Python Tkinter ListBox
In this tutorial, we will learn about Python Tkinter ListBox. Tkinter ListBox helps up to show a list of items in application and from this list, user can select multiple options.
Syntax to add Python Tkinter ListBox:
w = ListBox (master, options)
- master: This represents the parent window.
- options: Here is the list of most commonly used options for this widget.
from tkinter import * mainWindow = Tk() mainWindow.geometry("300x150") listBox = Listbox(mainWindow, height="5") listBox.insert(1, "Android") listBox.insert(2, "C") listBox.insert(3, "Java") listBox.insert(4, "PHP") listBox.insert(5, "Python") listBox.insert(6, "Ruby") listBox.pack() mainWindow.mainloop()
Various possible options in Python Tkinter ListBox:
|bg||This option helps us to set normal background color of widget.|
|bd||This option helps us to set the border size around widget.|
|cursor||This option helps us to set the style of cursor like an arrow, dot etc|
|font||This option helps us to set the style of font.|
|fg||This option helps us to set normal foreground colour of widget.|
|height||This option helps us to set height of widget.|
|highlightcolor||This option is used to set color of list item at time of widget in focus.|
|highlightthickness||This option is used to set the thickness of highlight.|
|relief||This helps us to set the style of the border by which is default Flat.|
|selectbackground||This option is used to set background color for selected text.|
|selectmode||This options helps us to set selectmode of options means how many item a user can select in single time. This option can be set to BROWSE, SINGLE, MULTIPLE, EXTENDED.|
|width||This helps us to set the width of the widget.|
|xscrollcommand||This option used to let the user scroll the Listbox horizontally.|
|yscrollcommand||This option used to let the user scroll the Listbox vertically.|
Python Tkinter ListBox Methods:
After learning about various available options in Python Tkinter ListBox. Its time to check out some available methods for Python Tkinter ListBox widget.
|activate ( index )||This method helps us to select lines at the specified index in the method.|
|curselection()||This method returns a tuple with numbers of selected lines in ListBox. In case of nothing selected it will return an empty tuple.|
|delete(first, last = None)||This method is used to delete lines between the mentioned index range.|
|get(first, last = None)||This method is used to get all the items with falls between the mentioned index range.|
|index(i)||This method is used to place a line from the specified index at the top of the widget.|
|insert(index, *elements)||This method is used to add new lines before the specified index.|
|see(index)||This method is used to adjust the position for ListBox to make sure the line at given index is visible.|
|size()||This method returns the total number of lines in the ListBox widget.|
|xview()||This method is used to make ListBox widget horizontally scrollable.|
|yview()||This method is used to make the ListBox widget vertically scrollable.|
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