ttk_label man page

ttk::label — Display a text string and/or image


ttk::label pathName ?options?


A ttk::label widget displays a textual label and/or image. The label may be linked to a Tcl variable to automatically change the displayed text.

Standard Options

-class -compound -cursor
-image -padding -style -takefocus
-text -textvariable -underline

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

Widget-Specific Options

Command-Line Name: -anchor
Database Name: anchor
Database Class: Anchor

Specifies how the information in the widget is positioned relative to the inner margins.  Legal values are n, ne, e, se, s, sw, w, nw, and center. See also -justify.

Command-Line Name: -background
Database Name: frameColor
Database Class: FrameColor

The widget's background color. If unspecified, the theme default is used.

Command-Line Name: -font
Database Name: font
Database Class: Font

Font to use for label text.

Command-Line Name: -foreground
Database Name: textColor
Database Class: TextColor

The widget's foreground color. If unspecified, the theme default is used.

Command-Line Name: -justify
Database Name: justify
Database Class: Justify

If there are multiple lines of text, specifies how the lines are laid out relative to one another. One of left, center, or right. See also -anchor.

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

Specifies the 3-D effect desired for the widget border. Valid values are flat, groove, raised, ridge, solid, and sunken.

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

Specifies a text string to be displayed inside the widget (unless overridden by -textvariable).

Command-Line Name: -wraplength
Database Name: wrapLength
Database Class: WrapLength

Specifies the maximum line length (in pixels). If this option is less than or equal to zero, then automatic wrapping is not performed; otherwise the text is split into lines such that no line is longer than the specified value.

Widget Command

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

See Also

ttk::widget(n), label(n)


8.5 Tk Themed Widget