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Python Tkinter – Message

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

Python offers multiple options for developing a GUI (Graphical User Interface). Out of all the GUI methods, Tkinter is the most commonly used method. It is a standard Python interface to the Tk GUI toolkit shipped with Python. Python with Tkinter is the fastest and easiest way to create GUI applications. Creating a GUI using Tkinter is an easy task.

Note: For more information, refer to Python GUI – tkinter

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Message widget

The Message widget is used to show the message to the user regarding the behavior of the python application. The message text contains more than one line.



Syntax:
The syntax to use the message is given below.

w = Message( master, options)

Parameters:

  • master: This parameter is used to represents the parent window.
  • options:There are many options which are available and they can be used as key-value pairs separated by commas.

Options:
Following are commonly used Option can be used with this widget :-

  • anchor: This option is used to decide the exact position of the text within the space .Its default value is CENTER.
  • bg: This option used to represent the normal background color.
  • bitmap: This option used to display a monochrome image.
  • bd: This option used to represent the size of the border and the default value is 2 pixels.
  • cursor: By using this option, the mouse cursor will change to that pattern when it is over type.
  • font: This option used to represent the font used for the text.
  • fg: This option used to represent the color used to render the text.
  • height: This option used to represent the number of lines of text on the message.
  • image: This option used to display a graphic image on the widget.
  • justify: This option used to control how the text is justified: CENTER, LEFT, or RIGHT.
  • padx: This option used to represent how much space to leave to the left and right of the widget and text. It’s default value is 1 pixel.
  • pady: This option used to represent how much space to leave above and below the widget. It’s default value is 1 pixel.
  • relief: The type of the border of the widget. It’s default value is set to FLAT.
  • text: This option used use newlines (“\n”) to display multiple lines of text.
  • variable: This option used to represents the associated variable that tracks the state of the widget.
  • width: This option used to represents the width of the widget. and also represented in the number of characters that are represented in the form of texts.
  • wraplength: This option will be broken text into the number of pieces.

Example:




from tkinter import *
  
root = Tk()
root.geometry("300x200")
  
w = Label(root, text ='GeeksForGeeks', font = "50"
w.pack()
    
msg = Message( root, text = "A computer science portal for geeks")  
    
msg.pack()  
  
root.mainloop() 


Output:

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