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NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

       ttk::label pathName ?options?
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DESCRIPTION

       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                -style               -takefocus
       -text                 -textvariable        -underline
       -width

       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:-padding
       Database Name:  padding
       Database Class: Padding

              Specifies  the  amount of extra space to allocate for the widget.  The padding is a
              list of up to four length specifications left top right bottom.  If fewer than four
              elements  are  specified,  bottom  defaults to top, right defaults to left, and top
              defaults to left.

       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(3tk).

SEE ALSO

       ttk::widget(3tk), label(3tk)