ttk_label - Man Page

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


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:-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).

Styling Options

The class name for a ttk::label is TLabel.

Dynamic states: disabled, readonly.

TLabel styling options configurable with ttk::style are:

-background color

-compound compound
-foreground color
-font font

Some options are only available for specific themes.

See the ttk::style manual page for information on how to configure ttk styles.

See Also

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


8.5 Tk Themed Widget