Color Inversion

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Thu Aug 27 13:31:57 CEST 2020

Thank you Thorsten, picom seems to work quite well.

On 2020-08-26 20:33, Thorsten Wißmann wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 09:53:46PM -0500, mail at wrote:
>> Is it possible for the window manager to invert colors for all apps or 
>> a
>> specific window? I'd like to do this for Chrome, and possibly others.
>> Does this require a compositor?
>> Could it be done in herbst directly with reasonable effort?
> From my understanding of the X window system, color inversion is only
> possible for the compositor but not for a (non-compositing) WM. For
> example, picom and compton have a --invert-color-include flag.
> Best,
> Thorsten

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