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ttk::menubutton(3tk) Tk Themed Widget ttk::menubutton(3tk)


NAME

ttk::menubutton - Widget that pops down a menu when pressed

SYNOPSIS

ttk::menubutton pathName ?options?

DESCRIPTION

A ttk::menubutton widget displays a textual label and/or image, and displays a menu when pressed.

STANDARD OPTIONS

-class	-compound	-cursor
-image	-state	-style
-takefocus	-text	-textvariable
-underline	-width

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

WIDGET-SPECIFIC OPTIONS

Command-Line Name:	-direction
Database Name:	direction
Database Class:	Direction
Specifies where the menu is to be popped up relative to the menubutton. One of: above, below, left, right, or flush. The default is below. flush pops the menu up directly over the menubutton.

Command-Line Name:	-menu
Database Name:	menu
Database Class:	Menu
Specifies the path name of the menu associated with the menubutton. To be on the safe side, the menu ought to be a direct child of the menubutton.

WIDGET COMMAND

Menubutton widgets support the standard cget, configure, identify, instate, and state methods. No other widget methods are used.

STANDARD STYLES

Ttk::menubutton widgets support the Toolbutton style in all standard themes, which is useful for creating widgets for toolbars.

STYLING OPTIONS

The class name for a ttk::menubutton is TMenubutton.

Dynamic states: active, disabled, readonly.

TMenubutton styling options configurable with ttk::style are:

-arrowsize amount
-background color
-compound compound
-foreground color
-font font
-padding padding
-relief relief
-width amount

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(3tk), menu(3tk), menubutton(3tk)

KEYWORDS

widget, button, menu
8.5 Tk