ttk_frame man page

ttk::frame — Simple container widget


ttk::frame pathName ?options?


A ttk::frame widget is a container, used to group other widgets together.

Standard Options

-class	-cursor	-padding	-style

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

Widget-Specific Options

Command-Line Name: -borderwidth
Database Name: borderWidth
Database Class: BorderWidth

The desired width of the widget border.  Defaults to 0.

Command-Line Name: -relief
Database Name: relief
Database Class: Relief

One of the standard Tk border styles: flat, groove, raised, ridge, solid, or sunken. Defaults to flat.

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.

Widget Command

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


Note that if the pack, grid, or other geometry managers are used to manage the children of the frame, by the GM's requested size will normally take precedence over the frame widget's -width and -height options. pack propagate and grid propagate can be used to change this.

See Also

ttk::widget(n), ttk::labelframe(n), frame(n)


widget, frame, container


8.5 Tk Themed Widget