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slop bindings for Python

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Python bindings for slop

Just a quick python extension for region selecting. Read for info on what kind of region selecting.


import slop
rect =,r=1,g=0,b=0,a=0.5)


{'x': 308, 'y': 179, 'w': 654, 'h': 447, 'id': 4199883, 'cancelled': 0}

Available arguments:

Argument Type Description
border Float The border width in pixels.
padding Float Space between the actual selection and the returned pixels, this is visible during selection.
tolerance Float The distance the mouse has to move in pixels before detecting a drag selection.
highlight Bool Draws an overlay over the selection with the given color. Only useful with alpha.
noopengl Bool Disables OpenGL accelleration, as well as shaders.
nokeyboard Bool Disables being able to cancel a selection with the keyboard.
nodecorations Bool Set to 0, 1 or 2. Enables different methods for removing window frame decorations.
shaders List A list of shader names. Example ["wiggle", "blur1", "blur2"]. Requires files, see slop website.
r Float The red component of the rectangle color.
g Float The green component of the rectangle color.
b Float The blue component of the rectangle color.
a Float The alpha component of the rectangle color.
xdisplay String The desired X display string.
quiet Bool If set to true, keeps slop from printing info to std::cout.


Windows: python install Linux: sudo python install

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