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i3bar border cannot get rid of

asked 2014-09-21 00:24:15 +0000

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On the i3bar area (I'm using i3status with it), there is this little black line underneath it. It sits in between the titlebars and the bar itself. I was wondering, is there anyway to get rid of this thing? It's been driving me crazy.

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answered 2015-08-21 18:42:14 +0000

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updated 2015-08-21 18:43:40 +0000

To get "no border" when making block with background I use i3blocks

in file ~/.config/i3blocks/config above any [BLOCK] put:



full_text=<span bgcolor='#ff0000' >LOL</span>

some blocks are too short then - so I put spaces at the end of full_text (after </span>!)

value -16 probably You need to corelate with i3bar font size (bar section in ~/.config/i3/config )

You can also use normal i3status and then put two needed lines in every block so it could be "borderless"

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