NAME

ttk::combobox -
text field with popdown selection list

SYNOPSIS

ttk::combobox pathName ?options?

STANDARD OPTIONS

OPTIONS

NameDatabase nameDatabase class
-exportselectionexportSelectionExportSelection
Boolean value. If set, the widget selection is linked to the X selection.
-justifyjustifyJustify
Specifies how the text is aligned within the widget. One of left, center, or right.
-heightheightHeight
Specifies the height of the pop-down listbox, in rows.
-postcommandpostCommandPostCommand
A Tcl script to evaluate immediately before displaying the listbox. The -postcommand script may specify the -values to display.
-statestateState
One of normal, readonly, or disabled. In the readonly state, the value may not be edited directly, and the user can only select one of the -values from the dropdown list. In the normal state, the text field is directly editable. In the disabled state, no interaction is possible.
-textvariabletextVariableTextVariable
Specifies the name of a variable whose value is linked to the widget value. Whenever the variable changes value the widget value is updated, and vice versa.
-valuesvaluesValues
Specifies the list of values to display in the drop-down listbox.
-widthwidthWidth
Specifies an integer value indicating the desired width of the entry window, in average-size characters of the widget's font.

DESCRIPTION

A combobox combines a text field with a pop-down list of values; the user may select the value of the text field from among the values in the list.

WIDGET COMMAND

pathName cget option
Returns the current value of the specified option. See widget(n).
pathName configure ?option? ?value option value ...?
Modify or query widget options. See widget(n).
pathName current ?newIndex?
If newIndex is supplied, sets the combobox value to the element at position newIndex in the list of -values. Otherwise, returns the index of the current value in the list of -values or -1 if the current value does not appear in the list.
pathName get
Returns the current value of the combobox.
pathName identify x y
Returns the name of the element at position x, y, or the empty string if the coordinates are outside the window.
pathName instate statespec ?script?
Test the widget state. See widget(n).
pathName set value
Sets the value of the combobox to value.
pathName state ?stateSpec?
Modify or query the widget state. See widget(n).

The combobox widget also supports the following entry widget commands (see entry(n) for details):

VIRTUAL EVENTS

The combobox widget generates a <<ComboboxSelected>> virtual event when the user selects an element from the list of values. If the selection action unposts the listbox, this event is delivered after the listbox is unposted.

SEE ALSO

widget(n), entry(n)