg=0,0,255

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6A63

22 days ago

Thanks a lot, the colours have reset.
Good plasmoid by the way, but perhaps have the option to reset the window border without the need for manually deleting anything from config files, or an option for the colour modification to only affect certain aspects of the window.
Regardless, nice work.

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Zren

22 days ago

v3 of the widget + v12 of the desktop theme should give the best of both worlds. By default, changing the accent color will change the window decoration. but you'll have a button to reset or reapply the colors.

Video: https://streamable.com/nwuyv

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DoppelDoppler

30 days ago

+Love it.

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DoppelDoppler

30 days ago

This is so awesome! Thank you very much!

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v3 - July 26 2018 22 days ago

* Add buttons to reset window decoration colors or reapply the colors based on the accent color.

v2 - June 24 2018 1 month ago

* Add background opacity sliders for popups and desktop widgets.

v1 - May 29 2018 1 month ago

* First released version which provides a GUI to change the accent color, panel opacity, and tasks.svg theme.

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