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## Discussion
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## Utility commands
In addition to the sticker picker widget itself, this project includes some
utility scripts you can use to import and create sticker packs.
## Instructions
For setup and usage instructions, please visit the [wiki](
To get started, install the dependencies for using the commands:
0. Make sure you have Python 3.6 or higher.
1. (Optional) Set up a virtual environment.
1. Create with `virtualenv -p python3 .venv`
2. Activate with `source .venv/bin/activate`
2. Install the utility commands and their dependencies with `pip install .`
### Importing packs from Telegram
To import packs from Telegram, simply run `sticker-import <pack urls...>` with
one or more URLs.
If you want to list the URLs of all your saved packs, use `sticker-import --list`.
This requires logging in with your account instead of a bot token.
* On the first run, it'll prompt you to log in to Matrix and Telegram.
* The Matrix URL and access token are stored in `config.json` by default.
* The Telethon session data is stored in `sticker-import.session` by default.
* By default, the pack data will be written to `web/packs/`.
* You can pass as many pack URLs as you want.
* You can re-run the command with the same URLs to update packs.
### Creating your own packs
1. Create a directory with your sticker images.
* The file name (excluding extension) will be used as the caption.
* The directory name will be used as the pack name/ID.
* If you want the stickers to appear in a specific order, prefix them with
`number-`, e.g. `01-Cat.png`. The number and dash won't be included in the
2. Run `sticker-pack <pack directory>`.
* If you want to override the pack displayname, pass `--title <custom title>`.
* Pass `--add-to-index web/packs/` if you want to automatically add the
generated pack to your sticker picker.
## Enabling the sticker widget
1. Serve everything under `web/` using your webserver of choice. Make sure not
to serve the top-level data, as `config.json` and the Telethon session file
contain sensitive data.
2. Using `/devtools` in Element Web, edit the `m.widgets` account data event to
have the following content:
"stickerpicker": {
"content": {
"type": "m.stickerpicker",
"url": "https://your.sticker.picker.url/?theme=$theme",
"name": "Stickerpicker",
"data": {}
"sender": "@you:picker.url",
"state_key": "stickerpicker",
"type": "m.widget",
"id": "stickerpicker"
If you do not yet have a `m.widgets` event, simply create it with that content.
You can also [use the client-server API directly][1] instead of using Element Web.
The `theme=$theme` query parameter will make the widget conform to Element's
theme automatically. You can also use `light`, `dark` or `black` instead of
`$theme` to always use a specific theme.
You can use as the URL to try out the
picker without hosting the files yourself.
3. Open the sticker picker and enjoy the fast sticker picking experience.
* [Creating packs](
* [Enabling the widget](
* [Hosting on GitHub pages](
## Preview
### Element Web