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ttk::combobox - text field with popdown selection list


ttk::combobox pathName ?options?

Standard Options

-cursor -takefocus-style

See the options manual entry for details on the standard options.


Command-Line Name:-exportselection
Database Name: exportSelection
Database Class: ExportSelection

Boolean value. If set, the widget selection is linked to the X selection.

Command-Line Name:-justify
Database Name: justify
Database Class: Justify

Specifies how the text is aligned within the widget. One of left, center, or right.

Command-Line Name:-height
Database Name: height
Database Class: Height

Specifies the height of the pop-down listbox, in rows.

Command-Line Name:-postcommand
Database Name: postCommand
Database Class: PostCommand

A Tcl script to evaluate immediately before displaying the list-box. The -postcommand script may specify the -values to dis-play.

Command-Line Name:-state
Database Name: state
Database Class: State

One of normal, readonly, or disabled. In the readonly state, the value may not be edited directly, and the user can only select one of the -values from the dropdown list. In the normal state, the text field is directly editable. In the disabled state, no interaction is possible.

Command-Line Name:-textvariable
Database Name: textVariable
Database Class: TextVariable

Specifies the name of a variable whose value is linked to the widget value. Whenever the variable changes value the widget value is updated, and vice versa.

Command-Line Name:-values
Database Name: values
Database Class: Values

Specifies the list of values to display in the drop-down list-box.

Command-Line Name:-width
Database Name: width
Database Class: Width

Specifies an integer value indicating the desired width of the entry window, in average-size characters of the widget’s font. _________________________________________________________________


A combobox combines a text field with a pop-down list of values; the user may select the value of the text field from among the values in the list.

Widget Command

pathName cget option
Returns the current value of the specified option. See wid-get(n).

pathName configure ?option? ?value option value ...? Modify or query widget options. See widget(n).

pathName current ?newIndex?
If newIndex is supplied, sets the combobox value to the element at position newIndex in the list of -values. Otherwise, returns the index of the current value in the list of -values or -1 if the current value does not appear in the list.

pathName get
Returns the current value of the combobox.

pathName identify x y
Returns the name of the element at position x, y, or the empty string if the coordinates are outside the window.

pathName instate statespec ?script?
Test the widget state. See widget(n).

pathName set value
Sets the value of the combobox to value.

pathName state ?stateSpec?
Modify or query the widget state. See widget(n).

The combobox widget also supports the following entry widget commands (see entry(n) for details):

delete icursor
insert selection xview

Virtual Events

The combobox widget generates a <<ComboboxSelected>> virtual event when the user selects an element from the list of values. If the selection action unposts the listbox, this event is delivered after the listbox is unposted.

See Also

widget(n) , entry(n)

tile 0.4 combobox(n)

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