swaynag - Man Page

Show a warning or error message with buttons

Synopsis

swaynag [options...]

Options

-b,  --button <text> <action>

Create a button with the text text that executes action when pressed. If the environment variable TERMINAL is set, action will be run inside the terminal. Otherwise, it will fallback to running directly. Multiple buttons can be defined by providing the flag multiple times.

-B,  --button-no-terminal <text> <action>

Create a button with the text text that executes action when pressed. action will be run directly instead of in a terminal. Multiple buttons can be defined by providing the flag multiple times.

-z,  --button-dismiss <text> <action>

Create a button with the text text that executes action when pressed, and dismisses swaynag. If the environment variable TERMINAL is set, action will be run inside the terminal. Otherwise, it will fallback to running directly. Multiple buttons can be defined by providing the flag multiple times.

-Z,  --button-dismiss-no-terminal <text> <action>

Create a button with the text text that executes action when pressed, and dismisses swaynag. action will be run directly instead of in a terminal. Multiple buttons can be defined by providing the flag multiple times.

-c,  --config <path>

The config file to use. By default, the following paths are checked: $HOME/.swaynag/config, $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/swaynag/config, and SYSCONFDIR/swaynag/config. All flags aside from this one and debug are valid options in the configuration file using the format long-option=value. All leading dashes should be omitted and the equals sign is required. See swaynag(5) for more information.

-d,  --debug

Enable debugging.

-e,  --edge top|bottom

Set the edge to use.

-f,  --font <font>

Set the font to use.

-h,  --help

Show help message and quit.

-l,  --detailed-message

Read a detailed message from stdin. A button to toggle details will be added. Details are shown in a scrollable multi-line text area.

-L,  --detailed-button <text>

Set the text for the button that toggles details. This has no effect if there is not a detailed message. The default is Toggle details.

-m,  --message <msg>

Set the message text.

-o,  --output <output>

Set the output to use. This should be the name of a xdg_output.

-s,  --dismiss-button <text>

Sets the text for the dismiss nagbar button. The default is X.

-t,  --type <type>

Set the message type. Two types are created by default error and warning. Custom types can be defined in the config file. See --config and swaynag(5) for details. Both of the default types can be overridden in the config file as well.

-v,  --version

Show the version number and quit.

Appearance Options

--background <RRGGBB[AA]>

Set the color of the background.

--border <RRGGBB[AA]>

Set the color of the border.

--border-bottom <RRGGBB[AA]>

Set the color of the bottom border.

--button-background <RRGGBB[AA]>

Set the color for the background for buttons.

--text <RRGGBB[AA]>

Set the text color.

--border-bottom-size <size>

Set the thickness of the bottom border.

--message-padding <padding>

Set the padding for the message.

--details-border-size <size>

Set the thickness for the details border.

--button-border-size <size>

Set the thickness for the button border.

--button-gap <gap>

Set the size of the gap between buttons.

--button-dismiss-gap <gap>

Set the size of the gap between the dismiss button and another button.

--button-margin-right <margin>

Set the margin from the right of the dismiss button to edge.

--button-padding <padding>

Set the padding for the button text.

See

swaynag(5)

Referenced By

swaynag(5).

2021-01-27