Module: naughty.list.actions

Manage a notification action list.

A notification action is a “button” that will trigger an action on the sender process. notify-send doesn’t support actions, but libnotify based applications do.

Usage example

local notif = naughty.notification {
    title   = 'A notification',
    message = 'This notification has actions!',
    actions = {
        naughty.action {
            name = 'Accept',
        },
        naughty.action {
            name = 'Refuse',
        },
        naughty.action {
            name = 'Ignore',
        },
    }
}

wibox.widget {
    notification = notif,
    widget = naughty.list.actions,
}

This example has a custom vertical widget template:

Usage example

wibox.widget {
    notification = notif,
    base_layout = wibox.widget {
        spacing        = 3,
        spacing_widget = wibox.widget {
            orientation = 'horizontal',
            widget      = wibox.widget.separator,
        },
        layout         = wibox.layout.fixed.vertical
    },
    widget_template = {
        {
            {
                {
                    id     = 'text_role',
                    widget = wibox.widget.textbox
                },
                widget = wibox.container.place
            },
            shape              = gears.shape.rounded_rect,
            shape_border_width = 2,
            shape_border_color = beautiful.bg_normal,
            forced_height      = 30,
            widget             = wibox.container.background,
        },
        margins = 4,
        widget  = wibox.container.margin,
    },
    widget = naughty.list.actions,
}

This example has a horizontal widget template and icons:

Usage example

wibox.widget {
    notification = notif,
    base_layout = wibox.widget {
        spacing        = 3,
        spacing_widget = wibox.widget {
            orientation = 'vertical',
            widget      = wibox.widget.separator,
        },
        layout         = wibox.layout.flex.horizontal
    },
    widget_template = {
        {
            {
                {
                    id            = 'icon_role',
                    forced_height = 16,
                    forced_width  = 16,
                    widget        = wibox.widget.imagebox
                },
                {
                    id     = 'text_role',
                    widget = wibox.widget.textbox
                },
                spacing = 5,
                layout = wibox.layout.fixed.horizontal
            },
            id = 'background_role',
            widget             = wibox.container.background,
        },
        margins = 4,
        widget  = wibox.container.margin,
    },
    widget = naughty.list.actions,
}

This example uses the theme/style variables instead of the template. This is less flexible, but easier to put in the theme file. Note that each style variable has a beautiful equivalent.

Usage example

wibox.widget {
    notification = notif,
    base_layout = wibox.widget {
        spacing        = 3,
        spacing_widget = wibox.widget {
            orientation = 'vertical',
            widget      = wibox.widget.separator,
        },
        layout         = wibox.layout.flex.horizontal
    },
    style = {
        underline_normal             = false,
        underline_selected           = true,
        shape_normal                 = gears.shape.octogon,
        shape_selected               = gears.shape.hexagon,
        shape_border_width_normal    = 2,
        shape_border_width_selected  = 4,
        icon_size_normal             = 16,
        icon_size_selected           = 24,
        shape_border_color_normal    = '#0000ff',
        shape_border_color_selected  = '#ff0000',
        bg_normal                    = '#ffff00',
        bg_selected                  = '#00ff00',
    },
    forced_height = beautiful.get_font_height(beautiful.font) * 2.5,
    widget = naughty.list.actions,
}

See also:

Info:

  • Copyright: 2017 Emmanuel Lepage Vallee
  • Author: Emmanuel Lepage Vallee <[email protected]>

Constructors

naughty.list.actions (args, widget_template) Create an action list.

Object properties

notification naughty.notification The actionlist parent notification.
base_layout widget The actionlist layout.
widget_template table The actionlist parent notification.
style table A table with values to override each beautiful.notification_action values.
children table Get or set the children elements. Inherited from wibox.widget
all_children table Get all direct and indirect children widgets. Inherited from wibox.widget
forced_height number or nil Force a widget height. Inherited from wibox.widget
forced_width number or nil Force a widget width. Inherited from wibox.widget
opacity number The widget opacity (transparency). Inherited from wibox.widget
visible boolean The widget visibility. Inherited from wibox.widget
buttons table The widget buttons. Inherited from wibox.widget

Object methods

:setup {[args]} Set a declarative widget hierarchy description. Inherited from wibox.widget
:add_button (button) Add a new awful.button to this widget. Inherited from wibox.widget
:emit_signal_recursive (signal_name, ...) Emit a signal and ensure all parent widgets in the hierarchies also forward the signal. Inherited from wibox.widget
:emit_signal (name, ...) Emit a signal. Inherited from gears.object
:connect_signal (name, func) Connect to a signal. Inherited from gears.object
:weak_connect_signal (name, func) Connect to a signal weakly. Inherited from gears.object

Signals

widget::layout_changed When the layout (size) change. Inherited from wibox.widget
widget::redraw_needed When the widget content changed. Inherited from wibox.widget
button::press When a mouse button is pressed over the widget. Inherited from wibox.widget
button::release When a mouse button is released over the widget. Inherited from wibox.widget
mouse::enter When the mouse enter a widget. Inherited from wibox.widget
mouse::leave When the mouse leave a widget. Inherited from wibox.widget

Theme variables

beautiful.notification_action_underline_normal boolean Whether or not to underline the action name.
beautiful.notification_action_underline_selected boolean Whether or not to underline the selected action name.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_only boolean Whether or not the action label should be shown.
beautiful.notification_action_label_only boolean Whether or not the action icon should be shown.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_normal gears.shape The shape used for a normal action.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_selected gears.shape The shape used for a selected action.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_normal color The shape border color for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_selected color The shape border color for selected actions.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_normal number The shape border width for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_selected number The shape border width for selected actions.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_normal number The action icon size.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_selected number The selected action icon size.
beautiful.notification_action_bg_normal color The background color for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_bg_selected color The background color for selected actions.
beautiful.notification_action_fg_normal color The foreground color for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_fg_selected color The foreground color for selected actions.
beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_normal gears.surface or string The background image for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_selected gears.surface or string The background image for selected actions.


Constructors

naughty.list.actions (args, widget_template)
Create an action list.

Parameters:

  • args
    • notification naughty.notification The notification.
    • base_layout widget The action layout.
    • style table Override the beautiful values.
    • style.underline_normal boolean
    • style.underline_selected boolean
    • style.shape_normal gears.shape
    • style.shape_selected gears.shape
    • style.shape_border_color_normal gears.color or string
    • style.shape_border_color_selected gears.color or string
    • style.shape_border_width_normal number
    • style.shape_border_width_selected number
    • style.icon_size number
    • style.bg_normal gears.color or string
    • style.bg_selected gears.color or string
    • style.fg_normal gears.color or string
    • style.fg_selected gears.color or string
    • style.bgimage_normal gears.surface or string
    • style.bgimage_selected gears.surface or string
  • widget_template table A custom widget to be used for each action. (optional)

Returns:

    widget The action widget.

Object properties

notification (naughty.notification) · 1 signal
The actionlist parent notification.

See also:


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Emit signals:

  • property::notification When the notification value changes.
    • self naughty.list.actions The object which changed (useful when connecting many object to the same callback).
    • new_value notification The new value affected to the property.
base_layout (widget) · 1 signal
The actionlist layout. If no layout is specified, a wibox.layout.fixed.horizontal will be created automatically.

See also:


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Emit signals:

  • property::base_layout When the base_layout value changes.
    • self naughty.list.actions The object which changed (useful when connecting many object to the same callback).
    • new_value base_layout The new value affected to the property.
widget_template (table) · 1 signal
The actionlist parent notification.
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Emit signals:

style (table) · 1 signal · 19 theme variables
A table with values to override each beautiful.notification_action values.
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Emit signals:

  • property::style When the style value changes.
    • self naughty.list.actions The object which changed (useful when connecting many object to the same callback).
    • new_value style The new value affected to the property.

Consumed theme variables:

Theme variable Usage
beautiful.fontFallback when the font property isn’t set.
beautiful.notification_action_underline_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_underline_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_onlyFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_label_onlyFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_bg_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_bg_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_fg_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_fg_selectedFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_normalFallback.
beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_selectedFallback.
children (table) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Get or set the children elements.

Type constraints:

  • children table The children.
all_children (table) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Get all direct and indirect children widgets. This will scan all containers recursively to find widgets Warning: This method it prone to stack overflow id the widget, or any of its children, contain (directly or indirectly) itself.

Type constraints:

  • children table The children.
forced_height (number or nil) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Force a widget height.

Type constraints:

  • height number or nil The height (nil for automatic)
forced_width (number or nil) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Force a widget width.

Type constraints:

  • width number or nil The width (nil for automatic)
opacity (number) · Inherited from wibox.widget
The widget opacity (transparency).

Type constraints:

  • opacity number The opacity (between 0 and 1) (default 1)
visible (boolean) · Inherited from wibox.widget
The widget visibility.
buttons (table) · Inherited from wibox.widget
The widget buttons.

The table contains a list of awful.button objects.

See also:

Object methods

:setup {[args]} · Inherited from wibox.widget
Set a declarative widget hierarchy description. See The declarative layout system

Parameters:

  • args An array containing the widgets disposition
:add_button (button) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Add a new awful.button to this widget.

Parameters:

  • button awful.button The button to add.
:emit_signal_recursive (signal_name, ...) · Inherited from wibox.widget
Emit a signal and ensure all parent widgets in the hierarchies also forward the signal. This is useful to track signals when there is a dynamic set of containers and layouts wrapping the widget.

Parameters:

  • signal_name string
  • ... Other arguments
:emit_signal (name, ...) · Inherited from gears.object
Emit a signal.

Parameters:

  • name string The name of the signal.
  • ... Extra arguments for the callback functions. Each connected function receives the object as first argument and then any extra arguments that are given to emit_signal().
:connect_signal (name, func) · Inherited from gears.object
Connect to a signal.

Parameters:

  • name string The name of the signal.
  • func function The callback to call when the signal is emitted.
:weak_connect_signal (name, func) · Inherited from gears.object
Connect to a signal weakly.

This allows the callback function to be garbage collected and automatically disconnects the signal when that happens.

Warning: Only use this function if you really, really, really know what you are doing.

Parameters:

  • name string The name of the signal.
  • func function The callback to call when the signal is emitted.

Signals

widget::layout_changed · Inherited from wibox.widget
When the layout (size) change. This signal is emitted when the previous results of :layout() and :fit() are no longer valid. Unless this signal is emitted, :layout() and :fit() must return the same result when called with the same arguments.

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widget::redraw_needed · Inherited from wibox.widget
When the widget content changed. This signal is emitted when the content of the widget changes. The widget will be redrawn, it is not re-layouted. Put differently, it is assumed that :layout() and :fit() would still return the same results as before.

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button::press · Inherited from wibox.widget
When a mouse button is pressed over the widget.

Arguments:

  • self table The current object instance itself.
  • lx number The horizontal position relative to the (0,0) position in the widget.
  • ly number The vertical position relative to the (0,0) position in the widget.
  • button number The button number.
  • mods table The modifiers (mod4, mod1 (alt), Control, Shift)
  • find_widgets_result The entry from the result of wibox.drawable:find_widgets for the position that the mouse hit.
    • drawable wibox.drawable The drawable containing the widget.
    • widget widget The widget being displayed.
    • hierarchy wibox.hierarchy The hierarchy managing the widget’s geometry.
    • x number An approximation of the X position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • y number An approximation of the Y position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • width number An approximation of the width that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • height number An approximation of the height that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • widget_width number The exact width of the widget in its local coordinate system.
    • widget_height number The exact height of the widget in its local coordinate system.

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button::release · Inherited from wibox.widget
When a mouse button is released over the widget.

Arguments:

  • self table The current object instance itself.
  • lx number The horizontal position relative to the (0,0) position in the widget.
  • ly number The vertical position relative to the (0,0) position in the widget.
  • button number The button number.
  • mods table The modifiers (mod4, mod1 (alt), Control, Shift)
  • find_widgets_result The entry from the result of wibox.drawable:find_widgets for the position that the mouse hit.
    • drawable wibox.drawable The drawable containing the widget.
    • widget widget The widget being displayed.
    • hierarchy wibox.hierarchy The hierarchy managing the widget’s geometry.
    • x number An approximation of the X position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • y number An approximation of the Y position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • width number An approximation of the width that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • height number An approximation of the height that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • widget_width number The exact width of the widget in its local coordinate system.
    • widget_height number The exact height of the widget in its local coordinate system.

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mouse::enter · Inherited from wibox.widget
When the mouse enter a widget.

Arguments:

  • self table The current object instance itself.
  • find_widgets_result The entry from the result of wibox.drawable:find_widgets for the position that the mouse hit.
    • drawable wibox.drawable The drawable containing the widget.
    • widget widget The widget being displayed.
    • hierarchy wibox.hierarchy The hierarchy managing the widget’s geometry.
    • x number An approximation of the X position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • y number An approximation of the Y position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • width number An approximation of the width that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • height number An approximation of the height that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • widget_width number The exact width of the widget in its local coordinate system.
    • widget_height number The exact height of the widget in its local coordinate system.

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mouse::leave · Inherited from wibox.widget
When the mouse leave a widget.

Arguments:

  • self table The current object instance itself.
  • find_widgets_result The entry from the result of wibox.drawable:find_widgets for the position that the mouse hit.
    • drawable wibox.drawable The drawable containing the widget.
    • widget widget The widget being displayed.
    • hierarchy wibox.hierarchy The hierarchy managing the widget’s geometry.
    • x number An approximation of the X position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • y number An approximation of the Y position that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • width number An approximation of the width that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • height number An approximation of the height that the widget is visible at on the surface.
    • widget_width number The exact width of the widget in its local coordinate system.
    • widget_height number The exact height of the widget in its local coordinate system.

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Theme variables

beautiful.notification_action_underline_normal (boolean)
Whether or not to underline the action name.
beautiful.notification_action_underline_selected (boolean)
Whether or not to underline the selected action name.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_only (boolean)
Whether or not the action label should be shown.
beautiful.notification_action_label_only (boolean)
Whether or not the action icon should be shown.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_normal (gears.shape)
The shape used for a normal action.

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beautiful.notification_action_shape_selected (gears.shape)
The shape used for a selected action.

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beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_normal (color)
The shape border color for normal actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_color_selected (color)
The shape border color for selected actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_normal (number)
The shape border width for normal actions.
beautiful.notification_action_shape_border_width_selected (number)
The shape border width for selected actions.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_normal (number)
The action icon size.
beautiful.notification_action_icon_size_selected (number)
The selected action icon size.
beautiful.notification_action_bg_normal (color)
The background color for normal actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_bg_selected (color)
The background color for selected actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_fg_normal (color)
The foreground color for normal actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_fg_selected (color)
The foreground color for selected actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_normal (gears.surface or string)
The background image for normal actions.

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beautiful.notification_action_bgimage_selected (gears.surface or string)
The background image for selected actions.

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