See the file man.macros.
tixLabelEntry - Create and manipulate tixLabelEntry widgets
class is derived from the TixLabelWidget
and inherits all the commands, options and subwidgets of its super-class.
The LabelEntry widget supports all the standard options of a frame widget. See
manual entry for details on the standard options.
foreground color to use for of the entry subwidget when the LabelEntry widget
is disabled. [-label label]
the string to display as the label of this LabelEntry widget.
the label should be displayed relative to the entry subwidget. Valid options
. [-state state]
Specifies the whether the LabelEntry widget is normal or disabled. Only the
values "normal" and "disabled" are recognized.
- The label subwidget.
- The entry subwidget.
command creates a new window (given by the
argument) and makes it into a LabelEntry widget. Additional
options, described above, may be specified on the command line or in the
option database to configure aspects of the LabelEntry such as its cursor and
The LabelEntry widget packages an entry widget and a label into one mega widget.
It can be used be used to simplify the creation of "entry-form" type
of interface. In this kind of interface, one must create many entry widgets
with label widgets next to them and describe the use of each of the entry
command creates a new Tcl command whose name is the
same as the path name of the LabelEntry's window. This command may be used to
invoke various operations on the widget. It has the following general form:
pathName option ?arg arg ...?
is the name of the command, which is the same as the LabelEntry
widget's path name. Option
and the arg
s determine the exact
behavior of the command. The following commands are possible for LabelEntry
- pathName cget option
- Returns the current value of the configuration option given by
option. Option may have any of the values accepted by the
- 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 tixLabelEntry command.
- pathName subwidget name ?args?
- When no options are given, this command returns the pathname of the
subwidget of the specified name.
When options are given, the widget command of the specified subwidget will
be called with these options.