timeentry man page

iwidgets::timeentry — Create and manipulate a timeentry widget

Synopsis

iwidgets::timeentry pathName ?options?

Inheritance

itk::Widget <- iwidgets::LabeledWidget <- iwidgets::Timefield <- iwidgets::Timeentry

Standard Options

background  borderWidth     cursor              exportSelection
foreground  highlightColor  highlightThickness  insertBackground
justify     relief

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

Inherited Options

disabledForeground	labelBitmap	labelFont	labelImage
labelMargin	labelPos	labelText	labelVariable
state sticky

See the "labeledwidget" class manual entry for details on these inherited options.

commandformatsecondstextBackground
textFont

See the "timefield" class manual entry for details on these inherited options.

Associated Options

hourRadius	hourColor	minuteRadius	minuteColor
pivotRadius	pivotColor	secondRadius	secondColor
clockColor	clockStipple	tickColor	watchHeight
watchWidth

See the "watch" manual entry for details on the associated options.

Widget-Specific Options

Name:closeText
Class:Text
Command-Line Switch:-closetext
Specifies the text to be displayed on the close button of the watch popup. The default is Close.
Name:grab
Class:Grab
Command-Line Switch:-grab
Specifies the grab level, local or global, to be obtained before bringing up the popup watch. The default is global. For more information concerning grab levels, consult the documentation for Tk's grab command.
Name:icon
Class:Icon
Command-Line Switch:-icon
Specifies the watch icon image to be used in the timeentry. This image must have been created previously with the image create command. Should one not be provided, then one will be generated, pixmap if possible, bitmap otherwise.
Name:state
Class:State
Command-Line Switch:-state
Specifies the state of the widget which may be disabled or normal. A disabled state prevents selection of the timefield or time icon button.

Description

The iwidgets::timeentry command creates a time entry field with a popup watch by combining the timefield and watch widgets together. This allows a user to enter the time via the keyboard or by using the mouse and selecting the watch icon which brings up a popup watch.

Methods

The iwidgets::timeentry command creates 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 timeentry widgets:

Inherited Methods

get	isvalid	show

See the "timefield" 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::timeentry command.
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::timeentry command.

Components

Name:label
Class:Label
The label component provides a label component to used to identify the time. See the "label" widget manual entry for details on the label component item.
Name:iconbutton
Class:Label
The iconbutton component provides a labelbutton component to act as a lightweight button displaying the watch icon. Upon pressing the labelbutton, the watch appears. See the "label" widget manual entry for details on the labelbutton component item.
Name:time
Class:Entry
The time component provides the entry field for time input and display. See the "entry" widget manual entry for details on the time component item.

Example

package require Iwidgets 4.0
iwidgets::timeentry .te
pack .te

Author

Mark L. Ulferts

Keywords

timeentry, widget

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