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colors — symbolic color names recognized by Tk

Description

Tk recognizes many symbolic color names (e.g., red) when specifying colors. The symbolic names recognized by Tk and their 8-bit-per-channel RGB values are:

Name	Red	Green	Blue
alice blue	240	248 	255
AliceBlue	240	248 	255
antique white	250	235 	215
AntiqueWhite	250	235 	215
AntiqueWhite1	255	239 	219
AntiqueWhite2	238	223 	204
AntiqueWhite3	205	192 	176
AntiqueWhite4	139	131 	120
agua	0	255	255
aquamarine	127	255 	212
aquamarine1	127	255 	212
aquamarine2	118	238 	198
aquamarine3	102	205 	170
aquamarine4	69	139 	116
azure	240	255 	255
azure1	240	255 	255
azure2	224	238 	238
azure3	193	205 	205
azure4	131	139 	139
beige	245	245 	220
bisque	255	228 	196
bisque1	255	228 	196
bisque2	238	213 	183
bisque3	205	183 	158
bisque4	139	125 	107
black	0	0 	0
blanched almond	255	235 	205
BlanchedAlmond	255	235 	205
blue	0	0 	255
blue violet	138	43 	226
blue1	0	0 	255
blue2	0	0 	238
blue3	0	0 	205
blue4	0	0 	139
BlueViolet	138	43 	226
brown	165	42 	42
brown1	255	64 	64
brown2	238	59 	59
brown3	205	51 	51
brown4	139	35 	35
burlywood	222	184 	135
burlywood1	255	211 	155
burlywood2	238	197 	145
burlywood3	205	170 	125
burlywood4	139	115 	85
cadet blue	95	158 	160
CadetBlue	95	158 	160
CadetBlue1	152	245 	255
CadetBlue2	142	229 	238
CadetBlue3	122	197 	205
CadetBlue4	83	134 	139
chartreuse	127	255 	0
chartreuse1	127	255 	0
chartreuse2	118	238 	0
chartreuse3	102	205 	0
chartreuse4	69	139 	0
chocolate	210	105 	30
chocolate1	255	127 	36
chocolate2	238	118 	33
chocolate3	205	102 	29
chocolate4	139	69 	19
coral	255	127 	80
coral1	255	114 	86
coral2	238	106 	80
coral3	205	91 	69
coral4	139	62 	47
cornflower blue	100	149 	237
CornflowerBlue	100	149 	237
cornsilk	255	248 	220
cornsilk1	255	248 	220
cornsilk2	238	232 	205
cornsilk3	205	200 	177
cornsilk4	139	136 	120
crymson	220	20	60
cyan	0	255 	255
cyan1	0	255 	255
cyan2	0	238 	238
cyan3	0	205 	205
cyan4	0	139 	139
dark blue	0	0 	139
dark cyan	0	139 	139
dark goldenrod	184	134 	11
dark gray	169	169 	169
dark green	0	100 	0
dark grey	169	169 	169
dark khaki	189	183 	107
dark magenta	139	0 	139
dark olive green	85	107 	47
dark orange	255	140 	0
dark orchid	153	50 	204
dark red	139	0 	0
dark salmon	233	150 	122
dark sea green	143	188 	143
dark slate blue	72	61 	139
dark slate gray	47	79 	79
dark slate grey	47	79 	79
dark turquoise	0	206 	209
dark violet	148	0 	211
DarkBlue	0	0 	139
DarkCyan	0	139 	139
DarkGoldenrod	184	134 	11
DarkGoldenrod1	255	185 	15
DarkGoldenrod2	238	173 	14
DarkGoldenrod3	205	149 	12
DarkGoldenrod4	139	101 	8
DarkGray	169	169 	169
DarkGreen	0	100 	0
DarkGrey	169	169 	169
DarkKhaki	189	183 	107
DarkMagenta	139	0 	139
DarkOliveGreen	85	107 	47
DarkOliveGreen1	202	255 	112
DarkOliveGreen2	188	238 	104
DarkOliveGreen3	162	205 	90
DarkOliveGreen4	110	139 	61
DarkOrange	255	140 	0
DarkOrange1	255	127 	0
DarkOrange2	238	118 	0
DarkOrange3	205	102 	0
DarkOrange4	139	69 	0
DarkOrchid	153	50 	204
DarkOrchid1	191	62 	255
DarkOrchid2	178	58 	238
DarkOrchid3	154	50 	205
DarkOrchid4	104	34 	139
DarkRed	139	0 	0
DarkSalmon	233	150 	122
DarkSeaGreen	143	188 	143
DarkSeaGreen1	193	255 	193
DarkSeaGreen2	180	238 	180
DarkSeaGreen3	155	205 	155
DarkSeaGreen4	105	139 	105
DarkSlateBlue	72	61 	139
DarkSlateGray	47	79 	79
DarkSlateGray1	151	255 	255
DarkSlateGray2	141	238 	238
DarkSlateGray3	121	205 	205
DarkSlateGray4	82	139 	139
DarkSlateGrey	47	79 	79
DarkTurquoise	0	206 	209
DarkViolet	148	0 	211
deep pink	255	20 	147
deep sky blue	0	191 	255
DeepPink	255	20 	147
DeepPink1	255	20 	147
DeepPink2	238	18 	137
DeepPink3	205	16 	118
DeepPink4	139	10 	80
DeepSkyBlue	0	191 	255
DeepSkyBlue1	0	191 	255
DeepSkyBlue2	0	178 	238
DeepSkyBlue3	0	154 	205
DeepSkyBlue4	0	104 	139
dim gray	105	105 	105
dim grey	105	105 	105
DimGray	105	105 	105
DimGrey	105	105 	105
dodger blue	30	144 	255
DodgerBlue	30	144 	255
DodgerBlue1	30	144 	255
DodgerBlue2	28	134 	238
DodgerBlue3	24	116 	205
DodgerBlue4	16	78 	139
firebrick	178	34 	34
firebrick1	255	48 	48
firebrick2	238	44 	44
firebrick3	205	38 	38
firebrick4	139	26 	26
floral white	255	250 	240
FloralWhite	255	250 	240
forest green	34	139 	34
ForestGreen	34	139 	34
fuchsia	255	0	255
gainsboro	220	220 	220
ghost white	248	248 	255
GhostWhite	248	248 	255
gold	255	215 	0
gold1	255	215 	0
gold2	238	201 	0
gold3	205	173 	0
gold4	139	117 	0
goldenrod	218	165 	32
goldenrod1	255	193 	37
goldenrod2	238	180 	34
goldenrod3	205	155 	29
goldenrod4	139	105 	20
gray	128	128	128
gray0	0	0 	0
gray1	3	3 	3
gray2	5	5 	5
gray3	8	8 	8
gray4	10	10 	10
gray5	13	13 	13
gray6	15	15 	15
gray7	18	18 	18
gray8	20	20 	20
gray9	23	23 	23
gray10	26	26 	26
gray11	28	28 	28
gray12	31	31 	31
gray13	33	33 	33
gray14	36	36 	36
gray15	38	38 	38
gray16	41	41 	41
gray17	43	43 	43
gray18	46	46 	46
gray19	48	48 	48
gray20	51	51 	51
gray21	54	54 	54
gray22	56	56 	56
gray23	59	59 	59
gray24	61	61 	61
gray25	64	64 	64
gray26	66	66 	66
gray27	69	69 	69
gray28	71	71 	71
gray29	74	74 	74
gray30	77	77 	77
gray31	79	79 	79
gray32	82	82 	82
gray33	84	84 	84
gray34	87	87 	87
gray35	89	89 	89
gray36	92	92 	92
gray37	94	94 	94
gray38	97	97 	97
gray39	99	99 	99
gray40	102	102 	102
gray41	105	105 	105
gray42	107	107 	107
gray43	110	110 	110
gray44	112	112 	112
gray45	115	115 	115
gray46	117	117 	117
gray47	120	120 	120
gray48	122	122 	122
gray49	125	125 	125
gray50	127	127 	127
gray51	130	130 	130
gray52	133	133 	133
gray53	135	135 	135
gray54	138	138 	138
gray55	140	140 	140
gray56	143	143 	143
gray57	145	145 	145
gray58	148	148 	148
gray59	150	150 	150
gray60	153	153 	153
gray61	156	156 	156
gray62	158	158 	158
gray63	161	161 	161
gray64	163	163 	163
gray65	166	166 	166
gray66	168	168 	168
gray67	171	171 	171
gray68	173	173 	173
gray69	176	176 	176
gray70	179	179 	179
gray71	181	181 	181
gray72	184	184 	184
gray73	186	186 	186
gray74	189	189 	189
gray75	191	191 	191
gray76	194	194 	194
gray77	196	196 	196
gray78	199	199 	199
gray79	201	201 	201
gray80	204	204 	204
gray81	207	207 	207
gray82	209	209 	209
gray83	212	212 	212
gray84	214	214 	214
gray85	217	217 	217
gray86	219	219 	219
gray87	222	222 	222
gray88	224	224 	224
gray89	227	227 	227
gray90	229	229 	229
gray91	232	232 	232
gray92	235	235 	235
gray93	237	237 	237
gray94	240	240 	240
gray95	242	242 	242
gray96	245	245 	245
gray97	247	247 	247
gray98	250	250 	250
gray99	252	252 	252
gray100	255	255 	255
green	0	128 	0
green yellow	173	255 	47
green1	0	255 	0
green2	0	238 	0
green3	0	205 	0
green4	0	139 	0
GreenYellow	173	255 	47
grey	128	128	128
grey0	0	0 	0
grey1	3	3 	3
grey2	5	5 	5
grey3	8	8 	8
grey4	10	10 	10
grey5	13	13 	13
grey6	15	15 	15
grey7	18	18 	18
grey8	20	20 	20
grey9	23	23 	23
grey10	26	26 	26
grey11	28	28 	28
grey12	31	31 	31
grey13	33	33 	33
grey14	36	36 	36
grey15	38	38 	38
grey16	41	41 	41
grey17	43	43 	43
grey18	46	46 	46
grey19	48	48 	48
grey20	51	51 	51
grey21	54	54 	54
grey22	56	56 	56
grey23	59	59 	59
grey24	61	61 	61
grey25	64	64 	64
grey26	66	66 	66
grey27	69	69 	69
grey28	71	71 	71
grey29	74	74 	74
grey30	77	77 	77
grey31	79	79 	79
grey32	82	82 	82
grey33	84	84 	84
grey34	87	87 	87
grey35	89	89 	89
grey36	92	92 	92
grey37	94	94 	94
grey38	97	97 	97
grey39	99	99 	99
grey40	102	102 	102
grey41	105	105 	105
grey42	107	107 	107
grey43	110	110 	110
grey44	112	112 	112
grey45	115	115 	115
grey46	117	117 	117
grey47	120	120 	120
grey48	122	122 	122
grey49	125	125 	125
grey50	127	127 	127
grey51	130	130 	130
grey52	133	133 	133
grey53	135	135 	135
grey54	138	138 	138
grey55	140	140 	140
grey56	143	143 	143
grey57	145	145 	145
grey58	148	148 	148
grey59	150	150 	150
grey60	153	153 	153
grey61	156	156 	156
grey62	158	158 	158
grey63	161	161 	161
grey64	163	163 	163
grey65	166	166 	166
grey66	168	168 	168
grey67	171	171 	171
grey68	173	173 	173
grey69	176	176 	176
grey70	179	179 	179
grey71	181	181 	181
grey72	184	184 	184
grey73	186	186 	186
grey74	189	189 	189
grey75	191	191 	191
grey76	194	194 	194
grey77	196	196 	196
grey78	199	199 	199
grey79	201	201 	201
grey80	204	204 	204
grey81	207	207 	207
grey82	209	209 	209
grey83	212	212 	212
grey84	214	214 	214
grey85	217	217 	217
grey86	219	219 	219
grey87	222	222 	222
grey88	224	224 	224
grey89	227	227 	227
grey90	229	229 	229
grey91	232	232 	232
grey92	235	235 	235
grey93	237	237 	237
grey94	240	240 	240
grey95	242	242 	242
grey96	245	245 	245
grey97	247	247 	247
grey98	250	250 	250
grey99	252	252 	252
grey100	255	255 	255
honeydew	240	255 	240
honeydew1	240	255 	240
honeydew2	224	238 	224
honeydew3	193	205 	193
honeydew4	131	139 	131
hot pink	255	105 	180
HotPink	255	105 	180
HotPink1	255	110 	180
HotPink2	238	106 	167
HotPink3	205	96 	144
HotPink4	139	58 	98
indian red	205	92 	92
IndianRed	205	92 	92
IndianRed1	255	106 	106
IndianRed2	238	99 	99
IndianRed3	205	85 	85
IndianRed4	139	58 	58
indigo	75	0	130
ivory	255	255 	240
ivory1	255	255 	240
ivory2	238	238 	224
ivory3	205	205 	193
ivory4	139	139 	131
khaki	240	230 	140
khaki1	255	246 	143
khaki2	238	230 	133
khaki3	205	198 	115
khaki4	139	134 	78
lavender	230	230 	250
lavender blush	255	240 	245
LavenderBlush	255	240 	245
LavenderBlush1	255	240 	245
LavenderBlush2	238	224 	229
LavenderBlush3	205	193 	197
LavenderBlush4	139	131 	134
lawn green	124	252 	0
LawnGreen	124	252 	0
lemon chiffon	255	250 	205
LemonChiffon	255	250 	205
LemonChiffon1	255	250 	205
LemonChiffon2	238	233 	191
LemonChiffon3	205	201 	165
LemonChiffon4	139	137 	112
light blue	173	216 	230
light coral	240	128 	128
light cyan	224	255 	255
light goldenrod	238	221 	130
light goldenrod yellow	250	250 	210
light gray	211	211 	211
light green	144	238 	144
light grey	211	211 	211
light pink	255	182 	193
light salmon	255	160 	122
light sea green	32	178 	170
light sky blue	135	206 	250
light slate blue	132	112 	255
light slate gray	119	136 	153
light slate grey	119	136 	153
light steel blue	176	196 	222
light yellow	255	255 	224
LightBlue	173	216 	230
LightBlue1	191	239 	255
LightBlue2	178	223 	238
LightBlue3	154	192 	205
LightBlue4	104	131 	139
LightCoral	240	128 	128
LightCyan	224	255 	255
LightCyan1	224	255 	255
LightCyan2	209	238 	238
LightCyan3	180	205 	205
LightCyan4	122	139 	139
LightGoldenrod	238	221 	130
LightGoldenrod1	255	236 	139
LightGoldenrod2	238	220 	130
LightGoldenrod3	205	190 	112
LightGoldenrod4	139	129 	76
LightGoldenrodYellow	250	250 	210
LightGray	211	211 	211
LightGreen	144	238 	144
LightGrey	211	211 	211
LightPink	255	182 	193
LightPink1	255	174 	185
LightPink2	238	162 	173
LightPink3	205	140 	149
LightPink4	139	95 	101
LightSalmon	255	160 	122
LightSalmon1	255	160 	122
LightSalmon2	238	149 	114
LightSalmon3	205	129 	98
LightSalmon4	139	87 	66
LightSeaGreen	32	178 	170
LightSkyBlue	135	206 	250
LightSkyBlue1	176	226 	255
LightSkyBlue2	164	211 	238
LightSkyBlue3	141	182 	205
LightSkyBlue4	96	123 	139
LightSlateBlue	132	112 	255
LightSlateGray	119	136 	153
LightSlateGrey	119	136 	153
LightSteelBlue	176	196 	222
LightSteelBlue1	202	225 	255
LightSteelBlue2	188	210 	238
LightSteelBlue3	162	181 	205
LightSteelBlue4	110	123 	139
LightYellow	255	255 	224
LightYellow1	255	255 	224
LightYellow2	238	238 	209
LightYellow3	205	205 	180
LightYellow4	139	139 	122
lime	0	255	0
lime green	50	205 	50
LimeGreen	50	205 	50
linen	250	240 	230
magenta	255	0 	255
magenta1	255	0 	255
magenta2	238	0 	238
magenta3	205	0 	205
magenta4	139	0 	139
maroon	128	0 	0
maroon1	255	52 	179
maroon2	238	48 	167
maroon3	205	41 	144
maroon4	139	28 	98
medium aquamarine	102	205 	170
medium blue	0	0 	205
medium orchid	186	85 	211
medium purple	147	112 	219
medium sea green	60	179 	113
medium slate blue	123	104 	238
medium spring green	0	250 	154
medium turquoise	72	209 	204
medium violet red	199	21 	133
MediumAquamarine	102	205 	170
MediumBlue	0	0 	205
MediumOrchid	186	85 	211
MediumOrchid1	224	102 	255
MediumOrchid2	209	95 	238
MediumOrchid3	180	82 	205
MediumOrchid4	122	55 	139
MediumPurple	147	112 	219
MediumPurple1	171	130 	255
MediumPurple2	159	121 	238
MediumPurple3	137	104 	205
MediumPurple4	93	71 	139
MediumSeaGreen	60	179 	113
MediumSlateBlue	123	104 	238
MediumSpringGreen	0	250 	154
MediumTurquoise	72	209 	204
MediumVioletRed	199	21 	133
midnight blue	25	25 	112
MidnightBlue	25	25 	112
mint cream	245	255 	250
MintCream	245	255 	250
misty rose	255	228 	225
MistyRose	255	228 	225
MistyRose1	255	228 	225
MistyRose2	238	213 	210
MistyRose3	205	183 	181
MistyRose4	139	125 	123
moccasin	255	228 	181
navajo white	255	222 	173
NavajoWhite	255	222 	173
NavajoWhite1	255	222 	173
NavajoWhite2	238	207 	161
NavajoWhite3	205	179 	139
NavajoWhite4	139	121 	94
navy	0	0 	128
navy blue	0	0 	128
NavyBlue	0	0 	128
old lace	253	245 	230
OldLace	253	245 	230
olive	128	128	0
olive drab	107	142 	35
OliveDrab	107	142 	35
OliveDrab1	192	255 	62
OliveDrab2	179	238 	58
OliveDrab3	154	205 	50
OliveDrab4	105	139 	34
orange	255	165 	0
orange red	255	69 	0
orange1	255	165 	0
orange2	238	154 	0
orange3	205	133 	0
orange4	139	90 	0
OrangeRed	255	69 	0
OrangeRed1	255	69 	0
OrangeRed2	238	64 	0
OrangeRed3	205	55 	0
OrangeRed4	139	37 	0
orchid	218	112 	214
orchid1	255	131 	250
orchid2	238	122 	233
orchid3	205	105 	201
orchid4	139	71 	137
pale goldenrod	238	232 	170
pale green	152	251 	152
pale turquoise	175	238 	238
pale violet red	219	112 	147
PaleGoldenrod	238	232 	170
PaleGreen	152	251 	152
PaleGreen1	154	255 	154
PaleGreen2	144	238 	144
PaleGreen3	124	205 	124
PaleGreen4	84	139 	84
PaleTurquoise	175	238 	238
PaleTurquoise1	187	255 	255
PaleTurquoise2	174	238 	238
PaleTurquoise3	150	205 	205
PaleTurquoise4	102	139 	139
PaleVioletRed	219	112 	147
PaleVioletRed1	255	130 	171
PaleVioletRed2	238	121 	159
PaleVioletRed3	205	104 	127
PaleVioletRed4	139	71 	93
papaya whip	255	239 	213
PapayaWhip	255	239 	213
peach puff	255	218 	185
PeachPuff	255	218 	185
PeachPuff1	255	218 	185
PeachPuff2	238	203 	173
PeachPuff3	205	175 	149
PeachPuff4	139	119 	101
peru	205	133 	63
pink	255	192 	203
pink1	255	181 	197
pink2	238	169 	184
pink3	205	145 	158
pink4	139	99 	108
plum	221	160 	221
plum1	255	187 	255
plum2	238	174 	238
plum3	205	150 	205
plum4	139	102 	139
powder blue	176	224 	230
PowderBlue	176	224 	230
purple	128	0 	128
purple1	155	48 	255
purple2	145	44 	238
purple3	125	38 	205
purple4	85	26 	139
red	255	0 	0
red1	255	0 	0
red2	238	0 	0
red3	205	0 	0
red4	139	0 	0
rosy brown	188	143 	143
RosyBrown	188	143 	143
RosyBrown1	255	193 	193
RosyBrown2	238	180 	180
RosyBrown3	205	155 	155
RosyBrown4	139	105 	105
royal blue	65	105 	225
RoyalBlue	65	105 	225
RoyalBlue1	72	118 	255
RoyalBlue2	67	110 	238
RoyalBlue3	58	95 	205
RoyalBlue4	39	64 	139
saddle brown	139	69 	19
SaddleBrown	139	69 	19
salmon	250	128 	114
salmon1	255	140 	105
salmon2	238	130 	98
salmon3	205	112 	84
salmon4	139	76 	57
sandy brown	244	164 	96
SandyBrown	244	164 	96
sea green	46	139 	87
SeaGreen	46	139 	87
SeaGreen1	84	255 	159
SeaGreen2	78	238 	148
SeaGreen3	67	205 	128
SeaGreen4	46	139 	87
seashell	255	245 	238
seashell1	255	245 	238
seashell2	238	229 	222
seashell3	205	197 	191
seashell4	139	134 	130
sienna	160	82 	45
sienna1	255	130 	71
sienna2	238	121 	66
sienna3	205	104 	57
sienna4	139	71 	38
silver	192	192	192
sky blue	135	206 	235
SkyBlue	135	206 	235
SkyBlue1	135	206 	255
SkyBlue2	126	192 	238
SkyBlue3	108	166 	205
SkyBlue4	74	112 	139
slate blue	106	90 	205
slate gray	112	128 	144
slate grey	112	128 	144
SlateBlue	106	90 	205
SlateBlue1	131	111 	255
SlateBlue2	122	103 	238
SlateBlue3	105	89 	205
SlateBlue4	71	60 	139
SlateGray	112	128 	144
SlateGray1	198	226 	255
SlateGray2	185	211 	238
SlateGray3	159	182 	205
SlateGray4	108	123 	139
SlateGrey	112	128 	144
snow	255	250 	250
snow1	255	250 	250
snow2	238	233 	233
snow3	205	201 	201
snow4	139	137 	137
spring green	0	255 	127
SpringGreen	0	255 	127
SpringGreen1	0	255 	127
SpringGreen2	0	238 	118
SpringGreen3	0	205 	102
SpringGreen4	0	139 	69
steel blue	70	130 	180
SteelBlue	70	130 	180
SteelBlue1	99	184 	255
SteelBlue2	92	172 	238
SteelBlue3	79	148 	205
SteelBlue4	54	100 	139
tan	210	180 	140
tan1	255	165 	79
tan2	238	154 	73
tan3	205	133 	63
tan4	139	90 	43
teal	0	128	128
thistle	216	191 	216
thistle1	255	225 	255
thistle2	238	210 	238
thistle3	205	181 	205
thistle4	139	123 	139
tomato	255	99 	71
tomato1	255	99 	71
tomato2	238	92 	66
tomato3	205	79 	57
tomato4	139	54 	38
turquoise	64	224 	208
turquoise1	0	245 	255
turquoise2	0	229 	238
turquoise3	0	197 	205
turquoise4	0	134 	139
violet	238	130 	238
violet red	208	32 	144
VioletRed	208	32 	144
VioletRed1	255	62 	150
VioletRed2	238	58 	140
VioletRed3	205	50 	120
VioletRed4	139	34 	82
wheat	245	222 	179
wheat1	255	231 	186
wheat2	238	216 	174
wheat3	205	186 	150
wheat4	139	126 	102
white	255	255 	255
white smoke	245	245 	245
WhiteSmoke	245	245 	245
yellow	255	255 	0
yellow green	154	205 	50
yellow1	255	255 	0
yellow2	238	238 	0
yellow3	205	205 	0
yellow4	139	139 	0
YellowGreen	154	205 	50

Portability Issues

Mac OS X

On Mac OS X, the following additional system colors are available (note that the actual color values depend on the currently active OS theme, and typically many of these will in fact be patterns rather than pure colors):

systemActiveAreaFill
systemAlertActiveText
systemAlertBackgroundActive
systemAlertBackgroundInactive
systemAlertInactiveText
systemAlternatePrimaryHighlightColor
systemAppleGuideCoachmark
systemBevelActiveDark
systemBevelActiveLight
systemBevelButtonActiveText
systemBevelButtonInactiveText
systemBevelButtonPressedText
systemBevelButtonStickyActiveText
systemBevelButtonStickyInactiveText
systemBevelInactiveDark
systemBevelInactiveLight
systemBlack
systemBlackText
systemButtonActiveDarkHighlight
systemButtonActiveDarkShadow
systemButtonActiveLightHighlight
systemButtonActiveLightShadow
systemButtonFace
systemButtonFaceActive
systemButtonFaceInactive
systemButtonFacePressed
systemButtonFrame
systemButtonFrameActive
systemButtonFrameInactive
systemButtonInactiveDarkHighlight
systemButtonInactiveDarkShadow
systemButtonInactiveLightHighlight
systemButtonInactiveLightShadow
systemButtonPressedDarkHighlight
systemButtonPressedDarkShadow
systemButtonPressedLightHighlight
systemButtonPressedLightShadow
systemButtonText
systemChasingArrows
systemDialogActiveText
systemDialogBackgroundActive
systemDialogBackgroundInactive
systemDialogInactiveText
systemDocumentWindowBackground
systemDocumentWindowTitleActiveText
systemDocumentWindowTitleInactiveText
systemDragHilite
systemDrawerBackground
systemFinderWindowBackground
systemFocusHighlight
systemHighlight
systemHighlightAlternate
systemHighlightSecondary
systemHighlightText
systemIconLabelBackground
systemIconLabelBackgroundSelected
systemIconLabelSelectedText
systemIconLabelText
systemListViewBackground
systemListViewColumnDivider
systemListViewEvenRowBackground
systemListViewOddRowBackground
systemListViewSeparator
systemListViewSortColumnBackground
systemListViewText
systemListViewWindowHeaderBackground
systemMenu
systemMenuActive
systemMenuActiveText
systemMenuBackground
systemMenuBackgroundSelected
systemMenuDisabled
systemMenuItemActiveText
systemMenuItemDisabledText
systemMenuItemSelectedText
systemMenuText
systemMetalBackground
systemModelessDialogActiveText
systemModelessDialogBackgroundActive
systemModelessDialogBackgroundInactive
systemModelessDialogInactiveText
systemMovableModalBackground
systemMovableModalWindowTitleActiveText
systemMovableModalWindowTitleInactiveText
systemNotificationText
systemNotificationWindowBackground
systemPlacardActiveText
systemPlacardBackground
systemPlacardInactiveText
systemPlacardPressedText
systemPopupArrowActive
systemPopupArrowInactive
systemPopupArrowPressed
systemPopupButtonActiveText
systemPopupButtonInactiveText
systemPopupButtonPressedText
systemPopupLabelActiveText
systemPopupLabelInactiveText
systemPopupWindowTitleActiveText
systemPopupWindowTitleInactiveText
systemPrimaryHighlightColor
systemPushButtonActiveText
systemPushButtonInactiveText
systemPushButtonPressedText
systemRootMenuActiveText
systemRootMenuDisabledText
systemRootMenuSelectedText
systemScrollBarDelimiterActive
systemScrollBarDelimiterInactive
systemSecondaryGroupBoxBackground
systemSecondaryHighlightColor
systemSheetBackground
systemSheetBackgroundOpaque
systemSheetBackgroundTransparent
systemStaticAreaFill
systemSystemDetailText
systemTabFrontActiveText
systemTabFrontInactiveText
systemTabNonFrontActiveText
systemTabNonFrontInactiveText
systemTabNonFrontPressedText
systemTabPaneBackground
systemToolbarBackground
systemTransparent
systemUtilityWindowBackgroundActive
systemUtilityWindowBackgroundInactive
systemUtilityWindowTitleActiveText
systemUtilityWindowTitleInactiveText
systemWhite
systemWhiteText
systemWindowBody
systemWindowHeaderActiveText
systemWindowHeaderBackground
systemWindowHeaderInactiveText
Windows

On Windows, the following additional system colors are available (note that the actual color values depend on the currently active OS theme):

system3dDarkShadow	systemHighlight
system3dLight	systemHighlightText
systemActiveBorder	systemInactiveBorder
systemActiveCaption	systemInactiveCaption
systemAppWorkspace	systemInactiveCaptionText
systemBackground	systemInfoBackground
systemButtonFace	systemInfoText
systemButtonHighlight	systemMenu
systemButtonShadow	systemMenuText
systemButtonText	systemScrollbar
systemCaptionText	systemWindow
systemDisabledText	systemWindowFrame
systemGrayText	systemWindowText

See Also

options(n), Tk_GetColor(3)

Keywords

color, option

Info

8.3 Tk Tk Built-In Commands