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Wallpaper - Set background image of main window and dialogs

0.01MB. Updated 2022-05-24.
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Set and change the background image of Anki’s main window, Add cards dialog, Edit current card dialog, and Card previewer on the fly. Illustrations by Eberhard Grossgasteiger, Pixabay, Joyston Judah This add-on was inspired by the awesome add-on Custom Background and Gear Icon. However, it takes a different approach to the way the background images are set. Among the advantages are: There are also some disadvantages due to platform limitations: You will find configuration in ToolsAdd-onsConfig, along with a short manual. After configuring the folder with your wallpapers, you’ll be able to change the wallpaper via ViewNext wallpaper (on Anki 2.1.49 ToolsNext wallpaper), as well as via the global shortcut Ctrl+Shift+W. You will have to manually resize the wallpapers to your preferred size, and if you need to change to opacity, you will also have to do it by hand. Sorry about that. Note that by default Anki cards set their own background color in CSS. In order to see the wallpaper while reviewing, you must remove the card background. You can do so by going to BrowseCards…Styling and removing the line with background or background-color. If you have any issues, please report them on GitHub.


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To download this add-on, please copy and paste the following code into Anki 2.1:


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on 1680203433
Good, but makes an image pixelated if "User interface size" settings is above 100$
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on 1654013729
Awesome! Thank you for the contribution!
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