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bluetooth module

Description

The bluetooth module displays information about a bluetooth controller and its connections.

Configuration

Addressed by bluetooth

controller:
typeof: string
Use the controller with the defined alias. Otherwise a random controller is used. Recommended to define when there is more than 1 controller available to the system.

format-device-preference:
typeof: array
A ranking of bluetooth devices, addressed by their alias. The order is from first displayed to last displayed.
If this config option is not defined or none of the devices in the list are connected, it will fall back to showing the last connected device.

format:
typeof: string  
default:  {status}
The format, how information should be displayed. This format is used when other formats aren't specified.

format-disabled:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is disabled.

format-off:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is turned off.

format-on:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is turned on with no devices connected.

format-connected:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is connected to at least 1 device.

rotate:
typeof: integer
Positive value to rotate the text label.

max-length:
typeof: integer
The maximum length in character the module should display.

min-length:
   typeof: integer
   The minimum length in characters the module should take up.

align:
   typeof: float
   The alignment of the text, where 0 is left-aligned and 1 is right-aligned. If the module is rotated, it will follow the flow of the text.

on-click:
typeof: string
Command to execute when clicked on the module.

on-click-middle:
typeof: string
Command to execute when middle-clicked on the module using mousewheel.

on-click-right:
typeof: string
Command to execute when you right clicked on the module.

on-scroll-up:
typeof: string
Command to execute when scrolling up on the module.

on-scroll-down:
typeof: string
Command to execute when scrolling down on the module.

smooth-scrolling-threshold:
typeof: double
Threshold to be used when scrolling.

tooltip:
typeof: bool
default: true
Option to disable tooltip on hover.

tooltip-format:
typeof: string
The format, how information should be displayed in the tooltip. This format is used when other formats aren't specified.

tooltip-format-disabled:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is disabled.

tooltip-format-off:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is turned off.

tooltip-format-on:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is turned on with no devices connected.

tooltip-format-connected:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed controller is connected to at least 1 device.

tooltip-format-enumerate-connected:
typeof: string
This format is used to define how each connected device should be displayed within the device_enumerate format replacement in the tooltip menu.

Format Replacements

{status}: Status of the bluetooth device.

{num_connections}: Number of connections the displayed controller has.

{controller_address}: Address of the displayed controller.

{controller_address_type}: Address type of the displayed controller.

{controller_alias}: Alias of the displayed controller.

{device_address}: Address of the displayed device.

{device_address_type}: Address type of the displayed device.

{device_alias}: Alias of the displayed device.

{device_enumerate}: Show a list of all connected devices, each on a seperate line. Define the format of each device with the tooltip-format-enumerate-connected
and/or tooltip-format-enumerate-connected-battery config options. Can only be used in the tooltip related format options.

Experimental Battery Percentage Feature

At the time of writing, the experimental features of BlueZ need to be turned on, for the battery percentage options listed below to work.

Format Replacement

{device_battery_percentage}: Battery percentage of the displayed device if available. Use only in the config options defined below.

Configuration

format-connected-battery:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed device provides its battery percentage.

tooltip-format-connected-battery:
typeof: string
This format is used when the displayed device provides its battery percentage.

tooltip-format-enumerate-connected-battery:
typeof: string
This format is used to define how each connected device with a battery should be displayed within the device_enumerate format replacement option.
When this config option is not defined, it will fall back on the tooltip-format-enumerate-connected config option.

Examples

  "bluetooth": {
  	// "controller": "controller1", // specify the alias of the controller if there are more than 1 on the system
  	"format": " {status}",
  	"format-disabled": "", // an empty format will hide the module
  	"format-connected": " {num_connections} connected",
  	"tooltip-format": "{controller_alias}\t{controller_address}",
  	"tooltip-format-connected": "{controller_alias}\t{controller_address}\n\n{device_enumerate}",
  	"tooltip-format-enumerate-connected": "{device_alias}\t{device_address}"
  }
  "bluetooth": {
  	"format": " {status}",
  	"format-connected": " {device_alias}",
  	"format-connected-battery": " {device_alias} {device_battery_percentage}%",
  	// "format-device-preference": [ "device1", "device2" ], // preference list deciding the displayed device
  	"tooltip-format": "{controller_alias}\t{controller_address}\n\n{num_connections} connected",
  	"tooltip-format-connected": "{controller_alias}\t{controller_address}\n\n{num_connections} connected\n\n{device_enumerate}",
  	"tooltip-format-enumerate-connected": "{device_alias}\t{device_address}",
  	"tooltip-format-enumerate-connected-battery": "{device_alias}\t{device_address}\t{device_battery_percentage}%"
  }

Style

  • #bluetooth
  • #bluetooth.disabled
  • #bluetooth.off
  • #bluetooth.on
  • #bluetooth.connected
  • #bluetooth.discoverable
  • #bluetooth.discovering
  • #bluetooth.pairable

Referenced By

waybar(5).

2022-11-03