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:
- The wallpaper is set for the entire window, including the menu;
- The wallpaper is continuous—there’s only one per window;
- The wallpaper doesn’t flicker when navigating between decks;
- Dialogs can have wallpapers as well.
There are also some disadvantages due to platform limitations:
- You can’t resize the wallpaper along with the window;
- It is not possible to control wallpaper opacity as easily.
You will find configuration in Tools
, along with a short manual. After configuring the folder with your wallpapers, you’ll be able to change the wallpaper via View
→ Next wallpaper
(on Anki 2.1.49 Tools
→ Next wallpaper
), as well as via the global shortcut
. 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 Browse
and removing the line with
If you have any issues, please report them on GitHub
As add-ons are programs downloaded from the internet, they are
malicious. You should only download add-ons you trust.
To download this add-on, please copy and paste the following code
into Anki 2.1:
If you were linked to this page from the internet, please open Anki
your computer, go to the
Tools->Add-ons menu item, then click on Get Add-ons and paste in
Good, but makes an image pixelated if "User interface size" settings is above 100$