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ttk::labelframe - Container widget with optional label


ttk::labelframe pathName ?options?


A labelframe widget is a container used to group other widgets together. It has an optional label, which may be a plain text string or another widget.

Standard Options

-cursor -takefocus-style

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


Command-Line Name:-labelanchor
Database Name: labelAnchor
Database Class: LabelAnchor

Specifies where to place the label. Allowed values are (clock-wise from the top upper left corner): nw, n, ne, en, e, es, se, s,sw, ws, w and wn. The default value is theme-dependent.

Command-Line Name:-text
Database Name: text
Database Class: Text

Specifies the text of the label.

Command-Line Name:-underline
Database Name: underline
Database Class: Underline

If set, specifies the integer index (0-based) of a character to underline in the text string. The underlined character is used for mnemonic activation (see keynav(n)). Mnemonic activation for a ttk::labelframe sets the keyboard focus to the first child of the ttk::labelframe widget.

Command-Line Name:-padding
Database Name: padding
Database Class: Padding

Additional padding to include inside the border.

Command-Line Name:-labelwidget
Database Name: labelWidget
Database Class: LabelWidget

The name of a widget to use for the label. If set, overrides the -text option. The -labelwidget must be a child of the labelframe widget or one of the labelframe’s ancestors, and must belong to the same top-level widget as the labelframe.

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

If specified, the widget’s requested width in pixels.

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

If specified, the widget’s requested height in pixels. (See ttk::frame for further notes on -width and -height).

Widget Command

Supports the standard widget commands configure, cget, instate, and state; see widget(n).

See Also

widget(n) , frame(n)


widget, frame, container, label, groupbox

tile 0.7 labelframe(n)

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