dialogshell man page

iwidgets::dialogshell — Create and manipulate a dialog shell widget

Synopsis

iwidgets::dialogshell pathName ?options?

Inheritance

itk::Toplevel <- iwidgets::Shell <- iwidgets::Dialogshell

Standard Options

background	cursor	foreground

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

Inherited Options

height	master	modality	width

See the "shell" manual entry for details on the above inherited options.

title

See the "Toplevel" manual entry for details on the above inherited options.

Widget-Specific Options

Name:buttonBoxPadX
Class:Pad
Command-Line Switch:-buttonboxpadx
Specifies a non-negative padding distance to leave between the button group and the outer edge of the button box in the x direction. The value may be given in any of the forms accpetable to Tk_GetPixels. The default is 5 pixels.
Name:buttonBoxPadY
Class:Pad
Command-Line Switch:-buttonboxpady
Specifies a non-negative padding distance to leave between the button group and the outer edge of the button box in the y direction. The value may be given in any of the forms accpetable to Tk_GetPixels. The default is 5 pixels.
Name:buttonBoxPos
Class:Position
Command-Line Switch:-buttonboxpos
Attaches buttons to the given side of the dialog: n, s, e or w. The default is s.
Name:padX
Class:Pad
Command-Line Switch:-padx
Specifies a padding distance for the childsite in the X-direction in any of the forms acceptable to Tk_GetPixels. The default is 10.
Name:padY
Class:Pad
Command-Line Switch:-pady
Specifies a padding distance for the childsite in the Y-direction in any of the forms acceptable to Tk_GetPixels. The default is 10.
Name:separator
Class:Separator
Command-Line Switch:-separator
Specifies whether a line is drawn to separate the buttons from the dialog box contents in any of the forms acceptable to Tcl_GetBoolean. The default is true.
Name:thickness
Class:Thickness
Command-Line Switch:-thickness
Specifies the thickness of the separator in any of the forms acceptable to Tk_GetPixels. The default is 3 pixels.

Description

The iwidgets::dialogshell command creates a dialog shell which is a top level widget composed of a button box, separator, and child site area. The class also has methods to control button construction.

Methods

The iwidgets::dialogshell command create a new Tcl command whose name is pathName. This command may be used to invoke various operations on the widget. It has the following general form: pathName option ?arg arg ...? Option and the args determine the exact behavior of the command. The following commands are possible for dialogshell widgets:

Inherited Methods

activate	center	deactivate

See the "shell" manual entry for details on the above inherited methods.

Associated Methods

add	buttonconfigure	default	delete
hide	index	insert	invoke
show

See the "buttonbox" manual entry for details on the associated methods.

Widget-Specific Methods

pathName cget option
Returns the current value of the configuration option given by option. Option may have any of the values accepted by the iwidgets::dialogshell command.
pathName childsite
Returns the pathname of the child site widget.
pathName configure ?option? ?value option value ...?
Query or modify the configuration options of the widget. If no option is specified, returns a list describing all of the available options for pathName (see Tk_ConfigureInfo for information on the format of this list). If option is specified with no value, then the command returns a list describing the one named option (this list will be identical to the corresponding sublist of the value returned if no option is specified). If one or more option-value pairs are specified, then the command modifies the given widget option(s) to have the given value(s); in this case the command returns an empty string. Option may have any of the values accepted by the iwidgets::dialogshell command.

Components

Name:dschildsite
Class:frame
The dschildsite component is the user child site for the dialog shell. See the "frame" widget manual entry for details on the dschildsite component item.
Name:separator
Class:frame
The separator component devides the area between the user child site and the button box. See the "frame" widget manual entry for details on the separator component item.
Name:bbox
Class:ButtonBox
The bbox component is the button box containing the buttons for the dialog shell. See the "ButtonBox" widget manual entry for details on the bbox component item.

Example

package require Iwidgets 4.0
iwidgets::dialogshell .ds -modality none

.ds add OK -text "OK"
.ds add Cancel -text "Cancel"
.ds default OK

.ds activate

Author

Mark L. Ulferts

Keywords

dialogshell, dialog, shell, widget

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