Tkinter Widgets – Technoinc

Tkinter Widgets – Technoinc

In this blog, we are going to see different types of widgets that are available in Tkinter. We are going to cover most of the widgets which are helpful in most of the applications.

Now we are going to add some widgets which are provided by Tkinter. Here
are some basic widgets which we can use.

  1. Button: The Button widget is used to display buttons in your application.
  2. Canvas: The Canvas widget is used to draw shapes, such as lines, ovals, polygons, and rectangles, in your application.
  3. Check button: The Check button widget is used to display a number of options as checkboxes. The user can select multiple options at a time.
  4. Entry: The Entry widget is used to display a single-line text field for accepting values from a user.
  5. Frame: The Frame widget is used as a container widget to organize other widgets.
  6. Label: The Label widget is used to provide a single-line caption for other widgets. It can also contain images.
  7. Listbox: The List box widget is used to provide a list of options to a user.
  8. Menu button: The Menu button widget is used to display menus in your application.
  9. Menu: The Menu widget is used to provide various commands to a user. These commands are contained inside the Menu button.
  10. Message: The Message widget is used to display multiline text fields for accepting values from a user.
  11. Radiobutton: The Radiobutton widget is used to display a number of options as radio buttons. The user can select only one option at a time.
  12. Text: The Text widget is used to display text in multiple lines.
  13. Scale: The Scale widget is used to provide a slider widget.
  14. Scrollbar: The Scrollbar widget is used to add scrolling capability to various widgets, such as list boxes.
  15. Toplevel: The Toplevel widget is used to provide a separate window container.
  16. Spinbox: The Spinbox widget is a variant of the standard Tkinter Entry widget, which can be used to select from a fixed number of values.
  17. PanedWindow: A PanedWindow is a container widget that may contain any number of panes, arranged horizontally or vertically.
  18. LabelFrame: A label frame is a simple container widget. Its primary purpose is to act as a spacer or container for complex window layouts.
  19. tkMessageBox: This module is used to display message boxes in your applications.

All Tkinter widgets which we are going to use have to decide geometry management methods, which have the purpose of organizing widgets throughout the parent widget area. For that Tkinter has the mention geometry manager classes:

  1. The pack() Method − This geometry manager organizes widgets in blocks before placing them in the parent widget.
  2. The grid() Method − This geometry manager organizes widgets in a table-like structure in the parent widget.
  3. The place() Method − This geometry manager organizes widgets by placing them in a specific position in the parent widget.

In the next blog, we are going to use these widgets and trying to make some interesting applications in Tkinter.

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