style(3tcl)                      Tile Widget Set                     style(3tcl)

       ttk::style - Manipulate style database

       ttk::style option ?args?

       See also the Tcl'2004 conference presentation, available at
       Each widget is assigned a style, which specifies the set of elements
       making up the widget and how they are arranged, along with dynamic and
       default settings for element options.  By default, the style name is the
       same as the widget's class; this may be overridden by the -style option.

       A theme is a collection of elements and styles which controls the overall
       look and feel of an application.

       The ttk::style command takes the following arguments:

       ttk::style configure style ?-option ?value option value...? ?
              Sets the default value of the specified option(s) in style.

       ttk::style map style ?-option { statespec value... }?
              Sets dynamic values of the specified option(s) in style.  Each
              statespec / value pair is examined in order; the value
              corresponding to the first matching statespec is used.

       ttk::style lookup style -option ?state ?default??
              Returns the value specified for -option in style style in state
              state, using the standard lookup rules for element options.  state
              is a list of state names; if omitted, it defaults to all bits off
              (the ``normal'' state).  If the default argument is present, it is
              used as a fallback value in case no specification for -option is

       ttk::style layout style ?layoutSpec?
              Define the widget layout for style style.  See LAYOUTS below for
              the format of layoutSpec.  If layoutSpec is omitted, return the
              layout specification for style style.

       ttk::style element create elementName type ?args...?
              Creates a new element in the current theme of type type.  The only
              built-in element type is image (see image(n)), although themes may
              define other element types (see Ttk_RegisterElementFactory).

       ttk::style element names
              Returns the list of elements defined in the current theme.

       ttk::style element options element
              Returns the list of element's options.

       ttk::style theme create themeName ?-parent basedon? ?-settings script...
              Creates a new theme.  It is an error if themeName already exists.
              If -parent is specified, the new theme will inherit styles,
              elements, and layouts from the parent theme basedon.  If -settings
              is present, script is evaluated in the context of the new theme as
              per ttk::style theme settings.

       ttk::style theme settings themeName script
              Temporarily sets the current theme to themeName, evaluate script,
              then restore the previous theme.  Typically script simply defines
              styles and elements, though arbitrary Tcl code may appear.

       ttk::style theme names
              Returns a list of all known themes.

       ttk::style theme use themeName
              Sets the current theme to themeName, and refreshes all widgets.

       A layout specifies a list of elements, each followed by one or more
       options specifying how to arrange the element.  The layout mechanism uses
       a simplified version of the pack geometry manager: given an initial
       cavity, each element is allocated a parcel.  Valid options are:

       -side side
              Specifies which side of the cavity to place the element; one of
              left, right, top, or bottom.  If omitted, the element occupies the
              entire cavity.

       -sticky [nswe]
              Specifies where the element is placed inside its allocated parcel.

       -children { sublayout... }
              Specifies a list of elements to place inside the element.

       For example: ttk::style layout Horizontal.TScrollbar {
           Scrollbar.trough -children {
               Scrollbar.leftarrow -side left
               Scrollbar.rightarrow -side right
               Horizontal.Scrollbar.thumb -side left -sticky ew
           } }

       tile-intro, widget, pixmap

       style, theme, appearance

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