waybar-mpd man page

waybar — mpd module

Description

The mpd module displays information about a running "Music Player Daemon" instance.

Configuration

Addressed by mpd

server:
typeof: string
The network address or Unix socket path of the MPD server. If empty, connect to the default host.

port:
typeof: integer
The port MPD listens to. If empty, use the default port.

interval:
typeof: integer
default: 5
The interval in which the connection to the MPD server is retried

timeout:
typeof: integer
default: 30
The timeout for the connection. Change this if your MPD server has a low `connection_timeout` setting

unknown-tag:
typeof: string
default: "N/A"
The text to display when a tag is not present in the current song, but used in `format`

format:
typeof: string
default: "{album} - {artist} - {title}"
Information displayed when a song is playing.

format-stopped:
typeof: string
default: "stopped"
Information displayed when the player is stopped.

format-paused:
typeof: string
This format is used when a song is paused.

format-disconnected:
typeof: string
default: "disconnected"
Information displayed when the MPD server can't be reached.

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

tooltip-format:
typeof: string
default: "MPD (connected)"
Tooltip information displayed when connected to MPD.

tooltip-format-disconnected:
typeof: string
default: "MPD (disconnected)"
Tooltip information displayed when the MPD server can't be reached.

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

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

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.

state-icons:
typeof: object
default: {}
Icon to show depending on the play/pause state of the player ({ "playing": "...", "paused": "..." })

consume-icons:
typeof: object
default: {}
Icon to show depending on the "consume" option ({ "on": "...", "off": "..." })

random-icons:
typeof: object
default: {}
Icon to show depending on the "random" option ({ "on": "...", "off": "..." })

repeat-icons:
typeof: object
default: {}
Icon to show depending on the "repeat" option ({ "on": "...", "off": "..." })

single-icons:
typeof: object
default: {}
Icon to show depending on the "single" option ({ "on": "...", "off": "..." })

Format Replacements

When Playing/Paused

{artist}: The artist of the current song

{albumArtist}: The artist of the current album

{album}: The album of the current song

{title}: The title of the current song

{date}: The date of the current song

{elapsedTime}: The current position of the current song. To format as a date/time (see example configuration)

{totalTime}: The length of the current song. To format as a date/time (see example configuration)

{stateIcon}: The icon corresponding the playing or paused status of the player (see state-icons option)

{consumeIcon}: The icon corresponding the "consume" option (see consume-icons option)

{randomIcon}: The icon corresponding the "random" option (see random-icons option)

{repeatIcon}: The icon corresponding the "repeat" option (see repeat-icons option)

{singleIcon}: The icon corresponding the "single" option (see single-icons option)

When Stopped

{consumeIcon}: The icon corresponding the "consume" option (see consume-icons option)

{randomIcon}: The icon corresponding the "random" option (see random-icons option)

{repeatIcon}: The icon corresponding the "repeat" option (see repeat-icons option)

{singleIcon}: The icon corresponding the "single" option (see single-icons option)

When Disconnected

Currently, no format replacements when disconnected.

Examples

  "mpd": {
  	"format": "{stateIcon} {consumeIcon}{randomIcon}{repeatIcon}{singleIcon}{artist} - {album} - {title} ({elapsedTime:%M:%S}/{totalTime:%M:%S}) ",
  	"format-disconnected": "Disconnected ",
  	"format-stopped": "{consumeIcon}{randomIcon}{repeatIcon}{singleIcon}Stopped ",
  	"interval": 2,
  	"consume-icons": {
  		"on": " " // Icon shows only when "consume" is on
  	},
  	"random-icons": {
  		"off": "<span color="#f53c3c"></span> ", // Icon grayed out when "random" is off
  		"on": " "
  	},
  	"repeat-icons": {
  		"on": " "
  	},
  	"single-icons": {
  		"on": "1 "
  	},
  	"state-icons": {
  		"paused": "",
  		"playing": ""
  	},
  	"tooltip-format": "MPD (connected)",
  	"tooltip-format-disconnected": "MPD (disconnected)"
  }

Style

  • #mpd
  • #mpd.disconnected
  • #mpd.stopped
  • #mpd.playing
  • #mpd.paused

Info

2020-02-10